Category Archive: School News

RHINEBECK MERCHANTS SUPPORT RHINEBECK HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM TO ENHANCE SCHOOL CLIMATE

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Local Rhinebeck businesses such as the Rhinebeck Deli, A.J. Stickles, Samuel’s of Rhinebeck, and Captain Pizza provided gift certificates that were presented to Rhinebeck High School by Colleen Cruikshank, Executive Director of the… Continue reading

LOCAL STUDENTS MAKE PRESENTATION AT THE UNITED NATIONS

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In November, the United Nations was host to a group of local students and their advisors for a special presentation of their very successful Nicaragua 2010 Project and Trip.  The high school students… Continue reading

EcoFocus:unique collaboration between the Rhinebeck school district and educators from the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

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These are the questions that frame a unique collaboration between the Rhinebeck school district and educators from the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies. Through a grant from the Rhinebeck Science Foundation, we designed… Continue reading

Northern Dutchess ‘Coaches vs. Cancer’ Classic

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Bard College’s Stevenson Gym, Saturday, December 18, 2010 Girls Varsity at 5pm vs Millbrook Boys Varsity at 7pm vs Millbrook The athletic departments at Millbrook, Pine Plains, Red Hook, and Rhinebeck High Schools,… Continue reading

Art & Craft Fair at Bard~ December 3rd 2010

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Community Coalition to host a Parent Education and Awareness Forum. November 18th, 2010

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SAVE THE DATE Thursday, November 18th, 6:30-8:00PM  Rhinebeck High School Auditorium Drugs and alcohol pose a serious threat to the health and safety of our children and our community.  Highly addictive and potent… Continue reading

RHINEBECK SCIENCE FOUNDATION DISCOVERY 2010: THE SCIENCE OF SPORTS

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Date: October 30th Time: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Rhinebeck High School Free admission to a dozen presentations and activities that explore the physiology and mechanics of sports. Discover how science, technology, and… Continue reading

Rhinebeck school district sees pitfalls of ‘Race to the Top’

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RHINEBECK — School district officials on Tuesday described the federal “Race to the Top” educational funding program as confusing and without clear goals, predicting that long-term expenses will far exceed the $40,000 award… Continue reading

NYS Comptroller Completes Planned 5-year Audit of Rhinebeck Central School District

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  The New York State Comptroller’s Office has completed an audit of the Rhinebeck Central School District, for the period of July 1, 2008 thru April 17, 2010.  This audit is part of… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Discount Card ~ PTSO To Support Rhinebeck Central Schools!

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 For the second year we are selling the popular Rhinebeck Discount Card. The card allows you to receive significant discounts at local Rhinebeck (and surrounding area) retailers, restaurants and grocery stores. This year… Continue reading

Blood Drive Rhinebeck High School ~ October 19th 2010

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Tuesday, October 19, 2010  RHS Blood Drive Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Dictionary Project

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On Monday, October 18, 2010 the Rhinebeck Rotary club provided each of the third grade students with their very own personal dictionary to keep forever at Rhinebeck’s Chancellor Livingston Elementary School.   Rhinebeck… Continue reading

Parents protest Regents’ 1-year waiver

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ALBANY — When the state Board of Regents raised standards for statewide tests over the summer, hundreds of thousands of students deemed proficient under the old system fell below standards, making them eligible… Continue reading

Need Rhinebeck Sports Info!

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Check out all you need to know about Rhinebeck Sports on Northern Dutchess Sports! http://northerndutchesssports.com/rhinebeck.php

DEFENSIVE DRIVING POINT/INSURANCE REDUCTION~ September 25th 2010

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 NTSI Traffic Survival Workshop:  Save$$ and learn skills that can save lives.  Upon completion, you can apply for a reduction of up to 10% on collision and liability auto insurance, and reduce up… Continue reading

Its never been easier to support your school!

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For the first time, you can join the Rhinbeck Central School District PTSO and participate in our fundraisers online ~  New website: http://www.rhinebeckcsd.org/webpages/ptso/ You can also join them on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1053269364#!/group.php?gid=129700583744289&ref=ts

Rhinebeck Board of Education Adopts Goals for the 2010-11 School Year

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Goal 1: 21st Century Teaching and Learning.  The Board of Education continues to be committed to the development of the District as a visionary model of 21st century teaching and learning.  In 2010-11,… Continue reading

Continuing Education Classes

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Dear Community Members, To save taxpayer money this year the Continuing Education flyer isn’t being mailed to your homes. A postcard was sent indicating how you can access the course information and registration on-line!  For a direct link… Continue reading

RHINEBECK HIGH SCHOOL CHORUS STUDENTS TO PERFORM WITH FOREIGNER AT THE DUTCHESS COUNTY FAIR

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 On Friday night, august 27, 2010, members of Rhinebeck High School’s Choir will step out under the lights at the Dutchess County Fair and sing backup for the rock group Foreigner as they… 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

Hudson Valley Youth Wind Ensembles ~ENROLLING NOW!

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“It takes real passion to play music and if you have have  it, we want you!” Hudson Valley Youth Wind Ensembles ENROLLING NOW! Fall/Spring Semester VIVACE & MAESTRO Ensembles available for student musicians Join… Continue reading

School leaders: Test goals good; timing is bad

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Local school officials say they welcome Albany’s raising the bar on measuring proficiency in state test scores for grades three to eight, but several wish the state education hierarchy had announced its initiative… Continue reading

Rhinebeck school code of conduct may be updated

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“With the phenomena of ‘sexting,’ as it’s become known in the media, we felt we should beef up our code of conduct in terms of making a specific reference to that,” he said.… Continue reading

School districts drop immigration questions

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SCHOOL district officials in Kingston and Rhinebeck are changing student registration forms in response to a New York Civil Liberties Union investigation that found 139 districts have used discriminatory practices when asking about… Continue reading

RHINEBECK INTERACT CLUB COMPLETES BEAUTIFICATION PROJECT AT ASTOR HOME FOR CHILDREN

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In mid-June between raindrops, the Rhinebeck Interact Club dedicated several hours to beautifying the gardens at the Astor Home for Children. As part of its mission to provide support to a number of… Continue reading

Rhinebeck High School Again Listed by Newsweek Magazine as One of “America’s Best High Schools”

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For the third consecutive year, Rhinebeck High School has been recognized as a nationally top-ranked high school by Newsweek magazine’s “Challenge Index.” Since 1998, public schools have been ranked according to a ratio… Continue reading

RHINEBECK HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCES VALEDICTORIAN AND SALUTATORIAN

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Ed Davenport, Principal of Rhinebeck High School, is proud to announce the Class of 2010 valedictorian and salutatorian.  “These outstanding students have been leaders in and out of the classroom, and are symbols… Continue reading

Regents to eliminate some exams as part of cost savings

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ALBANY — The Board of Regents voted Tuesday to eliminate state social studies exams in grades five and eight and, if $7 million more isn’t in the New York budget, all high school… Continue reading

Students from Rhinebeck H.S. were honored at dedication ceremony.

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Tivoli, NY. A dedication ceremony took place last Thursday, June 10 at the Tivoli Visitor’s Center, hosted by the DEC and Village of Tivoli, to celebrate the addition of four new welcome panels… Continue reading

Area school districts, colleges, counties brace for New York shutdown

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Rhinebeck school district Superintendent Joseph Phelan said the district usually sets its tax rates for each school year during the second week in August so that bills can be sent out in September.… Continue reading