Pre-K students welcome special guests to A.W. Becker

Grandparents and special friends were honored at A.W. Becker during Bridget Engelhardt’s pre-kindergarten class on Thursday, Sept. 28. The young learners treated their guests with an array of their favorite songs and handmade medals. Each year, Engelhardt holds the special ceremony to help her young students show how thankful they are for their grandparents and …

New tennis courts taking shape

Blacktop pavement has defined the leveled ground in front of the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Middle School. The large rectangular space will become new tennis courts to replace the aging courts behind the high school. Years of use, as well as water runoff under the old tennis courts have caused the surfaces to become worn, cracked and uneven, …

Take Your Parent to PE Week – Parents sign up here

For one week, Sept. 25-27, Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk physical education teachers are inviting parents to join their child for PE class. This fun, interactive week will allow parents to engage with their child in an energetic and dynamic way. And, to encourage families to be physically active together at home and in the community. Parents who intend …

What do you want your child to learn?

A.W. Becker’s principal, teachers and staff welcomed student and families on Sept. 13 for the annual school open house. A presentation for parents included a large amount of information. See the A.W. Becker Open House presentation.

Capital project construction gives students unique learning experience

Hands-on learning is critical for many students. Learning skills and seeing how they translate into real-world applications, can be even better. With the capital project construction happening on campus, Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School teacher Shelly Bevan’s is taking advantage of the unique learning opportunity. Bevan’s Construction Systems class took a walk down the hall and into …

Learning in the hot seat at Capital Region BOCES CTE

Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) student Jared Strokes of Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Central School District tries using a torch on Thursday under the watchful eye of teaching assistant John Chwaz. Strokes is one of more than five dozen students currently enrolled in the CTE welding program, which is offered at the Albany CTE campus …

New records set by RCS girls’ swim team

The Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk girls’ swim team started the season with a 90-78 victory over Fonda-Johnstown. During the meet, two new records were set by the team and 11 sectional times and one state championship time were met. Carys Bartlett, Gillian Burch, Emily Sulik and Emma Rowzee took down the previous 200 medley relay record with a time …

Want to be a Continuing Education instructor?

The Spring Continuing Education program is looking for instructors and new class ideas. The following programs will need instructors: Parent Tot Swim Program Red Cross Learning To Swim Programs. The Red Cross requires that you have completed the Water Safety Instructor Program. Aqua Fitness Yoga The Continuing Education program is also looking for new classes …

RCS students get a boost from Sabic Women’s Network

In hopes that all students at Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk have the supplies they need this school year, the Sabic Women’s Network donated a variety of materials for students across the district. Supplies will be given to students based on specific requests from RCS staff members. RCS Superintendent voiced his genuine appreciation for the donations and the Sabic …

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