COVID-19/Coronavirus Updates & Resources

For updated information from the school district, including important notices, reentry efforts, learning resources, food distribution plans, child care resources and more, please visit the COVID-19/Reentry page.

Returning to school after screening positive for a symptom of COVID-19

An important part of the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Central School District’s reopening plan is the daily COVID-19 screening for all students, staff and visitors. Staff and families complete the screening at home each day before school. But what happens if there is a red flag on your screening? Or if your child is sent home from school …

Student Not in School Tests Positive

Late on Wednesday, September 16, RCS school administrators were notified that a middle school student tested positive for COVID-19. This individual has not been in the middle school building or on school grounds since the start of the 2020-21 school year. District officials have been cooperating with the Albany County Department of Health to help …

Verbal threat identified at RCS – September 16, 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians, On Wednesday, September 16, the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk CSD administration responded to a report of a verbal threat against the school community, made by a student, which occurred during class in the high school.  The student was interviewed by school administrators and representatives of the Albany County Sheriff’s Office, who took immediate action. …

RCS 2020-21 School Bus Routes Available – Updated 9-15-2020

After some practice this week, we have updated a few bus runs and ask that you please consult our website for updates to the PBC bus route “I,” Middle School bus route #1, and Middle/High School Bus Route 9 (which is now 9 and 10). Also, our bus routes and times for our Mohonasen and …

Chromebook devices available for K-4 remote-only students

Chromebook devices for K-4 Compete Remote Instruction students will be available at the RCS warehouse for pickup on Thursday, September 10 from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. and Friday, September 11 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. We encourage all other families who did not pick up their devices during this week’s distribution to come next week …

Board of Education to meet on Wednesday, September 16 at 7 p.m.

The Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk CSD Board of Education will hold a board meeting on Wednesday, September 16 at 7 p.m. Please note: The public is invited to attend virtually. Where to view? The Board of Education meetings can be viewed beginning at 7 p.m. Follow this live video link to watch the next board of education meeting …

District to hold series of virtual reopening meetings

RCS will be holding a series of virtual reopening meetings in order to provide parents and the community with an overview of our reopening plan, what delivery of instruction will look like this year, as well as an opportunity to ask questions. If you are unable to attend any of the virtual meetings, we will …

RCS receives extension to submit reopening plans

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo originally established a submission deadline of Friday, July 31, 2020 for the reopening plans from all 700 school districts in New York State.  The New York State Education Department (SED) released their reopening guidance to schools less than two weeks ago, causing a state-wide scramble to prepare these important plans.  With …

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