Bus Routes

The bus routes are available.  We will be uploading the specific stop information into SchoolTool on Friday, 9/4 so that new students know where to go.  Returning students should be at the same stop as last year. South Side Jr. Sr. – These runs will begin on Tuesday, 9/8 South Side Elem – These runs […]

Board of Education Special Meeting

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community, There will be a special meeting of the Board of Education this evening at 6:30 p.m. to complete last minute staffing adjustments to begin the year, The agenda is posted on the website.  There will be no presentations and no live stream.  The brief meeting will be […]

Latest information on the start of school

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: We are getting closer to opening day!  We are hearing the excitement from many teachers that miss the kids, and we can’t wait to bring this empty building back to life, even if it is a little different than we are used to.   We still have a […]

Van Rensselaer Elementary School Expectations and Virtual Tour

Mr. Palmer has recorded a series of videos to help our students feel welcome and comfortable as they come back to school on September 8th.  We know that traditional orientation isn’t an option this year, so he went digital!  Time to pop some popcorn and spend some time with your Elementary Principal. Student expectations and […]

Reopening Plan Quick Reference

There is an overwhelming amount of information available to understand the district opening plan.  This quick reference is to help organize it for our community: Full Plan Testing Contact Tracing Remote Instruction Summary Presentation FAQs NYS Department of Health Rensselaer County Department of Health Center for Disease Control

Welcome Back

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community:   As school approaches, there are many questions to be answered. Some are COVID-19 related , but many are not. We have put together a single place to look and find answers to all of these questions. This letter and reference was mailed out today. It links […]

Reopening Plan

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: As we prepare for students to return to school in the fall, New York State has provided our school district with guidelines to ensure the health and safety of our students, staff and community members. We assembled a reopening team consisting of volunteer parents, teachers, staff, and […]