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.

Update on Executive Orders

RCS has its eye on reopening in the fall while continuing to provide remote instruction through the end of this academic year.  Although schools are required to stay closed for now, on May 22, 2020, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo issued an updated Executive Order (202.33),which allows non-essential gatherings of ten or fewer individuals to take …

RCS student material drop-off schedules

The staff of the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Central School District has been working to gather student materials and belongings that were left behind when schools closed suddenly in March due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. The contents of students’ lockers, cubbies and desks have been sorted and bagged and will be delivered to students’ homes, by school bus route, according to the following schedule: …

RCS Board of Education 5/27 Meeting – Virtual Access Only

As a reminder – – The RCS Board of Education meeting on Wednesday, May 27 is available by virtual meeting only. All board of education meeting agendas and regular session materials are posted in advance of the meetings. BOE minutes and archived meeting videos are available within one-to-two days following the meeting. View the documents …

RCS celebrates the graduates of 2020

Dear Students and Parents/Guardians of the RCS Class of 2020, We are going to make history! We hope this letter finds you and your families healthy and well.  As most of us are doing in our personal lives, we are trying to find the bright spots, change the way we look at things, and reimagine …

RCS teams with Yankee Trails for food drive

RCS Community,  Yankee Trails and The Bus Stop Club have partnered to brighten your day while also collecting donated non-perishable items for food pantries and local families. On Wednesday, May 27, be on the lookout for the #YTHopeBus, “Lightning McQueen” and “Waldo” as they take to the roads throughout the RCS District, between 11:00 a.m. …

RCS District Grading – End of School – May 22, 2020

RCS Parents/Caregivers An email was sent to families on Wednesday, May 20th concerning end of year grading practices.  We appreciate your participation in our district surveys and understand the difficulties that surround remote learning.  It has helped us to fine-tune our instructional practices and to develop equitable grading practices as we close out this year. …

Communication with Families/End of School – May 15, 2020

Here are some updates on the last date of school, instruction and grading, locker and classroom cleanout, and end of the year celebrations.   The governor has directed school districts to “…use any vacation or snow days remaining,” as they provide continuity of instruction remotely through the end of the academic year.  This is why students …

Update on School Closure – May 1, 2020

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced during his May 1 press briefing that New York state schools will remain closed throughout the remainder of the academic school year. As part of this order, schools will continue to offer instruction, food to students in need, and to facilitate the availability of child care services for …

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