Early Dismissal, TikTok Message, & COVID-19 Update

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: One more reminder that Friday, 12/17 is an early release day. Pre-K and JrSr High will release at 11:45 a.m. and grades K-5 will release at 12:30. Our staff will have professional development in the afternoon. Please remember that attendance is important on early release days. Let’s […]

Early Dismissal, Masks, & Covid-19 Update

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: Don’t forget that Friday, 12/17 is an early release day.  Pre-K and JrSr High will release at 11:45 a.m. and grades K-5 will release at 12:30.  Our staff will have professional development in the afternoon.  Please remember that attendance is important on early release days.  Let’s work […]

Bus Delay, Substitutes, and COVID-19

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: We are experiencing a shortage of drivers again this week.  Please note that we anticipate that bus A will be about 20 minutes late for both JrSr high and VRES on Monday morning.  Thank you for your patience and understanding with our transportation challenges.  If you see […]

Substitutes Needed

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: We are in desperate need of substitute teachers and aides.  If you know anyone that may be interested in being a part of the #fRAMily and helping to keep the kids in school, please send them to us.  We are in danger of being forced to shift […]

New Option for VRES Parent Pick-up

VRES Parents, We have heard both positive and negative feedback on the current pick-up process.  For those parents that like the way it is working, you will be able to continue the process that is currently in place.   Some other parents have expressed that they would like to get out of the car and walk […]

Schedule for this week, survey reminder, & COVID-19 update

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: REMINDER: On Monday, 11/22, JrSr. high students will be released at 11:45am and elementary students will be released at 12:30pm.  COVID screening for high school athletes will take place Monday morning. There will be no school on Tuesday, 11/23, as teachers will be holding parent teacher conferences. […]

Digital Equity Survey

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: Please note that bus E and bus I will be approximately 25 minutes late today for elementary drop off.  Thank you for your patience and understanding! We are required to collect some information for NYS this year.  We NEED YOUR HELP.  Can parents please log into SchoolTool […]

Return to In-person Instruction

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: Great news!  Our transportation team has put together a plan that will allow for our JrSr High students to return to in-person instruction tomorrow.  As of Wednesday, 11/17, school will be running on a normal schedule. We know and share the frustration with remote learning.  We are […]

Remote Instruction Plan

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: As we prepare for a Tuesday of remote learning for grades 6-12, we have had a few great questions that you may want the answers to. Can I drop my kids off if this is due to transportation? We cannot discriminate against those without the means of […]