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 […]

Important Information – End of First Quarter

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: Once again, we would like to compliment our students and parents for handling our pivot to remote learning in grades 9-12 with grace and poise.  The collaboration and understanding is always heartwarming. As local data is watched carefully,  the COVID-19 infection rate seems to be rising a […]

COVID-19 Case

November 4, 2020 Dear Parents/Guardians: Our school is informing parents and guardians that a student in Rensselaer Junior Senior High School has been diagnosed with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This person was on school premises the week of October 26, 2020 and did have direct exposure with classmates and teachers.  Each of the students and […]

Dates and Reminders

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: As we begin to wrap up the first quarter of the 20-21 school year, we have a few reminders for everyone: Halloween is on Saturday.  It is our responsibility and challenge to make childhood memories in a safe manner.  Please review the NYS Department of Health guidelines […]