Thomas Lutsic, Principal
8 School Road, P.O. Box 37 Guilderland Ctr., NY 12085
Phone: 518/861-8591 ext. 1000
Summer School has concluded
The 2014 Capital Region BOCES Summer School has concluded. Report cards are due to be mailed out on August 19, 2014. If you have any questions please contact Ann Marie McManus, summer school principal, at 861-8591, ext. 1200.
Fall 2014 Driver Education registration underway
Please note new format for 2014-15. Learn more
2014-15 parking applications now available
"Navigating the College Application Process" set for August 28
Attention Senior Students and Parents! You are invited to
attend a meeting at the high school on Thursday, August 28 beginning at 7
p.m. about Navigating the College Application Process. Please report to the
respective location with your child’s high school counselor:
• Ms. Galarneau – A - B – Choir Room
• Ms. Sheehan – C - Fa – Band Room
• Ms. Arena – Fb – J – New Cafeteria
• Mr. Dvorscak – K – McL – Large Cafeteria
• Ms. Baumgartner – McM – Pl – Small Cafeteria
• Ms. Murphy – Pj – Sim – Library Classroom
• Ms. Knapp – Sin – Z - LGI
Please note: Focus group date and application
deadline have changed
District seeks applicants for Nov. 1 building capacity focus group
On Saturday, November 1, the district will host a community focus group activity, facilitated by Dr. Paul Seversky, a consultant with the Planning Service at the Madison-Oneida BOCES, to get direct feedback from residents about each of the six scenarios outlined in Guilderland's building capacity study report. Any district resident interested in participating as a focus group member is invited to apply no later than October 1. Learn more and download an application The Board of Education will review all applications received and is expected to appoint selected volunteers at its October 21 board meeting.
Upcoming fall testing dates and registration deadlines
Learn more about test dates for the fall college admissions exams (SAT and ACT).
Congratulations to the Class of 2014!
On Saturday, July 28, more than 400 students walked across the stage of the
SEFCU Arena, University at Albany, to receive their diploma after four years
of hard work and dedication at Guilderland High School. Congratulations to
all of this year's graduates and best
of luck in the future!
Visit the district's Facebook page to see more photos from the commencement ceremony
Guilderland Athletic Awards Night video
On Monday, June 2, the GCSD athletic department debuted a video during the 2014 Guilderland Athletic Awards Night program featuring photos of ALL of our 2013-14 senior athletes. Watch the video
District transitioning to paperless report cards in 2014-15
Beginning in the 2014-15 school year, Guilderland Central School District will be transitioning to a paperless report card system for all students, grades K-12. Report cards will no longer be sent or mailed home; instead, parents will be able to access and review their child’s report card online via the district’s SchoolTool Parent and Student Portal. Learn more
Class of 2016 presents donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Learn more and view photo
GHS introduces new sports team focused on winning, promoting positive school culture
Guilderland High School has joined 12 area high schools in participating in “Project UNIFY” – a Special Olympics program that brings students with and without intellectual disabilities together to promote teamwork and a positive school climate. Learn more and view photos
GHS students celebrate Shakespeare by staging their own festival
Ms. Ottalagano's English 9 Honors students recently celebrated their study of William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet by staging a classroom festival. Students performed scenes in groups according to strict guidelines established by The Drama Teachers Association of Southern California. View a video of the winning performance and view photos of the students in action
Guilderland High School introduces Bring Your Own Device program
The Guilderland Central School District is committed to the optimization of student learning and teaching. We consider computers to be a valuable tool for education, and encourage the use of computers and related technology in district classrooms. To expand the availability of online learning opportunities, the district will be providing wireless network access to appropriate personal electronic devices for students in grades 9-12 beginning April 23, 2014. Students will be given login information during homeroom on that day. Learn more about the program, including FAQs and resources for parents
High School student handbook now available online
The 2013-14 GHS Student Handbook is now available on
View it here (PDF)
Late arrival/early dismissal parental permission form
Please note that both senior students and their parents must complete a
late arrival/early dismissal permission form in order to be given senior
Download the form (PDF)
What's new on Channel 16?
Residents in the Town of Guilderland may have recently noticed that Channel 16, operated out of the Guilderland High School Media Department, has undergone a bit of an overhaul. While the programming on the station may look a bit different, you can still find all of the important school information that the community has come to expect. However, the programming schedule will change slightly to accommodate new titles. Viewers may notice that the music track is no longer WMHT; instead, the music is now courtesy of students in the GCSD music department. In addition, the station is now featuring artwork and photography by students, as well. If you haven't seen it already, we invite you to take a look at the new Channel 16...enjoy!
Morning Announcements now available on Twitter
Did you know that you can follow the the latest news, information and updates to morning announcements at Guilderland High School on Twitter! Follow @GHSannouncement. Learn more
A new way to access the GHS library catalogue
Search the library’s new catalog by scanning the QR Code at right using your smart phone (QR Reader App required). To access all the features this new catalog has to offer, make sure to log in – using the last five digits of your school ID as your username and the same four digit password you use to log into the school’s network. Once logged in, you can search print resources, our subscription databases and reviewed websites all in one shot! Use the tabs in the upper right of your search screen to access all the information you now have at your fingertips. Have questions? Need help? See the librarians for assistance.