GHS students visit Brown University for Model UN program

Guilderland High School sent 23 students to attend a Model United Nations program at Brown University in Rhode Island this past November. Roughly 850 students from all over the country attended the conference.  Prior to the event, students are assigned different countries and United Nations committees.  The committees worked to solve issues around such topics …

2250 Board Committees

The Board of Education may, as needed, establish committees whose membership will consist of members of the Board. The president of the Board shall serve as an ex-officio member of all committees to which he/she is not appointed. Board committees shall undertake studies and make reports as charged by the Board, but shall not act …

2255 Board Participation on District-Wide Committees

In addition to those committees established by the Board of Education, there may be opportunities for Board members to serve on district-wide committees established throughout the school system. Examples of various groups in which Board members may be invited to participate include, but are not limited to: Safe Schools, Bullying and Harassment Prevention, District Priorities, …

6600 Fiscal Accounting and Reporting

The Board of Education insists on clear, complete, and detailed accounting of all financial transactions for which the Board is held accountable. Accounting and Reporting Systems The system of accounts will conform to the Uniform System of Accounts for School Districts, as defined by the State Comptroller’s Office. In addition, accounting and reporting will adhere …

6640 Capital Assets Accounting Policy – GASB 34

The District defines capital assets as non-consumables assets with a normal service life of more than two years. In order to provide for the proper control and conservation of district property, the Superintendent or designee shall maintain Inventory Records and account for Capital Expenditures in accordance with the following guidelines: Inventory Records: All equipment items …

6650 Claims Auditor

The Board of Education will designate and appoint a claims auditor for the district. The claims auditor shall serve at the pleasure of the Board. The claims auditor shall report directly to the Board. The claims auditor may not be a member of the Board of Education; the clerk or treasurer of the Board; the …

6660 Independent/External Audits

As required by law, the school district shall obtain an annual audit of its records by an independent certified public accountant or an independent public accountant. The report of such annual audit shall be presented to the Board of Education by such accountant. The auditor’s report shall be adopted by resolution and a copy filed …

6690 Audit Committee

The Board of Education will designate and appoint an Audit Committee for purposes of overseeing and carrying out the Board’s audit policies and the performance of related duties and responsibilities. The District’s Audit Committee shall be comprised of at least three members appointed to serve on the committee on an annual basis. Employees of the …

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