Bus Delay, Substitutes, and COVID-19

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: We are experiencing a shortage of drivers again this week.  Please note that we anticipate that bus A will be about 20 minutes late for both JrSr high and VRES on Monday morning.  Thank you for your patience and understanding with our transportation challenges.  If you see […]

Substitutes Needed

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: We are in desperate need of substitute teachers and aides.  If you know anyone that may be interested in being a part of the #fRAMily and helping to keep the kids in school, please send them to us.  We are in danger of being forced to shift […]

Congratulations

First Quarter Student Recognition

1st Qtr. Honor Roll (Nov. 2021) 6th Grade Principal’s List Mason Amodeo-Duket Jason Bristol Jr. Donald Burdek Logan Butler Mi’Kai Carter Grayson Clemente Arnold Sophia Corrodore Adalynn Cotugno Owen Darby Madin Darji Tejas Darji Jessica Defreest Peyton Gardenier Caleb Granger Wayne Gyi Jayana Hamilton Ava Hammond Savannah Hay Nevaeh Holmes Adam Howland Jr. Liam Kirker […]

New Option for VRES Parent Pick-up

VRES Parents, We have heard both positive and negative feedback on the current pick-up process.  For those parents that like the way it is working, you will be able to continue the process that is currently in place.   Some other parents have expressed that they would like to get out of the car and walk […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Balloons Over Rensselaer

Third graders read the book Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet, and we were inspired to make our own Thanksgiving Day parade balloons.  Enjoy our parade and Happy Thanksgiving!

Schedule for this week, survey reminder, & COVID-19 update

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: REMINDER: On Monday, 11/22, JrSr. high students will be released at 11:45am and elementary students will be released at 12:30pm.  COVID screening for high school athletes will take place Monday morning. There will be no school on Tuesday, 11/23, as teachers will be holding parent teacher conferences. […]

Digital Equity Survey

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: Please note that bus E and bus I will be approximately 25 minutes late today for elementary drop off.  Thank you for your patience and understanding! We are required to collect some information for NYS this year.  We NEED YOUR HELP.  Can parents please log into SchoolTool […]

Return to In-person Instruction

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: Great news!  Our transportation team has put together a plan that will allow for our JrSr High students to return to in-person instruction tomorrow.  As of Wednesday, 11/17, school will be running on a normal schedule. We know and share the frustration with remote learning.  We are […]