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RUSD Announces Graduation Dates & Times

Racine Unified School District has officially announced its graduation dates and times. The following information applies to the class of 2022. RUSD Graduation Schedule SchoolDateTimeLocationHorlick High SchoolThursday, June 2, 20227 p.m.Horlick High School Field HouseThe R.E.A.L SchoolFriday, June 3, 20226 p.m.R.E.A.L School Field HouseWalden IIIFriday, June 3, 20226 p.m. Walden III Field HouseCase High SchoolFriday, […]

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Hometown Hero: Julie Mckenna

Julie Mckenna grew up in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. While she isn’t from Racine, this town has grown close to her heart. Working as a Respiratory Therapist and volunteering as a member of the Racine Unified School District School board has united her and the community. This week’s Racine County Eye Hometown Hero of the […]

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El Distrito Escolar Unificado De Racine Aprueba Cambios Para El Año Escolar 2020-2021

RACINE, Wis. (RCE Noticias) – El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Racine y la junta escolar aprobaron cambios para el año escolar 2020-2021. Estos cambios afectarán el horario escolar, los deportes de otoño y las actividades extracurriculares. La suspensión también ocurrirá para los co-curriculares. Cambio de horario escolar Cuando se reanude el aprendizaje cara a cara […]

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Racine Unified School District Approves Changes for the 2020-2021 School Year

Racine Unified School District and the school board approved changes for the 2020-2021 school year. These changes will affect school hours, fall sports, and extracurriculars. Suspension will occur for co-curriculars as well. Change of School Hours When face-to-face learning resumes within the district, school hours will be adjusted to address transporation concerns. As a result […]

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Distrito Escolar De Racine Cancela Clases En Persona; Prefiere Aprendizaje Remotamente

WISCONSIN (RCE Noticias) – Debido al aumento en los casos de COVID-19, los estudiantes del Distrito Escolar Unificado de Racine comenzarán el año escolar 2020-21 en aulas remotas, al menos hasta el primer trimestre. El primer trimestre comienza el 1 de septiembre y termina el 6 de noviembre. Durante ese tiempo, el distrito planea enseñar […]

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Racine Unified Picking Between 3 School Reentry Plans For Fall

RACINE COUNTY, WI — Students will go back to school in September in one of three ways, and Racine Unified School District officials are hoping to have a picture of what school will look like by mid-July. According to the district’s re-entry planning presentation made this week, the district is considering returning to face-to-face learning, […]

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Racine Unified School Board Votes On Plan To Close Nine Schools

RACINE, WI – The Racine Unified School Board voted unanimously on a facilities plan that includes closing nine elementary schools and building five new facilities. But the transition will likely take up to 10 years to implement, according to a story by TMJ4. The plan took nearly a year to put together and included a […]

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Schools of Hope volunteer signup deadline is Sept. 10

Monday, Sept. 10, is the deadline to sign up this year to be a Schools of Hope volunteer tutor. When kids can read, they succeed. Schools of Hope strives to help students become more confident, capable readers. Schools of Hope is a United Way-led initiative in partnership with Racine Unified School District, Burlington Area School […]

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Racine Unified graduation times and dates 2018

This weekend is the big one as students attending Racine Unified Schools will receive their diplomas. Here’s when and where those big moments will happen: Case High School: Sunday, June 10 at 3 p.m., at Case High School, 7345 Washington Ave. Horlick High School: Sunday, June 10 at 12 p.m., at Horlick High School, 2119 Rapids Dr. Park High School: Saturday, June […]

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Opinion: Why Racine Can’t Manufacture Its Way Out Of This Economy

Dear Racine, You have given so much with your hands, your blood, you sweat and your tears as America’s machine shop. Work is no stranger to this City. We are the best at tinkering, creating, and innovating. We are a community that makes things happen. And in many ways, our work continues but not in […]

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Students get a ‘Reality Check’

About 600 Racine Unified high school students got a taste of financial reality Wednesday (Oct. 26)  at Educators Credit Union’s annual Reality Check Day. The event, described as “a month in the life of being financially independent,” gives students first-hand experience in making key spending decisions on every day items like housing, transportation, insurance, food […]

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Letter To The Editor: Willing Supports Independent School Referendum

Editor’s note: Caledonia village trustee Ed Willing, who wrote this letter to the editor, is a member of the group wanting to form an independent Caledonia School District.   On April 7th, Caledonia (and Sturtevant) voters will each be asked a non-binding question: “Do you support the creation of an independent school district?” Residents will take the first […]

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