Guilderland community donates 2,001 books for Project: Cameron’s Story

Guilderland schools have donated an overwhelming 2,001 books to Project: Cameron’s Story, surpassing last year’s total by almost 500 books. This year the organization collected 27,158 books!  In eight years, the GCSD school community has contributed over 8,149 children’s books to Project: Cameron’s Story, a not-for-profit organization that collects new children’s books for families of …

Expiration of statewide school mask mandate, effective March 2

A message from Dr. Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, As you may be aware, this afternoon Governor Hochul announced the expiration of the statewide mask mandate for schools, effective Wednesday, March 2, 2022. Here’s what this means for Guilderland Central School District families, students and staff: Monday, Feb. 28 and Tuesday, March 1: students and staff …

Feb. 25 update

A message from Dr. Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, I hope you’ve enjoyed a restful winter break and were able to relish the few days of spring-like weather before the latest storm arrived that closed our offices today. As we prepare to return from break, there are just a few items I would like to share …

Feb. 18 update: ThoughtExchange results; winter recess

A message from Dr. Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, An important part of the process of developing next year’s school budget is to gather feedback and perspective from the Guilderland Central School District community. To do so, the district ran a ThoughtExchange from Feb. 8-Feb. 14; view the results on the district website. Announcing the Dr. …

Jaden Smith and Beth Irwin named Dutchmen of the Week for the week of Feb. 7

Congratulations to Jaden Smith (Junior Varsity Cheer) and Beth Irwin (Varsity Cross County Ski) for earning DOW (Dutchmen of the Week) honors for the week of Feb. 7. Jaden Smith (Junior Varsity Cheer) Jaden is a first year cheerleader. She is a fast learner and continues to improve each day. She comes to practice ready …

22-23 Budget ThoughtExchange results; thank you for participating!

From Feb. 8-Feb. 14, the Guilderland Central School District ran a ThoughtExchange to gather input from GCSD students, staff, families and community members regarding budget priorities. Overall, the ThoughtExchange had 643 participants, 582 thoughts and 29,638. Thank you to all who participated! The ThoughtExchange was launched to gather feedback and perspective from the GCSD community …

Wildcat News Club at Westmere Elementary is back in action

The Wildcat News Club at Westmere Elementary is back in action in the studio! On Thursday, February 3, 2022 the club met during lunch to finish recording their segments for that week’s broadcast. It was one of many meetings the Wildcat News Club has held since the club’s launch back in the beginning of the …

GHS students selected as 2022 National Merit Scholars semifinalists advance to the finalist level.

Eight Guilderland High School students who were selected as 2022 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists in the fall have now advanced to the finalist level of the competition. The eight GHS students are Joanna Chen, Michael Cheng, Colleen Grimshaw, Abhishikth Nadella, Tianli Qu, Grace Wei, Michael Wong and Ian Zhang. The National Merit Scholarship Program is …

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