Important Reminder About Following COVID-19 Safety Protocols Inside and Outside of School

Please see the important message sent to families from Dr. Marie Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, There is still time to share your thoughts about how the 2020-2021 school year is going in our ThoughtExchange. Your anonymous feedback will help us plan for the second half of the school year, which is why it is essential …

Open Invitation for the Equity and Diversity Committee

Please see the important invitation from Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Marie Wiles: Dear GCSD Community, I am writing to invite you to submit a letter of interest to participate on a newly created standing committee of the Guilderland Board of Education that will focus on equity and diversity in our school community. The purpose of …

Fighting the Flu at Home and School

Each year, the New York State Department of Health requires schools to share information about influenza (flu) and the benefits of flu vaccination at the start of flu season in early fall. This year, flu vaccination is more important than ever because the flu and the virus that causes COVID-19 may both be spreading. Flu …

Share Your Thoughts About the Start of the 2020-21 School Year

Please see the message sent to GCSD families from Superintendent Dr. Marie Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, Now that school has been open for about six weeks we want to know how you, our families, are feeling about your experience so far, whether your children are fully in-person, fully remote or in a hybrid instructional model. …

GES Students Collecting Socks for Socktober Until Oct. 23

Guilderland Elementary School students are collecting new socks for a non-profit organization, Things of My Very Own that provides services to children in emergency situations throughout the Capital Region. New socks are one of the greatest demands for the homeless and children/families in crisis. Last year, Guilderland Elementary donated over 500 pairs of socks. Accepting …

Information About School Absences for Grades K-6

Please see the message from Dr. Demian Singleton that was sent to families with in-person students in grades K-6: Dear GCSD Families, I am writing to provide some information in response to a number of questions from families regarding absences from school for in-person students in grades K-6. Such absences may be due to illness, …

Symptoms of COVID-19 and Protocols for Returning to School

Updated: Feb. 18, 2021 Please note: All information is subject to change based on updated guidance from the New York State Department of Health, Albany County Department of Health and/or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To enter Guilderland CSD school buildings: Everyone is required to screen for possible COVID-19 symptoms. All staff and …

GHS Participated in ADL Walk Against Hate

GHS staff and students participated as a group and logged over 15,000 active minutes in the 10th Annual and first virtual Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Walk Against Hate the week of October 12, 2020.  The ADL Walk Against Hate is an event for participants around the country to show their support and promote diversity and speak …

Four Guilderland Musicians Recognized for Musical Excellence

Each year, thousands of student musicians from all over New York State compete for the opportunity to be selected for the NYSSMA Conference All-State Music Ensembles. Only a very small percentage of those who audition are granted the honor of participating in this prestigious event. Students who are accepted will perform with the best high …

Grades 7-12 Find Schedule Information in eSchoolData

As a reminder, families of students in grades 7-12 can find schedule information for their child in the Parent Portal on eSchoolData. Once logged in, there is a banner at the top indicating what group day and letter day it is.  In the event of school closure and a change in the schedule pattern, that …

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