We are almost there!

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: We are almost at the finish line for the 2021-22 school year!  This year has had plenty of challenges and many reasons to celebrate.  As we continue our journey to post-pandemic normalcy, the district will be holding our end-of year ceremonies in a traditional format next week.  […]

Lockout This Afternoon

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: This afternoon, we had multiple reports of a sound that resembled fireworks or a gunshots outside in the general direction of the hollow.  In an abundance of caution, we called all students and staff into the building and initiated our “Lockout” process where nobody is allowed in […]

JrSr High on Remote Instruction for Friday

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: We are disappointed to announce that grades 6-12 will need to move to remote instruction for Friday, 5/27.  All students in 6-12 will follow the remote schedule from home on Chromebooks.  The district only has 4 drivers available for the day.  Those drivers will focus on transporting […]

Confronting Tragedy

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: Every time we hear about another school shooting like the one that occured in Texas yesterday, we are all filled with emotions and confusion.  Students, staff, and parents may feel sadness, fear, anger, or some combination of these.  In these moments, we need the support of each […]

Budget Vote and Upcoming Events

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: We would like to thank the community for your support on the annual budget vote.  The Board of Education will be approving the final vote tally and outcome at our meeting at 6:30pm this evening. As colleges are wrapping up, many families have students returning home and […]

Budget Vote

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: REMINDER:  Don’t forget to vote on the school budget on Tuesday from noon until 9 p.m. in the auditorium lobby!  Thanks to everyone that has emailed, called, attended board meetings, and joined me for coffee in an effort to get questions answered.  Informed voters are a powerful […]

Budget Questions?

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: Thanks to everyone that came out to our annual budget hearing on Tuesday night.  If you missed it, the video & presentation are available on our budget webpage along with a plethora of other budget information.  If you still have questions, I will be available for a […]

Budget Information

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: Happy Mother’s Day!  Thanks to all of the mothers and mother figures out there that provide love, support, and guidance to families and friends.  We appreciate you. All school districts are in the annual budget season again.  Everyone knows that our district has been struggling with a […]

Welcome Back!

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: Welcome back from spring break!  It was great to see all of the smiling faces and hear the chatter about everyone’s time well spent last week. There were plenty of stories about quality time with friends and family. Thanks to everyone for your continued understanding about our […]

Partnership in Safety and upcoming Spring Break

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: Thanks to everyone that came and participated in our input session and Board of Education meeting last Thursday.  It was a great conversation about our community partnership in safety.  Our Board also approved a budget to present to the public in May.  We will have plenty of […]