September 24: weekly update

A message from Superintendent Wiles: Dear Guilderland Families, COVID-19 cases for the week of September 20 This week there were 11 positive cases of COVID-19. Seven cases were at Farnsworth Middle School, six of which required contact tracing and one did not. There were also three cases at Guilderland Elementary School and one at Lynnwood …

GCSD hires Matthew Pinchinat as first diversity director

The Guilderland Central School District has hired its first director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), Matthew Pinchinat, who began his new job on September 20. This is a newly created position to help the district promote equity, social justice and anti-racism for its students and community. Matt has served as a social studies teacher …

Capital Project Puts an Emphasis on Outdoor Education (Video)

Empowering our students by enhancing our outdoor learning spaces. The $21.8 million capital improvement project would provide an outdoor classroom pavilion at each of our school buildings, as well as updating other outdoor areas in the district.  Outdoor learning is just one facet of the capital improvement project. See what else is included in the …

September 17: weekly update

A message from Superintendent Wiles: Dear Guilderland Families, COVID-19 cases for the week of September 13 This week there were seven positive cases of COVID-19. Two cases were at Westmere Elementary School, two cases at Lynnwood Elementary, one case at Guilderland Elementary school, and one at Guilderland High School, all of which required contact tracing. …

September 10: Welcome back to school

A message from Superintendent Wiles: Dear Guilderland CSD families, I’d like to welcome all GCSD students and their families back to school this week! It’s so wonderful to see our hallways and classrooms full of Guilderland students ready to begin a new year of learning. While there were some glitches, I can assure you we …

Livestream Q & A Reopening Panel Discussion Recording

The following livestream Q&A Reopening Panel Discussion took place on August 30. GCSD Reopening Steering Committee members and building leaders provided an overview of the 2021-22 reopening plan and answered questions that were submitted prior to the discussion. View the slide presentation from the August 30, 2021 Q&A Reopening Panel Discussion. Families were able to …

Guilderland Central School District DRAFT Opening Plan Released, August 23, 2021

The purpose of the plan outlined here, in draft form, is to ensure the collective health and safety of Guilderland Central School District students and staff in the 2021-22 school year. The health and safety of our students, staff and their families is our top priority and we remain committed to doing our part to …

GES school supply lists for 2021-22

School supply lists, by grade, for the 2021-22 school year at Guilderland Elementary School can be found below.  Listed are the common supplies need for each grade level. With the August placement letter, parents will receive this list and information about any additional items that your child’s teacher may request. Please note that this is …

Superintendent’s Letter: Preliminary information regarding the start of the school year

The following message was sent to GCSD families: Dear GCSD Families: As we near the halfway point of summer, many of you may be wondering what the new school year will look like. If you are like families across the region, I’m sure you have some questions.  At Guilderland Central School District we are planning …

GCSD Student Artwork on Display in Virtual Gallery

Guilderland students across the district created truly captivating artwork during the 2020-21 school year.  Our Art Department is celebrating that work with a virtual gallery of K-12 artwork. The collection gives a snapshot of how students took what they learned and created truly unique pieces. Here’s where you can view the virtual gallery.

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