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

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News items previously listed on the district and/or school homepages can be accessed here. For more information about any of the news articles, contact the district's Communications Office at 756-5200, ext. 6017.

2010-11 School Year

 

June 2011

May 2011

April 2011

March 2011

February 2011

  • Blood Drive this Thursday, March 3 (Feb. 28, 2011)

  • RCS wrestler Andy Lyman wins state championship (Feb. 27, 2011)

  • Deadline for transportation requests is April 1 (Feb. 24, 2011)

  • District's youngest residents enjoy instruments (Feb. 24, 2011)

  • RCS High School to present "The Music Man" (Feb. 15, 2011)

  • RCS and the Community Library to host "Band Instrument Petting Zoo" on Feb. 24 (Feb. 15, 2011)

  • Girls varsity bowling team rolls to sectional win (Feb. 14, 2011)

  • RCS solicits community feedback through online budget survey (Feb. 14, 2011)

  • Vietnam War vets receives high school diploma (Feb. 10, 2011)

  • RCS Spring Continuing Education brochure available (Feb. 10, 2011)

  • RCS MS student featured in Cake Boss episode (Feb. 8, 2011)

  • Board of Education nominating petitions available (Feb. 8, 2011)

  • RCS would lose $2.4 million under Governor's budget proposal (Feb. 2, 2011)

  • Food Service staff recognized (Feb. 1, 2011)

January 2011

  • Basketball event to benefit Ducatte/Mullin family set for Feb. 4 (Jan. 27, 2011)

  • RCS community rallies in support of local family who lost home to fire (Jan. 26, 2011)

  • Board approves 2011-12 calendar (Jan. 25, 2011)

  • PBC teacher Linda Boehm selected WNYT Top Teacher (Jan. 18, 2011)

  • Honoring MLK Jr...PBC student artwork on display at Siena College (Jan. 13, 2011)

  • Apply for RCS's 2011-12 Pre-K program by Feb. 18 (Jan. 11, 2011)

  • PBC to host Literacy Night for Pre-K through 2nd-grade students on Jan. 20th (Jan. 10, 2011)

  • Board recognizes music students and staff (Jan. 10, 2011)

  • Community Roundtable Budget Discussion set for Jan. 25th (Jan. 6, 2011)

  • Kindergarten registration set for Jan. 11, 12 & 13 (Jan. 3, 2011)

December 2010

  • RCS to host cyberbullying presentation Jan. 5 (Dec. 30, 2010)

  • RCS High School classes canceled January 11 to accommodate English Regents testing (Dec. 23, 2010)

  • A Colonial Christmas at AWB (Dec. 21, 2010)

  • Get a jump start on Continuing Education classes (Dec. 21, 2010)

  • PBC student launch Pieter B. Post newspaper (Dec. 20, 2010)

  • 6th graders visit pool, get safety lesson (Dec. 20, 2010)

  • HS Band & Chorus perform at Empire State Plaza (Dec. 16, 2010)

  • Designer for popular video game maker stresses importance of developing strong skills to RCS Middle School students (Dec. 16, 2010)

  • Students get lesson in goodwill, good ole math through annual Operation Christmas program (Dec. 14, 2010)

  • RCS Community Meetings outline district's financial picture as 2011-12 budget planning gets underway (Dec. 14, 2010)

  • Village, District celebrate new District Office (Dec. 13, 2010)

  • RCS Board forms advisory committee to explore options for Selkirk Building (Dec. 13, 2010)

  • Pre-K, K, first graders enjoy Literacy Night at AWB (Dec. 13, 2010)

  • RCS students visit with veterans (Dec. 13, 2010)

  • Five RCS fall teams earn scholar team ranking (Dec. 13, 2010)

  • Ribbon cutting for new District Office scheduled for Dec. 13th (Dec. 9, 2010)

  • Middle School students recognized for high achievement on state tests (Dec. 9, 2010)

  • AWB 4th graders portray Colonial times (Dec. 7, 2010)

  • District Office has relocated (Dec. 6, 2010)

  • STARS program makes another college visit possible for high school students (Dec. 6, 2010)

  • Middle School November 2010 Students of the Month (Dec. 2, 2010)

  • AWB Drama Club presented "A Kid's Life" in November (Dec. 2, 2010)

November 2010

  • Get into the holiday spirit with RCS's Holiday Concerts (Nov. 30, 2010)

  • District Office relocating Dec. 1-3 (Nov. 30, 2010)

  • Four high school students prepare to represent RCS in NYSSMA All-State Conference this week (Nov. 29, 2010)

  • RCS Middle School student's shoe artwork wins Times Union contest (Nov. 29, 2010)

  • WMHT's Music for the Holidays featuring A.W. Becker Fifth Grade Chorus to air Dec. 19, 24 & 25 (Nov. 23, 2010)

  • Grant secured by STARS gives RCS High School students opportunities to visit colleges (Nov. 22, 2010)

  • Three RCS fall teams earn scholar athlete ranking (Nov. 22, 2010)

  • MS French Club students combine history, culinary skills to create cuisine (Nov. 22, 2010)

  • AWB kindergarteners and their parents enjoy Nursery Rhyme Night (Nov. 22, 2010)

  • Tumbling underway in PBC's gym classes (Nov. 18, 2010)

  • Get into the holiday spirit with RCS's holiday concerts (Nov. 18, 2010)

  • RCS Committee on Special Education seeks Parent Members (Nov. 18, 2010)

  • BOE recognizes girls volleyball team, cross country runner (Nov. 18, 2010)

  • AWB to host third Family Literacy Night on Nov. 30th (Nov. 18, 2010)

  • RCS pools Race to the Top funds in unprecedented regional collaborative (Nov. 18, 2010)

  • HS's Creative Writing students interview community guests, write oral history (Nov. 16, 2010)

  • Special Education support group to welcome Dr. Partridge Nov. 18 (Nov. 17, 2010)

  • Girls Volleyball team moves on to state tournament for third consecutive year (Nov. 15, 2010)

  • Community approves bus proposition, elects Sarah Hafensteiner to fill vacant BOE seat (Nov. 15, 2010)

  • RCS High School Students of the Month for October

  • AWB hosts second Family Literacy Night (Nov. 15, 2010)

  • PBC students recognized for high achievement on state assessments (Nov. 15, 2010)

  • RCS Girls Volleyball team advances to sectional semis (Nov. 8, 2010)

  • Suicide prevention seminar (Nov. 8, 2010)

  • Food drive on at HS (Nov. 8, 2010)

  • RCS named a "district in good standing" by SED (Nov. 8, 2010)

  • Order your Spirit wear (Nov. 4, 2010)

  • RCS Girls Volleyball team to play in sectionals (Nov. 1, 2010)

  • STARS secures grant to help RCS students learn about careers (Nov. 1, 2010)

  • Junior Class to hold annual garage sale Nov. 13 (Nov. 1, 2010)

  • Grades 3-8 ELA assessments will start one day earlier -- May 3 (Nov. 1, 2010)

  • RCS to hold special bus vote, board election on Nov. 15 (updated Nov. 1, 2010)

  • Four candidates on the Nov. 15th ballot for special BOE election (Nov. 1, 2010)

  • AWB puts on a Halloween to remember (Nov. 1, 2010)

  • AWB Fifth Grade Chorus to perform in WMHT holiday production (Nov. 1, 2010)

October 2010

  • Special thanks to those who helped with greenhouse construction (Oct. 27, 2010)

  • RCS to host ESYO concert Nov. 7 (Oct. 27, 2010)

  • Five RCS High School musicians selected to NYSSMA Zone 7 Area All-State (Oct. 28, 2010)

  • MS Phys Ed Students of the Month for October (Oct. 25, 2010)

  • RCS to host GCMEA Fall All-County Music Festival (Oct. 25, 2010)

  • Special Education group welcomes Jennifer Mothie (Oct. 25, 2010)

  • PBC Universal Pre-K students get to know each other (Oct. 12, 2010)

  • PBC puts themselves into famous art (Oct. 12, 2010)

  • Home party reps and crafters needed for RCS Ladies Night Out (Oct. 12, 2010)

  • AWB's first Literacy Night a success! (Oct. 12, 2010)

  • AWB students recognized for achievement on state tests (Oct. 12, 2010)

  • Astronomy Club to host first Star Party (Oct. 7, 2010)

  • YNN features senior Matt McCauslin (Oct. 5, 2010)

  • Volunteers needed for greenhouse (Oct. 4, 2010)

  • Next session of Continuing Education's Aqua Animal Challenge starts Nov. 22 (Oct. 4, 2010)

September 2010

  • Independent auditors issue clean report for RCS (Sept. 30, 2010)

  • AWB students raise money for Ride for Missing Children (Sept. 27, 2010)

  • RCS celebrates homecoming this week (Sept. 27, 2010)

  • Students recognized for excelling on AP exams (Sept. 23, 2010)

  • Drivers Ed to start Oct. 1 (Sept. 23, 2010)

  • PBC students' artwork published in art publication (Sept. 16, 2010)

  • AWB dives into "bucket" program (Sept.14, 2010)

  • RCS High School students selected for NYSSMA All-State Conference (Sept. 13, 2010)

  • Revised bus proposition up for vote Nov. 15 (Sept. 13, 2010)

  • RCS Board of Education trustee vote set for Nov. 15 (Sept. 13, 2010)

  • Welcome Back BBQ culminates opening week at AWB (Sept. 13, 2010)

  • Aquatics fees incorrect in News Herald (Sept. 13, 2010)

  • Three new graduates join Class of 2010 (Sept. 9, 2010)

  • AWB celebrates first day with patriotic theme, bucketfilling and more (Sept. 9, 2010)

  • Community groups help RCS students in need get off to a great start (Sept. 8, 2010)

  • PBC celebrates first day of school with parade, bucketfilling and more (Sept.8, 2010)

  • HS student packets (Sept. 2, 2010)

August 2010

  • AWB and PBC to celebrate First Day of school Sept. 8 (Aug. 31, 2010)

  • Elementary bus routes incorrect in August Chalkboard (Aug.31, 2010)

  • NY wins Race to the Top funding (Aug. 24, 2010)

  • Registered pool users requested to re-register by Sept. 30 (Aug. 24, 2010)

  • 2010-11 tax information (Aug. 24, 2010)

  • Board honors faculty and staff who retired in August (Aug. 23, 2010)

  • RCS invites district residents to Aug. 24 public meeting to learn about public benefit projects related to Lafarge plant emissions (Aug. 19, 2010)

  • SED to keep January Regents exam, cut others due to state budget cuts (Aug. 5, 2010)

  • Starting dates for fall sports (Aug. 5, 2010)

  • NYS assessments and the new "cut scores" (Aug. 3, 2010)

July 2010

  • BOE appoints Brian Bailey as RCS High School principal (July 22, 2010)

  • District Office to relocate (July 22, 2010)

  • Scores could be lower when SED releases grades 3-8 math and ELA test scores (July 19, 2010)