A.W. Becker Wackadoodles train for 1 mile and 3K Freihofer Kids Runs

For six weeks, 34 A.W. Becker students from grades 3, 4 and 5 trained to run the 33rd Annual Freihofer’s 1 Mile and 3K Kids Run, held on June 1. The students’ training included coming to school early three days a week and preparing their bodies to run the race by learning how to stretch, pace themselves, and mentally prepare and endure distance running. This program …

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 …

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 …

Updated calendar for end of school year

Each year the State requires 180 days of student attendance. Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk CSD sets aside five emergency closure days on the calendar, which gives the district room to close if needed without losing scheduled recess days. Since all of the emergency days were not used this year, the district will be taking the contingent student recess …

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