Eight Guilderland musicians recognized for musical excellence

Each year, thousands of student musicians in New York State compete for an opportunity to be selected for the prestigious NYSSMA Conference All State Music Ensembles. Admission to these highly selective groups is based upon the score received the previous spring during the NYSSMA Solo Evaluation Festival, where each student performed before a certified adjudicator …

GHS seniors meet with renowned cancer research scientists

Seven GHS seniors recently had the opportunity to meet with two scientists who revolutionized cancer research. On September 24, the students attended the 2019 Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research ceremony, where Drs. Bert Vogelstein and Irving Weissman were recognized for their discoveries in stem cell and cancer cell biology. Their research …

School lunch menus have gone digital!

As of October 1, the GCSD now uses an interactive website and smartphone app called Nutrislice to share monthly breakfast and lunch menus. We’re excited to share this tool to our families because Nutrislice goes the extra step of showing nutritional and allergy information for the items that are served.  You can access the menus …

Fall Recycling Extravaganza POSTPONED

Updated 9/20 The event has been postponed. Updated information will be posted to the district website and shared to social media when it becomes available. We’re sorry for any inconvenience. In the meantime, keep on gathering your recyclables! Guilderland Central School District is pleased to once again host the bi-annual Recycling Extravaganza at Farnsworth Middle …

Picture days for GHS are Sept. 10-13

Lifetouch Studios will be at GHS in the West Gym for school photos Tuesday-Friday, September 10-13, 2019. Students in grades 9-11 will be photographed during their regular Physical Education period. Order forms have been sent to homerooms.  Additional forms may be obtained from any of the offices.

SchoolMessenger replaces SNN for 2019-20 school year

SchoolMessenger replaces School News Notifier As of July 1, 2019, SchoolMessenger fully replaced School News Notifier (SNN) as a way to receive email news from the district and its schools. If you are a parent or guardian of a student and had been receiving email news through SNN you are not required to do anything …

Keeping parents and students connected with eSchoolData (replaced SchoolTool)

Keeping Parents and Students Connected Research shows that when parents and teachers work well together, everyone benefits. This is one of the reasons the Guilderland Central School District utilizes our parent and student portals– to keep the parent-school connection open and thriving. Credentials for the eSchoolData Portal will be sent out via email beginning the …

2019-20 Food Service Newsletter

The 2019-20 Guilderland Schools Food Service Newsletter can be found below or you can download and print a copy here. Dear Parents/Guardians: Welcome back to a new school year!  The Guilderland school district food service staff is looking forward to serving your children nutritious, great-tasting meals that support their achievements in school and promote healthy …

Butterfly Station and Organic Garden open for 2019 season

Butterfly Station now open for the season The Butterfly Station, a student-run butterfly house is now open for the 2019 season. Tours will be held daily, Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Aug. 8.  The last tour is at 12:30 p.m. every day. Located on the grounds of FMS, this is …

Basketball league includes several Guilderland grads

They may have left the high school years ago, but several of our Guilderland alumni return regularly as part of a recreational men’s basketball league that meets weekly for competition on the court. The season culminates in an annual tournament. Below is a group photo from the 2018-19 tournament.  It’s great to see you all …

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