GCSD recycling extravaganza on June 5

The Guilderland Central School District Recycling Extravaganza will be held on Saturday, June 5, 8 a.m.– 2 p.m. at Farnsworth Middle School, in the front parking lot. This is a community-wide event open to both residents and non-residents of the school district; no certificate of residency is required and there is no drop-off fee for …

May 28: Covid update; changes to daily screening

COVID-19 cases for the week of May 24 This week there are two new positive cases of COVID-19. Both cases were at Guilderland High School and required contact tracing. The building principal worked under the guidance of the Albany County Department of Health to determine who needed to quarantine and have contacted those individuals. Updated …

Pine Bush elementary students win awards for excellence in the Mathematical Olympiad

A team of Pine Bush Elementary students participated in the worldwide Mathematical Olympiad program earlier this year. Twelve of the mathletes won national awards for excellence, including Thomas Zhong, who was awarded a Gold Pin for scoring in the top 2%. Silver Pins were awarded to Dhruv Kalapala, Aditshiva Yalla, Catherine Zhong, and Roger Sheng, …

Board of Education approves new start times for 2021-22 school year

In October 2018, a school start time task force of board members, administrators, staff, students and members of the school community was formed. At that time they began the work of gathering research on children’s and adolescents’ sleep habits, brain function and academic needs, as well as examining historical and current-year start and dismissal times …

Coach Deb O’Brien named NFHS Northeast Tennis Coach of the Year

Congratulations Coach Deb O’Brien, who was recently named the 2019-20 National Federation of State High School Associations northeast section Girls Tennis Coach of the Year. The northeast section includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont. Honorees were selected based upon their performance in the 2019-20 school year, lifetime community involvement, …

May 21: Cyber security update

We were recently informed that the cyber security team we’re working with to conduct the investigation into the cyber attack that occurred last month is in the process of concluding its investigation. We expect that we will have more information on the full scope of the issue in the coming weeks. While we wait, we …

2021-22 budget approved by voters; three candidates elected to board of education

On Tuesday, May 18, Guilderland Central School District residents approved a $104,979,570 budget for the 2021-22 school year by a vote of 1748 (yes) to 829 (no), a 68% approval. The budget carries a 1.89% increase in spending over the current year’s budget and will result in a 1.28% tax levy increase, which is at …

Aneesh Muppidi Named 2021 Coca-Cola Scholar

Award honors those who exemplify superior leadership, service and academics. Senior Aneesh Muppidi has been recognized as one of the country’s most outstanding high school leaders by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation and has been awarded a $20,000 college scholarship. As a member of the 33rd class of Coca-Cola Scholars, Aneesh exemplifies superior leadership, service and …

Summer meals program for GCSD students

The Guilderland Central School District is offering meals for children in need over the summer starting June 29, 2021, through September 7, 2021. All children living in the district, up to age 18, are eligible for free meals. To enroll in the 2021 Summer Meals Program, please complete this form. If there are any questions, …

Nicaya-Isabella Rios Bests High School Musical Theater Awards

Congratulations senior Nicaya-Isabella Rios on winning best actress in the fifth Proctors High School Musical Theater Awards. In lieu of live performances, participants in this year’s competition submitted pre-recorded auditions, which were filmed on stage at the historic Proctors Theatre in Schenectady. Winners were announced during a streamed broadcast on May 15.  Nicaya’s winning entry …

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