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May 24, 2016

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Allan Lockwood, Principal

2225 Western Ave. Guilderland, NY 12084

Phone: 518/869-0293

Fax: 518/464-6458

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Fifth grade families: FMS transition event schedule

There are several upcoming events for fifth grade students and their families making the transition from elementary to middle school. View schedule

Important May calendar update
The district anticipates it will not need to use any contingency days which means there will be no school on Friday, May 27 and all district and school offices will be closed. Learn more

 

Students will see changes in 3-8 NYS testing

Annual NYS assessments for students in grades 3-8, which begin April 5, will be a little different this year. FIND OUT WHAT's NEW

Elementary Art Show at Guilderland Library Mar. 23 thru April 13

Stop by the library to view works of art from some of the district's youngest students. A reception will be held on March 29. LEARN MORE

 

Student artwork on display at Empire State Plaza Art Exhibition

Select works from the Guilderland Elementary Art Department will be on display as part of the 2016 K-8 Empire State Plaza Art Exhibition from March 5-20. LEARN MORE

 

Camp Invention to be held at PBES August 8-12, 2016

In partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame, Guilderland Central School District is pleased to once again offer the nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program to children entering grades one through six this summer. The program runs from August 8-12, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Pine Bush Elementary School. LEARN MORE

 

Important change to district calendar; K-5 early dismissal set for March 11
Please note the following change to the printed district calendar: Friday, March 11, 2016 will be an early dismissal day for all students in grades K-5. Students will be dismissed at 11:30 a.m., allowing teachers to participate in professional development.

 

Changes for 2016 Grades 3-8 ELA and mathematics tests LEARN MORE 

 

Do you have a child that will start kindergarten next fall? If so, we want to hear from you! LEARN MORE ABOUT 2016-17 KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

 

Attention fifth-grade parents and students:
Please select what language your child would like to take next year as a sixth-grader DOWNLOAD THE LETTER FOR FULL INFORMATION - PDF

 

Be healthy: Stay informed about head lice

This time of year it is not uncommon for public schools to have some issues with head lice. In an attempt to be proactive and make sure that our school community is as educated as possible on the topic we have posted an informational brochure. If you would like more information please call our school nurse, Mary Zwagerman, at 869-0293. Download the brochure (PDF)

Help us earn free equipment

As the school year gets underway, please be sure to register your Price Chopper AdvantEdge card with the GES Tools for Schools code 15788. By doing so, you will automatically earn credit for our school every time your AdvantEdge Card is used. Visit the Price Chopper Web site to sign-up today!

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