Category Archive: School News

$1000 John Honey Scholarship will be given to a graduating Rhinebeck High School senior! Rhinebeck Farmers Market~

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The Rhinebeck Farmers Market, which begins its 16th season on May 9th as the area’s largest and most diverse farmer’s market, has established the John Honey Scholarship in honor of one of its… Continue reading

Final public hearing, Rhinebeck school budget, Tues., 4/13, 7 p.m.

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Budget Update from Community In Support of Public Education  (CISPE) Public hearing on Rhinebeck 2010-11 school budget, Tues., April 13, 7 p.m., BMS cafeteria. The LAST opportunity for the public to be heard… Continue reading

A message from the CLS class of 2010: April 11th, 2010

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Please support the annual 5th grade Whale Watch by coming out to the Whale of a Concert and Silent Auction this Sunday, April 11th from 3-6pm at Chancellor Livingston Elementary School.  There will… Continue reading

Marshall Crenshaw plays for a cause

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Golden Globe-nominated recording artist Marshall Crenshaw will make his second appearance at Whale of a Concert and Auction at the Chancellor Livingston Elementary School in Rhinebeck. The event will be held from 3-6… Continue reading

School budget update

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Budget Update Community In Support of Public Education April 5, 2010 We hope everyone had a wonderful spring break.  Just before break, on Tuesday, March 23, Rhinebeck’s Board of Education reviewed a second… Continue reading

Down the Stretch We Come!

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Second Annual Spring Celebration A Kentucky Derby Party   Saturday, May 1, 2010 Grasmere Estate 29 Mill Rd., Rhinebeck 5pm – 9pm   Take a chance on your favorite horse at the Derby… Continue reading

Rhinebeck school budget shrinks; more cuts possible

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RHINEBECK — The Board of Education has trimmed the proposed 2010-11 Rhinebeck school district budget to $28.83 million, bringing the projected tax levy increase to 9.29 percent. Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2010/03/28/news/doc4baedce482f59478958570.txt

Local crew teams hit the water

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Local crew teams prepare for the upcoming season by getting their athletes to cope with the weather The recent heavy rains allowed the local crew teams to get out on the river earlier… Continue reading

Ag Society offers scholarship in Dutchess County

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The Dutchess County Agricultural Society is accepting scholarship applications from Dutchess County high school students seeking a degree in agriculture, horticulture, human ecology or a related field. The Society awards one $8,000 scholarship… Continue reading

BUDGET ALERT~Rhinebeck Central Schools

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BUDGET ALERT Community In Support of Public Education March 21, 2010 Rhinebeck’s board of education continues to work on cutting over a million dollars from the budget for the next school year.  See… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Crew Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction

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 March 20Th 5pm -8pm Father Brogan Center Rhinebeck $12 Adult $10 for Seniors & Children under 12~ Take a trip over & see if we have any tickets left for tonight’s dinner or… Continue reading

BUDGET ALERT from (CISPE) Community in Support of Public Education

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BUDGET ALERT Community In Support of Public Education (CISPE) March 10, 2009 Unless you’re lucky enough to have been on a very long vacation, you no doubt are aware that the economy is… Continue reading

PETITION FORMS AVAILABLE FOR PROSPECTIVE BOARD OF EDUCATION CANDIDATES

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Rhinebeck Central School: Petition forms and an information packet are now available for individuals who wish to become candidates for election to the Board of Education of the Rhinebeck Central School District. Interested… Continue reading

Board of Education Reviews Preliminary 2010-11 Budget

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Rhinebeck: Board of Education Reviews Preliminary 2010-11 Budget Info, Targets $1.25 Million in Potential Budget Reductions Read On:http://www.rhinebeckcsd.org/news.cfm?story=49110 The public is invited to attend the following Regular and Special Board of Education meetings… Continue reading

Some Regents exams may be scrubbed

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ALBANY — New York’s cash crunch has led the state Education Department to contemplate big changes in the Regents exams that long have been at the core of high school graduation standards. Read… Continue reading

Rhinebeck school board to work on budget Saturday

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RHINEBECK — School trustees will meet Saturday to review ways to trim a proposed $28.87 million 2010-11 budget that would carry a 6.19 percent spending increase of $1.68 million. Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2010/03/12/news/doc4b99b2f6defb5820391235.txt

BMS USED CLOTHING DRIVE

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BMS USED CLOTHING DRIVE Please join Bulkeley Middle School in our support of the Rhinebeck Interact Club and Rhinebeck Rotary Nicaragua Project. Please donate gently used Summer/Spring clothing for the children and their… Continue reading

Paramedics sponsor defensive driving class

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RHINEBECK – Northern Dutchess Paramedics will offer a six-hour defensive driving class from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 13 at 3 Hook Road. The course is recognized by the state Department of… Continue reading

Snowed-out test takers must wait until June

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MANY AREA students who were scheduled to take state Regents exams in algebra, chemistry and physics Thursday afternoon will have to wait until June because of snow-related closings and early dismissals. Regents exams… Continue reading

Rhinebeck school board mulls aid cut as it starts budget work

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RHINEBECK — School district trustees on Tuesday began the 2010-11 budget process by reviewing a proposed $258,998 cut in aid under the budget presented by Gov. David Paterson for approval by state lawmakers.… Continue reading

Exchange program sets benefit dinner

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RHINEBECK: The Rhinebeck-Rheinbach Exchange Program will hold its eighth annual “Hearts Across the Table” dinner and silent auction on Feb. 6 at 6:15 p.m. at the Father Brogan Center on Mulberry Street. Dinner… Continue reading

School district aims to avoid classroom controversies

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RHINEBECK — The school district is reviewing how a policy that encourages students to investigate various academic positions also can help prevent confrontations over strong opinions when such issues as global warming are… Continue reading

Rhinebeck announces scholar athletes

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RHINEBECK — Stephen Boucher, athletic director at Rhinebeck High School, has announced that 41 students have been named members of the Mid-Hudson Athletic League All Academic Team. The members of the MHAL All… Continue reading

January 4th-8th The RHS Sophomore Class will hold a used clothing collection

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Date: Collecting January 4th-8th Collection Time: Anytime between   7:30 AM- 4 PM The RHS Sophomore Class will hold a used clothing collection We are collecting:  — WEARABLE & USABLE CLOTHING      (Men’s, women’s,… Continue reading

Rhinebeck school trustees

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RHINEBECK — School trustees on Tuesday began reviewing steps to prioritize spending cuts likely to be made for the 2010-11 school year as state aid reductions are announced. District Superintendent Joseph Phelan told… Continue reading

Aid delay spurs concern

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Rhinebeck Superintendent Joseph Phelan said it is expected that there will be $68,909 deferred in aid for the district. He does not expect it will result in cutting programs during the current school… Continue reading

Survivor takes a tragedy to heart

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A Rhinebeck woman who survived a sudden cardiac arrest at 15, and then went on to educate others about the issue, will be featured on the CNN HLN series “Breakthrough Women” on Sunday.… Continue reading

Just a reminder for parents and guardians

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 The Internet Safety Forum will be held tomorrow (Thursday), Dec 3rd, at RHS Auditorium at 7:00 pm. The Forum is sponsored by Tom Traudt, Rhinebeck Town Supervisor, and the Rhinebeck Central School District.… Continue reading

Rhinebeck school lunch program $70,000 in the red, auditor says

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RHINEBECK — A $70,000 deficit in the Rhinebeck school district’s food service program was the only shortcoming found in an internal audit of district finances, school trustees have been told. The report on… Continue reading

Chancellor Livingston students plan whale-watching trip

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RHINEBECK — Fifth-grader students at Chancellor Livingston Elementary School are embarking on an adventure in June: the fifth-grade whale-watch trip. To raise funds to help offset the costs associated with the trip, the… Continue reading