Letter to Families & Staff; 06-10-2022

Dear Families,  

This letter contains important and new information for our district and has: 

New Information=

  • Summer Resource: Community Food Assistance Programs and Options
  • End-of-Year Student Chromebook Collection
  • 2022-23 Board of Education Meeting Schedule
  • District Celebrations & Stories
  • Upcoming Important Dates

Important Reminders =

  • Last Days of Student Attendance
  • Tentative End-of-Year Event Schedule 
  • June 2022 District Calendar
  • 2022 High School Regents & Local Exam Information and Schedule

Reminders = 

  • Resources: “Who to Contact and When” Guide
  • 2022-2023 School Year One Page Calendar
  • COVID-19 Testing through RCS
  • COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation Protocol
  • Direct Links

All the information in this letter, from past letters and more, can be found on our website

New Information

Summer Resource - Community Food Assistance Programs and Options: Local food pantries and food assistance programs can provide additional resources for students and their families during the summer and throughout the year. We have put together a list of community food assistance programs and opportunities, please click here to access it. To view additional community resources related to healthcare, mental health, clothing, and more, visit the RCS Community Resources Guide online here

End-of-Year Student Chromebook Collection: We have shared the process for returning student-issued Chromebooks. Please note that each level will have a different return process. Please find more information here

2022-23 Board of Education Meeting Schedule: The Board of Education has approved its meeting schedule for the 2022-23 school year. That schedule may be accessed on our website here.

District Celebrations & Stories: We highlight different events, accomplishments, and programs that are happening around our school community on our website and Facebook page. You can view some of the recent stories and pictures we have shared in the RCS Weekly Celebrations Newsletter here. This week, it includes information about the Senior Celebrations, High School National Art Honor Society Inductions, and more!

Upcoming Important Dates (Click here to access the RCS calendar):

Next Week: 

  • Mon., June 13 - Thur., June 16: 6th Grade Greek Games, during the school day, students only
  • Tuesday, June 14: PBC 1st and 3rd Grade Concert - 7 p.m. HS Auditorium 
  • Tuesday, June 14: High School Last Day of Classes
  • Wednesday, June 15: HS NYS Regents Exams Begin
  • Wednesday, June 15: Next Board of Education Meeting, Approximate public meeting start time, 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 16: AWB & PBC Pre-K Blast Off, information comes from student’s classroom teacher
  • Thursday, June 16: AWB 1st and 3rd Grade Concert - 7 p.m. HS Auditorium 
  • Friday, June 17: PBC Field Day 
  • Friday, June 17: AWB Kindergarten Celebration, information comes from student’s classroom teacher
  • Friday, June 17: Early Dismissal for AWB and MS only

Later in the Month:

Important Reminders

Last Days of Student Attendance: We have released our schedule for the last days of school for the District, please access them on the website here. Families will be notified if there are any changes due to the use of additional snow/emergency days prior to June 24.

Tentative End-of-Year Event Schedule: Visit the End of Year Information webpage here to view the schedule, updates, and details for upcoming events, or access a printable version of the schedule by clicking here. More information about all of the events will be shared in the coming weeks as it becomes available. 

June 2022 District Calendar: As the month of June begins to fill up, we have created a digital June calendar for families and students to view upcoming events and class schedules. Please click here to access it

2022 High School Regents & Local Exam Information and Schedule: The High School has shared Regents and Local Exam information, as well as the schedule. Please view that information here. Regents begin next week on Wednesday, June 15.


Resources - “Who to Contact and When” Guide: This year, we launched a “Who to Contact and When” Guide for RCS families and community members, located on page two of our RCS Wall Calendar and on our website. This document was created to help ensure that questions and concerns from our community are addressed in the most efficient and effective manner possible. It outlines who you should contact first for information in a particular area, as well as the next step if your concern is not addressed. Staff contact information can be found on the second page.

2022-2023 School Year One Page Calendar: At the May 4 Board of Education Meeting, the one-page calendar for the 2022-2023 school year was approved. Please view a printable version of this calendar on our website here

COVID-19 Testing through RCS: We currently offer take-home and lab testing. More information about all testing offered can be found here

COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation Protocol:  You can find the most up-to-date COVID protocols on our website here. Please remember that if a student or staff member is sick, they should not come to school/work that day.

Direct Links:

If you have any questions about anything covered in the letter, please reach out to your student’s building for clarification. Thank you.