RCS District Office
P.O. Box 100
15 Mountain Road
Ravena, NY 12143
(518) 756-5200

Robert K. Libby,


January 17, 2017

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Our Mission is to be an exemplary 21st–century learning community whose graduates are well prepared to excel in a complex, interconnected and changing world.


afternoon and evening activities are canceled today, Jan. 17. There will be no 5 p.m. bus. Elementary afterschool care will remain open.

the Board of education meeting for Jan. 17 will be rescheduled for jan. 24.

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Capital project update: Phase 1A and 1B


Click here for some before and after photos of the capital project.

Area student come together for empowering day

Four Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk students attended the 13th annual STOP (Students Together Opposing Prejudice) Student Leadership Conference hosted by Siena College. The conference is designed to empower students to lead the fight against bigotry, intolerance and all forms of hatred in their communities and is sponsored by the Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King Lecture Series at Siena College in partnership with the Anti-Defamation League. Click for picture at conference.

Universal Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Registration and Fun Fairs

Registration is open for the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Central School District’s Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) and kindergarten programs for the 2017-18 school year. Parents are encouraged to attend one of two UPK and kindergarten Registration and Community Fun Fairs to register their child:

Pieter B. Coeymans UPK and Kindergarten Registration and Fun Fair
66 Church Street, Coeymans
Tuesday, January 10, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

A. W. Becker UPK and Kindergarten Registration and Fun Fair
1146 Route 9w, Selkirk
Thursday, January 12, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

The Fun Fairs are co-sponsored by the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Community Library, and will feature crafts, snacks and other activities for young children as well as information for parents and the opportunity to register for UPK and kindergarten.

If you are unable to attend a Fun Fair, you can register in person at the District Offices at 15 Mountain Road in Ravena. Please call the Registrar (518-756-5600 x6014) on or after Jan. 13 to make an appointment.

Click here for more information.

Melodies of Christmas

Eight Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School students have been chosen to participate in this year’s Empire State Youth Orchestra Melodies of Christmas Chorale. They will perform along with the Empire State Youth Orchestra at Proctors Theatre Dec. 15-18 in support of Albany Medical Center’s Melodies Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders. Since the inception of the annual Melodies of Christmas concerts, millions of dollars have been raised for this important cause. The program will also air on CBS 6 at various times on Dec. 24 and Dec. 25. [read more]



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