RCS District Office
P.O. Box 100
15 Mountain Road
Ravena, NY 12143
(518) 756-5200

Robert K. Libby,


December 03, 2016

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Our Mission is to be an exemplary 21st–century learning community whose graduates are well prepared to excel in a complex, interconnected and changing world.

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Capital project update: Phase 1A and 1B


Click here for some before and after photos of the capital project.

RCS celebrates a new NYS Master Teacher

Seventh and eighth grade science teacher Jennifer Jaskolka is the second teacher at Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk to become a New York State Master Teacher. She joins high school physics and earth science teacher Jolene Hopkins, who achieved the status in 2015. [read more]

"Thankful" video series spotlights RCS students

A video series highlights what Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk students are thankful for.

District mourns the loss of Alice Christiana

It is with profound sadness that the district shares the news that Alice Christiana, the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk After-School Activity Program (ASAP) director at A.W. Becker, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 16. She spent 18 years working with students and families at A.W. Becker and has made an impact on countless students and staff.

Alice was known for her compassion and was an active volunteer in the community. We are grateful for her service and contributions to the district. She will be deeply missed.

A.W. Becker support staff is available at the school to help students and staff at this time.

Service Information

A.W. Becker and RCS High School conduct lockdown drills

In collaboration with local law enforcement, two Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk schools conducted lockdown drills Nov. 18. Regulations of the New York State Commissioner of Education require school districts to conduct annual drills to exercise their School Emergency Management Plans. The Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Central School District will practice the Lockout, Lockdown, and Shelter in Place Drills throughout the year. [read more]

RCS scholar-athlete signs Letter of Intent to play Division I baseball

Three-sport Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk athlete Matt Ferriero put pen to paper Wednesday, Nov. 9 signing his National Letter of Intent, making it official, he will attend Division I Fairfield University on an athletic scholarship for baseball. [read more]

Mock elections have elementary voters turning out in droves

Elementary students at A.W. Becker and Pieter B. Coeymans got a taste of what elections are all about as they cast their votes today in mock elections. [Read More]

RCS seniors awarded NYS Scholarship for Academic Excellence

Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School seniors Frank Forte, Zachary Clouse, Sarah Limberger, Rebecca Collins and Lucy Zhanghave been awarded New York State Scholarships for Academic Excellence in recognition of their outstanding achievement on state Regents exams. [read more]

All County Festival features 60 RCS students

Sixty Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk middle and high school students have been selected to take part in the Greene County Music Educators Association (GCMEA) Fall All County Festival based on their strong applications and rankings among the large pool of applicants. The festival begins Nov. 2 bringing together students from seven GCMEA schools in four performing ensembles. [read more]

Best Buddies club members get matched for the year

A “match party” was held on Oct. 25 for students in the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Middle School Best Buddies program which paired students with and without disabilities as buddies. The mission of Best Buddies, a student-run friendship club, is to establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. See pictures



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