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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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The R.E.A.L. School’s 2022-23 extracurricular activities

The R.E.A.L. School is a smaller school within RUSD. While opportunities for students to join extracurriculars outside of the classroom may not be as large as in other schools, they still enhance a child’s education. Are you a high school student at The R.E.A.L. School? Check out what’s offered: Extracurricular activities at The R.E.A.L. School […]

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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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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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RUSD Announces High School Graduation Sites, Dates

RACINE – The Racine Unified School District (RUSD) has announced high school graduation dates and locations. Each graduate will be allowed two (2) guests. Additional details will be shared by each high school, according to the RUSD Facebook page here. Here are the graduation plans for the RUSD high schools: Academies of Racine – Horlick […]

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Racine Unified, Sturtevant Village Board Agree On REAL School Permit

After hours of negotiation, the Sturtevant Village Board and Racine Unified School District came to an agreement on terms for a permit allowing the construction for the REAL School to begin soon in the village. The conditional use permit was approved unanimously by the planning commission and the village board following a marathon negotiation in […]

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Sturtevant Wants Racine Unified To Make Up Lost Taxes

The Sturtevant Village Board and Racine Unified School District (RUSD) administrators sparked over a payment program Tuesday the village wants in place as it moves to grant a conditional use permit to the REAL School. RUSD bought the Sportsplex in 2016, and is moving the REAL School charter school there for up to 525 students and […]

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School Board Approves SportsPlex Purchase for REAL School

REAL School students are expected to begin the next school year in Sturtevant after the school board Monday night approved the $5.2 million purchase of the Sturtevant SportsPlex. This was the last major decision of the sitting board before new members are sworn in next week. Racine Unified staff members recommended the SportsPlex purchase as […]

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Excellence in Racine: 3 Earn Kohl Scholarships

Congratulations to three seniors from Racine Unified who have been awarded Herb Kohl Foundation Scholarships. Initiative Scholarship is awarded to students who have overcome significant personal obstacles or adversity and shown motivation and the potential for success in college: Brandon Treiber, REAL Schoololarship Excellence Scholarships are awarded to students for academic achievement, outstanding leadership, community service […]

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