COVID-19 Update

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: We were notified today of an elementary student on remote instruction that has tested positive for COVID-19.  This student has not been in the building and poses no new risk. UPDATE – A second elementary student was also identified.  This student is also on remote instruction and […]

COVID-19 Update

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: Rensselaer County Department of Health announced that three Rensselaer City School District students tested positive over the weekend.  Please know all reported students are remote and represent no new exposure or risk to our school community. Although it seems that schools are reporting many instances of COVID-19 […]

Planning for December

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: Hopefully everyone had a relaxing and safe Thanksgiving break.  We hear that the parent teacher conferences were productive and feedback will help us reframe and improve instructional delivery in this new world of education.  See the message from Mr. Palmer about how we are working to provide […]

COVID-19 Notification

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: Our school has been informed by the Rensselaer County Department of Health that an 8th grade student has been diagnosed with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This student has not been in the building for weeks.  There is no new exposure and no new risk in attending school […]

COVID-19 Notification

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: Our school has been informed by the Rensselaer County Department of Health that two students have been diagnosed with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). They are a 2nd grade student that has not been in the building since October 15 and a 9th grade student that has not […]

Update and Happy Thanksgiving!

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: As we see the infection rate continue to rise in the region, we encourage everyone to be safe by limiting exposure, wearing masks, and washing hands.  Please see a detailed regional message that our neighboring schools are sharing concerning the current COVID-19 status.  For those of you […]

Concerns-U Christmas Baskets

Concerns-U is organizing Christmas baskets for families in the city.  Sign up ends at the end of November.  If you would like help with your family holiday wish list, the sign-up information is below: Assistance Form Assistance Form (Page 2)  

COVID-19 Notification

November 16, 2020 Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: Our school is informing parents and guardians that an 8th grade student has been diagnosed with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This person has not been on school premises since November 10th.  We are currently contact tracing the situation and all students identified as contacts […]

Enhanced Screening and Travel Planning

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: We all need to remain diligent together as a community if we want to keep school open as the COVID-19 infection rate continues to rise.   We are continuing the enhanced screening process and minimize risk related to COVID-19.  The most important improvement at this time is to […]

COVID-19 Notification

November 9, 2020 Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: Our school is informing parents and guardians that a student in our Rensselaer Jr/Sr High School has been diagnosed with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This person has not been on school premises since October 29th.  This situation has not created an exposure in the […]