Two RCS students honored at 2019 Capital Region BOCES National Technical Honor Society inductions

Fifty-eight Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School students were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) on May 28 during a ceremony at South Colonie Central High School. Among those honored were two Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk students, Andrew Clark and Kayla Rexford. Those inducted come from a cross section of Career and Technical Education programs, …

A.W. Becker students demonstrate learning at Science and Engineering Fair

“The 2019 A.W. Becker Science and Engineering Fair was a huge success,” A.W. Becker Math and Science Curriculum Content Specialist Marisa Tutay said. Forty-three students in grades K-5 participated in the engaging and informative learning experience, showing off their knowledge of the scientific method and engineering skills. Projects included demonstrations on plate tectonics, stalagmites and …

Students honored for leadership in PE

Elementary and middle school students from the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk CSD were honored at the Sandra G. Morley Physical Education Student Leadership Awards Ceremony held at Hudson Valley Community College. Each student was chosen for showing outstanding leadership and excellence in physical education. RCS Middle School honorees: Nicole Decker Jenna Grogan Summer Jones Allison Evans Elizabeth Robertson …

2019-20 budget vote passed by RCS voters

Residents of Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk took to the polls today, approving a $48.1 million budget for the 2019-20 school year, as well as the bus purchase proposition, repair reserve fund and community library vote. With 726 in favor and 349 opposed, residents approved the $48,062,317 budget for the 2019-20 school year. The budget calls for an increase …

New traffic pattern for RCS School Budget Vote

We are asking voters in the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk School District to follow a new traffic pattern this year for the annual school budget vote on Tuesday, May 21 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Similar to last year, the budget vote will take place in the new high school gymnasium at the rear of the school. …

Student publication, Gossamer Thread now out

A collection of student work called the Gossamer Thread is now avaiable for the public. All writing and artwork in the publication was created by Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School students. Click here to see the full publication of the 2019 Gossamer Thread.

Board of Education approves proposed 2019-20 budget

The Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Board of Education approved the proposed 2019-20 spending plan at their April 17 board of education meeting. Residents will vote on the proposed $48,062,317 budget on Tuesday, May 21. Under the proposal, spending would increase by $323,952, or 0.68% from the current year. The proposed budget carries a 2.75% tax levy increase which …

Candidates running for Board of Education

Four candidates are running to fill three spots on the RCS Board of Education. Successful candidates will serve on the board for three years. The candidates, listed below in alphabetical order, were asked to supply profile information. RCS residents will cast their vote for the three new board members on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 during …

Learning across ages, high school and elementary students join together

High school students in the Operation Graduation program visited A.W. Becker’s pre-k classroom to read children’s books, play and learn with the young students. After reading books to the class the students broke into groups to play together in the pre-k learning centers. “They truly did amazing and were so kind as they made connections,” …

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