#LynnwoodStrong: How to talk to your child about cancer

Lynnwood Families, On Friday, Sept. 27, Elaine Houston from Channel 13 visited our school to cover the story of the Lynnwood community and our support of Mrs. Rizzo.  We wanted to share a list of talking points to help you talk to your children about cancer. Should any families or students be experiencing distress with …

GCSD Professional Development Plan 2019-20

I. Introduction II. NYSED Regulations III. Philosophy IV. Needs Assessment V. Goals/Implementation VI. Mentor Plan (GEMS) 2019-20 Professional Development Committee Demian Singleton, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Kimberly Kern, Teaching Assistant Mary Schmitz, Teaching Assistant Keir Aspin, Teacher Tim Fry, Teacher Jenny Politano, Teacher Lindsey Fargnoli, G.E.M.S. Coordinator Karen LaJeunesse, Teacher Amy Knapp, School Counselor Beth …

Project S.A.V.E School Safety Plan 2019-20

Part 1: Introduction Part 2: District-Wide Safety Plan:  Emergency Management Plan Part 3: Building Level Emergency Response Plan Part 4: Intervention/Code of Conduct Part 5: Prevention/Risk Reduction Part 6: Professional Development for Violence/Prevention Education/Character Education Part 1:  Introduction The Guilderland Central School District recognizes that all staff, students, administrators, parents, Board of Education members and …

AIS Math Information Letter

Dear Parents/Guardians: Before our new year even begins, the faculty and staff at Farnsworth Middle School and our Elementary schools begin identifying, planning for and scheduling students for additional math supports in the form of Academic Intervention Services (AIS).  The purpose of this letter is to provide you with an understanding of what AIS Math …

Grade 7 Acceleration Letter

Dear Parents/Guardians of 7th Grade Students: At Farnsworth Middle School, we seek to identify each student’s unique talents.  Students who have demonstrated exceptional abilities are provided with opportunities to move beyond the core curriculum through acceleration.  Acceleration provides students with an opportunity to participate in curriculum at a faster pace than their peers. The purpose …

Important info for parents: K-8 student attendance at sporting events

The Guilderland Central School District prides itself on being a leader in providing opportunities for students to display their talent and hard work in a variety of contests and competitions. Co-curricular activities, including athletic events, are an important part of our secondary educational program because they continue to promote social, emotional and/or physical growth outside …

National Junior Honor Society information

At the end of the 1st marking period of 8th grade, all students achieving a grade point average (GPA) of 90% (without rounding) through nine quarters (6th, 7th and the 1st quarter of 8th grade) will be considered academically eligible for National Junior Honor Society (NJHS). These students will receive a mailed letter of notification …

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