Budget vote exit survey results

After voters submitted their ballots for the 2018-19 school budget vote on May 15, they were given the opportunity to take an exit survey to give the district feedback on the budget and future expectations. The vote passed with 549 in favor and 338 opposed. The survey returned results from more than 100 voters. Of …

Three RCS students inducted into National Technical Honor Society

Forty Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) students were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) on Monday and 10 seniors were recognized for serving two years in the NTHS during a ceremony at South Colonie Central High School. Among those inducted were three Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk students, Andrew Clark, Julianna Proctor and Demetreus …

Thirty students honored at Sandra G. Morley Leadership Award

On Monday May 7 NYS AHPERD Capital Zone held its 33 Elementary Middle School Leadership Awards Ceremony at Hudson Valley Community College. Fourteen students from RCS Middle School, eight students from Pieter B. Coeymans and eight students from A.W. Becker were among the 704 Sandra G. Morley Leadership Award winners. Students are selected by their …

Coming together to celebrate health and well-being, A.W. Becker hosts annual Gym Show

The Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School gymnasium was buzzing on May 16 as students from A.W. Becker performed in the third annual AWB Gym Show. “The show is a great way for our community to celebrate healthy bodies and our physical literacy,” Physical Education Teacher Elyse Loughlin said. Students performed five dances and then invited parents and …

Middle school students place second and third in stock market competition

Two members of the RCS Middle School Stock Market Club, Maria Morrow and Lauryn Reville, placed in the top three of students in a state-wide (excluding Long Island) stock market competition. The competition gave students an imaginary sum of $100,000 to spend how they see fit on stocks. Morrow and Reville then monitored those stocks …

Blood drive collects enough to save 99 lives

The Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Natural Helpers/Student Volunteers sponsored an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, May 17. Students, faculty and members of the community came together to collect over 33 units of blood, which according to the Red Cross, could save more than 99 lives.

2018-19 RCS school budget passed by voters

Residents of Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk took to the polls today, approving a $47.7 million budget for the 2018-19 school year, as well as the bus purchase proposition and community library vote. With 549 in favor and 338 opposed, residents approved the $47,738,365 budget for the 2018-19 school year. The budget calls for an increase in total spending …

Changes and reminders for the end of year schedule

Friday, May 25 will be a contingent recess day (as marked on calendar) Tuesday, June 5 will be a 1/2 day early dismissal for K-5 students – for placement meetings Thursday, June 14 will be a 1/2 day early dismissal for K – 8 students Monday June 18 – Thursday June 21 will be full …

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