WE DON'T WANT TO MISS YOU!
SENIORS AND PARENTS OF SENIORS: If you believe that you or your child are in the running for a PERFECT ATTENDANCE AWARD FOR ALL HIGH SCHOOL YEARS, please see Mrs. Natalie in the office as soon as possible!
If you do not see her, you may be missed!
Parents: please email Mrs. Natalie at email@example.com. Thank you for your help and participation in this.
Order your yearbooks online from Balfour.com at this link. Order by May 5. Cost is $55. You will still be able to order directly from the High School after that until all books are sold.
RCS freshman Emma Hughes was selected as the First Vice President and Vice President of Alumni and Associates during the NYS Family, Career Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) convention in Syracuse from March 26 to 29.
From July 6 to 10, Emma, along with her fellow officers, will lead the NYS FCCLA delegation to the FCCLA National Conference in San Antonio, Texas. There will be more than 6,000 students at this conference sharing ideas on how to become better leaders, practicing public speaking, planning strategies on how to increase membership. [read more]
When students see dogs roaming the hallways, they shouldn't think it's Take Your Pet to School Day!
RCS is partnering with the Coeymans Police Department and Specialized K-9 Detection Services for some special on-site training. Throughout this spring, the detection canines will occasionally be in "student-free" areas of the high school, like unoccupied rooms and hallways. The exercises will help the animals hone their detection skills within our school.
The Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Central School District will host the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Zone 7 Solo and Ensemble Festival at RCS High School on Friday and Saturday, April 4th and 5th.
Music students from 31 Capital Region area schools will perform solos and small ensembles for certified NYSSMA adjudicators.
The 23 adjudicators, coming to RCS from all across New York State, will evaluate student performances in areas such as tone, intonation, style, rhythm and several musical aspects. [read more]
The RCS Music Department is proud to host this
year’s Greene County Music Educators Association Spring All-County Music
Festival on Wednesday, March 19th and Friday, March 21st.
Approximately 240 students from Cairo-Durham, Catskill, Coxsackie-Athens, Greenville, Hunter-Tannersville, Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk and Windham-Ashland-Jewett will come together to rehearse on Wednesday, March 19, from 3 to 8 p.m.
Students will gather again on Friday for rehearsals, a dress rehearsal and an evening concert at 7:30 p.m. in the RCS High School Auditorium. Doors will open at 7 p.m. [read more]
Attention RCS students, faculty, families and friends! The first RCS Wellness Marathon will be run from March 20 and April 25.
Marathoners must run or walk at least 21 miles between
those two dates.
You can run or walk a mile at a time or up to five miles on different days! Any combination of running or walking works as long as it adds up to 21 miles! The last 5.2 miles will be finished at the third annual Wellness Walk to be held on April 27th.
[read about the marathon - PDF] [read about the Community walk - PDF]
Assistant Principal Tom DiAcetis said the event fosters good will and is a true recognition. "We are recognizing that our students are doing the right thing every day and that we appreciate that," he said, adding that students attending did not have a single referral during the second quarter. [read more]
The class of 2015 - this year's juniors - would be happy to take that stuff off your hands. The class is holding a Garage Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, at the high school from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. You can drop your items off from 2 to 6 p.m. on Friday, March 14. [check out the flyer - pdf]
Congratulations to senior football player Craig Brozowski, who has been named one of 12 overall winners by the Board of Director of the National Football Foundation Capital District Chapter, as a 2013 Scholar Football Athlete. The overall winners were selected from a group of athletes nominated by the coaching staffs from all 62 football playing schools in Section 2 and the four local football playing colleges. These candidates were selected as the student-athlete (football player) from each school that possessed the best combination of academic (Craig has an overall GPA of 96.31 and ranked 6th in a class of 166) and athletic accomplishments (First Team Class B Reinfurt Division All-Star). Craig is the fourth overall winner from Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk in the last 13 years. He will be recognized at a dinner held on May 6th, 2014 at the Holiday Inn Turf on Wolf Road in Albany.