The Hope Bus

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community, Yankee Trails and The Bus Stop Club have partnered to brighten your day while also collecting donated non-perishable items for local schools and food pantries. On Wednesday, May 20th. Be on the lookout for the #YTHopeBus, “Lightning McQueen” and “Waldo” as they take to the roads throughout the City of Rensselaer, between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00p.m. VIEW […]

BOE Meeting Livestream

The Board of Education meeting on Monday, May 18th will be Live Streamed via Facebook. We will be monitoring the comments and will attempt to answer as many questions as possible. The Board will be adopting a budget for the public to vote on. Please join us at https://www.facebook.com/rensscsd/live/

Board of Education News

Members of the Rensselaer City School District community, Our Board President, John Mooney, has decided not to run again after 22 years of service to the school district. Although he shared the potential decision confidentially some time ago, he sent the attached letter as an official announcement this week. Mr. Mooney had donated his time […]

Fiscal Emergency

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community, You have seen our references to budgetary challenges since before we were affected by COVID-19.  Our district has been losing money since 2012 for a variety of reasons.  This has depleted the school’s fund balance (savings) and leaves RCSD “susceptible to fiscal stress” as we were designated […]

Extended Closure Info – Regents Exams

Members of the Rensselaer Jr-Sr High School Community, Board of Regents Chancellor Betty Rosa announced yesterday that the Regents examinations scheduled for June 2020 will be canceled. Today they released documents providing guidance for how we would handle these cancellations. “Regents Examination Exemptions” “Students who during the June 2020 examination period would take one or […]

Extended Closure Update 4/6/2020

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community, Governor Cuomo announced today that public schools will be closed until at least April 29th due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Our teachers will continue to provide remote learning to the students for as long as we need to. We are looking forward to having everyone back in […]