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For the third consecutive year, the Capital Region BOCES New Visions:
Law and Government Program won the state-level "We The People: The
Citizen and the Constitution" competition on Feb. 11.
The team, made up of students from several area high schools including Matthew McHugh from Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk, bested more than 100 finalists from five other school districts from across the state. The team now advances to the national competition held in Washington, D.C. on April 21-April 24.
The Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Science Olympiad team battled against 23
other teams at the Capital Region Regional competition Saturday, Feb. 4
at the College of St. Rose.
Chris Miller and Shane Racey earned a silver medal in Remote Sensing and bronze medal in Robot Arm. Logan Pugsley and Sarah Limberger earned 5th in Material Science and Pugsley and Anthony Salvio took 5th in Hovercraft.
The team competed in 25 events and landed in 9th place overall.
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RCS Student Government is collecting donations to put toward
Valentine’s Day mini pouches for victims of domestic violence. There is
an emergency shelter nearby that holds 33 beds for women and children
who need a place to stay. The goal is to brighten the spirit of these
mothers by giving them a small pouch filled with some amenities that
will help them during this rough time. Any donation, big or small, will
help purchase the pouches and fill them. The goal is to have enough
pouches sponsored so that all 33 women at the home will receive one on
Student Government will be selling hearts for $1, $5, or $14
Learning how to sew is one element of Christina Springer’s Family and Consumer Sciences Fashion Class. This year Springer’s students had the opportunity to learn basic sewing techniques by creating pillowcases for Ryan’s Case for Smiles, a volunteer organization dedicated to helping kids feel better while undergoing treatments in the hospital.[read more]
The 2017 High School yearbooks
are now on sale through May 1, 2017.
Place an order for the yearbook here. Enter code 12942117
Senior Ads are also on sale through March 15, 2017. For more information visit www.ydpay.lifetouch.com and enter code 12942117.
Twelve Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School musicians performed in the
New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Area All State Festival
at Saratoga Springs High School on Nov. 18 and 19. Students were
selected to one of the performing ensembles based on their scores earned
at last spring’s NYSSMA Solo and Ensemble Festival. They joined the most
talented students from the RCS NYSSMA Zone (7), which includes about 50
school districts from the greater capital region.
Click to see participants