Positivity spreads through the high school

High school students who displayed positive behaviors during the third quarter were invited to celebrate with their peers this month.  Student who are passing their courses and have not received a referral joined together in the high school cafeteria to unwind.  The celebration brought students together at the end of the day to enjoy some …

Tapping into the community to better prepare students for success after graduation

Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk community members joined district administrators for an evening focused on Unity with the Community. Participants not only learned where the RCS Leadership Team envisions the district in 5 years, but also had the chance to give input on other opportunities our community and schools can provide students to improve student outcomes. The discussions and …

Moving into March – sixth grade families challenged to exercise together

To celebrate Heart Health Month, middle school physical education teachers Megan McClave and Kevin Reinisch challenged they sixth grade PE students to do physical activity with their families for an entire month. Each family received a calendar of activities, exercises such as squats, plank, burpees, jumping jacks and lunges. Parents/guardians signed the days the family …

Accepted to 10 colleges, senior Kayla Loomis chooses her path

“Never give up. Keep trying because it’s going to pay off in the end.” That’s the advice Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk senior Kayla Loomis has for her fellow students. Loomis took the risk, applied and was accepted to ten colleges. Six of those schools offered her the opportunity to play softball. Her final choice was Houghton College. “I …

Folk dance encourages students and families to exercise together

Following the folk rhythm played for them live by three musicians, A.W. Becker students danced and sang their way through physical education class on Feb. 11. Teachers Brandon Herwick and Elyse Loughlin hosted the Homespun Community Dance Band to work with students during their community dance unit. Member of the folk group first introduced students …

February Students of the Month

Congratulations to the RCS Middle School February Students of the Month! Grade 8 Aaron Canosa Scott Chamberlin Robert Conners Emily Ferri Harmonie Greenwood Samara Joyner Brendan Leonard Tyler Lischak Faith O’Brien Ava Osterhout Emily Robbins Kayla Stanton Nevaeh Thompson Shannon Williams Grade 7 Jacob Abrams Olivia Boomer Chloe Canham Jessica Diaz Carter Dixon Connor Dottino …

PBC celebrates Read Across America month with the Ronald McDonald House

“This is a wonderful opportunity to help others and instill in our children a sense of community outreach,” AIS Reading Teacher Kelly Doggette said, excited about the reading program being launched at Pieter B. Coeymans Elementary School. For the second year, the Pieter B. Coeymans community has the opportunity to help those in need. To …

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