Message from the Superintendent and School Board

Rensselaer City School Community Members, In the past month, an agreement that our district signed with the S.A. Dunn C&D Landfill this past winter fell under scrutiny.  The agreement was, unfortunately, misinterpreted as restricting the ability of the district to protect our students.  As explained in a previous message to the community, the school has never […]

Fall Sports Start Dates/Times

August 19, 2019 Varsity Football 8:00am JV & Varsity Volleyball 8:00am Varsity Cross Country 9:00am Varsity Girls Soccer 3:00pm Varsity Football Cheerleading 6:00pm August 20, 2019 Varsity Tennis 9:00am August 22, 2019 Modified Football 8:00am August 26, 2019 Modified Cross Country 9:00am Modified Girls Soccer 9:00am

1:1 Laptop Handbook

Please see the attached Laptop Handbook here. This will be covered during the fall meeting when Chromebooks are distributed to students in grades 5, 7 and 8 as well.

Message from the Superintendent

Rensselaer City School Community Members, During the past week, claims have been made about school district actions or decisions.  As the Chief School Officer, it is my duty to provide accurate information to RCSD community stakeholders. In education, we refer to an old saying:  “Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by […]

Safety Update from the Superintendent

Update: Raw data collected from the DEC pole mounted Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) samplers installed around the landfill is now available here.  For the most part, the instruments read zero with an occasional single digit part per billion detection.  In layman’s terms, there has been no H2S measured at concentrations that would be considered anywhere close […]

Rensselaer Youth Outdoors Forest Conservation Corps teen program

Rensselaer Youth Outdoors is looking for teens who like the outdoors, like to work hard, have fun, and be part of a team. This is an excellent program for a first work experience. Youth receive vocational training, job skills development, and leadership training. Please see the program details and the application form below. The Forest Conservation Corps […]