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On Wednesday Sept. 30, students cashed in their golden tickets – 1,078 to be exact -to set a school record for tickets redeemed in a single day. Positive Behavior Interventions and Support, or PBIS, is a district-wide initiative with the goal of establishing a positive school climate. At the middle school, students earn golden tickets for being respectful, responsible, and ready to learn. They can use tickets to purchase snacks, stuffed animals, homework passes and more.
Click here for more information about PBIS.
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
Learning about healthy habits does not stop there. Read more and view pictures
This July, at the annual Best Buddies conference held in Indiana, the RCS Middle School was awarded the Top Middle School in New York State title for their efforts to successfully achieve the Best Buddies mission. Award winners were chosen based on quality of one-to-one friendships, group outings, chapter involvement, community awareness and chapter communication. RCS Middle School was seen as going above and beyond in each of these areas, working to change lives one friendship at a time.[READ MORE]
Here are a couple of important documents for parents and students:
While the first day of school in September seems a long way off, teachers have already assembled school supply lists for grades 6-8. Download the supply list here (PDF).
Our congratulations to all students who were recently recognized for their many amazing achievements at RCS Middle School. [READ MORE]
National Honor Students from the high school tapped 20 middle school students - 19 in grade 7 and one in grade 8 - who were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society on Thursday night, May 28.
Every chapter has different qualifications for membership based on the five pillars of National Junior Honor Society: character, scholarship, leadership, service, and citizenship. [READ MORE]
On Monday, May 4, the Sandra G. Morley Physical Education Leadership Award Program continued its tradition of honoring elementary and middle school students for their leadership abilities and positive influence on their peers.
The award ceremony was held in the McDonough Sports Complex at Hudson Valley Community College, and recognized a number of students from
AWB, PBC and the middle school.