GCSD moves to SchoolMessenger for Emergency Notifications

The Guilderland Central School District has moved from One Call Now and School News Notifier (or SNN) to SchoolMessenger as a way to contact our parents, students and staff members. SchoolMessenger is used for emergency notifications, such as school closings/delays and emergency situations in schools. (Click here for SchoolMessenger Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) and a …

GHS 2019 Commencement Ceremony time change 

Attention all families attending the June 29 Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2019: Over the last month, an opportunity presented itself to move Guilderland’s graduation ceremony to an earlier time slot. In years past, the graduation ceremony has started at 4 p.m. and ended around 6-6:30 p.m. This year, the ceremony will begin at …

GHS Chemistry Club students prove that ‘chemistry is out of this world’ at NYS Museum’s Nat’l Chemistry Day

Saturday, Oct. 20 was National Chemistry Day at the New York State Museum. This year’s theme was “Chemistry is out of this world,” and GHS Chemistry Club students were there to prove just that. The GHS Chemistry Club students hosted a booth where they created three activities for elementary-level students on the efficacy of certain sunscreens. …

Four GHS seniors attend ceremony with leaders in the field of medicine; one a Nobel Prize winner

Four GHS seniors Rubin Chen, Sidra Hasan, Tasnim Naina and Sonal Swain recently had the opportunity to meet with three leaders in the field of immunotherapy, one of whom would be awarded a Nobel Prize just one week later. On September 26, the seniors attended the 2018 Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research ceremony, …

Important information for incoming and returning high-schoolers

  A letter to incoming ninth-graders, from Principal Piscitelli, can be viewed here. Returning students, please read below: A letter from Principal Michael Piscitelli Dear Parents and Students: On behalf of the administrative team, I want to welcome you back to Guilderland High School.  The 2018-2019 school year holds great promise for students, staff, and …

GCSD’s Engaged Learning Initiative (1:1 Chromebook model) to launch in 2018-19 school year

The Engaged Learning Initiative (ELI) is a program that aims to expand the walls of the classroom by providing ubiquitous access to technology for students that in turn will increase learning engagement, collaborative learning and a digital skill set. Students in grades 5-12* will receive a Chromebook for both in-school and at-home use at the start of …

Guilderland graduates 420 members of the Class of 2018

The 420 members of the Guilderland High School Class of 2018 and their families gathered at The State University of New York at Albany’s SEFCU Arena on Saturday, June 23 for their commencement ceremony. Speakers at the ceremony included Thomas Lutsic, GHS principal; Dr. Marie Wiles, superintendent; and Gary Gnirrep, GHS English teacher.  A number …

GHS Senior awarded scholarship from National Honor Society

Matthew Creighton, a senior and member of the National Honor Society (NHS) at Guilderland High School, has been named one of 500 national semifinalists in the National Honor Society Scholarship program.  He was chosen from more than 11,000 applicants and will receive a $2,850 scholarship. High school seniors who are members in good standing of …

GHS International Club Members visit One World Observatory and 9/11 Tribute Museum

Last week, members of the GHS International Club visited Manhattan where they visited the 9/11 Museum, the One World O bservatory and took a boat cruise around the statue of Liberty. “It was my, and several other students’, first time visiting the 9/11 memorials as well as the neighboring museum and One World Observatory. The …

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