Category Archive: School News

Rhinebeck Central School Board of Education Meeting Minutes

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Catch up on the latest.  July 26, 2011 Regular Meeting (DOC – 62 KB)

PTSO Finalizes 2011-12 Discount Cards

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The Rhinebeck Central School District has finalized the 2011-12 PTSO Discount Card and residents and visitors will be able to purchase and use the cards starting September 1, 2011.  The PTSO Discount Card… Continue reading

Volunteer Fair

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Volunteer Fair Tuesday, September 27 , 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.  Red Hook High School  Meet Hudson Valley community and government agencies.  Learn more about places to volunteer or intern. Sign up and get… Continue reading

9ll Memorial Ceremony in Rhinebeck

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An invitation of remembrance from Rhinebeck Supervisor Tom Traudt & Rhinebeck Mayor Jim Reardon: To memorialize the nearly 3,000 lives lost 10 years ago, please gather in front of Rhinebeck Town Hall at… Continue reading

Marybeth Cale of Cale Consulting,LLC Words on saying goodbye to your college freshman

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About nineteen years ago, almost to the day, we packed the family minivan with all of my so-called “essentials” (you know, Ramen Noodles in bulk, prepaid phone cards, pretty pink stationary to keep… Continue reading

Rhinebeck school district property tax rates to rise 4.62 percent

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RHINEBECK — School district rustees have adopted a $24.23 million property tax levy representing a 3.65 percent increase of about $853,000. Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2011/08/17/news/doc4e4bffc4ed85a713192419.txt

The Rhinebeck Central School District will be holding a Silent-Bid Auction 8/18/2011

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The Rhinebeck Central School District will be holding a Silent-Bid Auction of surplus equipment at the Rhinebeck High School/Bulkeley Middle School on 45 North Park Rd., in Rhinebeck NY. Bid openings will be… Continue reading

Rhinebeck School Athletes Heads up!

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Start of Fall Sports ~ District Has Scheduled Sports Physicals and Tryouts/Practices Athletes for the Fall 2011 Interscholastic Sports season will soon be on the field and the court.  Scheduled start dates for… Continue reading

RHINEBECK INTERACT CLUB TRAVELS TO NICARAGUA

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The Rhinebeck Interact Club, a service organization made up of local high school students and sponsored by the Rhinebeck Rotary Club, recently set out on a tremendous quest to improve the lives of… Continue reading

Local school districts taking on Albany

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In the latest state legislative session, New York lawmakers approved a 2 percent cap on property tax hikes that will take effect  with next year’s budget cycle — but with minimal mandate relief… Continue reading

Community Reminded to Be Wary of Companies Soliciting Money for Ads in Support of Rhinebeck School Programs

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Community members and businesses should be reminded that it is not the practice of the Rhinebeck Central School District to employ the services of any company for the purpose of soliciting money from individuals… Continue reading

Rhinebeck gets donation for Lego Robotics school project

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RHINEBECK — Trustees on Tuesday accepted a $26,413.80 donation from the Rhinebeck Science Foundation for Chancellor Livingston Elementary School grades to participate in the Lego Robotics program. The check was presented during a… Continue reading

College bills coming due – NYHELPs may benefit students, families looking to fill tuition gaps

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ALBANY – College tuition invoices are in the mail and will be due in the next several weeks, leaving some New York State students and families scrambling to fill the tuition gap between… Continue reading

‘Senioritis’ ends as 105 graduate from Rhinebeck High

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RHINEBECK — The clouds parted long enough for a warm sun and gentle breeze to preside over the 2011 commencement ceremony at Rhinebeck High School Saturday. The 105 graduates formed a sea of… Continue reading

Good Luck! ~ Rhinebeck High School Class of 2011

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Thousands of local students will mark the end of one part of their lives and the beginning of the next with 19 graduations at local schools in the next three days Read on… Continue reading

RHS Announces Valedictorian and Salutatorian 2011

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Valedictorian Megan Michie, daughter of  Robert and Carol Michie of Rhinebeck, is captain of the Varsity Softball Team, and has earned 6 varsity letters in softball.  She was a member of the 2009… Continue reading

School Budget Passed

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Rhinebeck Budget ($28.5M): Passed, 617-329 Elected to Board of Education: Deirdre Burns (649), Dr. Diane Kantaros (590)Thanks everyone for getting out to vote despite the rain. 946 votes were cast on the budget… Continue reading

Board of ed candidates respond to questions; election & budget vote 5/17

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Next Tuesday, May 17, from 2-9 p.m., we’ll be voting to fill two seats on the board of education and to approve next year’s school budget.    Thanks to Elizabeth Spinzia, CISPE is able to… Continue reading

3 candidates seek 2 seats on Rhinebeck school board

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RHINEBECK — School district voters on May 17 will  elect two of three candidates to three-year terms on the Board of Education. Voting will be from 2 to 9 p.m. at Rhinebeck High… Continue reading

Raises in average pay for school administrators outpaces teachers’

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The differences were found during a Poughkeepsie Journal analysis of state Education Department and other data. Increases in average salaries for public school administrators and teachers each outpaced growth in private-sector wages in… Continue reading

RHINEBECK ROTARY CLUB ANNOUNCES STUDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN NAMED TO PARTICIPATE IN LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

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The Rhinebeck Rotary Club, a service organization dedicated to enriching the lives of people locally, regionally, nationally and internationally, is proud to announce the names of the five students who will be participating… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Memorial Day Parade 2011

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Memorial Day Parade Dutchess County Fairgrounds, 6550 Spring Brook Avenue, Rhinebeck. 9:15 a.m. May 30, Ceremonies begin in Rhinecliff to honor the fallen and a breif flag raising. Parade lineup begins at the… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Central School Art Exhibit

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 “Growing Ideas” Artwork by Bulkeley Middle School and Rhinebeck High School Students   May 1 – May 27, 2011 May 1 – May 27, 2011 – Montgomery Row Second Level, 6423 Montgomery Street,… Continue reading

BULKELEY MIDDLE SCHOOL HOSTS TOP CHEF: BMS

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The Bulkeley Middle School Building Level Planning Team is pleased to announce the 2nd annual BMS Top Chef competition.  Like the television program, the competition features aspiring chefs who compete for their shot… Continue reading

Polling places for school district elections, budget votes

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Rhinebeck (Polls open 2-9 p.m.) Voting at Bulkeley Middle School cafeteria Other Districts: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2011/05/17/news/doc4dd1d00f4f2b9835490126.txt?viewmode=fullstory Voters to Consider Proposed 2011-12 School Budget and Board Member Candidates at Annual District Vote on Tuesday, May 17… Continue reading

Some Rhinebeck school programs to be restored

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Under the proposal, the district property tax levy is projected to rise by $853,000, or 3.65 percent, to $24.23 million. Overall spending would increase by $724,793, or 2.6 percent. Expenses in the proposed… Continue reading

Science group donates $120K for Rhinebeck tech classes

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RHINEBECK — A $120,170 donation from the Rhinebeck Science Foundation to the Gateway to Technology program will give middle school students in Rhinebeck the opportunity to go far beyond what once was called… Continue reading

Rhinebeck school budget proposal restores programs, hikes levy by 3.65%

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Under the proposal, the district property tax levy is projected to rise by $853,000, or 3.65 percent, to $24.23 million. Overall spending would increase by $724,793, or 2.61 percent. “We restored some money… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Summer Programs 2011

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Summer Rec Program Registration Start: 04/30/2011 – 9:00am End: 04/30/2011 – 12:00pm Registration at Town Hall for summer programs, including summer day camp, swim lessons, and swim team. Stay tuned for more information…… Continue reading

Candidates file petitions in school board races

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In Rhinebeck, an incumbent trustee will face off against two newcomers for two school board seats. Deidre Burns, of 32 Chestnut St., Rhinebeck will square off against Joe Ely, of 19 Buttonwood Lane,… Continue reading