June 25: Close of the 2020-21 school year

As the school year comes to a close, I’m so happy to report, for the second week in a row, we had no new COVID cases!  Federal COVID Relief Aid ThoughtExchange Like school districts across the nation, the Guilderland Central School District will be receiving a substantial amount of Federal COVID Relief Aid to support …

GCSD Facilities Committee meets to determine scope of capital improvement project

Discussions are underway by the GCSD Facilities Committee for a potential facilities upgrade plan focused on improving learning opportunities, enhancing safety and security for students and staff, and replacing or updating aging infrastructure. The committee, comprised of parents, teachers, students, administrators and key stakeholders, has met twice to review and develop the scope of the …

Congratulations to our newly retired educators

On the evening of June 8, Guilderland Central School District celebrated longtime faculty and staff who have reached the milestone of retirement. This year, 46 employees will leave GCSD after long careers serving the students of Guilderland. Their hard work and dedication are part of what makes Guilderland all that it is. Congratulations to the …

Federal COVID relief aid ThoughtExchange

Like school districts across the nation, the Guilderland Central School District will be receiving a substantial amount of Federal COVID Relief Aid to support the district’s  recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The district will receive $4.9M to be spent by September 2023 and another $2.8M to be spent by September 2024. The …

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee changes name to better align with mission

To better align with similar work being done across New York state, the Guilderland Central School District’s Equity and Diversity Committee will now be known as the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. While the name change may seem insignificant, it signals a larger function. An initial task for the committee was to provide clarity to …

June 18: Juneteenth now a federal holiday

As we finish our final full week of the school year, I’m happy to report we had no new COVID cases this week! I’m so proud of all of the work we have done, collectively, to keep our schools open and safe for learning this year. With just a few days left, and New York …

Covid protocols for schools remain unchanged at this time

We are aware that today, June 15, many state-mandated Covid restrictions were lifted; however the state’s health guidelines for several settings, including Pre-K to 12 schools remain unchanged at this time.  The Guilderland Central School District will continue Covid protocols and mask wearing in accordance with our approved school district Reopening Plan, including at all …

GHS community holds Anti-Hate Rally

An Anti-Hate Rally was held by The Black Student Union, Student Government, Anti-Racism Committee, and Students and Teachers Against Racism at Guilderland High School on Friday, May 21. Students spoke about personal experiences with racism, bigotry and discrimination. The rally also included activities to help attendees gain more insight into these perspectives, as well as …

Congratulations to our newly tenured educators

On the evening of May 25, 27 Guilderland Central School District educators were officially awarded tenure by the Board of Education. Each of these staff members has demonstrated that they have met high standards for sustained contributions and outstanding performance. Please join us in congratulating the following GCSD employees on receiving a tenure appointment in …

June 11: Covid update

COVID-19 cases for the week of June 7 This week there were three new positive cases of COVID-19. One case was at Guilderland Elementary School that did not require contact tracing. There was one case at Farnsworth Middle School and one case at Altamont Elementary School, both of which required contact tracing. The principals of …

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