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Racine PTA Council Scholarship program

posted Feb 1, 2018, 5:08 AM by Nicole Linskens   [ updated Feb 1, 2018, 5:08 AM ]

Applications are now available for the Racine PTA Council Scholarship program. At least $18,000 in scholarship funds are available specifically for RUSD graduating seniors and we want to make sure Case Eagles are well-represented among this year’s recipients. The application form is below and also available from your counselors.

Wednesday Optimist Club Academic Scholarship

posted Dec 15, 2017, 8:42 AM by Nicole Linskens

Senior students with an unweighted GPA between 3.0 – 3.5 at the end of the first semester of senior year and planning on attending a 4 year college.

Grade point and community service will both be a part of the evaluation.

Award Amount:  $2,000

Deadline:  March 15, 2018

Website:  https://volunteerracine.galaxydigital.com/agency/detail/?agency_id=28778

Application:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bz5Stbl_aIpURl80MlhJMHdYdUJKRDZ1MVZ2WnBCenduLURN/view

Sign Up to Take Part in ACT-SO

posted Dec 5, 2017, 7:15 AM by Nicole Linskens

ACT-SO (Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics) is a local and national academic competition program for high school minority students. Click here to learn more.

ACT-SO includes 31 categories of competition in the sciences, humanities business, and performing and visual arts. Participants who earn gold medals in the local competition each April have the opportunity to compete nationally each summer in July where they can win various prizes including scholarships. 

For further information about the program view the national ACT-SO video or contact racineactso@gmail.com.

High School Students: Take Part in FREE ACT Prep Courses

posted Dec 5, 2017, 7:11 AM by Nicole Linskens

RUSD is offering six one-day ACT Boot Camps open to all high school students who are taking the ACT. [Click here for more information.]

During these one-day camps, students will be taught general information about the ACT and test-taking strategies. They will also receive a practice test to take home. Each boot camp runs from 8 a.m. -  2 p.m. See below for a list of upcoming sessions.
  • Feb. 3 at Case
  • Feb. 17 at Horlick
  • Feb. 24 at Park
  • March 24 at Case
All Boot Camps are FREE! Students can register with their high school counselor. 

High School Goes to College November 29

posted Nov 10, 2017, 6:02 PM by Nicole Linskens   [ updated Nov 10, 2017, 6:02 PM ]

For high school or two year college students who love chatting about cultural trends, stories, and films! Or, for teachers: do you know students who have a passion for learning how to communicate with others as they express themselves creatively? Do you think they could benefit from sitting in on college English and Foreign Language courses?

If so, please consider trying on college for a day with the Department of Literatures and Languages at UW-Parkside.

Our students enjoy small classes, a supportive community of peers, and individual attention from their professors as they master skills that make them ready for a wide variety of careers.

We’re waiting to welcome prospective students to our open classrooms inEnglish, French, and Spanish on November 29th and 30th, 2017 to show them why taking our courses is a smart and exciting choice for their future. Each of our instructors is developing classroom activities for his/her class that will include and motivate visiting high school students. Students will also have an opportunity to tour the campus, meet college students who share their interests, and meet and hear from celebrated, award-winning sci fi and fantasy author Ken Liu https://kenliu.name/ whose work provides the inspiration for our Star Wars Fan Fiction Contest. Mr. Liu’s forthcoming book, The Legends of Luke Skywalker is a collection of myths and tall tales about the legendary Jedi, Luke Skywalker.

Please sign up if you are interested, so we can help you to make it happen. 

For reservations or questions, contact the department chair Dr. Mary Lenard at: Lenard@uwp.edu

The Commons: Venture Adventure Opportunity

posted Oct 26, 2017, 10:00 AM by Nicole Linskens   [ updated Oct 26, 2017, 10:01 AM ]

We're seeking talented and motivated students from across the Kenosha and Racine area to join us for the first - ever Venture Adventure! We're going to spend an evening working on teams and exploring concepts like user journey mapping, creative ideation and pitching new business ventures.

You'll meet other student innovators from region, pick up some new skills and come up with great ideas. Best yet - it's free, there will be food and you can walk home with some cool prizes. Doesn't get much better than that!

Wednesday, November 8

6-9pm @ the Kenosha Library

(7979 38th Avenue Kenosha, WI 53142)


  • Hackers:  Software developers and engineers of all types 
  • Hipsters:  Graphic and communication design, UX/UI students 
  • Hustlers:  Business development, sales, marketing students 
  • Handlers:  Organized leaders, strategic thinkers, project managers

We love motivated and interesting people. Applications close November 6. Spots are limited.

Learn more and apply today!  http://www.thecommonswi.com/ventureadventure

Have questions? Please email JoePoeschl at joe@thecommonswi.com 

See flyer with same information attached below.

Racine Local Businesses, Inc. Scholarship

posted Oct 20, 2017, 9:00 AM by Nicole Linskens   [ updated Oct 20, 2017, 9:00 AM ]

“Education: the key for a better tomorrow” is the theme for the 2017-2018 Racine Local Businesses, Inc. Scholarship application. Applicants must be in the Senior Class of 2018 and demonstrate a positive impact and motivation for

Students wishing to apply must also submit: letter of recommendation, proof of college acceptance, high school transcript, and a 250 word personal essay.

Click here for the scholarship application.

Gateway Promise Information Sessions

posted Oct 19, 2017, 5:16 AM by Nicole Linskens   [ updated Oct 19, 2017, 5:16 AM ]

Hello Parents & Students,

My name is Bao Lee and I am the New Student Specialist from Gateway Technical College supporting Case High School.

As a New Student Specialist, I am here as a resource to Case High School students & teachers. I am available to help high school students get ready for college & career, whether that's through earning college credit while still in high school, exploring career pathways, or meeting to talk about education options. I am available to plan campus tours or meet with you and your child. 

I am at Case HS every Thursday and am available to meet with students individually.  Students can either stop in to meet with me or contact me or their high school counselor for a pass. I can be contacted at leeb@gtc.edu or by phone at 262-619-6350.

Also, the graduating class of 2018 will be our second group of students that are able to apply to the Gateway Promise program. Gateway Technical College & its Foundation are proud to promise our community that every qualifying high school student can attend Gateway tuition-free. Eligibility includes:
  • On-time high school graduate
  • Graduate from a Gateway district high school or resident of the Gateway district
  • Apply for admission by March 1st of senior year
  • Submit FAFSA by March 1st of senior year
  • Achieve a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA at the time of application for admissions
  • Chosen program of student must meet state & federal financial aid eligibility requirements
  • Achieve a composite score of 16 or higher on the ACT test
  • Expected Family Contribution (EFC) must be $3,000 or lower (as calculated by the FAFSA)
  • Enroll as a full-time student at Gateway for the fall immediately following the senior year.
For more information and/or to complete an intent form, please visit www.gtc.edu/promise

I would also like to invite you & your child to an upcoming Promise Information Session at Gateway. 
  • Racine Campus: November 21st at 5:00 pm
  • Kenosha Campus: November 29th at 5:00 pm
  • Elkhorn Campus: December 12th at 5:00 pm
Attached is a flyer with the dates and locations of the Promise Information Sessions at Gateway. 
We hope you join us!

Thank you, and I am to be supporting the students at Case High School.

Bao Lee
New Student Specialist
Gateway Technical College
1001 S. Main St.
Racine, WI 53403

Project Boolean Competition

posted Oct 18, 2017, 4:39 PM by Nicole Linskens   [ updated Oct 18, 2017, 4:40 PM ]

Project Boolean (organized by Middleton High School) is an exciting and educational competition in computational puzzles, problem solving and programming. This first-of-its-kind event is open to all Wisconsin high school students, and we would love to have participation by teams from your high school. There is NO COST to register!! Students in the top 3 teams will receive trophies and great prizes worth $1000 (including Google Home Mini, Chromecast Audio and Chipolo).

Registration is limited to 25 teams (each team with 2-4 students). Please announce this competition to students in your high school and encourage them to register as soon as possible!

  • When: October 28, 2017 (Saturday)

  • Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Where: Discovery Building (at University of Wisconsin-Madison campus)

See details and register at www.projectboolean.org or https://sites.google.com/view/projectboolean.

Let Mr. Syvrud know if you are interested.

Wisconsin HBCU College Fair

posted Sep 7, 2017, 12:56 PM by Nicole Linskens

Come to the Wisconsin Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Fair. Over 75 Historically Black Colleges & Tribal Colleges will be in attendance!

Saturday, October 7th, 2017, 10am - 3pm
Harold S. Vincent High School
7501 N Granville RD
Milwaukee, WI 53224
  • Panel Discussions
  • FAFSA Information Session
  • College Access Center will be open (for FAFSA help)
  • Pre-College Program Information
  • Scholarship Information
For more information please contact Bianca at (414) 342-7176

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