MS students learn healthy habits

Teamwork, communication, and problem solving are the keys to success in physical education as students participate in adventure games. Each game requires active engagement and collaboration to achieve success. Learning about healthy habits does not stop there. Each day students are presented with healthy lunch options including fresh fruit and salad to help complete their …

Stephen Meier reappointed to a one-year term as interim business administrator at RCS

Stephen Meier, who has been the RCS business administrator since Sept. 30, 2013, has been reappointed a third time as the interim business administrator for the school district. The vote was unanimous. Board members Teddy Reville and Tina Furst-Hotaling were absent. His per-diem salary is $550 with no benefits. The appointment is effected until June …

Adventures in Reading program focused on ocean studies

The A.W. Becker Adventures in Reading program was a success for the 37 students who participated in the four-week program. Students in grades 3-5 investigated and researched all about the ocean. Each student picked a specific animal to research and became an expert about it. The students enjoyed making Powerpoint presentations as well as animal …

AP students recognized at Board of Education meeting

Students achieving passing scores on the 2015 Advanced Placement exams were recognized by the RCS Board of Education and High School Principal Tom DiAcetis on Sept. 15 board meeting. The AP courses challenge students with rigorous, college-level content. By scoring a level 3, 4 or 5 (out of 5) on their AP exams, students exhibit …

BOE provides signs three-year contract with Robert K. Libby as superintendent

Robert K. Libby, who was named as RCS interim superintendent on May 26, has been given a three-year contract as superintendent. His contract was unanimously approved by the Board of Education tonight during the board’s re-organizational meeting. Member William McFerran was absent. Before retiring in April, he served as superintendent of the Cohoes School District …