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. …

GES Students Collecting Socks for Socktober Until Oct. 23

Guilderland Elementary School students are collecting new socks for a non-profit organization, Things of My Very Own that provides services to children in emergency situations throughout the Capital Region. New socks are one of the greatest demands for the homeless and children/families in crisis. Last year, Guilderland Elementary donated over 500 pairs of socks. Accepting …

Information About School Absences for Grades K-6

Please see the message from Dr. Demian Singleton that was sent to families with in-person students in grades K-6: Dear GCSD Families, I am writing to provide some information in response to a number of questions from families regarding absences from school for in-person students in grades K-6. Such absences may be due to illness, …

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 …

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 …

Important Notification for Parents and Guardians, Sept. 17, 2020

Please see an important message below from Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Marie Wiles: Dear Parents and Guardians, The New York State Division of Parole through local law enforcement agencies has instituted a policy whereby school administrators are notified of paroled sex offenders living or working in our school district. This afternoon, we were provided the …

Track Your Child’s Bus Route with the Versatrans My Stop App

The district’s entire fleet of buses is equipped with live GPS technology. The GPS system, Tyler Telematic GPS, allows the district to view the current location of any bus in real-time. This is a tremendous advantage in the event a bus is delayed, suffers a breakdown, or is in an accident. The system will also …

GCSD Remote Learning Expectations

At the Guilderland Central School District, we fully understand that the transition to remote learning will be challenging for many students and families. Parents and guardians will need to think differently about how to support their children; how to create structures and routines that allow their children to be successful; and how to monitor and …

Back to School: Daily Health Screening for Students

On September 14, All GCSD students in grades K-12 will start their regular school schedules, for some that will be in person every day, alternating days of in-person and remote, or fully remote. All GCSD parents are required to complete the daily health survey each morning by 7:00 a.m. prior to sending their child to …

2020-2021 Return to School: Technology Support for Parents and Students

Jump to: Tech Support | Google Account Password | GCSD Home Learning Support | Contact the GCSD Technology Department Get Tech Support Students and parents/guardians who need tech support can submit a request by completing the Student Technology Help Desk Form.    Find the GCSD Google Account Password for Students View instructions, with screenshots on …

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