Welcome Back to School

Get Your Questions Answered!

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: As the new school year quickly approaches, many parents have questions.  Like the past few years, we have done our best to answer questions on our “Welcome Back” page.  You will find messages from the principals, pick up and drop off instructions, how to sign up for […]

Getting Ready to Return!

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: The new school year is almost upon us!  We had great participation in our summer school programs and are looking forward to a “normal” return to school this year!  The first day of classes will be Tuesday, September 6th.  You can find the 2022-23 school year calendar […]

2022 Summer Bus Routes

Students riding the bus to summer programs should report to their normal bus stop for pickup.  The bus routes will all drop off at school at 8:15am.  School will be dismissed at noon and each run will follow the same order to drop off.  If your student is attending summer programs and your stop is […]

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 […]