Tenure presented to RCS staff members

Twelve Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk staff members were cheered as their names were announced, one-by-one, to receive tenure certificates presented by Superintendent Robert K. Libby and Board of Education President James Latter, III. The following were presented with certificates of tenure: Sharon Casweil – Teaching Assistant Kelly Cobb – English Brandon Herwick – Physical Education Daric Hoffman – …

Retirees honored by district

The board of education and district administration were on hand June 20 to congratulate and thank 14 Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk staff members who are headed into retirement. “These employees have given of themselves so that our children might learn and we are most grateful,” Superintendent Robert K. Libby said. Those honored were Laurie Abelson, Karen Beachler, Martin …

Grade eight moving up ceremony

The eighth-grade class celebrated their final days in the middle school with the grade eight moving up ceremony. Students, staff and parents enjoyed a tribute video during the ceremony. Watch the Moving up Day video here. Take a look at our grade eight achievements Highest Average Effort and Citizenship Perfect Attendance Outstanding Achievement The Driscoll …

Debra Neubart appointed as A.W. Becker principal

Full-circle journey from A.W. Becker student to principal inspires school community The new A.W. Becker principal, might not seem so new to many people in the community. Debra Neubart, who was appointed to the position June 6 by the Board of Education, is no stranger to the assignment, the school or the district. As a …

Middle School Science Olympiad team brings home the bronze

In a strong showing at the Capital District Science Olympiad regional competition on March 4, the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Middle School team placed third overall with a total of nine individual medals in the competition. RCS students between grades 6 and 9 practiced twice a week since October in preparation for more than 20 team and individual …

RCS administration addresses problematic tenth period transportation

The district is currently experiencing a shortage of bus drivers that has resulted in an interruption of the district’s ability to provide transportation home after tenth period. This is an academic support period that provides assistance to those who either require or want it in the middle and high school. “We recognize that this is …

New safety measures in place on high school campus

The new bus-only access road at the rear of the high school campus is complete and now in use. This allows the district to take additional steps to ensure the safety of our students. At 2 p.m. each day, we will be closing the road that runs behind the high school along the length of …

RCS senior competes in national competition

Elison Foronda, a Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk senior, was one of two Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) automotive students earned a top 20 finish in the National Automotive Technology Competition in New York City. “We placed 20th, which is the best we have done in the last three years. I am pleased. The kids worked …

Two students honored for academics and service

Thirty-one Capital Region students were honored at the annual Capital District YMCA Student & Educator Awards Breakfast, April 25. Two Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School students, Lauren Miller, a junior, and Laya Mathai, a sophomore, were among those receiving awards. Miller and Mathai were selected for their dedication to academics and their commitment of service to their …

2017-18 budget passed by voters

Residents of Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk took to the polls Tuesday, May 16, approving a $45.8 million budget for the 2017-18 school year, as well as the bus purchase proposition and community library vote. With 538 in favor and 294 opposed, residents approved the $45,829,423 budget for the 2017-18 school year. The budget calls for an increase in …

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