Nov. 23: Two Positive COVID-19 Cases at GHS and FMS

The district learned about two new positive COVID-19 cases today. Please see the details of these cases below. As a reminder, you can find COVID-19 updates from the district here. One individual of the GHS school community tested positive. GHS principal, Michael Piscitelli is working with the Albany County Department of Health to determine who …

Guilderland Teaching Assistants Collecting Toys for Local Children Until Dec. 4

Twelfth Annual Holiday Toy Drive This month-long drive, sponsored by the Guilderland Teaching Assistant Unit of the Guilderland Teacher’s Association, collects new, unwrapped toys, games, and books for local children in need during the holidays. The donated gifts are distributed to children from St. Catherine’s Center who are awaiting foster care and children from locals …

Nov. 20: Positive COVID-19 Cases at GHS and LES

Please see the message from Superintendent, Dr. Marie Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, I am writing to inform you of three new positive COVID-19 cases that the district learned about yesterday and today. We are working with the Albany County Department of Health to determine who needs to quarantine, and they are reaching out to the …

Congrats to Nov. 9 Dutchmen of the Week!

Dutchmen of the Week (DOW) Honors Each week, we will highlight two student-athletes (Modified, Mod 9, Frosh, JV or Varsity level) for athletic accomplishments based on the following criteria: The athlete should have made a significant impact to a contest within the nomination time frame, which is the week prior to selection; or The athlete …

Letter from GCSD Athletics Director: 2020 Winter Sports Update, Nov. 19

Please see the message regarding athletics from GCSD Athletic Director, David Austin: Dear GCSD Families, We understand that student-athletes, families and coaches have been eagerly anticipating winter sports sign-ups and the start of the winter sports season. NYSPHSAA, Section 2 and the Suburban Council, have worked tirelessly to put together a winter season with our …

GCSD Families: Selections for the Second Semester Due by Nov. 20

Parents/guardians were notified on Nov. 5 that the selection of instruction type and district transportation needs for each of their children for the second semester of the 2020-21 school year (Feb.-June.) were due by November 20, 2020.  What selections needed to be made? Families need to select for each of their children: Type of instruction, …

GHS: Nov. 24 Half Day Schedule

Dear Parents and Guardians, Tuesday, our Superintendent of Schools informed you about a change in our schedule for next Tuesday, November 24th. We have decided to make Tuesday, November 24th, a half day to provide our faculty additional time for professional development and instructional planning. You can find the detailed schedule for the day below. …

GCSD Students in Grades 9-12 Transitioning to All-Remote Learning Through Nov. 24

Earlier today we learned that an individual of the GHS school community tested positive for COVID-19. GHS Principal, Michael Piscitelli is working with the Albany County Department of Health to assist with contact tracing and to determine who will need to quarantine as a result. The Department of Health will follow up with those individuals. …

FMS: Nov. 24 Half Day Dismissal Schedule

Dear Parents and Guardians, Yesterday our Superintendent of Schools informed you about a change in our schedule for next week. We have decided to make Tuesday, November 24, a half day to provide our faculty additional time for professional development and instructional planning. In-person students in grades K-6 will come to school at their regular …

Update to School Schedule: Nov. 24, 2020 Will be a Half Day

Please see the important message from Superintendent, Dr. Marie Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, I’m writing with an update to next week’s school schedule. As you know, there is no school from Wednesday, November 25 through Friday, November 27. We have also decided to make Tuesday, November 24, a half day to provide our faculty additional …

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