RCS Middle School

2025 Rt. 9W

Ravena, NY 12143

518.756.5200 ext. 3000

Fax: 518.756.1988


Pam Black, Principal


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Middle School Moving Up Ceremony: Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 6:30 PM, High School Gymnasium. Read the invitation letter to parents/guardias here.





Athletics: For questions and information, contact Mr. Robert Dorrance, Athletic Director, at 756-5200, ext 2016, or your child's coach:

Bell Schedules:

          ● Regular

           ● Early Dismissal

           ● 2-Hour Delay


Bus Passes: View the 2016-17 Bus Route Information here. There are no bus passes issued on Fridays, early dismissal days or the day before a holiday. Contact Jennifer Houck, Transportation Director, at 756-5200, ext 7010, with questions or for more information.


Cafeteria: View the RCS Menus and access the Free and Reduced Price Meal Applications here.  Contact Mr. Doug Porter, Food Service Director, at 756-5200, ext 2437, with questions or for more information.


Clubs and Activies: MS Clubs and Activities Handbook; 2016-2017 Clubs and Activities


Data Coordinator/Registrar: Ms. Carol Eckl, 756-5200, ext 6014


Directories: MS Staff DirectoryDistrict Staff Directories


Dismissal Times: Monday - Thursday: 2:02 PM and 2:40; Friday: 2:02 PM only


Dress Code: Student Dress Code


Food Items: All food items brought into school for class consumption must be recorded in the Food Log at the main desk in the Middle School Office. Thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation.  Contact Mr. Doug Porter, Food Service Director, at 756-5200, ext 2437 with questions or for more information.


Guidance Center: To contact you child's counselor:

A-L - Mr. Ken Blair, 756-5200, ext 3017

M-Z - Ms. Laurie Abelson, 756-5200, ext 3038

Psychologist - Ms. Calyn Wissick, 756-5200, ext 3027

Social Worker - Ms. Kathy Durivage, 756-5200, ext 3029


Handbook: 2016-2017 Middle School Student-Parent Handbook


Health Office: Karen Waddingham, RN, Christi Sulik, RN, or Sandy Doane, RN at 756-5200, ext 3021 or 3022. Download health and dental related forms here.


Late Detention (2016-2017):


Mondays Beth Williams (Rm 224) and Shawn Snyder (Rm 246)
Tuesdays Pam Hull (Rm 230) and Mary Case (Rm 244)
Wednesdays Erin Sawyer (Rm 216) and Shelly Bevan (Rm 134)
Thursdays Bethany Losito (Rm 231) and Cara Buckley (229)


Lost and Found: If your child is missing items such as clothing, lunchboxes, notebooks, etc., please stop in to look through

our Lost and Found located in the cafeteria and in the physical education areas. Unclaimed items are periodically donated or

discarded throughout the year.


Lunch Shifts and Supervisors (2016-17):


1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
6th Grade: Period 5 (10:30-11:10) Jared Bevington
Tim Meservey
Calyn Wissick
Patty Stockman
Jared Bevington
Bethany Losito
Tim Meservey
Laurie Abelson
8th Grade: Period 6 (11:13-11:53) Patty Stockman
Calyn Wissick
Jared Bevington
Tim Meservey
Patty Stockman
Calyn Wissick
Jared Bevington
Patty Stockman
7th Grade: Period 7 (11:56-12:36) Bethany Losito
Kylie Shortell
Bethany Losito
Laurie Abelson
Kylie Shortell
Laurie Abelson
Bethany Losito
Kylie Shortell


Mission Statement: RCS Middle School Mission Statement


Parent Portal: Parent Portal Access Request Form; RCS Parent Portal Sign In Page. Contact Ms. Carol Eckl, Data Coordinator/Registrar, at 752-5200, ext 6014 with questions or for more information.


School Pictures: Contact Lifetouch Studio at 518-767-9936 or visit mylifetouch.com with questions or for more information.


School Store: 7:00 - 7:25 AM, Tuesday through Friday. Ms. Daria Carusone, Advisor


Student Council Officers (2016-2017): Jason Reif, 8th Grade President; Louie Newburg, 8th Grade Vice President; Carys Bartlett, 7th Grade President; Madeline Dewsbury, 7th Grade Vice President; Kyle Kerrigan, Secretary; and George White, Treasurer.



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