A message from superintendent Wiles in support for our Asian community

Please see an important message from superintendent Dr. Wiles: Dear Guilderland Families: I am deeply saddened by the recent news of the horrific murder of eight people, including six of Asian descent, in Atlanta, Georgia. The increase in anti-Asian hate crimes in our country is tremendously disturbing. In Guilderland, we stand with and support our …

2021-22 Student Calendar

The general student calendar for the 2021-22 academic year was adopted by the Guilderland Central School District Board of Education on March 16, 2021. Download a PDF copy of the 2021-22 academic general student calendar here. This calendar lists the following conference days and holidays: July 5, 2021: Holiday for Employees Sept. 1-2, 2021: Conference …

March 12: One year ago, a message from Superintendent Dr. Marie Wiles

A message from Superintendent Dr. Marie Wiles: Dear GCSD School Community, Tomorrow marks the one-year anniversary of when Guilderland schools shut down to slow the spread of COVID-19. Several other area schools shut down a day later, and the Governor closed all schools in the state shortly after that. Never would we have predicted that …

Guilderland school community raising funds for two students battling a rare cancer

Last February, Gabe Zullo, now a freshman at Guilderland High School, was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma, a rare and aggressive form of cancer. For a year, Gabe has undergone aggressive medical treatment, all while participating in school remotely. Gabe will regularly attend his virtual class sessions wearing the very blanket his English class sent him …

Guilderland community donates over 1,500 books for Project: Cameron’s Story

Guilderland schools have donated an astounding 1,522 books to Project: Cameron’s Story, surpassing the 1,000 goal that had been set. This year the organization collected 25,364 books!  In six years, the GCSD school community has contributed over 5,720 children’s books to Project: Cameron’s Story, a not-for-profit organization that collects new children’s books for families of …

2021-22 Budget ThoughtExchange Results

As we face uncertainties about what the next school year will look like and the financial impacts of the COVID-19 health crisis, our goal is to continue providing the quality education our students deserve with a responsible spending plan. From January 13 to January 29, 2021, the district hosted three ThoughtExchanges to gather advice from …

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 …

Albany County K-12 Schools: Symptomatic Household Member Protocol

In conjunction with COVID-19 positivity rates experienced locally, effective immediately, the Albany County Department of Health advises K-12 school districts to exclude siblings of symptomatic students from attending in-person classes pending COVID-19 test results of the symptomatic student. This does not mean that the whole household who may be asymptomatic needs a COVID test to …

Jan. 7: An Important Message from Superintendent Dr. Marie Wiles

An important message from Superintendent Dr. Marie Wiles: Dear GCSD School Community, As I try to process the terrifying images of the attack on our Capitol yesterday, I feel shock, horror, and sadness over this assault on our democracy. I suspect that we are all struggling to process our feelings about the disturbing images of …

2020-21 School Year Weather-Related Closures and Delays

To prepare for upcoming winter weather below is information on how weather-related closures and delays for the 2020-2021 school year will be handled. Weather-Related Closures As in the past, schools will be closed when snow or poor road conditions make travel difficult or impossible. There will be no classes on these days for all students …

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