Updated COVID-19 Guidance

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: New York State has released new guidance based on CDC recommendations regarding isolation and quarantining.  They are shortening from 10 days to 5 days AND 24 hours symptom free.  They also said that “Additional guidance from CDC for schools is expected in coming days.”  Schools in our […]

Test Kit Pickup (& Delivery Option)

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: We had quite a few parents come in to pick up at-home tests today.   We will continue to make 1 per student available for optional parent pick-up in both the VRES and JrSr High offices this week.  We also had several requests to have tests sent […]

Happy New Year – Welcome Back!

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: Happy New Year! We are looking forward to welcoming students back from break on Monday, January 3rd. Hopefully everyone has spent safe, relaxing, and rejuvenating time with family and friends over the holidays. The news has been full of information about an Omicron variant surge of COVID-19 […]

VRES Holiday Store

VRES PTA’s Holiday Shopping Experience

VRES PTA was so happy to sponsor our Holiday Shopping experience for students this year. Students were able to shop for family and friends from the 9th to 15th of December. This shop would not be possible without our volunteers dedicating days to run the shop for our students. Thank you to Paula Riley, Jenn Abair, […]

Early Dismissal, TikTok Message, & COVID-19 Update

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: One more reminder that Friday, 12/17 is an early release day. Pre-K and JrSr High will release at 11:45 a.m. and grades K-5 will release at 12:30. Our staff will have professional development in the afternoon. Please remember that attendance is important on early release days. Let’s […]

Early Dismissal, Masks, & Covid-19 Update

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: Don’t forget that Friday, 12/17 is an early release day.  Pre-K and JrSr High will release at 11:45 a.m. and grades K-5 will release at 12:30.  Our staff will have professional development in the afternoon.  Please remember that attendance is important on early release days.  Let’s work […]