Class of ‘22 Graduation Update; 6-17-22

Dear Seniors & Families, 

We are writing with reminders and a few updates regarding senior celebrations and Graduation. More information regarding parking, entrance maps, and handicap accommodations will be sent early next week. 


  • Graduation Rehearsal will be on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at 11:30 a.m. in the High School Main Gym. 

  • Graduation will take place on Friday, June 24, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center. 

    • Address: 279 Madison Ave., Albany, NY 12242

    • Graduates should arrive no later than 5:00 p.m.

    • Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for general admission, and seating is first-come, first-serve. Tickets are not required, and there is no limit to the number of attendees. 

    • For anyone who requires handicap accommodations or seating, doors will open at 5:00 p.m., one additional person will be allowed in with that individual. A map will be forthcoming for handicap-accessible seating or accommodations. 

    • At this time, there are no restrictions or limitations regarding COVID. Masks and prior testing is not required, but social distancing is encouraged. 

New Information: 

  • The Ravena News Herald has graciously provided our seniors' families with Class of 2022 yard signs again this year! These signs can still be picked up during school hours from the Main Office from 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

  • The RCS Central School District, in partnership with Spotlight Newspapers, has worked to have the RCS Class of 2022 recognized in its June 15 issue of the publication. The Newspapers are now available for FREE and can be picked up during school hours from the high school vestibule from 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

More information will be shared with families early next week, including maps. If you have any questions, please contact Class Advisors Lisa Barbarino at or Colleen Meltz at This information and more about Graduation can be found in the Class of 2022 Google Classroom as well as on the Class of 2022 End of Year Celebrations Webpage here. We can’t wait to celebrate with you! 

Dr. Lisa Patierne & Mr. Herb Tedford

Principal & Assistant Principal