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Updated: 2022 RUSD Summer Meals Program Schedule

RACINE – Racine Unified School District will have summer meals available for students this year, through a partnership with the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). This partnership allows school-aged children to have access to nutritious meals during the summer months. While school is out of session, meals will be available at RUSD schools and community […]

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UW-Parkside to offer exciting STEAM-based programs in summer camps to middle, high school students

SOMERS – The Professional and Continuing Education Department at UW-Parkside will be offering STEAM-based programs in the form of weekday summer camps to middle school and high school students that run from July to August. Each program is designed to inspire creativity and ingenuity in its participants, with topics spanning from Minecraft animation to geology […]

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Waterford Upstart Funding Renewed by State of Wisconsin

MADISON – The State of Wisconsin has renewed its funding for an at-home Pre-K learning program through Waterford Upstart. Funding has been approved for the six districts in which achievement gaps are the greatest, including Racine Unified School District (RUSD). Data from recent months has shown – though sample sizes were limited – significant achievement […]

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Masking, Vaccines Urged For State’s Schools

MADISON – Wearing masks while indoors, vaccines for eligible students and staff, and COVID-19 testing are among the strategies recommended for Wisconsin’s schools by the state Department of Health Services (DHS) and the state Department of Public Instruction (DPI). The newly launched Back to School for Parents and Families webpage includes additional information about routine vaccinations, access […]