RCS teacher and published author, guides students in creative writing class

Laura Reinsch, a special education teacher at Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School and published author of a children’s book, took time to step out of her classroom to speak to a creative writing class. In 2017 Reinsch and her sister Lisa Krug took a risk and published the children’s book The Snowmobile Named Little Vroom. Both women …

RCS students compete in FIRST Lego League, take top spot

Six students from Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Schools brought home two high accolades from their FIRST Lego League (FLL) competition held at RPI on Dec. 15. The team not only won the robot performance portion of the event, but also received first place overall, competing against 12 teams. The students will participate in another competition on Feb. 9 …

Middle school letter to parents: January news

Dear RCS Families, I am pleased to share news of two important happenings here are RCS Middle School.  First, I am happy to inform you that the district has hired Nancy Noonan, an experienced educator and administrator, as interim assistant principal at the middle school.  Mrs. Noonan will be taking over for Cynthia Herron, who …

RCS senior wins 2018 Evan M. Schwarz welding scholarship

A Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School student who is an aspiring iron worker is the winner of the 2018 Evan M. Schwarz Helping Hand Memorial Scholarship. The $500 award was presented to student Jared Strokes, a senior from Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk, by the Schwarz family, teacher Don Mattoon and Career and Technical School administrators during …

“I heard no before every yes in my career”

High school students learn about persistence from local news anchor John Gray, a local news anchor, spent time with Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School students, discussing his work in news as well as his love of writing. While Gray says he doesn’t have the opportunity to write much for his newscasts, he enjoys writing when he is …

High School Regents Exam Week

During the days that Regents Exams are being given from January 22-25, transportation will be provided as follows; Any student that needs a ride to school for an afternoon exam should be at their regular morning bus stop by 11:10 a.m.   The regular bus routes will be making their way around the district and …

Pre-k registration for 2019-20

Dear Parents/Guardians: The Ravena Coeymans Selkirk Central School District is excited to again offer a Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) program for the 2019-20 school year. This program is available to any resident child whose birthdate is between 12/2/2014 and 12/1/2015, regardless of household income. (Please note: This age requirement is a mandate of the NYS grant …

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