RU In the Know

by Racine Unified School District

Welcome to the Racine Unified School District's podcast, RU In the Know. This podcast is meant to keep you in the know of what's happening in our classrooms, new things coming to the district, decisions that are being made, how they're made and so much more. Have a topic you want to know more about? Email your suggestions and questions to

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Podcast episodes

  • Season 2

  • RU in the Know: Class of 2024

    RU in the Know: Class of 2024

    In this episode of 'RU in the Know?' we sit down with three graduating seniors to discuss their experiences in the Academies of Racine. Each student has taken their own individual and unique journey through the Academies and have amazing plans for what is next!

  • RU in the Know? RUSD Refresh

    RU in the Know? RUSD Refresh

    Have you seen those dirt piles all around town? The school district is really putting the 2020 referendum money to work! Jerstad-Agerholm's principal discusses the impact the newly renovated building is having on students and staff and RUSD chief's operation officer has a glimpse at the work starting next.

  • RU in the Know? Meet RUSD's New Superintendent

    RU in the Know? Meet RUSD's New Superintendent

    After a months-long search, the Racine Unified School District Board of Education has selected Soren Gajewski as its next superintendent! In this episode of RU in the Know?, Soren shares what he is proud of in the district, the challenges he plans to tackle first and whether he's a cat or dog person... really! Don't miss his answers to a series of rapid fire either/or questions! If you'd like to learn more about Soren, you can find his brief bio here:

  • RU in the Know? All about Kindergarten

    RU in the Know? All about Kindergarten

    It's almost time to enroll in kindergarten! In this episode of RU in the Know, we cover all of RUSD's state-recognized kindergarten options for 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds, the benefits of enrolling a child in a kindergarten program and how parents can prepare their own children to start their educational journey. Learn more at our upcoming Kindergarten Open House on Tuesday, March 12 from 4-6 p.m. at Bull Early Education Center (815 DeKoven Avenue) and be sure to check out our Kindergarten Readiness Checklist here:

  • RU in the Know? Project Search

    RU in the Know? Project Search

    As part of RUSD's special education services, we offer community based transition programs for students ages 18 to 21 within the community to develop life skills, job skills and recreational skills. One of these programs that we are proud to offer is Project SEARCH, which RUSD does in partnership with Andis Company, the Department of Workforce Development and Goodwill Industries of Southeast Wisconsin. In this podcast episode, you'll learn more about this unique internship experience offered to students at Andis in Sturtevant, and after you listen, hear from some former interns themselves here: