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January 16, 2017

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News items previously listed on the homepage of the district Web site can be accessed here. For more information about any of the news articles, contact the district's Communications Office at 518-456-6200, ext. 3115.

View news items from the 2009-10 school year

2010-11 school year

June 21, 2011: Community fundraising for athletics

June 20, 2011: A closer look at the end-of-year schedule for students, K-12

June 7, 2011: District names new high school principal

June 7, 2011: Class of 2010 and MasterMinds club to co-sponsor fundraiser for local family

May 31, 2011: Three GCSD students recognized by WNYT as part of "13 Kids Who Care"

May 23, 2011: Sixth annual Laps of Love event set for June 3

May 17, 2011: District residents approve 2011-12 budget; elect four to Board of Education

May 10, 2011: Guilderland named one of the best communities for music education

May 10, 2011: GCSD presents annual Middle School Student Art Exhibition May 16-May 31, 2011

May 3, 2011: GCSD presents annual High School Student Art Exhibition April 28-May 22, 2011

May 2, 2011: Workers needed for day of budget vote

April 25, 2011: Taking a Stand: A community united to confront bullying and other issues facing our youth

April 12, 2011: BOE adopts $88.96 million spending plan for 2011-12

April 11, 2011: District to host "Jump Shots for Japan" Faculty Basketball Game

April 6, 2011: Updated budget proposal discussed at BOE budget work session

March 31, 2011: Legislature passes on-time budget, minimal state aid restoration for GCSD

March 23, 2011: District launches Facebook and Twitter sites

March 23, 2011: Board of Education to hold special budget work session

March 21, 2011: Interested in running for a seat on the Guilderland Board of Education?

March 21, 2011: GCSD presents annual Elementary Student Art Exhibition March 31-April 24, 2011

March 18, 2011: Friday, May 27 (contingent school recess day) will be an instructional day for all students

March 17, 2011: Reduce, Re-Use, Recycle Extravaganza set for April 9

March 16, 2011: Kindergarten registration set for March 23 & 24

March 10, 2011: Upcoming events for parents of high school children with special needs

March 9, 2011: Informal 2011-12 Budget Hearing set for Tuesday, March 15 at HS LGI

March 9, 2011: GCSD student artwork featured at the Empire State Plaza

March 7, 2011: Kindergarten Information Night rescheduled for Monday, March 14

March 2, 2011: Superintendent presents 2011-12 proposed budget

February 8, 2011: Second Community Conversation, "Difficult Choices," held on February 7 at GHS

February 3, 2011: FMS MASK to present spring musical, "Annie, Jr." on March 4, 5, & 6

February 2, 2011: Join us for "Pops Travels the Globe" this Saturday

January 27, 2011: Elementary students use art to explore the question, "What would MLK do to heal the Earth?”

January 26, 2011: Guilderland Players to present musical, Phantom of the Opera, March 10-13, 2011

January 20, 2011: Second Community Conversation set for Monday, February 7 at GHS

January 3, 2011: GCSD partners with CDPHP to present BodyWorks: A toolkit for healthy teens and string families

December 17, 2010: Community Conversation on the 2011-12 budget set for January 10

December 1, 2010: Upcoming events for parents of high school children with special needs

November 30, 2010: GHS teacher Jon Mapstone selected to travel to Galapagos through Toyota International Teacher Program

November 24, 2010: GHS junior Jenna Bickel wins school's first-ever state championship in swimming

November 16, 2010: GCSD celebrates School-Related Professionals Day

November 9, 2010: Guilderland Schools to participate in America Recycles Day

November 9, 2010: Guilderland ensembles selected to perform on WMHT's Music for the Holidays

November 4, 2010: GCSD named a district in good standing by NYS Department of Education

November 4, 2010: FOGA and booster clubs reach their goal; Thank you for your support!

November 3, 2010: District seeks volunteers for Special Education Task Force committees

October 25, 2010: GCSD Music Faculty and Tri-M to present combined recital on Oct. 28

October 18, 2010: Upcoming events for parents of high school children with special needs

October 18, 2010: Surplus bid (buses and other vehicles) now underway

October 14, 2010: Farnsworth MS wins National Kids Care Week Grant

October 14, 2010: Trick-or-Treat Street set for Oct. 30 at GHS

October 5, 2010: Westmere Elementary Social Worker Louisa Lombardo wins national
"A Day Made Better" award

September 20, 2010: Mark Brooks named new Guilderland High School Assistant Principal

September 17, 2010: District Office relocation to begin September 22

September 13, 2010: Continuing Education instructors wanted

September 9, 2010: NYS assessment results for students in grades 3-8 due out in early October

August 18, 2010: District sets 2010-11 tax rates

August 12, 2010: Freshman football, boys/girls soccer, and JV/Varsity cheerleading reinstated at GCSD

August 5, 2010: Change in the elementary school day schedule set to begin in 2010-11

August 5, 2010: January Regents exams back on but other state testing eliminated due to New York State budget cuts

August 4, 2010: High School outdoor track to close through August 20, 2010

July 28, 2010: New scoring procedures result in lower test scores for districts around NYS

July 22, 2010: Board of Education appoints Marie Wiles, Ph.D. as superintendent of schools

July 22, 2010: Board of Education fills vacancy; Emilio Genzano to hold ten-month term

July 14, 2010: FMS Butterfly Station and Organic Farmer’s Market now open for the season