• May

    They're Hatching!

    May 11, 2018 – We began an embryology unit in Kindergarten by discussing the difference between oviparous (hatch from an egg) and viviparous (give birth to live offspring) animals.
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  • Fourth Grade Sings at Citi Field

    May 2, 2018 – RCS students (with a little help from music teacher Lainie Zades) knocked it out of the park!
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  • Portfolio 2018

    May 1, 2018 – The Portfolio Show opened on the Upper Campus to rave reviews.
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  • April

    Celebrating Earth Day 2018

    April 19, 2018 – Eco-savvy second graders showed off their class upcycling project – and RCS spirit – at the Lower Campus Earth Day “Gallery Walk.”
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  • Second Grade Ceramic Owls

    April 2018 – Students in art teacher Geri Heinrich's classes have been creating owls in honor of the School’s Centennial; first graders assembled paper collages, fourth graders created antiqued embossed owls, and second graders made these ceramic owls. 
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  • Service Learning News

    March/April 2018  At RCS service learning events, students have been learning more about the concept of philanthropy, what it means to be a good neighbor, and how their acts of kindness and generosity make a difference in the lives of others.
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  • Against the Odds

    April 5, 2018 – Fourth graders visited Endeavor Therapeutic Horsemanship in Mount Kisco, New York, on a field trip designed to complement their Language Arts curriculum.
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  • STEAM Fair 2018

    March 15, 2018  Elementary school scientists impressed and inspired: from a student-built solar oven, to memory testing research, to a Guinea [Pig] Pulley (designed to provide exercise for an overweight pet)!

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  • March

    Winter Sports 2018

    March 2018  Rippowam Cisqua had a strong winter season on the ice and on the courts. Heres the basketball, squash, and hockey wrap-up.
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  • Visiting Artist Kumi Yamashita

    March 1, 2018 – Kumi Yamashita met with eighth and ninth graders in the Upper Campus Library and Media Center to talk about her path to becoming an artist.
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  • All About Night

    February 23, 2018 – “Night Party, Night Party,” the Kindergartners chanted as they ran down the hall with their flashlights to begin an evening of culminating activities for their Night Unit.
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  • Greek Agora

    March 1, 2018 – My friend Kid President likes to say, “We are all teachers, we are all students.” Our loquacious sixth grade Greek scholars turned professorial Thursday evening, and schooled their parents, guests, and faculty on all things Greek.
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  • February

    Our American Mosaic

    January 2018 – The first grade social studies curriculum at RCS takes students on a “world tour” that begins in the United States.
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  • Midnight Run

    Friday, January 26 – RCS ninth graders, partnering with volunteer organization Midnight Run, traveled to NYC on a cold winter night to distribute food, clothing, and toiletries to the homeless. 
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  • Talented RCS Students

    February 2018  The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are presented each year to students in Grades 7-12 with exceptional artistic and literary talent.
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  • January

    Team Ripp Robotics

    January 21, 2018 – Rippowam Cisqua’s robotics team had a strong showing at FIRST LEGO League’s all-day competition at Solomon Schechter School of Westchester – the RCS team placed fourth overall.
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  • Minidrone Maneuvers

    January 11, 2018 – Eighth graders are programming drones in Allied Arts this term.
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  • Honoring Ashley Harrington

    November 21, 2017 – The RCS community came together in Centennial Hall to honor and celebrate Ashley Harrington on her retirement after 35 years of wonderful service to RCS.
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