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 …

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 …

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 …

Logan Broomhall, Lauren Hoyle and Marcus McClaine Named Dutchmen of the Week

Congratulations to Logan Broomhall and Marcus McClaine (Varsity Football) and Lauren Hoyle (Varsity Volleyball) for earning DOW (Dutchmen of the Week) honors for the week of April 26. Logan and Marcus stepped up big in the AA Super Bowl at Shaker on Friday, April 30. On defense, Marcus led the team in tackles from the …

Board of Education candidate information for May 18 election

The Guilderland PTA Council conducts an annual “Meet the Candidate Night” to introduce potential board of education members to the community.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the event will not be held live this year.  Instead, the PTA Council asked several questions of the candidates running for a seat on the board of education.  The questions …

School budget vote and BOE elections Tuesday, May 18

On May 18, 2021, Guilderland residents will vote on the proposed $104,979,570 budget for the 2021-22 school year. The proposal carries a 1.89% spending increase over the current year and a 1.28% increase to the tax levy, which is at the levy limit. The proposed budget focuses on a safe return to in-person instruction in …

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