Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) position

The Guilderland Central School District is looking to fill a Family and Consumer Sciences leave replacement for grades 6-8. We are looking for candidates who are excited about building relevant curricula and programming that reflect the recently broadened discipline that is FACS. Application Deadline: 02/28/2020 Start Date: 04/20/2020 Apply for Family and Consumer Sciences position …

Middle School Aide/Monitor

Hours: 5.5 Paid hrs/day 10 Month, 185 days 10:45  a.m. – 4:45 p.m. (M,T,TH) 10:05 a.m. – 4:05 p.m. (W,F) Location: Farnsworth Middle School Starting Date: March 2, 2020 Minimum Qualifications: The ability to communicate effectively with students, staff and the public as well as maintain confidentiality. A pleasant demeanor and demonstration of good judgment …

NYS shares information for parents on Coronavirus

The following is a  message for New York state parents & guardians from the NYS Department of Health and the NYS Education Department about Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) A new coronavirus called 2019 Novel (new) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was first found in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. This virus had not been found in humans before. This coronavirus can …

GCSD mourns loss of longtime teacher

Dear Parents, Guardians and Community Members, It is with deep sadness that we inform you about a recent loss to our school community.  On Saturday, Feb. 8, we were made aware of the unexpected death of one of our longtime teachers Mr. Jeffrey Herchenroder. Memorial services will be held on Friday, Feb. 28 at 6:30 …

8121.1-R Opioid Overdose Prevention Regulation

The district’s Opioid Overdose Prevention Program, registered with the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), shall establish and follow procedures for the use of naloxone, pursuant to state regulations, including: placement, storage, inventory and re-ordering, documenting and reporting incidents of usage, and volunteer responder training. The district’s program shall provide individual naloxone kits. Naloxone …

8121.1 Opioid Overdose Prevention

The Board of Education recognizes that many factors, including the use and misuse of prescription painkillers, can lead to the dependence on and addiction to opiates, and that such dependence and addiction can lead to overdose and death among the general public, including district students and staff. The Board wishes to minimize these deaths by …

6685 Medicaid Compliance

The Board of Education recognizes its obligation to put a plan and program in place to prevent or otherwise detect fraud, waste and abuse in the Medicaid program. In general, the Board expects that its officers and employees will operate with integrity and in conformance with its adopted code of ethics (policy 2160). The Board …

Planning for high school – Important info for grade 8 families

The following information was presented to parents of students in the GHS class of 2024, who are planning for the transition from middle school to high school. Choosing your child’s grade 9 classes – Timeline January  6th-17th Counselors present in class January 9th – “Planning the HS Program” at GHS January 13th-February 13th  Counselors meet …

Butterfly Station Coordinator

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS AN INTERNAL POSITION The Farnsworth Middle School Butterfly station has been housed at FMS for over 15 years and collaborates with the Pine Bush Discovery Center.  Students and Teachers work to prepare a summer program (Butterfly Station) that provides tours to community members, workshops that explain the butterfly cycle and its …

Senior Amy Chen named semifinalist for nationwide scholarship

Lansdowne, VA – The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announced the selection of 477 high school seniors as semifinalists for the prestigious Cooke College Scholarship Program and Guilderland senior Amy Chen has been named as one of the semifinalists. This highly selective scholarship provides high-achieving students with up to $40,000 annually for four years of college, …

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