PBC fourth and fifth graders take part in annual Cross Country Run
Pieter B. Coeymans Elementary held its annual Cross Country Run on
Friday. Fourth and fifth graders participated in the one-mile run
around the perimeter of the school.
All students were encouraged to participate and medals were given
out to the top winners in each category.
See photos from the event here
"Go Home Early" drill set for Oct. 9 at all RCS school buildings
The Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Central School District will conduct
a “Go Home Early” drill on Friday, Oct. 9. The New York State
Education Department requires all school districts to hold this
drill annually to ensure that students and staff are prepared in
case an emergency ever requires school grounds to be cleared.
On that day, all students in all schools will be dismissed 15
minutes earlier than normal dismissal time. If you have any
questions regarding the drill, please contact your child's school
building main office. The dismissal times are as follows:
Elementary school dismissal: 2:35 p.m.
Middle School dismissal: 1:47 p.m.
High School dismissal: 1:47 p.m.
High School Best Buddies to host chicken barbecue
The new chapter of Best Buddies at RCS High School will host a
chicken barbecue, 4-6:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 9, outside the high
school cafeteria. Frese’s Catering Services will have meals that
include half barbecued chicken, baked potato, corn, coleslaw, roll,
and cookies. Each meal is $11. Proceeds from fundraiser go toward
building the brand new Best Buddies program in the high school.
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October 14 PSAT to be administered at RCS High School
RCS students taking the
SAT or ACT tests have many dates to choose from. ACT test dates begin as
early as September 12 while SAT dates begin October 3.
Click here for all test dates - PDF
and excitement take hold at PBC book fair
The search for the perfect book was on as PBC pre-k and fifth grade
students browsed through the large selection at the book fair. Each
class took a trip to the fair, which was setup in the school
Students had the opportunity to purchase books and other reading
materials. The book fair was also open during Open House which
allowed parents and their children to shop together.
MS students learning
Teamwork, communication, and problem solving are the keys to success
in physical education as students participate in adventure games.
Each game requires active engagement and collaboration to achieve
Learning about healthy habits does not stop there.
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One School, One Book
"When an entire school reads the same book, the buzz and excitement
around the book being read increases these benefits, and there is
the added joy of building community in the school family."
A.W. Becker announces the launch of a new program called “One
School, One Book”. The idea is that every child in the school will
read the same book at the same time. Activities to engage
and help unite readers around the book will also take place in the
For more information visit the AWB "One School, One Book" website
Coach VanDerzee takes his place in history
The energy going into Friday’s varsity
football game was electric as longtime RCS football coach Gary
VanDerzee ran on the field with his team in hopes of winning his 200
game as a coach. The team did not disappoint the fans coming away
with a 35-7 victory over the Hudson Falls Tigers. The win makes
Coach VanDerzee the fourth Section 2 football coach ever to reach