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Cops ‘N Kids Extended Learning hours open for enrollment through 6th grade

RACINE — A partnership between Cops ‘N Kids Reading Center and Racine Unified School District offers the opportunity for students to participate in extended learning enrichment. Students can gain access to free tutors if they are between three years of age and the 6th grade. Additional learning services are available for children who are between […]

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State adds 14 new pathways to Youth Apprenticeship offerings

MADISON – The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) and Gov. Tony Evers’ office announced this week that the state’s high school juniors and seniors will now have 14 new occupational pathways for Youth Apprenticeship. “We have to make sure our kids have apprenticeship opportunities and different pathways to get the jobs and skills training […]

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Racine County: 10 stories you may have missed this week

RACINE COUNTY — The start of September kicked off this week and the news was flying off the press. Children are back in school. The fall season is upon us. Events are in full swing. You name it, it’s happening in Racine. Perhaps, you may have missed what’s happened this week. If you’re someone who […]

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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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RYDE Racine partners with RUSD, Gateway for student transportation for 2022-23 school year

RACINE – Students of both Racine Unified School District and Gateway Technical College will have another option for transportation to and from school once again this year. The City of Racine’s public transportation system, RYDE Racine, is back providing transportation to the public schools after an almost two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Racine […]

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Annual registration for RUSD open until Aug. 31

All students who will be attending Racine Unified School District must complete the annual registration. The district is implementing new registration this year for returning and new students. Registration is open now until Aug. 31. It includes and verifies contact information, student health information and fees. How to register Annual registration can be completed by […]

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6 Academies of Racine receive model certification from the National Career Academy Coalition

Six high schools within Racine Unified School District’s Academies of Racine have received model certification from the National Career Academy Coalition (NCAC). This organization is the certifying body for Career Academies and the founders of the method. RUSD’s academies are the first in Racine County and in Wisconsin to receive the certification. They are also […]