COVID Updates and Information

Effective immediately, all children ages 12-15 are eligible to receive the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, meaning all state residents ages 12 and up can now be protected against COVID-19. The Rensselaer County Health Department will be hosting a Pfizer Vaccine Clinic for 12 to 15 year olds at the McDonough Sports Complex at Hudson Valley Community College on Friday, May 14 from 3:00-6:00 p.m. Children must be accompanied by a parent and bring proof of age. This is a walk-in clinic. No appointment is necessary.

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The 2018-19 school year begins for students in grades 1-12 on Thursday, September 6 and for kindergartners on Friday, September 7.

We hope this coming year is an enjoyable and productive one for each of our students! To start you off on the right foot, we have posted some helpful resources below. Welcome back!

Columbia High SchoolColumbia High School

Goff Middle School entranceHoward L. Goff Middle School

Bell Top Elementary SchoolBell Top Elementary School

Front of DPSDonald P. Sutherland Elementary School

  • Start: 9:00 a.m., Dismissal: 3:30 p.m.
  • Parent Information – Bus routes, school supply lists, etc.
  • Welcome Back Picnic – Friday, September 14 at 5 p.m.
  • DPS homepage

Genet Elementary School signGenet Elementary School

  • Start: 8:40 a.m., Dismissal: 3:10 p.m.
  • Parent Information– Bus routes, school supply lists, etc.
  • Ice Cream Social – Friday, September 14 at 6 p.m.
  • Genet homepage

Green Meadow signGreen Meadow Elementary School

Red Mill Elementary School