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

orange bar bullet RCS News archive - 2011-12 school year

 

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.

2011-12 School Year

June 28, 2012

RCS Explores Voting Concerns

 

June 23, 2012

Congratulations to the Class of 2012! (Photo Gallery)

 

June 22, 2012

RCS advances 11 places in 2012 regional Schools Report

 

June 20, 2012

Clarification of Reports Regarding Allegations of Voter Fraud at RCS

 

June 15, 2012

Bender Family Foundation Grant Underwrites HS Trip to TEC-SMART Campus

 

June 11, 2012

Senior Prank Consequences

 

June 11, 2012

34 Inducted into National Honor Society

 

June 8, 2012

High School Vandalized

 

June 4, 2012

Second Step Program Discourages Bullying and Fosters Respect 

 

June 4, 2012

Congratulations to Our Class of 2012 Senior Awards Recipients (PDF)

 

May 24, 2012

Eighth Graders Tour High School for Transition Day

 

May 23, 2012

A.W.B. Student Meets President Obama

 

May 23, 2012

Calculus: the Musical visited RCS High School on Monday, May 21

 

May 18, 2012

As graduation approaches, there are many events planned for our senior class (PDF)

 

May 15, 2012

Voters Approve 2012-13 school year budget by margin of 53 to 47 percent

 

May 10, 2012

Middle School Students Tour GlobalFoundries Campus

 

May 9, 2012

Message from the Superintendent

 

April 22, 2012

Budget Questions and Answers

 

April 19, 2012

Board Adopts Proposed 2012-13 Budget

 

April 19, 2012

District Agreement with Teachers' Association Protects Jobs, Saves Money

 

April 14, 2012

National Talk To Your Kids Day (PDF)

 

April 11, 2012

STARS Program Receives Stewart's Grant

 

April 10, 2012

FCCLA Members Earn Sliver Medals at State Conference

 

April 4, 2012

New York State Assessments Begin April 17. Read the letter to parents here (PDF). See the schedule (PDF).

 

April 2, 2012

RCS Musicians Perform With Professional Ensemble

 

March 26, 2012

STARS Intergen Honors PBC Teachers

 

March 23, 2012

Science Olympiad Team Takes First Place

 

March 22, 2012

Indians Pride

 

March 21, 2012

Dodgefathers Victorious!

 

March 20, 2012

51 RCS Musicians Selected for All-County Festival

 

March 16, 2012

Aventura de Cuentos y Musica

 

March 5, 2012

A Budget Message From the Superintendent

 

March 1, 2012

RCS Earns Gold for Going Green

 

Feb. 27, 2012

HS Drama Club Presents Grease March 2-4

 

Feb. 24, 2012

RCS Welcomes Dr. Joseph Natale as Interim Business Official

 

Jan. 31, 2012

Community Discusses 2012-13 Budget Priorities

 

Jan. 24, 2012

District responds to incident at high school

 

Jan. 5, 2012

District Appoints SantaBarbara Director of Curriculum and Instruction

 

Dec. 30, 2011

Fox News Highlights RCS Contribution to Prattsville Holiday Fundraiser

 

Dec. 29, 2011

RCS FCCLA Creates Quilts for Kids

 

Dec. 29, 2011

PBC Student Council raises more than $3,000 for Regional Food Bank

 

Dec. 27, 2011

Environmental Club Creates Posters to Raise Awareness of Habitat Destruction

 

Dec. 27, 2011

High School Band and Chorus Perform at Empire State Plaza

 

Dec. 9, 2011

Smith appointed superintendent of schools

 

Dec. 8, 2011

MS students recognized for high scores on state exams

 

Dec. 8, 2011

From Cube to Ravena, two cousins thriving (published in Albany Times Union)

 

Dec. 6, 2011

10 Fast Facts about New York’s Property Tax Levy Cap

 

Dec. 6, 2011

PBC takes part in NYS Senate’s Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration

 

Dec. 6, 2011

AWB students prepare Thanksgiving feast

 

Dec. 1, 2011

The New York State Health Department has released its flu guide for the 2011-2012 school year.

 

Nov. 29, 2011

AWB chorus selected to participate in "Music for the Holidays" WMHT production

 

Nov. 28, 2011

"Rhyme Time Literacy Night" at PBC

 

Nov. 22, 2011

STARS program benefits RCS students and volunteers alike

 

Nov. 22, 2011

Students test their medieval knowledge, reading skills at Literacy Knight

 

Nov. 17, 2011

RCS to receive nearly $450,000 from nationwide environmental settlement

 

Nov. 15, 2011

AWB Student Government sponsored book drive to benefit area school

 

Nov. 14, 2011

RCS music students selected to NYSSMA Area All-State Festival

 

Nov. 11, 2011

AWB students celebrate Habitat Day

 

Nov. 10, 2011

Students create special 'thank you' cards for soldiers

 

Nov. 10, 2011

MS students study, identify animal signs at Five Rivers

 

Nov. 8, 2011

Students in mentoring program visit Sage colleges

 

Nov. 8, 2011

AWB students curl up with a good book at Literacy Night

 

Nov. 8, 2011

Second graders experience a rural community at Feura Farms

 

Nov. 8, 2011

RCS website wins state award

 

Nov. 3, 2011

PBC students recognized for high scores on state exams

 

Nov. 1, 2011

RCS to host Empire State Repertory Concert on Nov. 6

 

Oct. 28, 2011

Best Buddies program helps students grow lasting friendships

 

Oct. 27, 2011

RCS music students of all ages to participate in Fall music festival

 

Oct. 27, 2011

New business assistant superintendent appointed to RCS

 

Oct. 25, 2011

PBC students 'run for fun' in annual cross country race

 

Oct. 21, 2011

Understanding New York's new tax levy cap law

 

Oct. 20, 2011

HS students celebrate National Day on Writing

 

Oct. 20, 2011

RCS combined MS/HS team raises $1,000 for breast cancer research

 

Oct. 18, 2011

Angie's Angels help make strides in the fight against breast cancer

 

Oct. 14, 2011

Two cousins from Cuba flourish at RCS and beyond

 

Oct. 11, 2011

AWB students recognized for high marks on state exams

 

Oct. 11, 2011

MS students donate handmade stuffed animals to Red Cross

 

Sept. 27, 2011

Sept. 11 Memorial at the MS

 

Sept. 26, 2011

RCS board recognizes students for AP exam scores

 

Sept. 16, 2011

Four HS students selected to NYSSMA All-State Conference

 

Sept. 15, 2011

Bethlehem Festival fund donates school supplies to RCS students

 

Sept. 13, 2011

PBC student artwork published in children's magazine

 

Sept. 9, 2011

Scenes from the first FULL day of school

 

Sept. 9, 2011

School transportation for Greene County residents expected to resume on Sept. 13

 

Aug. 30, 2011

District sets 2011 tax rates

 

Aug. 30, 2011

Varsity Football team to play at Carrier Dome on Sept. 3

 

Aug. 29, 2011

RCS works with Town of Coeymans to provide shelter for hurricane victims

 

Aug. 25, 2011

Re-register for open swim by end of September

 

Aug. 23, 2011

District creates vision statement

 

Aug. 18, 2011

Two middle school students win silver at FCCLA National Conference

 

Aug. 13, 2011

RCS Board swears in two new members

 

Aug. 3, 2011

Elisabeth Smith to serve as RCS interim superintendent

 

Aug. 1, 2011

2011-12 Free and Reduced-Price Meal application available

 

July 20, 2011

RCS Board accepting applications for two vacant seats until Aug. 5

 

July 7, 2011

State property tax cap enacted beginning 2012-13 school year