RCS district experiencing phone issues

Due to an accident in the New Baltimore area, please be advised that the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk CSD is experiencing disruption issues regarding incoming phone calls to the district. To alleviate concerns, please be advised that each RCS building has an alternative emergency number that can be used during this time. The estimated completion time for repairs …

Employment opportunities available at RCS

Interested in a career with the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Central School District? Please take a moment to review current opportunities on our employment page. To learn more about available opportunities and future job postings, go to: bit.ly/2q9Ye6C. Any questions or concerns can be forwarded to the appropriate contacts listed on the page. Hope you join the team …

Pieter B. students learn about Election Day

Recently, a second grade classroom at Pieter B. Coeymans Elementary sought out the meaning of Election Day. Prior to the holiday weekend, the class was unaware of the purpose of voting. So, they decided to learn more about the right to vote and the process that follows. Assisted by their teacher, the class dove into …

Where are they now? RCS Graduate Enters West Point

RCS graduate, Gillian Burch (Class of 2019), completed a culmination of training at the United States Military Academy known as BEAST week (Cadet Basic Training) in August 2019. The training is an introduction for incoming freshman as part of entering the United States Military Academy, also known as West Point. Ms. Burch and her colleagues …

Operation Graduation – On the Move

On Thursday, November 7, students from the RCS School District’s Operation Graduation program took part in a team building exercise near the United States Military Academy (USMA), also known as West Point (Highland Falls, N.Y.). Held in conjunction with West Point military staff, the event illustrated to students the importance of self-esteem and teamwork. The …

RCS alumni finds success through Capital Region BOCES program

Many alumni of the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk School District find post academic success in numerous professional fields. One such alumnus, Jared Stokes (Class of 2019), has found his stride as a welder through the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School. Stokes is a graduate of the Welding and Metal Fabrication program on the Albany campus. He …

RCS JV football team goes perfect

Congratulations to the RCS JV football team for their undefeated season. This year’s team posted a record of 8-0 on their way to claiming the division championship over Glens Falls on Saturday, October 26. “We’re proud of our student athletes for their contributions this season,” said RCS Superintendent of Schools Brian Bailey. “They distinguished themselves …

Vandalism at RCS High School – Letter to Parents

Dear Parents and Guardians, On October 22, the RCS High School was alerted to hate-filled vandalism that was left on a bathroom wall. School officials and local law enforcement immediately investigated and, with the help of students and staff, were able to identify the perpetrator of the vandalism. This was a serious violation of the …

RCS Middle and High School – All Students Dismissed

All middle and high school students will be dismissed at 2:02 p.m. RCS middle and high school are currently on a lockout (not lock down) while an investigation is conducted regarding social media issues that are occurring around the capital district. As a reminder, during the lockout, classes continue as usual inside the building.  Any …

RCS announces new assistant principal

The Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Central School District Board of Education appointed Herbert Tedford as Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School assistant principal, effective Sept. 23 at a special meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 18. With over 30 years in education, Mr. Tedford brings administrative experience to the school district going into the 2019-20 school year. Originally from Colonie, N.Y., RCS’s newest …

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