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

Robert K. Libby,

Superintendent

April 29, 2017

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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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Capital project update: Phase 1A and 1B

New Kitchen     New Elementary Library

Click here for some before and after photos of the capital project.

RCS administration addresses problematic tenth period transportation

The district is currently experiencing a shortage of bus drivers that has resulted in an interruption of the district’s ability to provide transportation home after tenth period. This is an academic support period that provides assistance to those who either require or want it in the middle and high school. [read more]

Service information for 2016 RCS graduate Logan Penzabene

Letter to the RCS community from Superintendent Robert K. Libby

Visitation: Tuesday, May 2, 2017 from 3:00- 7:00 pm in the Daniel Keenan Funeral Home, Inc., 490 Delaware Ave. Albany, NY 12209
Funeral Service: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 10:30 am a Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Patrick's Church, 21 Main Street, Ravena, NY
Cemetery: Interment will follow the Mass in St. Agnes Cemetery, 48 Cemetery Avenue, Menands, NY 12204
Link to Guest Book:

http://www.danielkeenanfuneralhome.com/albany-funeral-home/services/

Annual Best Buddies chicken barbecue fundraiser

The middle school Best Buddies Club is hosting their annual chicken barbecue fundraise, 3 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, May 16. Each dinner is $11.00 and includes half of a barbecue chicken, a baked potato, corn, coleslaw, a roll and cookies. Click here for an order form. Forms and payment should be brought to the middle school main office by May 8.

Board of Education Meet the Candidates night

On May 16, voters will vote to fill three seats on the Board of Education. The three candidates will be elected to three-year terms to begin July 1. Board members are unpaid. Candidates will appear on the ballot in this order: Tina Furst-Hotaling, William McFerran, Peter Ross.
The Board of Education's Meet the Candidates night will be held at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 2, in the High School Library. Click here to see the candidates for the 2017-18 BOE.

2017-18 proposed budget approved by RCS BOE

On Tuesday, April 18, the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Board of Education (BOE) approved the proposed $45,829,423 budget for the 2017-18 school year. The proposal calls for a 2.99 percent spending increase and a tax levy increase of 1.25 percent, which is the district’s calculated tax levy “cap.” A simple majority of voters (50 percent plus one) is required for budget approval. [read more]

RCS 2017-18 school calendar

The Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk school district has released the 2017-18 school calendar dates. Click here to download.

Board of Education seeks stakeholder group for new superintendent search

The Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Board of Education (BOE) is beginning the process of searching for a successor to Superintendent of Schools Robert Libby, who will be retiring in June 2018. [read more]

Middle School Science Olympiad team brings home the bronze

In a strong showing at the Capital District Science Olympiad regional competition on March 4, the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Middle School team placed third overall with a total of nine individual medals in the competition. [read more]

 

 

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