April 14: Three individuals test positive for COVID-19

Today we learned of three school community members who tested positive for COVID-19: one at Guilderland High School and two at Guilderland Elementary. None of these cases requires contacting tracing by the school. Also, the proposed 2021-22 school budget was adopted by the board of education last night. Guilderland residents will vote on this proposed …

Summer 2021 continuing education classes start on May 10

Registration for the upcoming Summer 2021 session opens on April 19 and closes on April 30, and classes begin on May 10. Below is a list of course offerings. You can download and print the Summer 2021 GCSD Continuing Education brochure here.  You can register for an upcoming CE class online (starting April 19) Learn …

FMS Butterfly Station is looking for students in grades 6 and 7 to volunteer

Farnsworth Middle School is looking for motivated students in grades 6 and 7 who are interested in ecology and service-learning for the summer. Students in the program lead guided tours, maintain the gardens, educate others and, most importantly, raise butterflies for our butterfly house! It is an excellent opportunity for those who enjoy working outside …

NYS assessments for grades 5-8 to begin on April 19

A message from Farnsworth Middle School Principal Michael Laster: Dear Families, It has been very nice to see the return of sunshine and warmer weather as we start the spring season. Typically, we plan to administer the state assessments that we give to all students in grades 3-8 at this time of year. This year, …

GCSD Board of Education to adopt 2021-22 proposed budget, Tuesday, April 13

The Guilderland Central School District Board of Education is set to review and adopt the proposed 2021-22 budget on Tuesday, April 13 during the board meeting.  Members of the community are invited to attend virtually.  Watch the April 13 meeting on the GHS Media YouTube page beginning at 7 p.m. View the April 13 meeting …

Postponed: Vaccination clinic for GCSD students ages 16 and up

The free COVID-19 vaccination clinic for district employees and GCSD students ages 16 and older at the high school scheduled for April 15 and 16 is postponed. Due to unforeseen circumstances, the quantity of Pfizer doses is no longer available. The district will be notified by the Albany County Department of Health when there are …

April 12: Twelve Individuals Test Positive for COVID-19

Between April 1 and today, we learned of twelve school community members who tested positive for COVID-19. Below is the breakdown of where each case is connected and if contacting tracing by the school was required. One connected to Guilderland Elementary. Contact tracing was not required. Two connected to Lynnwood Elementary. One case required contact …

Letter from GCSD Athletics Director: Spring Sports

A message from GCSD Athletics Director David Austin: Dear GCSD 7-12 Families, Spring is officially here (even if snow is in the forecast). The Spring sports season is approaching, including baseball, softball, boys & girls lacrosse, boys & girls track and field, boys tennis and unified basketball. The Spring Season start dates are as follows: …

April 1: Two individuals test positive for COVID-19

Today, the district learned that two school community members tested positive for COVID-19; one is connected to Lynnwood Elementary and the other to Farnsworth Middle School. The principals at those two buildings are working under Albany County guidelines to determine who needs to quarantine and is contacting those individuals. Please remember that during the April …

Congrats to March 15 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 …

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