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This fall, RUSD will open three new schools, marking the first new schools in the District in more than 40 years! To celebrate, we are inviting students, their families and the Racine community to join us for ribbon cutting and dedication ceremonies.

Knapp Elementary School – Thursday, Aug. 18 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

The new Knapp Elementary School will be the first community school in Racine Unified. Partnering with the United Way of Racine County, Knapp will offer an integrated focus on academics, health and social services, youth and community development and community engagement in an effort to improve student learning and build stronger families.

Olympia Brown Elementary School – Wednesday, Aug. 24 from 5-7 p.m.

The new Olympia Brown Elementary School, opening this fall, will be a science-focused school where students will get hands-on learning experiences to better prepare them for careers of the future.

Gifford School – Wednesday, Aug. 31 from 2:30-5 p.m.

This fall, Gifford School will open its doors to students in grades 6-8.