Chelsea King and Quinn Tynan named Dutchmen of the Week for the week of Sept. 6

Congratulations to Chelsea King (Varsity Field Hockey) and Quinn Tynan (Varsity Soccer) for earning DOW (Dutchmen of the Week) honors for the week of September 6th. Chelsea is a captain on the varsity field hockey team.  She is off to a great start this season.  She had 2 assists in the team’s 2-0 win over …

Eight GHS students selected as semifinalists in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Eight Guilderland High School students were selected as semifinalists in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program. The eight GHS students, Joanna Chen, Michael Cheng, Colleen Grimshaw, Abhishikth Nadella, Tianli Qu, Grace Wei, Michael Wong and Ian Zhang, are among the approximately 16,000 high school seniors nationwide named as semifinalists. These academically talented high school seniors …

October 8: weekly update

Dear Guilderland Families, COVID-19 cases for the week of October 4 This week there were 17 positive cases of COVID-19. There were five cases at Guilderland High school; four required contact tracing, one did not. There was one case at Farnsworth Middle School that required contact tracing. There were three cases each at Westmere Elementary …

GCSD bi-annual recycling event on October 23

The Guilderland Central School District bi-annual recycling event will be held on Saturday, October 23, 8 a.m.– 2 p.m. at Farnsworth Middle School. 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 attendees. Items collected will …

GCSD residents vote to approve $21.8 million capital improvement project proposal

On Thursday, October 7, Guilderland Central School District residents voted to approve the district’s $21.8 million capital project proposal by a tally of 1310 YES votes (63.84 percent) to 742 NO votes (36.16 percent). “Thank you to all of the Guilderland voters for supporting our students,” said Dr. Marie Wiles, Superintendent of Schools. “We are …

Capital project proposal ThoughtExchange results; thank you for participating!

Thank you to everyone who took part in this week’s capital project ThoughtExchange. We had 197 participants, 98 thoughts and 4,588 ratings.  The ThoughtExchange was launched to provide the community with an opportunity to ask questions and/or express their thoughts prior to the capital project proposal vote on Thursday, October 7. The questions that were …

Capital Improvement Project ThoughtExchange

Have questions on the capital project? The GCSD website has answers On Thursday, October 7, Guilderland residents will head to the polls to decide on a $21.8 million capital improvement project. If approved by voters, the project will address the priorities of improving learning opportunities, enhancing safety and security for students and staff, and replacing …

October 1: weekly update

A message from Superintendent Wiles: Dear Guilderland Families, COVID-19 cases for the week of September 27 This week there were 10 positive cases of COVID-19. There were three cases at Guilderland High school and all three required contact tracing. There were two cases at Farnsworth Middle School, one required contact tracing and one did not. …

September 24: weekly update

A message from Superintendent Wiles: Dear Guilderland Families, COVID-19 cases for the week of September 20 This week there were 11 positive cases of COVID-19. Seven cases were at Farnsworth Middle School, six of which required contact tracing and one did not. There were also three cases at Guilderland Elementary School and one at Lynnwood …

GCSD hires Matthew Pinchinat as first diversity director

The Guilderland Central School District has hired its first director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), Matthew Pinchinat, who began his new job on September 20. This is a newly created position to help the district promote equity, social justice and anti-racism for its students and community. Matt has served as a social studies teacher …

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