Wednesday and Thursday, October 3-4 – The fourth grade overnight trip to Camp Jewell was an incredible opportunity to test students' stamina, cooperation, perserverance, and communication skills.
Thursday, October 4 – The RCS Garden Club members – Hazel Cameron ’23, Paige Eaves ’23, Caroline Kelleher ’23, Stella Levy ’23, and Kindergarten teacher Nicole Levy – are thrilled with the installation of the beautiful new garden on the Upper Campus.
Thursday, September 27 – We are thrilled to show off our new fresh herb planters on the dining patio by the recess field.
September 12-13 – A time-honored tradition of experiential education at RCS continues.
Friday, September 14 – Ripp Rally Day 2018 was a great day for tug of war, relay races, games – and for the Creation Station, a pop-up outdoor art studio for creating an RCS mural with recyclable plastic bags.
Friday, September 14 – Middle School students traveled to the Lower Campus to meet up with their younger partners for Ripp Rally Day, a day that revolves around community building and having fun.
September 2018 – Together, Missy Swan and Lainie Zades have been teaching at RCS for 80 years.
June 2018 – Spanish teacher Kathy Perry was one of 18 world language teachers selected for the TPRS Academy teacher training in Jamestown, Rhode Island, over the summer.
September 5, 2018 – Head of School Colm MacMahon described the first day of school best: "The feeling was downright electric"!
June 2018 – RCS Wellness Initiative Co-Directors Brooks Eleck and Nicole Levy traveled to St. Paul, Minnesota, to present at the National Wellness Conference.
June 14, 2018 – Rippowam Cisqua School students reached out to our community in impactful and remarkable ways during this past school year.
June 5, 2018 – The annual celebration that marks the end of a student’s time on the Lower Campus is a treasured tradition at Rippowam Cisqua School – for some families, it has been a 7-year journey from JPK to fourth grade.
May 25, 2018 – Major athletics awards were given at today’s assembly, with more than a few students sitting on the edge of their seats.
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.
May 2, 2018 – RCS students (with a little help from music teacher Lainie Zades) knocked it out of the park!
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. –
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.
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.
January 2018 – The first grade social studies curriculum at RCS takes students on a “world tour” that begins in the United States.
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.
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.
January 11, 2018 – Eighth graders are programming drones in Allied Arts this term.
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.