NYS Department of Education releases the 2016 3-8 ELA and math assessment results

The results for the 2016 grades 3–8 English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics assessments are out, released earlier this month by the New York State Department of Education (NYSED). Test marks for Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk show both growth in proficiency, as well as areas that need support. However, NYSED cautions the 2016 proficiency scores are not directly …

Student vaccination requirements for the 2016-17 school year

New York state now requires students entering seventh and 12th grades to be vaccinated against meningococcal disease. Does your child need to be vaccinated before the start of the 2016-17 school year to meet this requirement? The answer depends on more than just your child’s age and grade level. When, or if, a child has …

RCS Renovations on schedule for student arrival in September

No one driving past any of the four schools in the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk School District can miss evidence of the construction under way – whether it is the temporary chain-link fence ringing A.W. Becker, the orange caution tape surrounding areas of Pieter B. Coeymans or the large construction vehicles lumbering across the middle and high school …