How to vote by absentee ballot in this year’s budget

The budget vote and board election process look a little different this year, but your voice still counts just the same. All completed ballots must be received by the district no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16. You can hand-deliver your ballot to the District’s dropbox up to 5 p.m. on June 9, …

Budget Hearing and Board of Education meeting, May 26 at 7 p.m.

The Guilderland Central School District Board of Education hosted its annual Budget Hearing on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. The meeting was held remotely as part of the regular Board of Education business meeting. At the public hearing, the Board reviewed the proposed $103 million 2020-2021 district budget. The proposed budget was unanimously adopted on May …

Annual school budget vote and board election by absentee ballot

This year’s Budget Vote and Board of Education Election were held by absentee ballot only. In an executive order issued on May 1, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that this year’s school budget vote and Board of Education election (typically held in May) was to take place on June 9, 2020, exclusively by absentee ballot …

2019-20 fourth quarter and final grades

The temporary grading policies for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year were developed with careful consideration of the potential challenges faced by students and families during the period of school closure and remote learning. Participation in learning is an essential part of a successful fourth quarter. Fourth quarter and final grades will be based …

GCSD Update: Memorial Day, last day of school and 2020-21 budget update

A message from Superintendent Marie Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, It is hard to believe that we are approaching the end of the 2019-2020 school year. It has been a year like no other! We have missed seeing your children over these last ten weeks. Please accept my gratitude and appreciation for your help in keeping …

Board of Education adopted proposed budget for the 2020-21 school year, May 18

Members of the Guilderland Central School District Board of Education met remotely on Monday, May 18. The community had the opportunity to watch a live stream of the meeting on the GHS Media YouTube page, in addition to Spectrum Cable Channel 1302/33. View the agenda from the May 18 meeting on the district’s online board …

May 12 Board of Education meeting, included budget discussion

Members of the Guilderland Central School District Board of Education met remotely on Tuesday, May 11. The community had the opportunity to watch a live stream of the meeting on the GHS Media YouTube page, in addition to Spectrum Cable Channel 1302/33. View the agenda from the May 12 meeting on the district’s online board …

FMS Butterfly Station Program canceled for 2020

A message from FMS Math, Science and Technology Instructional Administrator, Beverly Bisnett-Jenks Dear GCSD Community, We hope you are all doing well and remaining safe and healthy! While many summer programs are in “pause mode” right now, and we await what COVID-19 regulations will be in place during the summer, we have found it necessary …

2020-21 School Budget Thoughtexchange, Frequently Asked Questions

As part of the 2020-2021 budget development process, the district launched a Thoughtexchange, an online forum, to understand the most important areas to focus on and what’s on the community’s mind. The exchange was open from April 2 to April 24 for community members to ask questions and leave comments, and rate other thoughts.  Below …

Schools in NYS closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year

A letter from Superintendent Dr. Marie Wiles: Dear Guilderland Families, As you may know, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that all schools statewide will remain closed for the rest of the 2019-20 academic year. He indicated that a decision about allowing summer school will be made by the end of May. Although we expected this could …

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