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Building Project Referendum news & information

Construction work underway at Guilderland schools

Construction work at all Guilderland schools began on June 29, 2015, and will continue throughout the summer. During this time, all main entrances are closed and alternate entrances have been posted and labeled. (View a map of each school's alternate entrance here - PDF)

The Altamont Elementary School and Pine Bush Elementary School campuses are closed. Visits to the schools for new parents and students are by appointment only.

Major work to be completed this summer includes:
 Safety and security improvements district-wide
 Technology improvements district-wide
 HVAC work and controls at various levels district-wide
 Installation of high-efficiency boilers at AES, GES, WES, and GHS
 Roof repairs at GHS, PBE, and AES
 Paving at AES, GES, FMS, and GHS

The district will periodically post updates on the construction on each individual school’s website, social media and via School News Notifier.
Residents who have questions about the summer construction work should contact Asst. Superintendent for Business Neil Sanders at 456-6200 ext. 3125.

Archived information regarding the Building Project

District residents pass Proposition #1, defeat Proposition #2

On Thursday, November 14, 2013, district residents approved a $17,324,650 building project proposition to upgrade aging infrastructure in the district’s seven school buildings and improve safety, security and technology systems district-wide. The proposition passed by a vote of 897 (yes) to 790 (no). Voters did not approve a second proposition, in the amount of $846,300, to renovate the high school auditorium and replace wooden light tower poles on the high school football field/track. This proposition was defeated by a vote of 857 (no) to 829 (yes). Thank you to everyone who came out to vote on the proposals.