Feb. 16 update: attendance; National SRO Appreciation Day; FMS and GHS musicals; 2024-25 calendar; Presidents’ week recess

A message from Dr. Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, Yesterday a letter was sent to Guilderland Central School District families detailing students’ attendance through Feb. 13, which was the one hundredth day of school. They were sent via ParentSquare; to retrieve your letter please log into ParentSquare. The purpose of this letter is to highlight the …

2024-25 Student Calendar

The general calendar for the 2024-25 academic year was adopted by the Guilderland Central School District Board of Education on February 13, 2024.  Download a PDF copy of the 2024-25 academic general student calendar here. This calendar lists the following conference days and holidays: July 4, 2024: Holiday for Employees Sept. 2: Labor Day (Closed) …

Feb. 9 update: tip line; students honored; GHS unified champion recognition; taste of Morocco at FMS; DEI fireside chats; Lunar New Year

A message from Dr. Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, The past week has been a difficult one, not just for our school district, but for many in the Capital Region. As is the case across the country, we have seen an uptick in threats against school communities. I would like Guilderland Central School District families to …

An Important Message from Superintendent Wiles

*UPDATE FEB. 3* Dear GCSD Families, There has been an update from the Guilderland Police Department regarding the Feb. 1 incident at Farnsworth Middle School, which can be read on the department’s Facebook page here. The safety of all of our students and staff is the district’s highest priority and we appreciate the vigilance and …

Jan. 26 update: STOP Conference; fund balance and reserves presentation; budget survey; Future Ready Task Force; report cards

A message from Dr. Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, Recently a group of 19 Farnsworth Middle School and Guilderland High School students attended the 2024 Students Together Opposing Prejudice (STOP) Conference organized by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). The theme of this year’s conference was “The Legacy of Bayard Rustin,” with a focus on breaking down barriers …

2024-2025 school budget survey

The Guilderland Central School District is in the process of developing the budget for the 2024-2025 school year and is seeking community input. It is critical to the budget development process to gather perspective from various stakeholder groups so the district can formulate a first draft of the budget. To provide the Guilderland school community …

Jan. 12 update: rescheduled BOE meeting; budget survey; DEI fireside chats; kindergarten info nights; no school on MLK day

A message from Dr. Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, Due to inclement weather earlier this week, the Guilderland Central School District board of education meeting, originally scheduled for Jan. 9, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 7:00 p.m. This meeting will be held in the Large Group Instruction (LGI) room at Guilderland High School …

Dec. 22 update: GHS teacher honored by Special Olympics; budget information; new GHS course inspiring future teachers; LES recognized by P2; holiday recess

A message from Dr. Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, During the holiday season our thoughts often go to what we can do for others. I’m so proud there are many members of the Guilderland Central School District who do for others year-round. One such individual is Allison Relyea, Guilderland High School Unified Sports and Athletics Coach. …

Dr. Van Alstyne delivered rollover budget presentation to the board at Dec. 5 meeting

At the Dec. 5 board of education meeting, Assistant Superintendent for Business Andrew Van Alstyne gave a presentation about the rollover budget for the 2024-2025 school year. This presentation is the first of several budget presentations to the board and is typically conducted early in the budget development process for the Guilderland Central School District. …

Dec. 8 update: book drive and Family Literacy Fair; district establishing educational task force; music teacher honored; confidential tip line; attendance letters

A message from Dr. Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, The Reading Opens the World Book Drive and Family Literacy Fair will be held this Saturday, Dec. 9, at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Farnsworth Middle School Cafetorium. This event gives families and educators the opportunity to choose free books for their home libraries and …

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