The RCS-CA Girls Varsity Swimming and Diving Team had its first meet on Friday night, Sept. 5, against Johnstown.
For many of the girls it was their varsity debut, said Coach Elyse Loughlin. "The young team swam their hearts out to beat many personal records," she said.
RCS grade 8 student Gillian Burch was able to beat a six-year-old team record with a time of 1:11.43 in the 100-yard breast stroke. [read more]
Thursday, September 4 - the first day of school at RCS - is just around the corner - believe it or not! Here are the lists of supplies that students in grades 6-8 will need in the upcoming 2014-15 school year (PDF).
National Honor Students from the high school tapped 41 middle school students - five in grade 8 and 36 in grade 7 - to be inducted into the National Junior Honor Society today. The ceremony was held tonight. [read more]
Twelve RCS students - six from Middle School and six from A.W. Becker - were recognized tonight at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy for receiving a Physical Education Student Leadership Award.
From the Middle School, these students at left were recognized:
6th Grade: Hailey Mitchell and Shane Racey
7th Grade: Kayla Rexford and Simon Lindmark
8th Grade: Elizabeth Dewsbury and Ryan Zampella
Their physical education teachers, Majiel Baker and Kevin Reinisch, also attended with the students. [read more]
The past week was another very busy and productive week for the RCS Music Department. Once again the program continued to display the consistency for which it has become known, said Scott Andrews, K-12 District Music Coordinator and high school band director.
The New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Major Organization Evaluation Festival was the annual performing event in which the high school band and chorus and middle school 7th & 8th grade band and chorus traveled to perform. [read more]
The Middle School FACS (Family and Consumer Sciences) Club has made a fleece quilt to donate to the Linus Project.
The Linus Project donates thousands of homemade blankets to children in need of comfort and warmth each year. [read more]