RCSD's Battle of the Buckles

RCSD Battle of the Belts

RCSD hosted an impressive group of #PartnersInSafety on Thursday 5/20/22. The Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee of New York brought New York State Police, Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Office, and Rensselaer City Police Dept to present our students with the #BuckleUpNY program.  This is an extension of the #ClickItOrTicket effort that engages students in understanding the importance […]

Partnership in Safety and upcoming Spring Break

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: Thanks to everyone that came and participated in our input session and Board of Education meeting last Thursday.  It was a great conversation about our community partnership in safety.  Our Board also approved a budget to present to the public in May.  We will have plenty of […]

New NYSDOH Guidance and Keeping Kids in School

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: The New York State Department of Health recently updated its guidance on COVID isolation and quarantine, which formally ends its contact tracing requirements. While the new guidance (and a Jan. 18th memo from the New York State Education Department) states that schools are no longer required to […]

Free At-Home Test Kits

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: Good news!  We picked up enough test-at-home kits today that we can distribute one (2-pack) for each student in the district for free. We will make them available for optional parent pick-up in both the VRES and JrSr High offices beginning Tuesday morning.  Any parents that are […]


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 […]