Category Archive: School News

Bard students unhappy with voting hassle

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STATE Supreme Court ruling that the votes of 12 Bard College students forced to file affidavit ballots on Election Day be counted without question has done little to quell concerns that college students… Continue reading

Forum to address computer crimes

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RHINEBECK: Town Supervisor Tom Traudt will host a community forum on Internet safety at Rhinebeck High School at 7 p.m. Dec. 3 in collaboration with the Rhinebeck Central School District. An investigator with… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Central School District on Flu Precautions 2009

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PARENTS, STAFF AND STUDENTS URGED TO REVIEW AND FOLLOW THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL’S GUIDELINES FOR INFLUENZA PRECAUTIONS Read On:www.rhinebeckcsd.org/news.cfm?story=41321 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:  http://www.cdc.gov/ Summary of New York State Executive… Continue reading

Rhinebeck School District reminder

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This is a friendly reminder, as per the Rhinebeck Central School District calendar, the District will be closed Tuesday, November 3rd for Superintendent’s Conference Day and Wednesday, November 11th in honor of Veteran’s… Continue reading

Discovery Festival 2009-Saturday November 7th -11am-2pm

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Discovery Festival 2009 Saturday November 7th 11am to 2pm Rhinebeck High School PLAN YOUR VISIT AND REGISTER TODAY AT: http://www.rhinebecksciencefoundation.org/register The second Rhinebeck Science Foundation Discovery Festival is gearing up to be one… Continue reading

$29.65M Dutchess BOCES project goes to voters Dec. 1

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In northern Dutchess, voting on Dec. 1 will be at Red Hook High School, 103 W. Market St.; Rhinebeck High School, 45 North Park Road; Haviland Middle School, 23 Haviland Road, Hyde Park;… Continue reading

SINTERKLAAS COMMUNITY MEETING- November 5th at 7:00pm

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Are you EXCITED?!?!?   We are too!   Please Join Us!! Sinterklaas at the Farmers Market November 1st! Join us at the Rhinebeck Farmers Market on Sunday, November 1, 10:00 to 2:00, to learn more… Continue reading

Rhinebeck school trustees hope to stop mid-year aid cut

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RHINEBECK — School trustees Tuesday looked for ways to put pressure on state lawmakers to keep from losing $227,329 in aid under Gov. David Paterson’s proposal to close the state budget gap.  The… Continue reading

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation Honors Teacher/Coach Mike Piccione

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 High school hero, Mike Piccione, was honored at the 2009 Genesis Awards Reception hosted by the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation, on October 15 at Hyde Park in Pittsburgh. Mike, a physical education teacher… Continue reading

100 in Rhinebeck walk, bike to school for a cause

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A rainy morning did not stop students and families from Chancellor Livingston Elementary school in Rhinebeck from participating in the International Walk and Bike to School Day on Oct. 7. More than 100… Continue reading

Second novel earns Hunt the Bard Fiction Prize

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ANNANDALE – Novelist Samantha Hunt has received the annual Bard Fiction Prize for 2010. The prize, established in 2001 by Bard College to encourage and support promising young fiction writers, consists of a… Continue reading

The Rhinebeck Rotary & The Dictionary Project

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 At 1:45pm on the afternoon of Monday, October 19, 2009, an extraordinary event will be taking place at Rhinebeck’s Chancellor Livingston Elementary School. At a special assembly, the Rhinebeck Rotary club will be… Continue reading

Rhinebeck High opens new auditorium

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Rhinebeck High School’s new auditorium opens October 10th  –  7:30 p.m. Rhinebeck High School, 45 North Park, Rhinebeck DETAILS: The new Rhinebeck High School auditorium will open with a performance by Comedy Straight… Continue reading

BOARD OF EDUCATION ADOPTS GOALS FOR 2009-10

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At their meeting on September 21, 2009, the Rhinebeck Central School District Board of Education finalized and adopted its goals for the 2009-10 school year. The goals are as follows: Read On: http://www.rhinebeckcsd.org/news.cfm?story=38863

Rhinebeck Auditorium’s Fall Performance Series!

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 45 North Park on the Rhinebeck HS Campus The PTSO is presenting this series as a Fundraiser and the Proceeds Benefit the RCSD Arts-in-Education Fund (This project funded in part by a grant… Continue reading

Rhinebeck School District To Test New Communications System on Fri, Oct 9, Before Bringing It Online

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The district plans to use SchoolMessanger to communicate with parents of emergency and non-emergency events. Read On: http://www.rhinebeckcsd.org/news.cfm?story=39590

Ferncliff offers daycare on school days off

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RHINEBECK — Starting Monday, Archcare at Ferncliff Nursing Home will join with Northern Dutchess Day Care Center to sponsor a children’s camp on weekdays when Chancellor Livingston Elementary School is not in session.… Continue reading

Centers for Disease Control Provides Action Steps for Parents to Protect Children and Family from the Flu this School Year

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends 4 main ways that parents and family … Read On: http://www.rhinebeckcsd.org/news.cfm?story=36703

College Planning Seminars

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We can all agree that students who pursue a postsecondary education will have more career opportunities and earn much more than those who do not pursue an education beyond high school.  According to… Continue reading

Rhinebeck: High school welcomes 100 freshmen

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RHINEBECK – Marc Salamone said he wasn’t nervous when he began his freshman year at Rhinebeck High School Wednesday. I’ve been around high schoolers before and I’m going to school at the same… Continue reading

District Announces ’09-’10 School Year Opening Details; First Day of School for Students Will Be Wednesday, September 9, 2009

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The 2009-10 school year for Rhinebeck Central School students will begin with the start of classes for all students in grades Kindergarten through 12 on Wednesday, September 9, 2009. Read On: http://www.rhinebeckcsd.org/news.cfm?story=37090

Bard College will lead National Climate Seminar

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ANNADALE-ON-HUDSON – Bard College’s Center for Environmental Policy will lead a National Climate Seminar this fall, with regular presentations from top climate experts, analysts, and politicians. Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2009/08/31/news/doc4a9b1f7f7d48e600929963.txt

Clarke, Clarke, Clark & Alvarez

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The Rhinebeck High School girls’ cross country team could be looking for some respect this season and maybe even the possibility of competing for a state championship. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2009908270345

Swine flu prevention is part of back-to-school preparations

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As school officials get ready for the return of teachers and students, they also are preparing for the potential resurgence of swine flu. Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said… Continue reading

Rhinebeck school tax levy rises 4.75 percent

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RHINEBECK — School district trustees have adopted a $22.48 million property tax levy for the 2009-10 school year carrying a 4.75 percent increase of $1.02 million. The levy was adopted during a Board… Continue reading

Lawmakers approve DCC tuition hike

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“A $25 tuition increase may not seem like much, but I’m looking at the big picture and the fact that we have a tuition increase every year is what concerns me,” said Nash.… Continue reading

Rhinebeck girls’ program named to All-Sport Championship team

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The association awarded Rhinebeck with the Class C designation for the All-Sport Championship team. This is the first time such an award has been given out. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2009907020340

Achievements, friends remembered on last day

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RHINEBECK SCHOOL DISTRICT RHINEBECK – At Chancellor Livingston Elementary School, Principal Brett King said he had been impressed with the amount of community involvement he had seen at the school since he took… Continue reading

Rhinebeck High lists candidates for graduation & Other School News

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Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2009906250316 Grant funds school archaeological dig RHINEBECK — School trustees have accepted a $4,000 grant from the Rhinebeck Science Foundation for fourth-grade students to study American Indian history at Thomas Thompson-Sally… Continue reading

Rhinebeck High School Graduation

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Rhinebeck commencement is all about change Speakers at the ceremony, meanwhile, encouraged the 87 seniors to keep life simple, with Valedictorian Gregory Chapman asking classmates to avoid seeking to relieve past glory or… Continue reading