COVID-19/Coronavirus Updates & Resources

All RCS schools are closed through the remainder of the academic school year due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health situation. 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.

Pieter B. celebrates their Class of 2020 graduates

Recently, the administration and faculty at Pieter B. Coeymans Elementary celebrated their Class of 2020 to complete their final year in elementary school. As part of that celebration, the staff produced a special video to congratulate this year’s graduates. To view, click here. In addition, a Pieter B. Class of 2020 slide show was also …

Pieter B. Launches Newspaper

  Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Pieter B. Elementary fourth grade students have launched their Keeping Up with Bees newspaper and it’s ready for you to read. See how the young editors, writers and artists have been working over the winter to deliver a one of a kind newspaper for their school. Check out …

Fourth graders tour the Times Union

A few fourth grade students from Pieter B. Coeymans Elementary received a tour of the Times Union. Currently, the students are busy at work on their school-based newspaper: Keeping Up with the Bees. As part of the research and preparation for that publication, students were allowed to visit the newspaper and met with Times Union …

PBC classes get into the newspaper business

  Recently, Pieter B. Coeymans Elementary fourth grade students learned that they would soon begin a unique project to build a school-based newspaper. Students participated in an assembly, which was led by RCS Project Based Learning Coach Kate Thibault, which kicked-off the announcement of the project on Tuesday, January 14. The participating students were also …

Pieter B. students get into local arts

Pieter B. Elementary fourth and fifth grade students took part in a two-session art workshop this fall assisting local artist, Sara Pruiksma, as she conducted an art project based on the Historic Coeymans Landing District. The artist, working in conjunction with the Ravena-Coeymans Historical Society (RCHS), unveiled her finished work on Sunday, December 8 at …

Pieter B. students learn about Election Day

Recently, a second grade classroom at Pieter B. Coeymans Elementary sought out the meaning of Election Day. Prior to the holiday weekend, the class was unaware of the purpose of voting. So, they decided to learn more about the right to vote and the process that follows. Assisted by their teacher, the class dove into …

Building the Bee Buzz at Pieter B.

In late 2018, a group of fifth-graders from Pieter B. Coeymans received a bee-uiful research opportunity. Supported by a grant from Whole Foods’ Whole Kids Foundation, the class gained the opportunity to study the importance of  bee hives and how it affects the RCS and global community. The hive officially arrived in the Spring of …

2019-20 Supply Lists

A.W. Becker Supply Lists Pieter B. Coeymans Supply Lists RCS Middle School Supply Lists A.W. Becker Kindergarten Supply List Dear Kindergarten Families, This is a list of supplies your child will need for kindergarten.  We will share most of these supplies so you only need to label some.  Please bring these supplies with you to …

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