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 […]

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 […]