Jan. 26: Four New Cases; Part of GES K Remote

New COVID-19 Cases Last evening and today, the district learned of four new COVID-19 cases. There are two cases associated with the high school, and one of those cases required contact tracing. One case is connected to Westmere Elementary, and one case is linked to Guilderland Elementary; both required contact tracing. All cases that required …

Jan. 21: Four New Cases

Today the district learned of four individuals testing positive for COVID-19. Two cases are connected to Guilderland High School, and neither required contact tracing by the school. One case is connected to Farnsworth Middle School and did not require contact tracing. There was also one positive case at Pine Bush Elementary School. The building principal …

Jan. 20: New Case at FMS

Today, we learned that one individual connected to Farnsworth Middle School has tested positive for COVID-19. FMS Principal, Michael Laster followed Albany County Department of Health guidelines to determine who needs to quarantine as a result. Those individuals have been contacted and the Health Department should be following up with them as well. Please know …

Congrats to Jan. 11 Dutchmen of the Week!

Dutchmen of the Week (DOW) Honors Each week, we will highlight two student-athletes (Modified, Mod 9, Frosh, JV or Varsity level) for athletic accomplishments based on the following criteria: The athlete should have made a significant impact to a contest within the nomination time frame, which is the week prior to selection; or The athlete …

Jan. 19 Updates: New COVID Cases; Grades 8-12 Fully Remote; COVID-19 Testing Underway

Please see a message from Superintendent, Dr. Marie Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, I’m writing to provide a few updates and reminders, please see below: New COVID-19 Cases in the District; Grades 8-12 Fully Remote The district learned of nine individuals testing positive for COVID-19 over the weekend and today. Two cases were connected to Guilderland …

Jan. 18 Update: In-Person Schedule for the Week; Thoughtexchange; E&D Committee Meeting

Please see a message from Superintendent, Dr. Marie Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, I’m writing to provide you a few updates and reminders. Please see below: In-person Instruction on Tuesday, Jan. 19 Last week, due to the number of staff who were absent because of quarantines, grades 5-12 had a change in schedules and were remote-only …

Jan. 14 Updates: New Cases and District Thoughtexchange

New COVID-19 Cases in the District The district learned of three individuals testing positive for COVID-19. One case is connected to Altamont Elementary and does not require contact tracing. The other two cases are connected to Farnsworth Middle School that according to Albany County Department of Health guidelines resulted in contact tracing, and those individuals …

District Thoughtexchange: Give Your Advice on the 2021-22 School Budget

The district is in the process of developing the budget for the 2021-2022 school year. As we face uncertainties about what the next school year will look like and the financial impacts of the COVID-19 health crisis on funding for education, our goal is to continue providing the quality education our students deserve with a …

Recording of Jan. 13 GCSD Virtual Panel Discussion Available

On Wednesday, January 13, the district hosted a virtual panel discussion that was livestreamed to the GHS Media YouTube page. The panel of GCSD Reopening Committee members shared information and answer questions about COVID-19 testing in GCSD schools, plans for the second semester of the 2020-2021 school year, and preliminary 2021-22 budget information. Watch the …

New COVID Cases at AES, WES and FMS

The district learned of three individuals testing positive for COVID-19. One case is connected to Westmere Elementary and one case connected to Farnsworth Middle School, both of which did not require contact tracing. There was also one case at Altamont Elementary School that according to Albany County Department of Health guidelines resulted in contact tracing. …

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