Update from the Superintendent

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: How did December sneak up on us like that so quickly?  There is certainly no shortage of celebrations at this time of year.  Please keep an eye on the school calendar for all of the fun holiday, sporting, and community events. This is also the beginning of […]

Flu Season

Cold and flu season is upon us. This letter is to inform you that your child may have come into contact at school with someone with the Flu. In order to help prevent the spread of illness throughout the school, we recommend that your child stay home from school if experiencing flu or cold symptoms and call your […]

Evacuation Drill Reminder

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: This is a reminder that on Friday (11/4), we will be exercising our new evacuation drill. This drill will require parents and community members to stay off school property after 1:20pm and to follow specific instructions for parent pick-up procedures.   JrSr High Parents: Busses should be dropping […]

Safety Drill Information

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: As we announced last week, Friday (11/4) is designated on our calendar for our “Go Home Early” drill.  We have partnered with Rensselaer Police Department, Rensselaer Fire Department, and the Questar III safety team to design an evacuation and dismissal drill.  We will be transporting all VRES […]

Upcoming Events

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: Everyone is excited about the PTA bringing trunk or treat back to school this Thursday from 6 to 7:30.  No doubt that it will be another memorable experience. Don’t forget that PreK and 6-12 will dismiss on Friday at 11:45am and K-5 will dismiss at 12:30pm for […]

Update and Reminders

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: We have almost made it through the first month of the new school year!  When summer was over, the temperatures certainly dropped.  It is always important that students have the layers they need for these fall temperatures. Please remember that Friday, 9/30 will be an early dismissal […]

Superintendent Update

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: The 2022-23 school year is rolling along!  We have had a spirit week, a dance, soccer games, and volleyball games.  Our first modified football game will be tomorrow night and the first home varsity football game will be Friday night!  As we are enjoying the feeling of […]

Great First Day!

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: Happy first day!  It may have been cool and wet, but the smiles in this building could warm any heart today.  Thanks to everyone for bringing the positivity We found some minor errors in the routes.  Thanks to those parents that kindly pointed them out!  We needed […]

Updated Bus Runs (Including times)

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: After processing all of the transportation requests this week, we have added several bus stops to our routes.  Based on questions of timing, we have added in ESTIMATED pick-up and drop-off times, but remind everyone that students should expect those times to be +/- 10 minutes.  They […]

Almost Ready!

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: We are ALMOST ready!  Today we hosted Pre-K orientation, VRES supply drop off, and 6th grade orientation.  The building is brightening up with the smiles of children.  This is a great time of the year. We have had several questions about transportation.  With some staffing changes, we […]