2023-24 Student Calendar

The general calendar for the 2023-24 academic year was adopted by the Guilderland Central School District Board of Education on January 31, 2023. Download a PDF copy of the 2023-24 academic general student calendar here. This calendar lists the following conference days and holidays: July 4, 2023: Holiday for Employees Sept. 4: Labor Day (Closed) …

Board of Education meeting, January 31, 7:00 p.m.

There will be a Board of Education meeting Tuesday, January 31, at 7:00 p.m. This meeting will be held in the Large Group Instruction room at Guilderland High School and is open to the public. The meeting will also be live-streamed and can be viewed on the GHS Media YouTube channel. The agenda for tomorrow’s …

GCSD schools to participate in Project: Cameron’s Story book drive from Jan. 30 – Feb. 15

All seven Guilderland Central School District schools will once again serve as collection sites for Project: Cameron’s Story, a not-for-profit organization that collects new children’s books for families of babies in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at more than a dozen hospitals throughout New York state. This is the ninth year Guilderland schools have …

All GCSD after school activities/events canceled for Wednesday, Jan. 25

Dear GCSD Families, Due to inclement weather, all late buses and after school activities are canceled for today, Jan. 25. Students will be dismissed at regular dismissal times. The DEI committee will still meet as scheduled. Please stay warm and stay safe. Thank you, Dr. Marie Wiles Superintendent of Schools

*UPDATE* All schools are now closed on Monday, Jan. 23 due to inclement weather

*UPDATE* 6:20AM All schools in Guilderland Central School District are now closed today, Monday, Jan. 23 due to inclement weather. Office staff will operate on a two-hour delay. Please stay safe and stay warm.  Thank you, Marie Wiles, Ph. D. Superintendent   Dear Guilderland CSD families, All schools are operating on a two-hour delay today, …

FMS Future City team wins first place in the regional competition

Over the past few months, a select group of FMS students participated in the Future City Program. They were tasked with creating a visionary city which not only adapts to climate change but also mitigates its effects. In the process, students learned about and understood the potential for living bricks, geothermal roads, eco-pod housing, and …

All GCSD after school activities/events canceled for Thursday, Jan. 19

Dear GCSD Families, Due to inclement weather, all late buses and after school activities are canceled for today, Jan. 19. This includes the National Honor Society Induction Ceremony, which has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 2. In addition, Kindergarten Information Nights at Lynnwood, Westmere, Pine Bush and Altamont Elementary schools have been postponed to Thursday, …

Information About 2023-24 Accelerated Classes

A letter from Beverly Bisnett-Jenks, Instructional Administrator for Math, Science and Technology regarding accelerated classes Dear Seventh Grade Students and Families, The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information about acceleration and the criteria that are used to determine if your student is ready to participate in the High School level courses …

GCSD welcomes new Assistant Superintendent for Business Andrew Van Alstyne

The Guilderland Central School District is excited to welcome Andrew Van Alstyne as the district’s new Assistant Superintendent for Business, who officially started his job on Tuesday, Jan. 3. Dr. Van Alstyne succeeds Neil Sanders, who recently retired from the role after 19 years with GCSD. Dr. Van Alstyne is no stranger to the education …

FMS holds 2022 winter house competition spirit week

Students collected items for those in need From Dec. 12-22, Farnsworth Middle School held a donation drive to collect new hats and mittens, gently used or new jackets and handmade holiday cards for those in need. During homeroom, donations were hung on the Giving Tree Racks located near the house offices. Each donation earned a …

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