How to vote in this year’s budget

The budget vote and board election process look a little different this year, but your voice still counts just the same.  Here’s how it works. Embedded video of How to: Vote on 2020-21 School Budgets & Board Candidates (With Ballot Box) Read more about this year’s budget vote and get more budget and voting information.

Budget Hearing and Board of Education meeting, May 26 at 7 p.m.

The Guilderland Central School District Board of Education hosted its annual Budget Hearing on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. The meeting was held remotely as part of the regular Board of Education business meeting. At the public hearing, the Board reviewed the proposed $103 million 2020-2021 district budget. The proposed budget was unanimously adopted on May …

Annual school budget vote and board election to be held June 9 by absentee ballot

In an executive order issued on Friday, May 1, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that this year’s school budget vote and Board of Education election (typically held in May) will take place on June 9, exclusively by absentee ballot due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. There will be no in-person voting this year. The …

Superintendent’s letter: fourth quarter and final grade reporting, May 22, 2020

A message from Superintendent Dr. Marie Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, Thank you for all you’ve done to keep your children engaged in their education during these unprecedented and trying times. The rapid switch to remote learning has been no small feat for students, families, and teachers! We appreciate your partnership in this challenging endeavor. As …

District updates and resources on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We will use this page to share COVID-19 information and resources as the circumstances warrant. Any time-sensitive or critical information will be shared via the district’s School Messenger notification system, which can send e-mails, text messages and phone calls. Updates from the District | Student Meal Information | Testing Updates | Home Learning | Social …

GCSD Update: Memorial Day, last day of school and 2020-21 budget update

A message from Superintendent Marie Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, It is hard to believe that we are approaching the end of the 2019-2020 school year. It has been a year like no other! We have missed seeing your children over these last ten weeks. Please accept my gratitude and appreciation for your help in keeping …

Board of Education adopted proposed budget for the 2020-21 school year, May 18

Members of the Guilderland Central School District Board of Education met remotely on Monday, May 18. The community had the opportunity to watch a live stream of the meeting on the GHS Media YouTube page, in addition to Spectrum Cable Channel 1302/33. View the agenda from the May 18 meeting on the district’s online board …

FMS Butterfly Station Program canceled for 2020

A message from FMS Math, Science and Technology Instructional Administrator, Beverly Bisnett-Jenks Dear GCSD Community, We hope you are all doing well and remaining safe and healthy! While many summer programs are in “pause mode” right now, and we await what COVID-19 regulations will be in place during the summer, we have found it necessary …

2020-21 School Budget Thoughtexchange, Frequently Asked Questions

As part of the 2020-2021 budget development process, the district launched a Thoughtexchange, an online forum, to understand the most important areas to focus on and what’s on the community’s mind. The exchange was open from April 2 to April 24 for community members to ask questions and leave comments, and rate other thoughts.  Below …

Guilderland Players, Chicago is canceled

Update: May 7, 2020 After much consideration, the March Guilderland Players’ production of Chicago is canceled.  Many options were considered, but ultimately there is no safe way to coordinate the production. Thank you all for your patience and understanding. Ticket Returns If you hold tickets, you have two choices for a ticket return: Credit for …

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