2019-20 budget vote passed by RCS voters

Residents of Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk took to the polls today, approving a $48.1 million budget for the 2019-20 school year, as well as the bus purchase proposition, repair reserve fund and community library vote. With 726 in favor and 349 opposed, residents approved the $48,062,317 budget for the 2019-20 school year. The budget calls for an increase …

Updated calendar for end of school year

Each year the State requires 180 days of student attendance. Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk CSD sets aside five emergency closure days on the calendar, which gives the district room to close if needed without losing scheduled recess days. Since all of the emergency days were not used this year, the district will be taking the contingent student recess …

New traffic pattern for RCS School Budget Vote

We are asking voters in the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk School District to follow a new traffic pattern this year for the annual school budget vote on Tuesday, May 21 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Similar to last year, the budget vote will take place in the new high school gymnasium at the rear of the school. …

Student publication, Gossamer Thread now out

A collection of student work called the Gossamer Thread is now avaiable for the public. All writing and artwork in the publication was created by Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School students. Click here to see the full publication of the 2019 Gossamer Thread.

Board of Education approves proposed 2019-20 budget

The Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Board of Education approved the proposed 2019-20 spending plan at their April 17 board of education meeting. Residents will vote on the proposed $48,062,317 budget on Tuesday, May 21. Under the proposal, spending would increase by $323,952, or 0.68% from the current year. The proposed budget carries a 2.75% tax levy increase which …

Candidates running for Board of Education

Four candidates are running to fill three spots on the RCS Board of Education. Successful candidates will serve on the board for three years. The candidates, listed below in alphabetical order, were asked to supply profile information. RCS residents will cast their vote for the three new board members on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 during …

Learning across ages, high school and elementary students join together

High school students in the Operation Graduation program visited A.W. Becker’s pre-k classroom to read children’s books, play and learn with the young students. After reading books to the class the students broke into groups to play together in the pre-k learning centers. “They truly did amazing and were so kind as they made connections,” …

Racey places first at pole vault competition

Ravena-Coeymas-Selkirk High School Junior Shane Racey had a strong showing at his first trip to the Penn Relays Pole Vault competition at the University of Pennsylvania on April 27. Racey won his event, competing against 20 other vaulters, with a vault of 15’ 5.5”. His vault broke is own school record and is the third …

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