Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremony

Only one day until graduation! I am looking forward to seeing all of the Seniors at school. The festivities will start with a ceremony at 5:15 on Wednesday June 17th, in the main parking lot of RCSD. Please remember that only one car per senior will be allowed at school and in the parade. We will […]

6th Grade Graduation Presentation

Please enjoy the Grade 6 Graduation Presentation! It is a special moment for all of us to recognize our sixth graders for their hard work through the years in elementary school. We’re quite proud of them! They are now ready to transition into the Junior-Senior High School. Have a terrific summer boys and girls. Congratulations!

Pre-K Graduation Presentation

Please enjoy the Pre-kindergarten Graduation Presentation! We are all so proud of the boys and girls for completing the program. Our kindergarten teachers can’t wait to work with them next year. Have a wonderful summer. Congratulations!

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 […]

Board of Education News

Members of the Rensselaer City School District community, Our Board President, John Mooney, has decided not to run again after 22 years of service to the school district. Although he shared the potential decision confidentially some time ago, he sent the attached letter as an official announcement this week. Mr. Mooney had donated his time […]

Fiscal Emergency

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community, You have seen our references to budgetary challenges since before we were affected by COVID-19.  Our district has been losing money since 2012 for a variety of reasons.  This has depleted the school’s fund balance (savings) and leaves RCSD “susceptible to fiscal stress” as we were designated […]