2019 Graduation information

Graduation Rehearsal 8 a.m., Wednesday, June 26 This is the only rehearsal and it is mandatory. All seniors must go to the gymnasium upon arrival to school for lineup information and instructions.  Once the graduation rehearsal is done, the caps and gowns will be distributed on this day. Graduation Saturday, June 29, 2019 Commencement ceremonies …

RCS Senior is the first female to complete this Capital Region BOCES program

Class of 2019 graduate Kayleen Taber is an innovator who shattered a glass ceiling. Taber, of Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School, is the first female to graduate from the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) Program at Capital Region BOCES. “It’s cool,” she said, while steadying a furnace for a classmate who was cutting it apart. …

Students graduate from BOCES CTE programs

Several hundred Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School students, including multiple Ravena-Coeymas-Selkirk students, were honored on June 4 for their excellence in programs preparing them for future careers in professions ranging from health care to network technician. With a packed house of parents, family members, friends, faculty and staff, BOCES administrators and educators from …

Regents and final exam schedule for June 2019

Tuesday, June 18 8 a.m. US History & Government Regents Physical Setting/Earth Science Lab Practical Economics 12 p.m. Living Environment (Biology) Regents Wednesday, June 19 8 a.m. English Language Arts Regents Spanish 2 French 2 Physical Setting/Earth Science Lab Practical 12 p.m. Algebra I Regents Pre-Calculus Thursday, June 20 8 a.m. Transition Exam in Global …

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, …

Reminder for RCS juniors

A reminder that all juniors should have received notification about an appointment for a “Junior Meeting” with their high school counselor.  Junior meetings are meant to help better inform parents about the post-secondary planning process, including the college admissions process. Parents will also have the opportunity to take part in programming classes for their child’s …

Safety protocols successfully tested at high school

Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School students were relocated to the middle school for a brief period of time this morning while State Police, Coeymans Police and the Albany Sheriff Department investigated an unattended bag. The bag was determined to be safe, and students returned to their regularly scheduled classes. “We are proud of how our students and …

Children’s stories brought to life by high school creative writing class

High school students took four weeks in December and January to research, brainstorm, write and illustrate original children’s picture books as part of a creative writing course. Throughout the assignment, students found themselves stretched by the process. “Finding a concept and coming up with the general idea of the whole book was probably the hardest …

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