COVID-19/Coronavirus Updates & Resources

All RCS schools are closed through the remainder of the academic school year due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health situation. For updated information from the school district, including important notices, learning resources, food distribution plans, child care resources and more, please visit the COVID-19 page.

RCS Letter to Parents/Caregivers – March 27, 2020

Dear Families, We have reached the end of our second week of instruction from home.  Our staff have been connecting with families in many ways over the past two weeks (email, phone calls, virtual meetings, and digital media).  The biggest issue that we are hearing from our families is that many folks are feeling overwhelmed …

RCS District Updates – March 17, 2020

Dear parents/caregivers, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on March 16 that, due to ongoing public health concerns related to COVID-19/Coronavirus, all schools in New York state will be closed to students for two weeks, effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020. This means that the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk CSD will be closed to students through Tuesday, March 31, with an …

Food availability during closure

Dear parents/caregivers, Although school will be closed to students through the remainder of the academic school year, RCS students will be eligible to receive free breakfast and lunch options through the week. Any child under 18 years of age will be allowed to receive healthy meal and snack choices through the RCS district’s food service …

No student attendance for March 16-20, 2020

Dear parents/families, As communicated earlier today, the RCS district continues to experience no confirmed cases of the COVID-19 (coronavirus). Out of caution, and through guidance from local, state and regional agencies, RCS students will not attend school from Monday, March 16 through Friday, March 20, 2020.   All school-related and non-school-related activities will be canceled during …

RCS School Activities Update – March 13, 2020 – 1 pm

As of today, the RCS district has no confirmed cases of the COVID-19/coronavirus.  However, it is our responsibility as a community to ensure the safety of our students and be responsive in taking actions that will help to slow or prevent the spread of the virus. After speaking with public health officials, BOCES and neighboring …

RCS School Activities Update – March 12, 2020, 12:34 pm

Although RCS has no confirmed cases of the COVID-19/coronavirus, the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk CSD has decided to take precautionary measures based on recent local and regional events.  As of today, RCS will do the following: Postpone tonight’s MIOSM Vocal Concert at RCS High School.  Date TBD. Cancel tomorrow night’s Middle School dance.    We are continuing to confer …

COVID-19/Coronavirus Information & Resources

Dear Parent/Guardian: Capital Region officials are continuing to monitor information from local, state and federal officials concerning the confirmed cases of COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on March 16 that, due to ongoing public health concerns related to COVID-19/Coronavirus, all schools in New York state will be closed to students …

Racey claims 2020 NYSPHAA Indoor State Title

  RCS senior Shane Racey claimed the 2020 NYSPHSAA Indoor Track & Field Championships state title in the pole vault. Racey set the mark with a 16’2” vault at the state championships at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island, N.Y. Racey competed against the top 30 pole vaulters in the state. Since seventh …

March 9, 2020: COVID-19/Coronavirus Information and Resources

Dear Parent/Guardian: Capital Region officials are continuing to monitor information from local, state and federal officials concerning the confirmed cases of COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus. On Saturday, March 7, Governor Cuomo declared a state of emergency in New York, which gives the state certain purchasing and hiring abilities during this time. This declaration …

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