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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 2013-14 school year

2014-15 school year

June 19: Construction scheduled to begin at Guilderland schools

June 5: Recommended Reading List 2015-16

May 28, 2015: Teaching is the Core Grant work continues

May 18, 2015: Annual spring music festival set for May 20

May 14, 2015: 'Meet the Candidates' Night held May 13

May 5, 2015: Budget hearing held May 12

May 4, 2015: Sandra G. Morley Physical Education Student Leadership Awards

April 24, 2015: Guilderland Central School District to host Google Summit

April 22, 2015: Guilderland students perform in regional music festival

April 22, 2015: Board of Education adopts $93.7 million spending plan for 2015-16

April 16, 2015: Regan Johnson named 2015 Professional of the Year by NYS AHPERD Capital Zone

April 16, 2015: Large turnout for "Meet Your Legislator" event

April 1, 2015: Schools to see more aid in approved state budget; increases tied to another retool of teacher evaluation system

March 30, 2015: Teaching is the Core grant update

March 26, 2015: Residents encouraged to contact elected officials ahead of state budget adoption

March 16, 2015: Repurposing Task Force holds organizational meeting

March 16, 2015: Regents approves plan for new statewide science learning standards

March 6, 2015: Superintendent releases 2015-16 budget proposal

March 6, 2015: GCSD to host a "Meet Your Legislator" community event on April 15, 2015

March 5, 2015: GCSD celebrates Music In Our Schools Month

March 4, 2015: GCSD Job Fair set for April 30

March 4, 2015: Are you interested in running for a seat on the GCSD Board of Education?

March 2, 2015: FMS re-designated an Essential Elements School to Watch by NYS Education Department

March 2, 2015: Two Guilderland students selected as Artist Apprentices with Albany Pro Musica

March 2, 2015: GCSD students featured in 6th annual K-8 Empire State Plaza Student Art Exhibition

February 26, 2015: GCSD to host Spring Recycling Extravaganza on April 25

February 19, 2015: ** Event has been canceled**Board recruitment and informational sessions set for Feb. 26 & Feb. 28 at FMS

February 19, 2015: South Colonie to hold regional advocacy event on Feb. 26

February 19, 2015: Superintendent to present 2015-16 proposed budget on March 5

February 13, 2015: Breaking Thru Barriers: Inspiring Communication Between Parents and Teens

February 5, 2015: Assembly and Senate bills introduced that would compel state to fully end the GEA

February 5, 2015: Community reviews and discusses list of potential changes for 2015-16

January 30, 2015: Explanation of GCSD's designation as a district "susceptible to fiscal stress"

January 26, 2015: Gala to benefit expanded social service dog program at GCSD

January 22, 2015: No aid increase for next two years unless Legislature approves Cuomo’s proposal

January 22, 2015: “POPS Falls In Love” set for Feb. 7, 2015

January 21, 2015: Cuomo calls for $1.1 billion school aid increase and education reforms, with no mention of the GEA

January 20, 2015: Guilderland High School Media Department to air first live sports broadcast in Channel 16 history

January 20, 2015: Three middle school teachers named NYS Master Teachers

January 16, 2015: Making the call: How Guilderland decides on weather-related closings and delays

January 16, 2015: Upcoming community conversation set for Feb. 4 to review and discuss list of potential changes for 2015-16

January 16, 2015: Three schools to participate in Project: Cameron's Story

January 15, 2015: Spring sport sign-ups are underway

January 8, 2015: District seeks community volunteers for new repurposing task force

December 23, 2014: Digital Citizenship Week set for Jan. 20-23; Parent events scheduled for Jan. 21 & 22

December 3, 2014: Do you have a child that will start kindergarten next fall?

November 20, 2014: District holds Future of Guilderland Schools Summit

November 13, 2014: Recognizing School-Related Professionals Day (PDF)

November 13, 2014: How does GCSD communicate weather-related announcements?

November 4, 2014: Prescription drug abuse awareness night set for Nov. 12 at GHS

October 29, 2014: District prepared to respond to health concerns

October 29, 2014: New York voters to decide on $2 billion ‘Smart Schools’ bond on Nov. 4

October 27, 2014: Guilderland Faculty Recital set for Oct. 29

October 27, 2014: District to hold Future of Guilderland Schools Summit

October 27, 2014: New York School Board Recognition Week: October 27-31

October 23, 2014: Guilderland part of consortium that wins $348,311 leadership grant

October 20, 2014: Bestselling author Jeff Kinney to meet with district fifth and sixth graders

October 20, 2014: National School Bus Safety Week is Oct. 20-24, 2014

October 17, 2014: District ranked third in student performance in Albany area

October 9, 2014: Guilderland mourns the loss of Anthony and Eddy Chen

October 9, 2014: Update on local tragedy

October 6, 2014: Trick or Treat Street set for Oct. 25 at GHS

September 24, 2014: Nov. 1 focus group event has been canceled; upcoming meetings set for Sept. 29 & Nov. 19

September 16, 2014: Community meeting set for Sept. 29 to discuss building capacity study update

September 15, 2014: Health departments provide advice on preventing the spread of respiratory illness known as Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68)

September 15, 2014: GCSD to host Recycling Extravaganza October 25 at Farnsworth Middle School

September 12, 2014: Important details for district parents -- Student information updates

September 9, 2014: Learn more about the new Alternative Veterans Exemption

August 21, 2014: District sets 2014-15 tax rates

August 19, 2014: District awarded three grants

August 15, 2014: 56 Guilderland students perform with NYACDA Honor Choirs

August 8, 2014: With deepest condolences on the loss of Maj. Gen. Harold Greene

August 7, 2014: Guilderland Central School District Parents’ Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security

July 24, 2014: Elementary placement information for 2014-15 school year

•  July 23, 2014: Community fundraising for athletics

•  July 22, 2014: FMS Butterfly Station and Organic Garden now open for the season

•  July 18, 2014: District seeks applicants for Nov. 1 building capacity focus group

•  July 1, 2014: 2014-15 Recommended Reading List is now available