RCS MS/HS currently placed on “Lock Out”

Due to a verbal threat made against an RCS school staff member, the district has issued an immediate “lock out” for the middle and high school until further notice.  At RCS, we take all threats seriously, whether they contain specific details or not. While following district protocol, we have gone into “lock out” and will …

RCS offers support to Australia

  On Wednesday, January 15, RCS Middle and High School students, accompanied by RCS staffers Erin Sawyer and Daria Carusone, assisted with making pouches for smaller animals that were orphaned due to the widespread fires that have been occurring throughout Australia. The group, which partnered with residents from Van Allen Senior Apartments, are part of …

PBC classes get into the newspaper business

  Recently, Pieter B. Coeymans Elementary fourth grade students learned that they would soon begin a unique project to build a school-based newspaper. Students participated in an assembly, which was led by RCS Project Based Learning Coach Kate Thibault, which kicked-off the announcement of the project on Tuesday, January 14. The participating students were also …

RCS students prepare for robotics competition

  Didn’t you hear? It’s robotics season at RCS! The RCS district is proud to recognize Team 14281 who are currently hard at work designing, testing and beginning preparation for the ‘First Tech Challenge’ robotic competition this month. The team, compiled of 13 RCS students ranging from grades 8 through 12, are gearing up for a …

Date change: Class of 2020 graduation ceremony

Dear RCS Parents/Guardians, Please note that the date for the Class of 2020 graduation ceremony has been moved from Saturday, June 27 to Friday, June 26, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.  The ceremony has been changed to facilitate the 2019-20 school schedule, while improving graduation planning and preparation. The event will continue to be held at …

RCS MS students utilizing Naviance

  Recently, RCS Middle School eighth graders researched career and educational opportunities through Naviance software. Students were able to review and identify areas of interest and begin thinking of their future. Students accessed the software platform which enables them to conduct specific research and is utilized as a learning tool that can enable them to …

RCS part-time employee facing criminal charges

On December 19, an RCS High School student reported becoming ill after receiving a vape pen that contained THC. RCS administrators, in conjunction with the Albany County Sheriff’s Office, investigated the incident. As a result of the investigation, an RCS part-time lifeguard was interviewed by law enforcement and was formally charged for endangering the welfare …

Lafarge demolition scheduled for Saturday, December 21, 2019

The RCS district was made aware of a demolition project scheduled at Lafarge North America for Friday, December 20. Although the demolition is planned to occur away from the school campus, Lafarge North America was very responsive to district concerns about any disruption to classes and quickly rescheduled the demolition for Saturday, December 21. The …

Pieter B. students get into local arts

Pieter B. Elementary fourth and fifth grade students took part in a two-session art workshop this fall assisting local artist, Sara Pruiksma, as she conducted an art project based on the Historic Coeymans Landing District. The artist, working in conjunction with the Ravena-Coeymans Historical Society (RCHS), unveiled her finished work on Sunday, December 8 at …

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