Space on the walls and in the hallways was at a premium as hundreds of students and families turned out to check out student work and displays, get some exercise, challenge their minds and have a good time at the Learning Fair, Family Math Night and Art Show on April 10.
There were activities for children of all ages, including displays of amazing art work, shooting basketballs, bowling, math games and physical activities. [read more]
Teachers are currently in the process of nominating students for the Challenge Math (current grades 2-4) and Scholars (current grades 3-4) programs at the A.W. Becker and Pieter B. Coeymans elementary schools.
PBC students may be nominated by a teacher, administrator, or parent/guardian. [read more]
Head over the to the PBC gym this Thursday, April 10, for an evening of activities all focused around mathematics. The Family Math Night runs from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
With the stress and pressures of the upcoming NYS
tests, this should be a chance to have some fun, burn off some much
needed frustration, and learn a few things too!
Activities will range from basketball shooting, bowling, math games, physical activities and much more.
There are activities for ALL grade levels. Here's the flyer (PDF).
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 Kindergarten Parent Orientation evening will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 19. This date was inadvertently left off the district calendar.
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]
Because there are a limited number of
available Pre-kindergarten slots, the lottery for the 2014-15
enrollment will be publicly held in the Ravena Village Courtroom
(15 Mountain Road. Ravena, NY 12143) at
Parents who wish to attend this event are welcomed. Student names will not be publicly read aloud. However, any parent who is in attendance and wants to inquire about their child's position in the lottery drawing may do so. Interested parents should bring ID.
Letters will be sent to all Pre-K applicants during the first week in March to notify them of their child’s enrollment status.
When fifth-grade students came to physical education class, they probably didn't image they'd be strolling through the outdoors in snowshoes and see deer beds, animal tracks or a trapped rabbit.
But that's exactly what happened when the students explored the outdoors in class with teacher Diane Conover.
"The focus is obviously on lifetime fitness and we also include a science lesson by having them look for tracks and identify them," said Conover. "We saw four deer beds (Deer beds are oval-shaped impressions left in the grass, leaves, or snow where deer have decided to lay down) and various tracks. We also saw a rabbit jump from its hole." [read more]