RCS High School

2025 Rt. 9W

Ravena, NY 12143

518.756.5200 ext. 2003

Fax: 756-3534


Tom DiAcetis, Principal

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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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The Staff and Shield releases second quarter edition

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RCS senior assists Capital Region BOCES New Visions team to become three-time state champions

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. [Read more]

Science Olympiad team finishes in top 10 at regional competition

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 Has a Heart Fundraiser for victims of domestic violence 

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 Valentine’s Day.
Student Government will be selling hearts for $1, $5, or $14 

Making a case to cheer up children at Albany Medical Center

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]

2016-17 yearbooks are on sale

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.

NYSSMA Area All State Festival

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.
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EVENTS Calendar

Complete 2016-17 Calendar