RCS Weekly Celebrations Newsletter

June 10, 2022

We highlight different events, accomplishments, and programs that are happening around our school community on our website and Facebook page. Here are some of the recent stories we have shared:

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AWB Wackadoodles Running Club Train and Run the 1 mile and 3K Freihofer Kids Runs

For the past seven weeks, 38 students in grades 3, 4, and 5 at A.W. Becker have been training to run the 12th Annual Freihofer’s 1 Mile and 3K Kids Runs, which occurred last Saturday, June 4! Out of 18 possible 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place distinctions for the 3k race, eight were awarded to our WACKADOODLES runners and WACKADOODLES alumni (now in Middle School). Big thank you to advisors Mr. Herwick and Mrs. LaDue for supporting this program, as well as the AWB PTA for funding the WACKADOODLE t-shirts and to Ms. Waddingham for making them. Read more about these impressive students below.

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Mrs. Ginder β€œFeature-A-Teacher” with Special Education Teacher Mrs. Ginder

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Class of 2022 Celebrations!!

This week has been very busy for the Class of 2022! They had their Seniors Awards Night, and Senior Walkthrough!


Congratulations, Class of 2022!!


Click the links below for more information --

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PBC 5th Grade Celebration!

Earlier this week PBC 5th Grade Student Council hosted their in-school 5th Grade Celebration to commemorate their graduation and time at PBC! Students got to enjoy a pizza lunch, cotton candy, outdoor games, activities, and a dunk tank!! They also got a lovely photo as a grade in their graduation shirts that were given as a departing gift. Big thank you to all of the students, staff, and parents that helped make this possible! Extra shout-out to 5th Grade Student Council Advisor Mr. King for supporting our students with these extraordinary opportunities!

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RCS & the RCSSA Announce Winners of 2021-22 End-of-the-Year Athletic Awards

RCS students keep stacking up accomplishments! Last night the RCS Athletic Department, in partnership with the RCS Sports Association, held an awards ceremony at Joralemon Park to recognize the skills, sportsmanship, and dedication of our talented RCS student-athletes. Big thank you to all the families, students, staff, community members, and the Town of Coeymans who helped support this amazing event, and congratulations to our student-athletes on a successful and rewarding season!! Please find a complete list of award winners below.

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RCS High School 2022 National Art Honor Society Induction Ceremony

Last night, the High School National Art Honor Society (NAHS) inducted 11 new members! In addition, they took a moment to celebrate their Class of 2022 Seniors. Congratulations to all of these students for this impressive accomplishment, and thank you for supporting opportunities that bring more art and art education into our community!! For details on this talented group of students, click the link below!

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District Fundraisers

Running & Upcoming Fundraisers:

  • Class of 2023 -- Bottle and Can Collections: Bring your empty bottles and cans to Just Makes Cents at 2381 Route 9W in Ravena and ask them to apply your total to the Class of 2023 account. The fundraiser runs all year long.

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Have a safe weekend!