News Archive


  • March

    Greek Agora

    March 7 – Toga-clad sixth graders marked the end of their study of ancient Greece with an evening in the Agora (our Playhouse, transformed!) with family and friends.
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  • Kindergartners Coding

    March 8– Kindergartners are learning to program with colorful Bee-Bots, little robots designed to teach young students counting, sequencing, estimation, and problem-solving. And they’re fun!
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  • Night Party

    February 22  Kindergartners were “over the moon” to return to school at night for the culmination of the Night Unit: our Night Party.
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  • Squash Intra-Squad Tournament

    February 28 – The varsity squash season ended on Thursday with the finals of the RCS Cup, an intra-squad tournament organized by Coach Sednaoui.
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  • February

    Imagine Ice Skating Fun

    February 22 – There was one thing apparent at the Imagine Skating Party on Friday – our RippKids sure know how to brighten a room and have some fun while theyre at it! What a joy it was to see and be a part of such a fun community event.

    Photos: Rhonda Spevak

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  • Storyteller Jonathan Kruk

    February 8 – As part of our Visiting Artists Series, Lower Campus students, faculty, staff, and attending parents were enchanted with award-winning master storyteller Jonathan Kruk.
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  • Candy House Decorating

    February 8  Its an annual favorite on the Lower Campus!
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  • My Life: Fifth Grade Memoirs

    February 14  Fifth graders were inspired to try and craft their own memoirs after RCS hosted New York Times bestselling author Kelly Corrigan on the Upper Campus last fall.
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  • Welcome, First Grade!

    February 6 – Fifth graders invited their first grade partners to visit the Upper Campus for classroom visits, story hour, and lunch in the middle school Dining Hall.
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  • Ninth Graders Help Homeless on Midnight Run

    January 25 – While many in the RCS community were in bed, ninth graders and their chaperones spent a cold Friday night traveling to Manhattan to participate in the annual Midnight Run.
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  • January

    2019 RCS Geo Bee Champion

    January 16Congratulations to eighth grader Sam Federman, the RCS Geography Bee champion – for the second year in a row.
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  • Alum Chris Hanson '06

    January 16 – When RCS squash coach Jen Sednauoi found out that alum and two-time defending U.S. champion Chris Hanson ’06 would be competing in the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions against World No. 3 Omar Mosaad, she not only planned to go watch the match – she also arranged to take members of Ripp’s squash team with her.
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  • Boys Varsity Basketball

    January 16 – Ripp’s Upper Campus gymnasiums come alive each winter with basketball.
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  • Glow-in-the-Dark Leadership

    January 17 – RCS seventh graders and Kindergarteners have teamed up to design and build a miniature golf course together. And not just any mini golf course – this one will glow in the dark.
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  • Grade 3 Meets Weaver Helena Hernmarck

    January 9 – The highlight for third graders visiting the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, Connecticut, was meeting (and seeing at work) tapestry artist Helena Hernmarck.
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  • Holiday Concert & Revelry

    December 20 – What a wonderful way to celebrate the holiday season! RCS families and friends enjoyed a day of music, skits, and dances with first the Grades 1-4 Holiday Concert on the Lower Campus, and then the Grades 5-9 Winter Solstice celebration, Revelry, on the Upper Campus.

    PHOTOGRAPHY: Rhonda Spevak
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