Oct. 28 update: turf field ribbon cutting; book donation; Trick or Treat Street; students selected to Area All-State Music Festival

A message from Dr. Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, The capital region is experiencing a rise in cold and flu cases, which serves as a reminder to follow the health habits recommended by the Guilderland Central School District nurses. Measures such as hand washing, coughing and sneezing into a tissue, and staying home when not feeling …

35 GHS students selected for Area All State Music Festival

Drumroll, please! Guilderland High School is excited to announce that 35 students have been selected to perform in the Area All-State Music Festival on Nov. 18-19 at Saratoga Springs High School. These exceptionally talented students will perform in ensembles with fellow high school musicians that have been chosen from nine upstate counties, including Albany, Fulton, …

GCSD holds ribbon cutting ceremony for new turf field

On Friday, Oct. 21 the new turf field at Guilderland High School was unveiled before students, staff, and Board of Education and community members. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held prior to the evening’s varsity football game against Shaker High School. Members of the Guilderland Athletic Department, the board of education and several GHS athletes …

FMS will be open tomorrow, Wednesday, Oct. 26

Dear FMS Families, I want to thank the Farnsworth Middle School community for your understanding and patience today. The closing of school this morning due to a water main break in the area was certainly untimely. We recognize that many of our school buses were already on campus when we were made aware of the …

Chrissy Macri and Skyler Van Wormer named Dutchmen of the Week for the week of Oct. 10

Congratulations to Chrissy Macri (Modified Cross Country) and Skyler Van Wormer (Varsity Field Hockey) for earning DOW (Dutchmen of the Week) honors for the week of October 10. Chrissy Macri (Modified Cross Country) At the modified cross country home meet on Oct. 12 at Tawasentha, Chrissy placed 7th overall in a field of more than …

U.S. Rep. Tonko delivers book donation to FMS library

On Thursday, October 20, 2022, U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko visited Farnsworth Middle School to deliver nearly $1,000 worth of books donated by the Library of Congress. The congressman represents the district in the U.S. House of Representatives. FMS seventh grade teacher Lisa Ball applied for the donation through the Library of Congress’ Surplus Books Program, which the …

FMS is closed today, Tuesday, Oct. 25

This story was updated at 10:33 a.m. Earlier this morning contractors working on the construction site across the street from Farnsworth Middle School broke a water main, causing the water department to shut off the water supply to Farnsworth Middle School. Because the school will not have water, FMS will be closed for the day. …

Emma Shao and Keeley Laplante named Dutchmen of the Week for the week of Oct. 3

Congratulations to Emma Shao (Varsity Swimming & Diving) and Keeley Laplante (JV Field Hockey) for earning DOW (Dutchmen of the Week) honors for the week of October 3. Emma Shao (Varsity Swimming & Diving) This past weekend, Emma competed at the Shenendehowa Breast Cancer Invitational which drew 18 teams from across NYS. Emma placed 2nd …

An important message to the school community

Dear GCSD Families, Today a walkout of approximately 100 students took place at Guilderland High School. This was in response to an incident that took place at a GHS football game on Friday, October 14, however the circumstances were a culminating moment for students, prompting the need for them to discuss discriminatory issues and injustices. …

The Guilderland Central School District addresses offensive incident

Like many high schools, Guilderland High School hosts theme nights at its football games to promote school spirit among students. Examples of past themes have been for students to wear all pink or camouflage. On Friday, October 14, the theme at the GHS football game was “black out”; students were encouraged to dress in black …

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