Letter to A.W. Becker families, talking about tragedy with children

February 28, 2017 Dear A.W. Becker Families: This has been an emotional couple of weeks for families and school districts across the country.  The recent tragedy in Florida has made us all reconsider how we best protect our children, our schools, and our way of life.  In the midst of our shared sorrow, there is …

Letter to Pieter B. families, talking about tragedy with children

February 28, 2018 Dear Pieter B. Parents and Families, The recent tragedy that occurred in Florida has saddened all of us as parents, teachers and communities.  We are all still trying to come to grips with how this could happen at a school.  Our thoughts are with the community of Parkland. Since the tragedy some …

Letter from Dr. Bailey on school safety at RCS

Dear RCS Families, The February break has provided our students, staff, and families with some time, space and distance to reflect on the tragic events at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida.  This time cannot undo the deep sorrow and, in many cases, concern for our own safety.  Our thoughts and prayers are with …

Juan Estrada heading to NY State Wrestling Championships

Congratulations to Juan Estrada for winning the 138 pound weight class at the Section 2 wrestling tournament! Juan will continue his season and compete at the NY State Wrestling Championships on Feb. 23 and 24.   Juan and his teammates took 4th place overall at the section 2 tournament. Austin Delisle placed 2nd in the …

Request out-of-district transportation by April 1

The deadline for out-of-district transportation requests is April 1. New York State Education Department states: “In order to obtain transportation for their children, parents must file requests with the district in which they live by April 1 of the preceding school year or within 30 days of moving into the district.” In order to prepare …

Have some thoughts to share about the future of our RCS students?

Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk CSD Future Forum: Preparing the Next Generation for Their Future in the Workplace and the World Have some thoughts to share about the future of our RCS students? Then come join us for the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Central School District Future Forum from 5:30 – 8 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 13. RCS schools, and all schools, will …

RCS educators focus on empathy during professional development workshops

On a day when students were scheduled to go home early, Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk teachers and staff stayed through the afternoon to continue their personal learning during a professional development session. The session was broken down into mini seminars all focused around the theme of empathy. Teachers and staff chose from a list of offerings that touched …

Wearing red for a cause

Teachers and staff at Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School wore red to raise awareness for the number one killer of women – heart disease.  They also held a “breakfast with a purpose” on National Wear Red Day and donated over $125 to the American Heart Association.

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