Feb. 26: Five positive cases

Today the district learned of five new positive COVID-19 cases. Four cases were connected to Farnsworth Middle School with one requiring contact tracing by the school.  FMS Principal, Michael Laster is working with the Albany County Department of Health to determine who needs to quarantine and he and his team are contacting those individuals.  One …

Feb. 25 Update: Three New Cases

Today, the district learned of three new positive COVID-19 cases. Two cases connected to Westmere Elementary and one to Pine Bush Elementary. Based on when these individuals were last on campus, contact tracing by the school is not necessary. Additional Information If you haven’t had a chance to take a look at the Community page …

Feb. 24: Six New Cases

Today, the district learned of six new positive COVID-19 cases. Four cases are connected to Guilderland High School with one requiring contact tracing by the school. GHS principal, Michael Piscitelli is working with the Albany County Department of Health to determine who needs to quarantine, and he is contacting those individuals. The other two cases …

Diversity & Equity Committee Meeting on Feb. 24 at 7 p.m.

The district’s Equity and Diversity Committee, a standing committee of the Board of Education, will hold a meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. This meeting will be livestreamed on the GHS Media YouTube page and the Committee will be taking public comments. Members of the public are invited to submit a comment or …

Feb. 23 Update: Two New Case; Diversity & Equity Committee Meeting

Today, the district learned of two new positive COVID-19 cases. One case is connected to Guilderland Elementary and the other to Pine Bush Elementary. The principals from those schools are following Albany County Department of Health guidelines to determine who needs to quarantine, and contacting those individuals. Because the Albany County Department of Health (ACDOH) …

Feb. 22: One New Case at PBES

One new positive case of COVID-19 reported to the district over the weekend. The individual is associated with Pine Bush Elementary School. No contact tracing was required because this person had not been in school during the time of infection. Please contact your building principal with any questions.

Feb. 19: A Message from Superintendent Dr. Wiles

Please see a message from Superintendent Dr. Marie Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, I hope your child has enjoyed a little slower pace this week. Before we round out the remainder of the winter break, I want to share a few brief updates and reminders. Over this week, the district learned of one new positive COVID-19 …

Feb. 12: One New Case at GHS

New case and notifications over winter break Today, the district learned of one new positive COVID-19 case connected to Guilderland High School. GHS Principal Michael Piscitelli followed Albany County Department of Health guidelines to determine and contact individuals who need to quarantine as a result.   As a reminder, during the winter break, we will not …

2021-22 Budget ThoughtExchange Results

As we face uncertainties about what the next school year will look like and the financial impacts of the COVID-19 health crisis, our goal is to continue providing the quality education our students deserve with a responsible spending plan. From January 13 to January 29, 2021, the district hosted three ThoughtExchanges to gather advice from …

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