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 …

Five Guilderland High School students receive all-state music honors

A group of Guilderland High School students  being recognized for their musical talents with statewide honors.  Four students have been picked to perform as part of the prestigious NYSSMA Conference All-State Music groups: John Giordano (senior), Bb Clarinet, Symphonic Band Caroline Jameson (senior), Soprano 1, Mixed Chorus Bohdan Kinal (junior), Alto Saxophone, Instrumental Jazz Grace …

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. …

Police deem reported threat at Guilderland High School not credible

Today, Monday, September 13, 2021, the administration at Guilderland High School was notified of a possible threat to the school. The Guilderland Police Department was immediately notified; they investigated the report and determined there was not a credible threat. “As always, we take these reports very seriously and the safety of our students and staff …

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 …

GHS Welcome Back to the 2021-2022 School Year

Updated Safety Protocols | Start of Classes | eSchoolData Access and Information on Schedules | Code of Conduct and School Regulations | Release of Student Information to Military Recruiters | Seniors – Early Dismissal and Late Arrival | Lockers | Parking Passes | Late Buses | Changes to Schedules | Fall Dates to Remember | Student Administrative Oversight   …

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 …

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