Student Passwords

We have been working on a way to put student passwords into SchoolTool and we got it working this morning. It’s only done for Grades 4-6 so far. These were the students having the most difficulty. Grade 4 used Clever badges last year  and Grades 5 and 6 has a lot of students that can’t […]

Self Care

As we continue to provide our best for our students, we want to offer some support to each other as employees, friends and fellow humans. We have put together some resources for self care, stress management and counseling. NYS Emotional Support Hotline: 1 (844) 863-9314 Websites: virusanxiety.com/take-care edutopia.org/article/prioritizing-self-care-while-working-from-home nysut.org Apps: Headspace Calm Sanvello And for […]

Extended Closure Info – Regents Exams

Members of the Rensselaer Jr-Sr High School Community, Board of Regents Chancellor Betty Rosa announced yesterday that the Regents examinations scheduled for June 2020 will be canceled. Today they released documents providing guidance for how we would handle these cancellations. “Regents Examination Exemptions” “Students who during the June 2020 examination period would take one or […]

Extended Closure Update 4/6/2020

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community, Governor Cuomo announced today that public schools will be closed until at least April 29th due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Our teachers will continue to provide remote learning to the students for as long as we need to. We are looking forward to having everyone back in […]

COVID-19 Update April 3, 2020

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community, The school building is empty.  All of the learning magic that makes this a special place is missing without the students and staff.  The only sign of life in the building is when we make lunch and load it onto buses.  That could be a sad story, […]