Seven FMS students nationally recognized for performance on Spanish exam

Congratulations to grade 8 students Owen Shepard, Dan Kagan, Bohdan Kinal, Emma Harbeck, Leah Dannehy, Kate Chorbajian and Savera Baloch, who recently attained national recognition for excellent performances on the 2019 National Spanish Exam.  The exam tested for Spanish proficiency in reading, listening, vocabulary and grammar. The National Spanish Examinations are administered each year in grades …

2019-20 budget approved by voters; revised capital project passed

Thank you for your support! On Tuesday, May 21, Guilderland Central School District residents approved a $102,107,375 budget for the 2019-20 school year by a vote of 2705 (yes) to 1414 (no). This budget represents a 1.17% increase in spending over the current year’s budget and will result in a 1.44% tax levy increase. Voters …

A Message from the Superintendent

Dear Parents, Guardians and Community Members, This afternoon, local police confirmed that a Westmere student was among the victims of yesterday’s tragic event on Schoolhouse Road in the Town of Guilderland. The Guilderland Central School District community is stunned and saddened over this news and we are all grieving this loss of life. In times …

Guilderland Sings! Choral Festival; concert set for May 22

On Wednesday, May 22, the GCSD is proud to host the annual spring music festival. This year,  the festival will feature the students of the Guilderland Choral Program in a combined concert performance with students from grades 5–12. This will be the culmination of a three day residency with Dr. José Daniel Flores-Caraballo, Choral Director …

Two GHS students chosen as Albany Pro Musica Artist Apprentices

Tonight is the annual District Music Awards at FMS, a night to recognize all our student musicians. Congratulations to all our student musicians for a great 2018-19 school year! Here’s to looking back at two of our student musicians, Colin Ingraham (left) and Saurabh Kumar (right), with Albany Pro Musica Artistic Director Jose Daniel Flores-Caraballo …

GCSD goes solar; cutting carbon footprint in half and saving taxpayers millions

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Wednesday morning at the district’s new solar farm, located on Becker Road in Altamont. Members of the Guilderland Central School District, along with students, Board of Education members, and community members gathered to celebrate the 22-acre solar site built by ForeFront Power. The solar farm is expected to produce 3.3 …

STEM-based summer camp: Camp Innovation this summer at TVHS; registration now open

Did you know that Tech Valley High School offers amazing STEM-based summer camps exclusively for middle schoolers? TVHS teachers and upperclassmen camp experiences on their Albany campus in order to give campers an authentic experience with emerging technologies in a Project-Based Learning context. This year there will be three individual weeks of Camp Innovation: July …

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