Jan. 29 Update: New Cases and Testing at GHS

Today, the district learned of four new COVID-19 cases connected to Guilderland High School; two of these cases were determined during today’s surveillance testing of GHS students. One case required contact tracing at the school per Albany County Department of Health guidelines, and those individuals have been notified. Because the high school was remote all …

GCSD Winter High-Risk Sports Not Permitted for Feb. 1

A message from GCSD Athletics Director David Austin: Dear GCSD Community, I am writing to provide an update on the status of the remainder of the winter sports season at GCSD. As you might have seen last week, Governor Cuomo authorized the start of winter high-risk sports for Feb. 1, 2021, pending approval from local …

Jan. 28: Four New Cases and COVID-19 Testing in GCSD Schools

Last evening and today, the district learned of four new COVID-19 cases connected to Guilderland High School. Two of these cases require contact tracing at the school per Albany County Department of Health guidelines, and those individuals have been contacted. The Department of Health should be following up with those individuals. Surveillance COVID-19 testing in …

Jan. 27: Two New Cases; Testing at GHS

New COVID-19 Cases and Testing Last evening and today, the district learned of two new COVID-19 cases. Both cases are connected to Guilderland High School, and neither required contact tracing per Albany County Department of Health guidelines. As you know, on-site COVID-19 surveillance testing began last week and is still underway in GCSD schools this …

Jan. 26: Four New Cases; Part of GES K Remote

New COVID-19 Cases Last evening and today, the district learned of four new COVID-19 cases. There are two cases associated with the high school, and one of those cases required contact tracing. One case is connected to Westmere Elementary, and one case is linked to Guilderland Elementary; both required contact tracing. All cases that required …

Jan. 25: Nine new COVID cases; Update on Lynnwood water main break

Over the weekend and today the district learned of nine new confirmed COVID-19 cases. There are seven cases associated with Guilderland High School and two at Farnsworth Middle School. Two of the confirmed cases, one at GHS and one at FMS, required contact tracing by the school. That work was done following Albany County Department …

Jan. 22: Five new COVID cases; PBES remote for the week of Jan. 25

New COVID-19 Cases  Last evening and today the district learned of five new COVID-19 cases. There are two cases associated with the high school; one of those cases, which involved the transportation department, required contact tracing. There were also two new cases at Pine Bush Elementary School and one at Westmere Elementary School. Both cases …

Jan. 21: Four New Cases

Today the district learned of four individuals testing positive for COVID-19. Two cases are connected to Guilderland High School, and neither required contact tracing by the school. One case is connected to Farnsworth Middle School and did not require contact tracing. There was also one positive case at Pine Bush Elementary School. The building principal …

Jan. 20: New Case at FMS

Today, we learned that one individual connected to Farnsworth Middle School has tested positive for COVID-19. FMS Principal, Michael Laster followed Albany County Department of Health guidelines to determine who needs to quarantine as a result. Those individuals have been contacted and the Health Department should be following up with them as well. Please know …

Jan. 19 Updates: New COVID Cases; Grades 8-12 Fully Remote; COVID-19 Testing Underway

Please see a message from Superintendent, Dr. Marie Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, I’m writing to provide a few updates and reminders, please see below: New COVID-19 Cases in the District; Grades 8-12 Fully Remote The district learned of nine individuals testing positive for COVID-19 over the weekend and today. Two cases were connected to Guilderland …

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