DISTRICT NEWS & EVENTS

Mask Questions

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: Due to a court decision in Nassau County last night, there have been many questions about mask requirements today.  The school had plenty of conflicting direction concerning this matter today, but we successfully kept the distraction out of the classrooms and stayed focused on instructing and supporting […]

New NYSDOH Guidance and Keeping Kids in School

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: The New York State Department of Health recently updated its guidance on COVID isolation and quarantine, which formally ends its contact tracing requirements. While the new guidance (and a Jan. 18th memo from the New York State Education Department) states that schools are no longer required to […]

Internet Subsidies, Free Tests, & COVID-19 Update

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: We hope that everyone takes the time to take advantage of the federal Affordable Connectivity Program to help pay for your broadband services.  Every household with a student in our district is eligible for $30 per month toward Internet service.  That is $360 per year! There is […]

Remote Instruction on Friday

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: We are struggling with a shortage of drivers again on Friday.  Unfortunately, grades 6-12 will need to move to remote instruction for our early release day.  Mr. Pitaniello has shared the schedule that students will need to follow from home.  We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.  We […]