Remote-Only Learning Selection and Transportation Opt-Out Due, August 10, 2020

Parents/guardians are asked to inform the district if they plan to request remote-only learning and/or opt out of district transportation for the first semester of the 2020-21 school year (Sept. – Jan.) by August 10, 2020. Last week, parents/guardians were informed that the district would be emailing them asking about their intent to: Send their child(ren) …

Guilderland Central School District Reopening Plan Released, July 31, 2020

The health and safety of our students, our staff and their families is our top priority. We want students and employees to feel comfortable and safe returning to school campuses. We will continue to be in an environment of change and as a result, we will continue to modify, update, and improve this reopening plan …

Superintendent’s Letter: Reopening Plans to be Posted and Important Info Needed, July 30, 2020

  The letter below was emailed to families on behalf of Superintended Dr. Marie Wiles on July 23, 2020. Dear GCSD Families, With summer approaching the halfway mark, I hope you have found some time for well-deserved rest and relaxation. But August is on our doorstep; I know that the start of our new school …

Reopening Panel Discussion Recording Available

The recording of the panel discussion on the reopening of school, held July 28, is now available for the public to view. The discussion, hosted by the GCSD Reopening Steering Committee, includes a summary of the reopening of schools process, a recap of the preliminary reopening of schools plan and a Q&A of questions submitted …

Superintendent’s Letter: Preliminary Plans and Livestream Panel Discussion, July 23, 2020

Please see an update on reopening plans from Superintendent Dr. Marie Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, It has been nearly one week since we received guidance from the state about reopening plans which are due by July 31. Close to 120 people on our Reopening Steering Committee and subcommittees have been meeting regularly for several weeks …

Goal Setting Session During July 21 BOE Meeting

Members of the GCSD Board of Education met remotely on July 21, 2020, to talk about and set district goals for the 2020-2021 school year. District administration offered three themes to work off of: Diversity/Equity/Inclusion/Social Justice, Facilities and Cyber-Security/Safety. There was no public comment portion of the meeting. Community members were able to watch a …

NYSPHSAA To Delay Fall Sports Start Date to Sept. 21

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) announces that the fall sports season start date has been delayed to Sept. 21 at the earliest. The season was originally set to begin on August 24. NYSPHSAA officials said that if the fall sports season continues to be impacted by the COVID 19 public …

Camp Invention Goes Virtual This Summer for Grades 1-6

  Update: July 2, 2020 Camp Invention Guilderland has converted its program to a virtual model called Camp Invention Connect. While the camp will no longer be on site at Farnsworth Middle School, it will be the same engaging, hands-on activities with limited screen time during the week of August 10-14. The Camp Invention team …

Superintendent’s Letter: Reopening Update, July 16, 2020

Please see the important message from Superintendent Dr. Marie Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, I hope you are continuing to enjoy your summer, even as our thoughts turn to the fall! To keep you informed of developments regarding the opening of the 2020-2021 school year, we will be sending an update to our families each Thursday, …

Results from GCSD remote learning survey are in

At the end of the 2019-20 school year, Guilderland Central School District families, students in grades 6-12 and instructional staff were asked to provide feedback on their experience with remote learning during the school closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 3,300 responses to the survey were recorded. You can view the Remote Learning …

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