Share Your Thoughts About the Start of the 2020-21 School Year

Please see the message sent to GCSD families from Superintendent Dr. Marie Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, Now that school has been open for about six weeks we want to know how you, our families, are feeling about your experience so far, whether your children are fully in-person, fully remote or in a hybrid instructional model. …

Symptoms of COVID-19 and Protocols for Returning to School

Please note: All information is subject to change based on updated guidance from the New York State Department of Health, Albany County Department of Health and/or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To enter Guilderland CSD school buildings: Everyone is required to screen for possible COVID-19 symptoms. All staff and students are required to …

GHS Participated in ADL Walk Against Hate

GHS staff and students participated as a group and logged over 15,000 active minutes in the 10th Annual and first virtual Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Walk Against Hate the week of October 12, 2020.  The ADL Walk Against Hate is an event for participants around the country to show their support and promote diversity and speak …

Four Guilderland Musicians Recognized for Musical Excellence

Each year, thousands of student musicians from all over New York State compete for the opportunity to be selected for the NYSSMA Conference All-State Music Ensembles. Only a very small percentage of those who audition are granted the honor of participating in this prestigious event. Students who are accepted will perform with the best high …

Free Meals for Students Through June 30, 2021

The Guilderland Central School District will provide free breakfast and lunch to anyone in the district, age 18 and under, through June 30, 2021. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is covering all costs. Why should you take advantage of these free meal options?  It is available at no cost to your children and no cost …

GHS Weekend Backpack Program for GHS Students in Need

With a mission to alleviate child hunger during times when school meals are not available, the Guilderland High School (GHS) Backpack Program provides child-friendly, nonperishable and easy-to-prepare food over the weekend for students in need. The program is funded and supported through volunteers and community donations and runs from October to June. Students are typically …

Spectator Guidelines for GCSD 2020 Fall Athletic Events

As fall athletic contests begin this week we would like to bring your attention to our spectator guidelines. We have worked closely with the NYSPHSAA, Section 2 and the Suburban Council while following guidance from the New York State Department of Health. Spectator Guidelines  Only 2 Spectators Per Student-Athlete Only 2 spectators per student-athlete are …

Elementary Conference Days Are Remote Only, Oct. 22 and Oct. 28

This year, upcoming conference days on Oct. 22 and Oct. 28, will be “Tech-Free” remote days with most learning taking place at home. These days were already designated as half days to provide teachers an opportunity to have time to meet with the parents and guardians of their students. This year these half days will …

Sept. 30: Individual at GHS Tests Positive for COVID-19

Today, September 30, the district learned of a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the GHS community. The district and the principal of GHS, are working closely with the Albany County Department of Health to supply contact tracing information. For anyone exposed, the Albany County Department of Health will reach out and advise on the need …

New York State COVID School Dashboard

Every day, schools in the Guilderland Central School District are busy monitoring developments in the health offices, tracking attendance and keeping in touch with representatives from the Albany County Department of Health so that the district is prepared to respond to any confirmed cases of COVID-19. To date, there have been two confirmed cases of …

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