Register for Unity with the Community Forum

Please join us for the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Central School District Unity in the Community Forum from 5:30 – 8:15 p.m. on Thursday, February 28, 2019, in the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School library. Come glimpse the future of our RCS Program and help us discover how our school and greater community can join together to spark: CREATIVITY COLLABORATION …

Driver Education Spring 2019 Schedule

Class Schedule April 18 –   5:30-6:30 (Registration and Parents night) April 30-    5:15- 6:45 p.m May  1-      5:15- 6:45p.m May 2 –     5:15- 6:45p.m May 8-      5:15- 6:45p.m. May 10-    4:45- 6:15p.m May 14-     5:15- 6:45p.m May 15-    5:15- 6:45p.m May 21 –   5:15- 6:30 pm May …

Four RCS students advance to regional FTC robot competition

After winning the Collins Aerospace Award at the Albany Academy First Tech Challenge (FTC) competition in January, the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk FTC team will advance to regional competition. Team members Tim Mantor, Will Robertson, Earl Thomasson and Gavin Trosclair were chosen by the judges to receive the award for the most innovative and creative robot design solution. …

RCS wrestlers heading to NYS qualifier tournament

The Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk wrestling team took first place at the Section 2 Class CC tournament on Saturday, Feb. 2. Fifteen wrestlers collaboratively scored a total of 240 points to claim the title over 10 other teams. Seven RCS wrestlers competed in the finals and four earned the title of champion. The team will now travel to …

RCS teacher and published author, guides students in creative writing class

Laura Reinsch, a special education teacher at Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School and published author of a children’s book, took time to step out of her classroom to speak to a creative writing class. In 2017 Reinsch and her sister Lisa Krug took a risk and published the children’s book The Snowmobile Named Little Vroom. Both women …

RCS students compete in FIRST Lego League, take top spot

Six students from Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Schools brought home two high accolades from their FIRST Lego League (FLL) competition held at RPI on Dec. 15. The team not only won the robot performance portion of the event, but also received first place overall, competing against 12 teams. The students will participate in another competition on Feb. 9 …

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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