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2023 graduation schedule for Racine Unified School District announced

Racine Unified School District (RUSD) has officially announced the 2023 graduation schedule for high schools. Graduation schedule The following schedule is as follows for the Class of 2023 commencement ceremonies: High SchoolDateTimeLocationHorlick High SchoolJune 17 p.m.Horlick Field HouseR.E.A.L. SchoolJune 26 p.m.REAL School Field HouseWalden IIIJune 26 p.m.Walden III Field HouseCase High SchoolJune 27 p.m.Field HousePark High SchoolJune […]

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Thoughts for Food raises money for Racine County Food Bank on March 4

RACINE — Musicians in the Racine community are coming together to put on a show for the Thoughts for Food fundraiser benefiting the Racine County Food Bank. The 31st annual event will feature an all-ages concert series throughout the day and wrap up with the adult-only portion of the event that night. Students, up-and-coming artists […]

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Betker’s historic effort one for the county’s record books

RACINE — With her final high school season quickly approaching, Racine Park senior girls basketball player Grace Betker only had one focus Friday night. And that was to knock off crosstown rival Racine Horlick. The Panthers did just that, with a 71-55 Southeast Conference victory, but the storyline grew even larger when the final statistics […]

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Party for students with intellectual disabilities from across the district was ‘a great time’

RACINE- Students with intellectual disabilities at Case, Horlick, and Park High Schools came together for an afternoon of dancing, food, and fun on Jan 13. The annual celebration was scheduled for Dec. 22, however, it was canceled due to weather. Nevertheless, students were still able to partake in an afternoon of unity at Infusino’s Pizzeria, […]

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1st annual Racine Chili Bowl names Case High School as champion

RACINE — The 1st annual Racine Firefighters vs. the Academies of Racine Chili Bowl kicked off on Dec. 15. Participants came ready to win, but only one chili could be named the best. Case High School culinary students took home that accolade. The chili bowl was judged by community leaders and personalities from around the […]

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2022-23 RUSD High School extracurricular activities guide

Students can make the most of their high school years by joining extracurricular activities within RUSD. Participating in sports, clubs and other organizations expands your involvement within your school. Likewise, the additional involvement builds up a student’s knowledge and experiences. What’s not learned in the classroom can be gained through extracurricular activities. Whether you’re looking […]

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RUSD represented well at the WIAA State Track and Field Championships

The 2022 WIAA State Track & Field Championships took place on June 3 and 4. The competition was held at Veterans Memorial Stadium Complex in La Crosse, Wis. Racine Unified School District was fortunate to have various schools make an appearance at the statewide competition. Students from Case High School, Horlick High School, and Park […]

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Reality Check Day Gives High Schoolers A Taste of ‘Reality’

RACINE – Juniors from Park and Walden III high schools got a taste of reality Thursday morning at Reality Check Day. Now in its 17th year, Reality Check Day is a personal finance exercise presented by Educators Credit Union (ECU). Each participating student is assigned “a life” that includes a career, a month’s salary, family […]

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Academies of Racine Student Art Show Debuts April 1

Racine Unified School District’s Student Art Show will debut on Friday, April 1. The artwork created by The Academies of Racine students will be on display until April 30 On Friday, April 1, from 5 p.m until 8 p.m. there will be an opening reception taking place at the Artists Gallery located at 401 Main St. in […]

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City, RUSD, and AMI Health Partner to Bring Vaccine Clinics to School Events

RACINE– Today, Mayor Cory Mason and RUSD Superintendent Dr. Eric Gallien announced a partnership to help provide more equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccine for students and families at upcoming school events with the support of AMI Health and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS). AMI Health, which currently operates the vaccine clinic at […]

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Park Defeats Case in Soccer Season Opener

The Southeast Conference teams, Racine Park and Racine Case, started their women’s soccer season on May 4, 2021, at Pritchard Park. This was the first game for both teams at the new SC Johnson Pritchard Park Sports Complex. However, attendance was limited due to COVID-19; nonetheless, a great game to kick off the season. The […]

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