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News archives

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 2011-12 school year

2012-13 school year

May 21, 2013: 2013-14 budget approved by district voters

May 21, 2013: GuilderFest set for June 2 at Guilderland High School

May 15, 2013: Friends of Guilderland Athletics (FOGA) and Macerola’s Pizza Gram Plus partnering to present a fundraiser for Freshman sports

May 15, 2013: Recycling Extravaganza, FMS Garage Sale and Go Green Day a great success

May 3, 2013: District vocal concert, "Guilderland Sings," set for Tuesday, May 14

April 30, 2013: GCSD students selected to move on to National History Day finals in College Park, MD

April 11, 2013: Can the district opt my child out of testing? Additional information for parents regarding state assessments

April 11, 2013: A letter from Superintendent Wiles regarding upcoming state assessments

April 10, 2013: Board of Education adopts $91 million spending plan for 2013-14

April 3, 2013: Farnsworth Middle School to play host to three exciting community events on April 27:
Spring Recycling Extravaganza, FMS Garage Sale, and Go Green Day 2013

April 1, 2013: GCSD students shine at National History Day regional event

March 27, 2013: Schools slated to receive increase in aid; a closer look at projections for GCSD

March 26, 2013: EducationSpeaks blog seeks submissions from students for Kids Speak feature (PDF)

March 21, 2013: Guilderland named one of the best communities for music education

March 21, 2013: BOE approves 2013-14 school calendar (PDF)

March 18, 2013: Are you interested in running for a seat on the GCSD Board of Education?

March 4, 2013: FMS MASK presents Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr.

March 1, 2013: Superintendent presents 2013-14 proposed budget

March 1, 2013: GCSD students featured in K-8 Empire State Plaza Art Collection Exhibition

February 22, 2013: Guilderland Players to present Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific

February 6, 2013: Community conversation focuses on budget development to date; list of potential changes for 2013-14

February 5, 2013: Join us for "A Call to Action" and learn how to advocate for our public schools

February 1, 2013: Regional advocacy forum recap: Nearly 40 GCSD stakeholders join 1,000+ Capital Region educators, students, parents, community members and elected officials for unprecedented event

January 30, 2013: POPS swings into GHS on Feb. 2

January 25, 2013: Third Community Conversation set for February 5

January 18, 2013: Guilderland stakeholders to attend January 31 Regional Education Forum 'Your Schools in Fiscal Peril - Running Out of Time & Options'

January 18, 2013: Community volunteers sought to serve on district Facilities Committee

January 16, 2013: "Let Us Be Heard: Community Advocacy for a Guilderland Education" event recap

January 10, 2013: Governor outlines education initiatives in State of the State address

December 28, 2012: Let Us Be Heard: Community Advocacy for a Guilderland Education

December 19, 2012: Dr. Wiles addresses rumor of school violence

December 17, 2012: A message from Superintendent of Schools Marie Wiles

December 17, 2012: Ithacappella Returns to Guilderland

December 14, 2012: Statement from Dr. Wiles regarding today's events at Sandy Hook Elementary

December 12, 2012: Two GCSD teachers recognized as Nationally Board Certified Teachers

December 11, 2012: Surplus buses and equipment bid (PDF)

December 4, 2012: Guilderland HS recognized as a 2013 Grammy Signature School Semi-Finalist

December 3: Enjoying the sounds of the season

November 28, 2012: "Setting the Course" Community event explores where we are; where we are going

November 20, 2012: NYS School-Related Professional Recognition Day (PDF)

November 15, 2012: Representatives from GHS participate in "Tech Valley Connection for Education and Jobs" initiative

November 15, 2012: Green Task Force unveils new logo

November 15, 2012: Recycling Fair collection update

November 2, 2012: Recap of CyberSmart Digital Citizenship event

October 30, 2012: GCSD families invited to special "college night" for students with an IEP or 504 services

October 24, 2012: GCSD to hold community event to explore where we are; where we are going as a school district

October 23, 2012: Guilderland ranked in the top five of Albany area schools according to new report

October 11, 2012: GCSD to temporarily stop serving peanut butter, Mini-Wheats amid national product recalls

October 5, 2012: Librarians to present CyberSmart Digital Citizenship night for students and parents

October 4, 2012: GCSD music faculty to perform with Tri-M during upcoming recital

October 3, 2012: Trick or Treat Street set for Oct. 27 at GHS

September 28, 2012: "Go Home Early" evacuation drill set for October 5 at all school buildings

September 28, 2012: Community volunteer sought to serve on the district Audit Committee

September 20, 2012: GCSD to host Recycling Extravaganza October 27 at Farnsworth Middle School

September 17, 2012: Chamber to host ADK chair auction to benefit Guilderland PTAs, FOGA

August 23, 2012: Important change to district calendar

August 22, 2012: District sets 2012-13 tax rates

August 17, 2012: District introduces ParentOnline for online meal payments

July 20, 2012: Community fundraising for athletics

July 16, 2012: FMS Butterfly Station and Organic Garden now open for the season