Winter Sports

Members of the Rensselaer City School District Community: The New York State Department of Health announced last week that high-risk winter sports would be authorized to start practice and competition beginning February 1 if permitted by local health authorities. Rensselaer County has indicated support for this updated guidance publicly, but our neighboring counties have not […]

Support for a Tragic Loss

Dear RCSD School Community, We are deeply saddened by the loss of Alexis Dominowski, an 11th grade student that attended Rensselaer Jr./Sr. Highschool. She passed away on 1/26/21 from a brief illness (not COVID related). Alexis had been participating remotely in school this year and has two sisters (6th and 9th grade) that attend school […]

Read for Ronald McDonald House

Dear VR Parents and Families, Our school is once again participating in the Read for Ronald McDonald House Charities program (Read for RMHC)! The program supports Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region (RMHC-CR), an organization dedicated to supporting children and families, especially those struggling with childhood illnesses and injuries. They work to keep […]

Virtual Special Education Parent Session

You are invited to a Virtual Special Education Parent Session this evening at 5:30pm. The Session will provide parents with an opportunity to meet our new Director of PPS, Dr. Amy Prabhakaran, learn about what they can expect from the Special Education Department to support their child during virtual learning, and prepare for CSE meetings […]