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Parent Portal to Be Opened on Friday, Nov 17, 2017 for Grade 6-12 First Quarter Grade Reports


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Bulkeley Middle School Holds Annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Nov 9, 2017


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CLS PE Department Wins PE Grant Award for the Second Consecutive Year


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REMINDER: First "Coffee with the Board" Event of 2017-18 Scheduled for Wed, Nov 15 at CLS and BMS/RHS, Focuses on the Future of Rhinebeck's Schools


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District Discovers Historical Artifact From the Rhineneck High School Class of 1913


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'Tis the Season...To Prepare for Emergency School Delays, Closings, and Early Dismissals


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School Climate Survey To Be Administered to Students, Staff, and Parents from Nov 6-17, 2017; Data Will Inform Future School Climate Planning Initiatives


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Village of Rhinebeck Partners with RHS Students in Hands-On Community Service Opportunities


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Weather Conditions, as Measured at RCSD Middle School/High School, Now Featured on District Website


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Rhinebeck BOE's Long Range Planning Committee Reaches Out to Communicate and Involve District Stakeholders


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Plans and Specifications for the Rhinebeck School District Capital Project, Approved by Voters in December 2016, Await State Education Department Approval


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Update: Rhinebeck Schools On a Two (2) Hour Delay Today, Monday, Oct 30, 2017; Power Has Been Restored


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First Quarter Interim Reports Available Through the Parent Portal Effective Friday, Oct 13, 2017


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2017 Andy Bennett Tournament Scheduled for October 6-7, 2017


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Community Volunteer Sought to Serve on the Rhinebeck Board of Education Audit Committee; Applications Being Accepted Through Friday, September 29, 2017


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Rhinebeck Board of Education Sets 2017-18 Committee Membership and Meeting Dates/Times


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Welcome Back! Rhinebeck School District Sets 2017-18 Open House Dates


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RHS Announces Class of 2021 Schedule Walk on August 31, 2017


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2017-18 Student Schedules Available Through The Parent Portal Effective August 25, 2017


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Rhinebeck Board of Education Establishes District Goals for 2017-18


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Supply list information for 2017-18 available for all three District schools


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Board Goal Development Process Workshop


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School District Reminds Area Individuals and Businesses NOT to Support Unauthorized School-Based Solicitations


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Members of Rhinebeck High School Class of 2017 Announce Post-Graduate Plans


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4th Quarter & Final Grades for Grades 6-12 Available Through the Parent Portal Effective Monday, June 26, 2017


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RHS Students in Grades 9-12 Receive Awards at June 5, 2017 Honors Assembly Program


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Rhinebeck High School Announces 2016-17 Valedictorian and Salutatorian


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Rhinebeck High School Named to the Washington Post's 2017 List of "America's Most Challenging High Schools"


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'Tis the Season...This Time for Deer Ticks, the Diseases They Transmit, and How You Can Avoid Infection


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Grade 6-12 4th Quarter Interim Reports Available Through the Parent Portal on Friday, May 19, 2017


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2017-18 Rhinebeck School Budget Passes; Savolainen and Raum Elected To 3 year BOE Terms


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Annual School Budget & Board Member Vote Today, Tuesday, May 16, 2-9 pm, at Bulkeley Middle School Cafeteria; Proposed 2017-18 Budget Preserves Programs and Services in Challenging Budget Year


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BMS 7th Graders Explore the Hudson Valley as Part of "Discovery Days" Initiative


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New York State Education Department Names Rhinebeck High School a "Reward School" for the 4th Time


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Rhinebeck High School Student Honored with National Service Award


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Annual School Budget & Board Member Vote Set for Tuesday, May 16, 2-9 pm, at Bulkeley Middle School Cafeteria; Proposed 2017-18 Budget Preserves Programs and Services in Challenging Budget Year


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Again This Year, Rhinebeck High School Named by US News & World Report as One of the State's and the Nation's Best


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RHS 11th Grader Daniel Wilde Earns Second Place in the New York State SkillsUSA Small Engine Competition


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Board of Education School Start Time presentation – April 18, 2017


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Special Board Meeting Set for Thursday, April 20, 2017


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Safety Efforts Earn Rhinebeck Central School District Utica National’s School Safety Excellence Award Again in 2017


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11th Annual RCSD Art Show Scheduled for Montgomery Row, May 1-31, 2017, With Opening Reception on Friday, May 5


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Grade 6-12 Third Quarter Grade Reports Available Through Parent Portal on Friday, April 7, 2017


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CLS PE Department Again Wins First Place in NYS APHERD "Get Moving New York" Grant for the Southeastern Zone


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April 10, 2017, First "Take Back" Day, Now To Be Held As Superintendents Conference Day for Staff


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Rhinebeck BOE to Conduct Annual Budget Development Workshop This Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 9:00 am in the BMS Cafeteria


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Rhinebeck schools closed on Tuesday, March 14, 2017


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CLS PE Students Participate Again This Year in Annual NYS AHPERD "Get Moving" Video Grant Competition


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3rd Quarter Interim Reports for Grades 7-12 Available Today, March 10, Through the Parent Portal


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Rhinebeck Schools now CLOSED Today, Friday, March 10, 2017


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District Announces Mobile-Friendly Web Site Updates


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District Announces Mobile-Friendly Web Site Updates


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Documentary Film, "Screenagers - Growing Up in the Digital Age" to be Shown on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the RCSD Auditorium


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Two RCSD Board of Ed Seats Open for 2017-20; District Outlines the Importance of School Board Service, Promotes Dutchess County School Boards Association's "Prospective School Board Members Workshop" on Saturday, April 1, 2017


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Rhinebeck High School Drama Club Presents "Damn Yankees" on March 31, April 1, and April 2, 2017


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BMS Health & Wellness Day on Fri, March 10 Cancelled; Full Day of School for Grades 6-12


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A.G. Schneiderman and SED Commissioner Elia Advise Schools on Protecting Immigrant Students


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Nominations Being Sought for Dutchess BOCES Board Trustee Seats


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Nominations Being Sought for Dutchess BOCES Board Trustee Seats


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Rhinebeck Board Revises Meeting Schedule for February 2017


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Rhinebeck School Closed Today, Thursday, Feb 9, 2017


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Rhinebeck schools on Two (2) Hour Delay Today, Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017


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2nd Quarter Grades for Grades 6-12 Available Through Parent Portal on Friday, Feb 3, 2017


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Rhinebeck Schools Dismissing Early Today, Jan 31, Due To Anticipated Winter Weather and Travel Conditions


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Kindergarten Registration Set for 2017-18 School Year


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Cancelled January 24th & 31st Board Meetings Rescheduled for Tuesday, February 7, 2017


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Rhinebeck Schools On a Two (2) Hour Delay Today, Wed, Jan 25, 2017


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RCSD After-School Student Activities Cancelled This Afternoon and Evening, Tues, Jan 10, 2017; BOE Meeting and Town Activities for Adults Are Still Scheduled


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BMS/RHS Library Makes eBooks and Audiobooks available anytime, anywhere


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Rhinebeck High School Students Attending World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Bogota, Colombia


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2nd Quarter Interim Reports for Grades 6-12 Available Through Parent Portal on Friday, Dec 23, 2016


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Rhinebeck’s Got Talent: BMS/RHS Talent Show Happens THIS Thursday, December 15, 2016


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Rhinebeck Schools NOW Closed Today, Monday, December 12, 2016


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Rhinebeck School District Capital Project Referendum Approved by the District’s Registered Voters by a Better Than 2-1 Margin


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Rhinebeck Central School District Capital Project Referendum Informational Presentation Video Available for Viewing at the Link Below


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Auditions Set in December 2016 for This year's RHS Spring Musical, Damn Yankees, on March 31, April 1 & 2, 2017


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Auditions


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Rhinebeck School District Capital Project Referendum Vote Scheduled for Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 2 - 9 pm, in the Middle School Cafeteria


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District Receives/Releases Results of Required Water Testing and Retesting at Both School Buildings


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Rhinebeck School District Reaches Out to Parents, Staff, and Community Members To Communicate What It Stands For


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District Schedules Additional Capital Project Referendum Presentation on Nov 29th


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1st Quarter Grade Reports Available Through Parent Portal on Friday, November 18, 2016


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Absentee Ballots Available for Voting on the December 6, 2016 Capital Project Referendum


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First Morning and Evening


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District Receives/Releases Results of Required Water Testing at Chancellor Livingston Elementary School


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District Schedules Capital Project Referendum Information Sessions, "Walk Throughs," and Presentations In Advance of Dec 6 Capital Project Referendum Vote


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Science Lab Initiative Announced for Schools in the 103rd NYS Assembly District; Rhinebeck School District Shares STEM Lab Development Experience, Invited to Participate With SUNY New Paltz's Benjamin Center


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"High School and Beyond: Exploring Graduation Requirements & the Elements of a Successful Transition," a Presentation for Parents of K-12 Special Needs Students, Tues, Nov 15, 2016 from 6-7 pm in the RHS Aud


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"Supporting Our English Language Learners" Presentation for Parents of K-8 ENL Students on Wed, Oct 26 at CLS at 5:00 pm; Meeting for Parents of K-8 Academic Support & Academic Intervention Services Students also at CLS on Oct 26, at 6:00 pm


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SAVE THE DATE: Rhinebeck BOE Schedules 2016-17 School Year's First Series of


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Rhinebeck BOE Sets Capital Project Referendum to Support Infrastructure Improvements; Vote Scheduled for Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 2 - 9 pm


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First Quarter Interim Reports Available Through the Parent Portal on Wednesday, October 19, 2016


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Special Board of Education Meeting for Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 6:00 pm


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11-5-16 Update: Contests Scheduled as Rhinebeck Hawks Pursue Post-Season Athletic Competition Success


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'Tis the Season...To Prepare for Emergency School Delays, Closings, and Early Dismissals


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District Provides Updated Information on School Start Time Initiative and Teen Emotional Wellness Resources


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Rhinebeck High School Students Invited to be Robotic Surgeons for a Day


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Community Facilities Taskforce Members To Visit District Schools on Monday, Sept 26, Starting at CLS at 6:30 pm


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Power Outages on Monday, Sept 19 Restored at All RCSD Buildings; CLS Fire Alarm Addressed by Rhinebeck Fire Department


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Rhinebeck BOE Sets 2016-17 Goals For District and Selves


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Rhinebeck BOE Seeks Volunteers for Community Facilities Taskforce; First Meeting Scheduled for Tues, Sept 20 at 7:00 pm


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Rhinebeck PTSO To Hold Annual "Back to School Block Party" on Fri, Sept 16, 2016


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District Provides Transportation Reminders and Information Updates As New School Year Begins


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RHS/BMS Food Service Introduces Afterschool Snack Program for Students Staying After School


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2016-17 Class Schedules Now Available to Parents of Grade 6-12 Students Through the Parent Portal


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Public Input Requested in Response to Phase 1 of the Rhinebeck School District's New York State Smart Schools Bond Act Investment Plan


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College Board Names 33 Rhinebeck High School Students AP Scholars


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2016 Andy Bennett Tournament Scheduled for Friday/Saturday, October 7-8


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Rhinebeck High School One of Two Dutchess County Schools to Make Newsweek's 2016 List of Top 500 High Schools in the United States


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JV/Varsity Fall Sports Begin Monday, August 15, 2016


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Parents Reminded of Opportunity to Enter, Update, or Expand Their Contact Information in SchoolMessenger


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Fall 2016 Interscholastic Athletic Information for BMS 7th & 8th Graders Now Available; Online Digital Submittal of Athletic Forms Now Available


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Scientific Research Informs Discussions About Later School Start Times Across State and Nation


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Immunization Information For All RHS & BMS Students to Meet New York State Department of Health Requirements


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RHS Releases Fall 2016 Interscholastic Athletic Information; Online Digital Submittal of Athletic Forms Now Available


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RHS Seniors Presented with Scholarships and Awards at Class of 2016 Commencement on June 25, 2016


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RHS Students Recognized for Accomplishments at the Annual Academic Awards Ceremony on June 6, 2016


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Rhinebeck High School Named a "Rewards School" for 2015-16 by the New York State Education Department


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District Reminds Area Individuals and Businesses NOT to Support Unauthorized School-Based Solicitations


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Members of the Rhinebeck High School Class of 2016 Announce Post-Graduation Plans


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Parent Portal Open for Grade 6-12 Student Grades on Monday, June 27, 2016


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Rhinebeck Science Foundation Raises Funds to Support K-12 STEM Education


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Board-Approved Later School Start Time Pilot to Begin in September 2016; School Start and End Times to Change Effective Sept 7, 2016


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4th Quarter Interim Reports for Grades 6-12 Available Through the Parent Portal Effective Friday, May 20, 2016


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RHS Students Ride "The Convincer" As Part Of A Safe Driving Program in Physical Education Classes


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2016-17 Rhinebeck School Budget Passes by Wide Margin Again This Year, With More Votes Cast; Jenkins Elected, d'Albertis & Schulkind Re-Elected, To 3 year BOE Terms


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Board of Education Budget Newsletter Outlines Details of Adopted 2016-17 Budget for Consideration by District Voters on May 17, 2016; State-required Budget Hearing Scheduled for Tues, May 10 at 7:00 pm, Before BOE Meeting


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"Teen Driving: A Family Affair" To Be Presented by RHS & CAPE on Thursday, May 26, 2016


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Rhinebeck Board of Education Conducts Annual Review of Student Demographic and Achievement Data


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Proposed 2016-17 Budget Supports Quality Student Programs and Services, Stays Within NY State-Mandated Tax Levy Cap Limit; Community Members Declare Candidacy for Election to Three (3) Seats on the Board of Education


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"Collective Imagination" Highlights RCSD Student Artwork at Montgomery Row, Rhinebeck, NY, from May 2 - 27, 2016; Opening Reception To Be Held on May 6


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Reminder: Superintendents Conference Day To Be Held This Friday, April 29, 2016 on Final


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Rhinebeck High School Again Named to the Washington Post's List of "America's Most Challenging High Schools"


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Safety Efforts Earn Rhinebeck Central School District Utica National’s School Safety Excellence Award


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Rhinebeck High School Again This Year Named by US News & World Report as One of the "Best High Schools" in NYS and the Nation


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Rhinebeck Health & Wellness Committee Presents 2016-17 "Parent Academy" Program


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3rd Quarter Reports for Gr 6-12 Students Available Through the Parent Portal on Friday, April 15, 2016


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Robert Stone Documentary on the Civilian Conservation Corps to be Screened to Benefit the RHS Environmental Club on April 21, 2016


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Absentee Ballots for May 17, 2016 School Budget Vote and School Board Election Now Available from the District Clerk


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NY State Assessments in ELA and Math Scheduled for Grades 3-8 from April 5 Through April 15, 2016


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Rhinebeck Schools now CLOSED on Mon, April 4, 2016; School Will BE in session on Friday, April 22, 2016


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CLS PE Department Needs Your Vote Starting April 4 As They Enter the NYS AHPERD Competition Again This Year


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Regent Judith Johnson to Address Education Issues at Arlington HS on April 7


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Tickets Now Available for April 8-10 Performance of RHS Spring Musical,


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March 15 Rhinebeck Board of Education Meeting Update: BOE Adopts 2016-17 Calendar and Revised School Start/End Times 2016-17 School Calendar and School Start Times


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Updated 3/17/16: The "Why" and "How" of Contacting Your Local Elected State Officials About State Education Funding in the Upcoming State Budget


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Third Quarter Interim Reports Available for Grade 6-12 Students Through the Parent Portal Effective Friday, March 11, 2016


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2016-17 Rhinebeck School Budget Planning Process Challenged by Increased Education Costs, Minimal State Tax Levy Cap and Preliminary State Aid Figures


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Rhinebeck BOE's School Start Time Committee Presents Pilot Proposal to Board of Education and Members of the Public; BOE to Decide on Proposal at March 15 Meeting


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Board of Education Approves Plan to "Give Back" Unused Emergency Closing Days in 2015-16 School Calendar


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BMS To Host Annual "Top Chef" Competition on Monday, March 7 at 6:30 pm at the BMS Cafeteria


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District Reschedules School Start Time Presentation, March Board Meetings, Due to Recent Weather-Related Schedule Disruptions


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Rhinebeck Schools Dismissing Early Today, Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016


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District Provides Status Update on Transportation Program Management Changes


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Rhinebeck Officials Working with Total Transportation Corp for Management of District Transportation Program


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Three BOE Seats Up For Election at the Annual Budget/Board Member Vote on May 17, 2016, Each for Three (3) Year Terms (7/1/16 - 6/30/19)


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RHS Drama Club To Present This Year's Spring Musical,


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All Afternoon and Evening Activities at the Rhinebeck Central School District Cancelled


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Rhinebeck School District's School Start Time Presentation, BOE Action, and March BOE Meetings Rescheduled Due to Weather-Related Schedule Disruptions


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UPDATE, 8:45 am: Rhinebeck Schools NOW CLOSED Today, Tues, Feb 16, 2016


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Rhinebeck Board of Education Invites all Community Members for a Public Presentation on School Start Time


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2nd Quarter Grade Reports for Students in Grades 6-12 Available on Friday, Feb 5, 2016 Through the Online Parent Portal


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District Teachers Develop/Implement K-8 English Language Arts Curriculum Documents; BOE-approved Curricula Posted on Website for Viewing by Parents and Community Members


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District's School Start Time Committee Releases Proposal for a School Start Time Shift Pilot


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Chancellor Livingston Elementary School Announces Kindergarten Registration For Fall 2016 Through March 4, 2016


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Next "Coffee with the Board" Scheduled for Tues, Jan 19, AM at CLS, PM at BMS/RHS; The Topic - State Budget Impact on RCSD Budget


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After-school Student Activities Cancelled Today, Tues, Jan 12, 2016


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Rhinebeck BOE and Superintendent Press School Finance Issues with Governor Cuomo Before Jan 13, 2016 State of the State/Budget Address


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RCSD Buildings and BMS/RHS/District Offices Closed Today, Tues, Dec 29, 2015 Due to Poor Driving Conditions


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2nd Quarter Grade 6-12 Interim Reports Available on December 23. 2015 Through the Parent Portal


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District Announces Winter Break Office Hours


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2nd Quarter Interim Reports Available Through the Parent Portal on Wednesdaty, December 23, 2015


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Discovery Festival 2015


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UPDATED 12/14/15 WITH SCHOOL START TIME PRESENTATION RECORDING: School Start Time Committee Reports Findings to Board of Education and Community Members


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BMS Students Complete 10th Annual "Knitting Art Club" Project to Benefit Vassar Hospital NICU


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Common Core Task Force Releases Report of Findings and Recommendations


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School Start Time Committee Reports Findings to Board of Education and Community Members


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Rhinebeck High School Inducts 19 Students Into the National Honor Society


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BOE's School Start Time Committee to Present Information on Tuesday, Dec 8 at 7:00 pm at the BMS Cafeteria


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Rhinebeck BOE and Superintendent Submit Testimony to Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Common Core Task Force


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CLS First Quarter Progress Reports (K-1) and Report Cards (2-5) Available Through the Parent Portal on Monday, Nov 30, 2015


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BMS and RHS 1st Quarter Grades Now Available Through the District's Parent Portal


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Share Your Thoughts on the Common Core Standards with Governor Cuomo's Common Core Task Force Before November 30, 2015


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BOE Requests Parent Participation by Monday, Nov 9, 2015 in Brief Survey About Changing RCSD School Start Time


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First 'Coffee with the Board" Scheduled for Tues, Nov 3, AM at CLS and PM at BMS/RHS; The Topic: Later School Start Time?


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District Updates Post-Season Competition Schedule: 11/12/15


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First Quarter Interim Reports for Students in Grades 6-12 Available on Friday, October 16 Through the Parent Portal


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Parents Reminded of the Opportunity to Enter, Update, or Expand Their Contact Information in SchoolMessenger


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District Reports Transportation Program Modifications and Improvements Effective Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015


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District Provides Updated Transportation Program Information for Thursday, October 8, 2015


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District Provides Updated Information on Transportation Program for Wednesday, Oct 7


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District Provides Update on Transportation Program for Tuesday, October 6


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BMS Madagascar R-Villages Day Program Scheduled for Friday Morning, Oct 16, 2015


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District Provides Transportation Update for Monday, October 5, 2015


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District Provides Transportation Update for Friday, October 2


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First Quarter Interim Reports Available Through the Parent Portal on Friday, October 16, 2015


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District Provides Update on Stabilization of Transportation Program


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'Tis the Season...To Prepare for Emergency School Delays, Closings, and Early Dismissals


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District Updates Transportation Program Status on a Very Rainy Wednesday, September 30, 2015


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Rhinebeck Provides September 29 Update on Transportation Program Progress


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District Officials Provide Transportation Program Update for Friday, September 25, 2015


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Sept 24, 2015; District Provides Ongoing Daily Transportation Update


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9/22/15 Rhinebeck BOE meeting start time changed to 6:30 pm


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Updated 9/22/15: District Officials Continue Efforts To Improve New School Transportation System To Eliminate Roll-out Issues


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Rhinebeck BOE Adopts District Goals for 2015-16


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RHS English Department Faculty Launch "Writing Center" To Assist Students To Develop Independent Writing Proficiency


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2015 Andy Bennett Tournament Schedule Shaping Up for Competition on September 11-12, 2015


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Two RHS students Named Semi-Finalists in 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program


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NYS Education Department Names RHS and BMS as 2015-16 "Reward" Schools


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2015-16 Class Schedules for 6-12 Students To be Available on Friday, August 28; K-12 Transportation Schedules To Be Mailed on Monday, August 31


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New York State Health Department Revises and Updates School Immunization Requirements Effective September 1, 2015


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A+ School Rewards


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Students Compete in Anti-Bullying Poster Contest to Win PE Grant for CLS; Online Votes Are Needed Now!


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Valedictorian Speech from the RHS Class of 1930 Featured in Poughkeepsie Journal Article of July 17, 2015


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Rhinebeck BOE Awards 2015-16 School Transportation Bid to Allways East Transportation, Inc.


On Tues, July 14, 2015, the Rhinebeck BOE awarded the sealed-bid contract for 2015-16 home-to-school transportation, field trips & sports trips. ...Read More
 

RHS 2015 Graduates Indicate Post-graduation Plans


Graduates of the Rhinebeck High School Class of 2015 have indicated the following as their post-secondary plans. ...Read More
 

Class of 2015 Commencement To Be Held Indoors Due to Inclement Weather


Due to inclement weather, Rhinebeck High School’s 2015 Commencement Exercises will be held in the RCSD Auditorium....Read More
 

Fourth Quarter and Final Reports for Gr 6-12 Available Through the Parent Portal on Friday, June 26, 2015


As the fourth quarter of the 2014-15 school year has closed, fourth quarter and final grade reports are available as of today, Friday, June 26, 2015. ...Read More
 

6-26-15 UPDATE: Info re: the June 27, 2015 Commencement Ceremony for the Rhinebeck High School Class of 2015


Commencement is tomorrow, Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 6:00 pm!...Read More
 

Rhinebeck High School English Teacher Maureen Cunningham Recognized with SUNY New Paltz's Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching


The State University of New Paltz School of Education recently recognized Rhinebeck High School teacher Maureen Cunningham as one of the recipients of its 32nd Annual Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching....Read More
 

District Issues Annual Warning to Merchants About Unauthorized Solicitation


Again this spring, Rhinebeck School District officials have been notified of an individual conducting in-person solicitation of area business, allegedly on behalf of the school district....Read More
 

BMS Student Hit By School Bus While Walking Home on Thursday, June 11, 2015, Sustains Minor Injuries


On Thursday, June 11th at approximately 2:30 pm, a Bulkeley Middle School student was struck on the arm while walking home on Arnett Avenue in the Village of Rhinebeck by a Durham Transportation school bus transporting students....Read More
 

Rhinebeck High School Award Ceremony Rescheduled for Monday, June 15, 2015


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Rhinebeck Science Foundation Raises Funds to Support BMS Tech Initiative


The Rhinebeck Science Foundation has announced the success of its recent fundraiser, the Annual Spring Gala held at The Barns at Grasmere on May 2, 2015. ...Read More
 

BMS & RHS Fourth Quarter Interim Reports Available Through Parent Portal Effective Friday, May 22, 2015


We have reached the midway point of the fourth quarter of the 2014-15 school year, and interim reports are now available, effective today, Friday, May 22, 2015....Read More
 

2015-16 Rhinebeck School Budget Passes by Wide Margin Again This Year, In Spite of Low Voter Turnout; Lyons and Fleischhauer Re-Elected To 3 year BOE Terms


The 2015-16 Rhinebeck Central School budget was approved by the District's voters on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. A total of 435 votes were cast, 191 votes less than in May 2014. 330 votes were tallied in favor of the budget, with 105 ...Read More
 

Rhinebeck High School Named by US News & World Report as One of the "Best High Schools" in NYS and the Nation


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Update: NYS AHPERD Website Now Open to Unlimited Daily Voting for CLS PE Students Who $1,000 Hudson Valley Zone "Get Moving" Grant, Moved to State Competition that Ends May 10


The second stage of the NYS AHPERD (Association for Health, PE, Recreation, and Dance) Get Moving Video Contest Grant is now open for voting. ...Read More
 

High School Band Performs for RHS Student Body


On Tuesday, May 5, 2015, Rhinebeck High School will hold an in-school band concert....Read More
 

Rhinebeck Students in Grades K-12 Display Artwork in "Rejuvenation" Show at Montgomery Row from May 1 - May 31


“Rejuvenation," a display of artwork by Rhinebeck Central School District students in Grades K through 12, will be featured at Montgomery Row...Read More
 

Now Available: YouTube Recording of Holocaust Survivors Sharing Their Stories of Suffering and Liberation with RHS Students in April 29 Assembly Program


An important assembly program was presented at Rhinebeck High School ...Read More
 

2014-15 Third Quarter Grades Available Through Parent Portal on Friday, April 24, 2015


The third quarter of the 2014-15 school year has ended, and quarterly grades are available online effective today, Friday, April 24, 2015....Read More
 

Board of Education Budget Newsletter Outlines Details of Adopted 2015-16 Budget for Consideration by District Voters on May 19, 2015


At a Special meeting on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, the Rhinebeck Central School District Board of Education adopted a proposed 2015-16 school district budget ...Read More
 

All RCSD Afternoon and Evening Activities Are Cancelled today, Wed, 4/22/15


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Rhinebeck High School Named to the Washington Post's List of


For the fourth consecutive year, Rhinebeck High School has been named to the Washington Post's list of ...Read More
 

Rhinebeck Board of Education Adopts 2015-16 School Year Calendar


At their Regular meeting of April 14, 2015, the Rhinebeck Central School District Board of Education adopted the 2015-16 School calendar....Read More
 

Board of Education To Consider Adoption of Proposed 2015-16 School Budget on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, After Non-Required Public Budget Hearing


At a Special meeting on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, the Rhinebeck Central School District Board of Education will consider the adoption of a proposed 2015-16 school district budget...Read More
 

RHS National Honor Society Holds Blood Drive on Wed, April 22 from 9:00 am through 3:00 pm


Rhinebeck High School National Honor Society is holding a second blood drive this school year to be held on Wednesday, April 22nd from 9am-3pm in room #152 at the high school....Read More
 

What's on Your Mind? Attend This Year's Third "Coffee With the Board" Event on Thurs, April 30, 2015 at CLS (9-10 am) and at BMS/RHS (7:30-8:30 pm)


On Thursday, April 30, 2015, the Rhinebeck Central School Board of Education will hold the third in this year's series of informal “coffee hours”....Read More
 

Safety Efforts Earn RCSD 2015 Platinum School Safety Excellence Award


The Rhinebeck Central School District is one of 131 school districts and Boards of Cooperative Educational Services in the state to receive the “2015 School Safety Excellence Award”...Read More
 

Vote for CLS Kids and Their PE Program's Entry Into NYS AHPERD "Get Moving Grant"


The CLS PE Program has submitted an entry for the “Get Moving Grant” sponsored by NYS AHPERD (Association for Health, PE, Recreation, and Dance)....Read More
 

State Assessments in Math & ELA Scheduled for Grades 3-8 from April 14 Through April 24


Due to inquiries we have received recently about the upcoming New York State Assessments, we are providing the following information on this complex matter to all parents of children in Grades 3 through 8....Read More
 

Rhinebeck BOE "Coffee Hours" To be held on Thurs, April 16 at 9:00 am and 7:30 pm


On Thursday, April 16, 2015, the Rhinebeck Central School Board of Education will hold the third event in its series of informal “coffee hours” ....Read More
 

Rhinebeck Schools Dismissing Early Today, Friday, March 20, 2015; School-Sponsored Afternoon & Evening Activities Cancelled


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District Outlines Kindergarten Registration Process for Fall 2015 Entrants


Plans are already underway for the group of children who will enter Kindergarten in the Fall of 2015. ...Read More
 

3rd Quarter Interim Reports for Grade 6-12 Students Available Through the parent Portal Effective Friday, March 13, 2015


We are midway through the third quarter of the 2014-15 school year, and interim reports are now available, effective today, Friday, March 13, 2015. ...Read More
 

"Teen Driving: A Family Affair" To Be Held at RHS on Thursday, April 9, 2015; Attendance Mandatory for Student Parking Permit


We know that most alcohol-related fatalities occur between the ages of 16 – 21. ...Read More
 

Rhinebeck schools - two (2) hour delay today, Wednesday, March 4, 2015.


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Information Available For Prospective Board of Education Candidates


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. ...Read More
 

All Afternoon & Evening Activities Cancelled for Tuesday, March 3, 2015; Students To Be Dismissed on Normal Schedule


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BOE Budget Workshop Scheduled for this Saturday, March 21, 2015


At the February 24, 2015 Regular Board of Education meeting, the Board modified their 2015-16 Budget Calendar to address the needs resulting from the current New York State budget process, in particular the withholding of 2015-16 State Aid estimates, and other budget uncertainties at the current time....Read More
 

Rhinebeck Schools Operating On A Two (2) Hour Delay Today, Monday, March 2, 2015


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RHS Drama Club Presents "Anything Goes" on Fri-Sun, April 17-19, 2015


Rhinebeck High School Drama Club is proud to present Anything Goes (1962) on Friday, April 17 at 8 pm; Saturday, April 18 at 8 pm; Sunday April 19 at 2 pm. ...Read More
 

Bulkeley Middle School Hosts "TOP CHEF: BMS" on March 2


The Bulkeley Middle School Building Level Planning Team is pleased to announce the 6th annual BMS Top Chef competition....Read More
 

RHS National Honor Society to Host Blood Drive on Feb 18 from 9 am Until 3 pm


In response to a blood shortage in our area the Rhinebeck High School National Honor Society is sponsoring an Emergency Blood Drive on Wednesday, February 18th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Rhinebeck High School....Read More
 

Rhinebeck Central School District - 2 HOUR DELAY, Tuesday, February 10, 2015


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2nd Quarter Grades for BMS/RHS Students Available Through Parent Portal - effective Tuesday, February 10, 2015


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Rhinebeck Central School District is CLOSED today, Monday, February 9, 2015


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Rhinebeck schools are now CLOSED today, Thursday, Feb 5, 2015


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District officials review three (3) hour delay schedule


When we judge that emergency conditions will have improved in time to hold classes on a given day within an additional hour beyond a 2-hour delay, we may decide to exercise the option of a 3-hour school delay...Read More
 

Rhinebeck Schools Will Be In Regular Session on Monday, April 6, 2015 Due to Need for Additional Emergency Closing Day on Feb 9


For the 2014-15 school year, the Rhinebeck Central School District had planned for the possibility of six (6) emergency school closing days for students and staff. ...Read More
 

Kindergarten Registration for 2015-16 Scheduled for Feb 10 - March 6, 2015


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Rhinebeck Schools Are On a Two Hour Delay Today, Tuesday, Feb 3, 2015


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Rhinebeck schools closed today, Monday, Feb 2, 2015


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RHINEBECK SCHOOLS dismissing early today, Monday, January 26, 2015


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Jan 29 BMS Winter Choral Concert Rescheduled for Thurs, Feb 5, 2015


As a result of the rehearsal time lost due to the inclement weather, the BMS Winter Choral concert, originally scheduled for Thursday, January 29, has been postponed to Thursday, February 5....Read More
 

Rhinebeck schools closed Tues, Jan 27; BOE meeting & Veterans Tax Exemption Hearing are Cancelled for Jan 27


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BOE Hearing on Adopting the Alternate Veterans Tax Exemption Is Rescheduled for Tues., Feb 10 at 7:00 pm in the BMS/RHS Library


Due to winter weather, including blizzard conditions, the Rhinebeck Central School District Board of Education's public hearing has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 7:00 pm in the BMS/RHS Library....Read More
 

Volunteer Presenters Sought for BMS Artists-in-Action Day on Friday, March 20, 2015


Each spring, Bulkeley Middle School invites parents and community members to school to share their work, skills, knowledge and experiences with BMS students around a common theme....Read More
 

RHS Students To Show Artwork at Columbia-Greene Community College Starting Jan 27, 2015


Two RHS students Suki Mc Carty (senior) and Sabrina Shih (sophomore) will be representing Rhinebeck High School in the annual Columbia-Greene Community College juried art show....Read More
 

STEM and Science Collaborations on Display at CLS on Thursday Evening, January 22, 2015


There's something to celebrate this January, so SAVE the DATE: Ribbon-Cutting for the CLS STEM Lab - Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 6:00 pm ...Read More
 

RHS and Stissing Mountain HS English Students Collaborate on Place-Based Writing and Community Building


Rhinebeck High School is partnering with Stissing Mountain High School to unite two groups of writers in a day of collaboration, place-based writing, and community building on Friday, January 16, 2015....Read More
 

Rhinebeck PTSO Sponsors Book Fair at BMS from Tues, Jan 20 through Fri, Jan 23, 8 am to 2:30 pm Daily


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Rhinebeck Schools Are Now CLOSED today, Monday, January 12, 2015


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Rhinebeck schools now CLOSED today, Jan 9, 2015


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RHS Guidance Department Holds College Financial Aid & Scholarship Info Workshop on Tues, Jan 6 at 7:00 pm


he Rhinebeck High School Guidance Office is sponsoring a College Financial Aid and Scholarship information program on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 7:00PM...Read More
 

2nd Quarter Interim Reports for Grades 6-12 Available on Parent Portal Effective Friday, Dec 19, 2014


We are midway through the second quarter of the 2014-15 school year, and interim reports are now available, effective today, Friday, December 19, 2014. ...Read More
 

Rhinebeck Schools Are On a Two Hour Delay Today, Thursday, Dec 11, 2014


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All RCSD Afternoon and Evening Activities Are Cancelled Today, Wed, Dec 10, 2014


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Rhinebeck schools closed today, Tuesday, Dec 9, 2014; Tonight's BOE meeting is ON as scheduled


Due to ongoing slippery travel conditions, Rhinebeck schools are now CLOSED today, Tuesday, December 9, 2014....Read More
 

Celebrate the Rhinebeck Varsity Boys Soccer Team's State Class C Title on Friday, Dec 19, 2014 at 7:00 pm


Members of the community are invited to join the celebration on Friday, December 19, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Rhinebeck Central School District Auditorium...Read More
 

Thirteen RHS Students Inducted Into National Honor Society


The National Honor Society promotes recognition of students who reflect outstanding accomplishments in the areas of scholarship, character, leadership, and service. ...Read More
 

Bulkeley Middle School Achieves Project Lead The Way National Recognition Status for Gateway To Technology Program


Bulkeley Middle School and PLTW Continue Partnership to Engage More Students in Engineering and Technology Fields, Critical to U.S. competitiveness in a Global Economy...Read More
 

What's on Your Mind? Attend this Quarter's "Coffee With the Board" Event on Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at CLS (9-10 am) and at BMS/RHS (7:30-8:30 pm)


On Tuesday, December 16, 2014, the Rhinebeck Central School Board of Education will hold its second in a series of informal “coffee hours” this year that are open to parents, students, and other members of the community. ...Read More
 

All activities are cancelled after 5:00 pm today, Tuesday, December 2, 2014.


All activities are cancelled after 5:00 pm today, Tuesday, December 2, 2014....Read More
 

RHS Students Recognized as Students of the Month for October 2014


Students of the Month Recognized...Read More
 

CLS First Quarter Grade Reports Available Through the Parent Portal on Tuesday, Nov 25


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RHS National Honor Society Holds Drive from Nov 17-21 for Nonperishable Food Items


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Parade Today to Celebrate Boys Soccer Championship Victory


There will be a parade this afternoon to welcome and congratulate the Rhinebeck Boys Soccer Team on the occasion of their 2-014 New York State Class C Championship victory today. ...Read More
 

Boys Soccer Team Keeps the Dream Alive, Advances to State Class C Title Game


The Rhinebeck Varsity Boys Soccer Team, in gold jerseys, tied their semifinal State Class C tournament game today with 8 seconds left in the game, sending the game into overtime. The team prevailed by scoring a goal in the first 15 minute "sudden victory" overtime period, winning the game by a score of 2-1....Read More
 

BOE Hearing on Adopting the Alternate Veterans Tax Exemption


Due to winter weather, including blizzard conditions, the Rhinebeck Central School District Board of Education's public hearing has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 7:00 pm in the BMS/RHS Library. The Hearing has been set for the purpose of discussing the adoption of the Alternative Veterans’ Exemption pursuant to §458-a of the Real Property Tax Law for eligible veterans who served during a period of war or have received an expeditionary medal for 2015 school taxes and thereafter....Read More
 

Jan 29 BMS Winter Choral Concert Rescheduled for Thurs, Feb 5, 2015


As a result of the rehearsal time lost due to the inclement weather, the BMS Winter Choral concert, originally scheduled for Thursday, January 29, has been postponed to Thursday, February 5....Read More
 

Volunteer Presenters Sought for BMS Artists-in-Action Day


Each spring, Bulkeley Middle School invites parents and community members to school to share their work, skills, knowledge and experiences with BMS students around a common theme. ...Read More
 

RHS Students To Show Artwork at Columbia-Greene Community College


Two RHS students Suki Mc Carty (senior) and Sabrina Shih (sophomore) will be representing Rhinebeck High School in the annual Columbia-Greene Community College juried art show. ...Read More
 

RHS Environmental Club Plans Benefit Concert to Fight Ebola


The RHS Environmental Club is sponsoring “A Night of Music” to support UNICEF’s efforts to combat ebola in Africa. This benefit concert is going to take place in the Rhinebeck High School auditorium on Friday January 30th from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ...Read More
 

STEM and Science Collaborations on Display at CLS


There's something to celebrate this January, so SAVE the DATE: Ribbon-Cutting for the CLS STEM Lab - Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 6:00 pm ...Read More
 

RHS and Stissing Mountain HS English Students Collaborate


Rhinebeck High School is partnering with Stissing Mountain High School to unite two groups of writers in a day of collaboration, place-based writing, and community building on Friday, January 16, 2015....Read More
 

Rhinebeck PTSO Book Fair


Rhinebeck PTSO Sponsors Book Fair at BMS from Tues, Jan 20 through Fri, Jan 23, 8 am to 2:30 pm Daily...Read More
 

Rhinebeck Schools Are Now CLOSED today, Monday, January 12, 2015


Rhinebeck schools are now CLOSED today, Monday, January 12, 2015 due to dangerous winter driving conditions. All activities are cancelled....Read More
 

Rhinebeck schools now CLOSED today, Jan 9, 2015


Due to persistent winter road conditions this morning, Rhinebeck schools are now closed today, Friday, January 9, 2015. All activities are cancelled....Read More
 

RHS Guidance Department Holds College Financial Aid & Scholarship Info Workshop on Tues, Jan 6 at 7:00 pm


The Rhinebeck High School Guidance Office is sponsoring a College Financial Aid and Scholarship information program on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 7:00PM (Snow Date Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015 at 7:00PM) in the High School Auditorium....Read More
 

'Tis the season...To Prepare in Advance for Emergency School Delays, Closings, and Early Dismissals


When the amount of daylight grows shorter and temperatures grow colder, winter weather and potentially hazardous travel conditions aren’t far behind. ...Read More
 

2nd Quarter Interim Reports for Grades 6-12 Available on Parent Portal Effective Friday, Dec 19, 2014


We are midway through the second quarter of the 2014-15 school year, and interim reports are now available, effective today, Friday, December 19, 2014. ...Read More
 

All RCSD Afternoon and Evening Activities Are Cancelled


All afternoon/evening activities are cancelled tonight, including athletics (scrimmages and practices), clubs, the HS band concert & community activities (Lions Club basketball, Interact Club, etc). ...Read More
 

Celebrate the Rhinebeck Varsity Boys Soccer Team's State Class C Title on Friday, Dec 19, 2014 at 7:00 pm


Members of the community are invited to join the celebration on Friday, December 19, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Rhinebeck Central School District Auditorium to commend the Rhinebeck High School New York State Class C Champion Varsity Boys Soccer Team....Read More
 

Thirteen RHS Students Inducted Into National Honor Society


Amanda Cassata, Christopher Cassens, Sarah Fleischhauer, Shoshana Goldman, Gabriel Hammoud, Sarah (Maggie) Hanson, Natalie Hutchins, Theodore Walter Gadsby, Elizabeth Kroll, Barr Lavi-Romer, Christopher Marvin, Anne Pietrow, and Brianna Roger were inducted into the Alice T. Daly chapter of the National Honor Society. ...Read More
 

Bulkeley Middle School Achieves Project Lead The Way National Recognition Status for Gateway To Technology Program


Bulkeley Middle School and PLTW Continue Partnership to Engage More Students in Engineering and Technology Fields, Critical to U.S. competitiveness in a Global Economy...Read More
 

What's on Your Mind? Attend this Quarter's "Coffee With the Board" Event


What's on Your Mind? Attend this Quarter's "Coffee With the Board" Event on Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at CLS (9-10 am) and at BMS/RHS (7:30-8:30 pm)...Read More
 

RHS Students Recognized as Students of the Month for October 2014


Click the following link to view the current Students of the Month....Read More
 

CLS First Quarter Grade Reports Available Through the Parent Portal on Tuesday, Nov 25


The first quarter of the 2014-15 school year has come to an end, and with it the arrival of the First Quarter Progress Reports/Report Cards. Again this quarter, the Rhinebeck Central School District is providing Chancellor Livingston parents with the benefit of password-protected on-line access to their students’ academic reports in SchoolTool, our student information database....Read More
 

RHS National Honor Society Holds Drive from Nov 17-21 for Nonperishable Food Items


The Rhinebeck High School National Honor Society will be collecting non-perishable food items now through Friday, November 21st at Rhinebeck High School. All donations will be contributed to the 17th Annual “Stuff the Bus” food drive to benefit the Hudson Valley Food Bank’s BackPack Program....Read More
 

Parade Today to Celebrate Boys Soccer Championship Victory


There will be a parade this afternoon to welcome and congratulate the Rhinebeck Boys Soccer Team on the occasion of their 2-014 New York State Class C Championship victory today. The parade will leave Stop & Shop when the team arrives in Rhinebeck, approximately 5:15-5:30 pm....Read More
 

First Quarter Grades Available for Grades 6-12 on the Parent Portal


The first quarter of the 2014-15 school year has ended, and quarterly grades are available online effective today, Friday, November 14, 2014. ...Read More
 

Don't Miss RHS/BMS "Parent Academy" TOMORROW, Saturday Morning, Dec 6, 2014


The Rhinebeck High School/Bulkeley Middle School "Parent Academy" is a series of workshops sponsored by the Rhinebeck Central School District’s Health and Wellness Committee. ...Read More
 

BMS 8th Graders Create Museum Exhibit Honoring International Refugees Who Have Faced Challenges Fleeing and Finding Home


BMS 8th grade ELA students have been learning about the universal experiences refugees around the world face in fleeing their homes and seeking safe shelter. They have read the novel, Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai and conducted research on refugees from conflicts in Afghanistan, SouthEast Asia, Vietnam, Bosnia, and Iraq. ...Read More
 

Follow @RhinebeckCSD on Twitter for the First Posting of School Closings and Delays


The first notice of school closings or delays will be made through the District’s Twitter account. ...Read More
 

'Tis the season...To Prepare in Advance for Emergency School Delays, Closings, and Early Dismissals


When the amount of daylight grows shorter and temperatures grow colder, winter weather and potentially hazardous travel conditions aren’t far behind....Read More
 

8th Grade Parent Meeting on Nov 5 to Jumpstart High School Planning Process With Early Information


Each spring, High School Guidance Counselors meet with individual students and their parents to begin the high school planning and course selection process. ...Read More
 

"Coffee With the Board" Scheduled


This Thursday, October 23, 2014, the Rhinebeck Central School Board of Education will hold its first this year in a series of informal “coffee hours” that are open to parents, students, and other members of the community. ...Read More
 

Schedule Updated on 11/17/14 - Girls Swimming Moves On to State Competition


This time of year, it's more typical than unusual to find a number of Rhinebeck's athletic teams lining up to participate in post-season competition. Fall 2014 is no exception, with the girls Swimming Team set to compete in the New York State championships....Read More
 

Ist Quarter Interim Reports Available for Grades 6-12 Through the District's Parent Portal


he first five weeks of the 2014-15 school year have come and gone, and with them the arrival of the first interim (5-week) reporting period. ...Read More
 

Rhinebeck BOE Schedules First "Coffee Hour" of the 2014-15 School Year


Rhinebeck BOE Schedules First "Coffee Hour" of the 2014-15 School Year for Thursday, Oct 23, 2014, 9-10 am at CLS and 7:30 -8:30 pm at BMS/RHS...Read More
 

Bulkeley Middle School's R-Villages Program Builds Student Bridges Between Rhinebeck, New York and Ranomafana, Madagscar


Rhinebeck, NY and Ranomafana , Madagascar have joined forces in R-Villages, a cooperative effort involving Rhinebeck Central Schools and Centre Valbio Research Station in Madagascar, along with Sunshine Comes First, a Rhinebeck-based non-profit organization, SUNY Stony Brook, and Zara Aina, a non-profit organization of theater artists working with disadvantaged children in Madagascar. ...Read More
 

Follow the Rhinebeck Central School District and Rhinebeck School Athletics on Twitter


In order to provide our parents, students, and community with an additional source of information about the Rhinebeck Central School District, we have launched two Twitter feeds, one for accessing up-to-date information about Rhinebeck school sports and another for everything else about the RCSD....Read More
 

National Merit Semi-Finalist Named


Rhinebeck High School Senior Alexa Schwartz has been named a semi-finalist in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program....Read More
 

OPEN HOUSE OCTOBER 2ND


Rhinebeck High School will host its OPEN HOUSE on Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 beginning with a reception from 6 to 6:30 PM in the Auditorium lobby with refreshments provided by the Rhinebeck High School PTSO....Read More
 

Rhinebeck High School Recognized for 7th Consecutive Year by Newsweek as One of the Nation's 'Best'


For the seventh year in a row, Rhinebeck High School has been named to Newsweek magazine's list of the best American high schools. Judged by a set of metrics to recognize America's best ...Read More
 

Rhinebeck PTSO Hosts "Back to School Block Party" for Community on Fri, Sept 12 at Lions Mini-Park


Please join the Rhinebeck PTSO for a "Back-to-School Block Party"! All members of the Rhinebeck Central School District community are invited!...Read More
 

Addressing School-Based Concerns: District Offers Answers to Frequently Asked Questions


There will be a senior parent/guardian meeting sponsored by the Rhinebeck High School Guidance Office on Wednesday, September 17th at 7 PM in the high school auditorium. Topics include the college application process and the college financial aid application process....Read More
 

NYS EDUCATION DEPARTMENT NAMES RHINEBECK HIGH SCHOOL A "REWARD" SCHOOL


The New York State Education Department has designated Rhinebeck High School as one of 354 “Reward Schools” among the 4,800 schools across the state. ...Read More
 

Annual Andy Bennett Tournament Set for Friday, September 5 and Saturday, September 6, 2014


Andy Bennett was a soccer, basketball, and baseball player at Rhinebeck before he tragically passed away as the result of a car accident during his senior year. Andy is remembered as an individual who was energetic and passionate about sports as well as life. ...Read More
 

Grades 6-12 Student Schedules To Be Available On and After Monday, Aug 25, 2014 via Parent Portal and U.S. Mail


2014-15 student schedules will be mailed, on Monday, August 25, 2014. 2014-15 student schedules will be made available through the parent portal by 12:00 noon on Monday, August 25th as well. Parents are advised to contact the BMS or RHS main offices, as appropriate, if there are any questions....Read More
 

Rhinebeck BOE Adopts 2014-15 Goals for the School District


At their Regular meeting on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, the Rhinebeck Central School District Board of Education adopted 2014-15 Goals for the school district, as follows: ...Read More
 

Fall 2014 Interscholastic Athletics Season Poised to Begin; Dates for Athletic Physicals Have Been Rescheduled


The Fall 2014 interscholastic athletic season is about to begin. The start date for Varsity and Junior varsity teams is is scheduled for Monday, August 18, 2014. Modified teams start their Fall 2014 season on Wednesday, September 3, after the end of the school day. ...Read More
 

Parents Reminded of the Opportunity to Update or Expand Their Emergency Contacts in SchoolMessenger


As most parents probably are aware, SchoolMessenger is an electronic notification system that is used by our schools and our school district to provide timely communication to parents/guardians and/or staff on a variety of topics. We have been using SchoolMessenger to communicate with parents and staff in the event of a school or a school district emergency....Read More
 

Rhinebeck High School Class of 2014 Grads Indicate Future Plans


Graduates of the Rhinebeck High School Class of 2014 have indicated the following as their plans following graduation. We are confident that they will continue to achieve a high level of success....Read More
 

4th Quarter/Final Grades Available Through Parent Portal for Students in Grades 6-12 Effective July 1, 2014


As the fourth quarter of the 2013-14 school year has closed, fourth quarter and final grade reports are available as of today, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. ...Read More
 

District Issues Warning to Merchants About Unauthorized Solicitation


Rhinebeck School District officials have been notified of an individual conducting in-person solicitation of area business, allegedly on behalf of the school district. It appears that this solicitation involves selling ads on items such as school folders and/or book covers that are then provided to the school district for subsequent distribution to children. ...Read More
 

RHINEBECK HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCES BROTHERS AS THE VALEDICTORIAN AND SALUTATORIAN


The faculty of Rhinebeck High School is proud to announce the Class of 2014 valedictorian and salutatorian, Brandt Slayton and Alexander Slayton, respectively....Read More
 

RHS Announces 2013-14 Honors Assembly Award Recipients at June 9, 2014 Event


Click through to the full story to see a list of all scholarships and their recipients....Read More
 

Bulkeley Middle School Connects With School in Ranomafana, Madagascar, Hosts "R-Villages" Information and Craft Booth at June 14 Rhinecliff Waterfront Days


Rhinebeck, NY and Ranomafana , Madagascar have joined forces in R-Villages, a cooperative effort involving Rhinebeck Central Schools and Centre Valbio Research Station in Madagascar, along with Sunshine Comes First non-profit organization, SUNY Stony Brook and Zara Aina, a non-profit organization of theater artists working with disadvantaged children in Madagascar. ...Read More
 

Student Video Chronicles Rhinebeck Science Foundation Grant Helping BMS/RHS Library Go "High-er Tech"


Thanks to a grant from the Rhinebeck Science Foundation, the BMS/RHS Library has gone "high-er tech"! Library Media Specialist Diane Linenbroker applied for the grant and was enthusiastically supported with almost $55,000 to improve the technology in the library media center. ...Read More
 

Fourth Quarter Interim Reports for BMS/RHS Students Available Through Parent Portal On 5/23/14


We have reached the midway point of the fourth quarter of the 2013-14 school year, and interim reports are now available, effective today, Friday, May 23, 2014. ...Read More
 

Budget Vote/Election Results


2014-15 Rhinebeck School Budget Approved by District Voters by 3-1 Margin Again This Year; Incumbent Burns Re-elected to BOE; Walker Returns to BOE After 16 Year Hiatus, for 3-Year Term as Write-In...Read More
 

Rhinebeck High School Students Earn State Recognition for Vocational Skills


Two Rhinebeck High School students from the Dutchess BOCES Career and Technical Institute were awarded medals at The New York State SkillsUSA competition in Syracuse for demonstrating excellence in the fields of culinary arts and criminal justice....Read More
 

Board of Education Candidates


District Provides Profiles for Three Declared Board of Education Candidates; Two Three-Year BOE Seats Under Consideration During Tuesday, May 20 Annual School District Vote...Read More
 

"Art Quest," Art Exhibit Featuring Rhinebeck School Students, Opens at Montgomery Row on May 2, Runs Through May 30, 2014


“ART QUEST” is the eighth annual group exhibition of works by students attending the Rhinebeck Central School District. Students from grades K through 12 will present a body of work containing a variety of media used in their academic classes. ...Read More
 

BMS Hosts Dr. Patricia Wright, World Renowned Primatologist, as Part of R-Villages Project


On Friday, May 2, 2014, the Rhinebeck Central School’s Bulkeley Middle School will host world renowned primatologist Dr. Patricia Wright. Dr. Wright, a professor at SUNY Stony Brook and founder of the Centre Valbio Research Station in Madagascar, will discuss her work and the upcoming movie, Island of Lemurs: Madagascar, based upon it. ...Read More
 

District Clarifies Information on 4/28/14 School Bus Accident in Town of Rhinebeck; First Student Bus Was Transporting Millbrook School District Students


A story reported on Tuesday, April 29 about a story of a "Rhinebeck" school bus accident on April 28 could unintentionally mislead some readers who might not read much past the headline. ...Read More
 

BMS & RHS Third Quarter Grades - The Parent Portal


The third quarter of the 2013-14 school year has ended, and quarterly grades are available online effective today, Friday, April 25, 2014. ...Read More
 

Rhinebeck High School - "America's Most Challenging High Schools"


For the third consecutive year, Rhinebeck High School has been named to the Washington Post's list of "America’s Most Challenging High Schools" for 2014. ...Read More
 

Absentee Ballots Available for May 20 District Budget/Board Member Vote


Applications for absentee ballots for the School District Election and Vote may be obtained at the office of the District Clerk [48 Knollwood Road, Rhinebeck, NY] and at the District Office in the Rhinebeck High School/Middle School [45 North Park Road, Rhinebeck, NY]....Read More
 

Board of Education Adopts 2014-15 Budget


Board of Education Adopts 2014-15 Budget for Consideration by District Voters on May 20; Lowest Budget-to-Budget Increase and Tax Levy Increase in More Than 20 Years...Read More
 

Information Available For Prospective Board of Education Candidates


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. This year, voters will be electing two (2) members to the Board of Education, each for a three-year term, commencing July 1, 2014 and expiring on June 30, 2017....Read More
 

District Outlines Voter Registration Information for May 20, 2014 School District Budget and BOE Member Vote


Personal registration is required of voters to cast a ballot in the upcoming school district vote on the school district’s 2014-15 budget and for Board members to fill available positions on the Board of Education, pursuant to Section 2014 of the Education Law. ...Read More
 

Board of Education Budget Adoption


Board of Education To Consider Adoption of Proposed 2014-15 School Budget on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, After Non-Required Public Budget Hearing...Read More
 

National Honor Society to Sponsor Blood Drive at Rhinebeck High School on Wed, April 9 from 9 am - 3 pm


The National Honor Society will sponsor its last blood drive of the year on Wednesday, April 9 from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm at Rhinebeck High School....Read More
 

Board of Education Establishes 2014-15 School Year Calendar


At their Regular meeting of March 25, 2014, the Rhinebeck Board of Education adopted the 2014-15 School calendar. The schedule makes accommodation for the possibility and likelihood of up to six (6) emergency closing days due to inclement weather and/or other emergency conditions. ...Read More
 

RHS Drama Club Presents the New Mel Brooks' Musical "Young Frankenstein" April 4, 5, 6, 2014


The Rhinebeck High School stage will be transformed into the wilds of Transylvania when the Rhinebeck High School Drama Club opens its production of The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein....Read More
 

Third Quarter Interim Reports for BMS/RHS Students Available Through Parent Portal On 3/14/14


We are better than midway through the third quarter of the 2013-14 school year, and interim reports are now available, effective today, Friday, March 14, 2014. ...Read More
 

BOE Budget Workshop


The Board of Education will hold a Budget Workshop on Saturday morning, March 8, 2014 as part of the process of developing a budget for voter approval for the 2014-15 school year. The Board Budget Workshop will be held in the BMS/RHS Library starting at 9:00 am. ...Read More
 

District Implements School Cafeteria Point-Of-Sale Program


The Rhinebeck Central School District food service program now has a Point-of-Sale (POS) System for meal and a la carte purchases at the District's three cafeterias. Students will use their Student ID# to access the POS System regardless of meal eligibility status (free, reduced or paid) and whether a full or partial meal is selected....Read More
 

CLS Buses May Be Running 10-15 minutes late this morning, Friday, Feb 21, 2014


Due to unforseen winter road conditions this morning, Friday, February 21, 2014, CLS morning bus transportation MAY BE running 10-15 minutes late. ...Read More
 

BOE "Coffee Hours"


BOE "Coffee Hours" Scheduled for Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 9:00 am and 7:30 pm...Read More
 

Rhinebeck Superintendent's Conference Day Cancelled


Rhinebeck Superintendent's Conference Day Cancelled; Paycheck Pick-up 11:00 am - 1:00 pm...Read More
 

Three Hour Delay - Superintendent's Conference Day


Superintendents Conference Day for Feb 14, 2014 Operating on a Three Hour Delay...Read More
 

BMS/RHS 2nd Quarter Grade Reports Available on the Parent Portal Effective Friday, Feb 7, 2014


The second quarter of the 2013-14 school year has ended, and quarterly grades are available online effective today, Friday, February 7, 2014. ...Read More
 

Updated 2/18/14: Emergency Closing Days Exceeded; School In Session on Friday, May 23, 2014


Through Tuesday, February 18, 2014, the Rhinebeck Central School District has used six (6) emergency school closing days for students and staff for the 2013-14 school year. ...Read More
 

Rhinebeck Discusses Regents Reform with Commissioner King


Rhinebeck's BOE and Superintendent Convey Their Collective Thoughts On The Regents Reform Initiative to Commissioner King, Chancellor Tisch, and the NYS Board of Regents...Read More
 

1Rhinebeck Crew


1Please join us for an exciting 2014 season as Rhinebeck Crew grows and builds on a rewarding history and foundation....Read More
 

Back To School Headquarters


The following page contains information on the first day of school, start/end times, and more......Read More
 

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