Guilderland to participate in Sustainability of Schools Forum on Thursday, Jan. 30

Guilderland Central School District in collaboration with nine Capital Region school districts will be gathering with state legislators at Columbia High School in East Greenbush for a Forum on Sustainability of Schools on Thursday, Jan. 30 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the school auditorium. The event was developed in an effort to start a …

Upcoming Kindergarten Registration Dates

Kindergarten Registration will be held on the following dates at the following schools: Altamont Elementary School: Feb. 5-6 Guilderland Elementary School: Feb. 5-6 Lynnwood Elementary School: Feb. 11-12 Pine Bush Elementary School: Feb. 5-6 Westmere Elementary School: Feb. 4-5   Please bring completed registration forms and and a valid photo ID with you. If you …

Elementary parents: math workshop set for 2/10; learn more about Next Gen Learning Standards

On Monday, Feb. 10 from 7 to 8 p.m., the GCSD Math Cabinet will be hosting an elementary parent math workshop  in the Farnsworth Middle School Cafetorium. The evening will provide an opportunity to learn about the Next Generation Learning Standards for Mathematics and engage with new math resources adopted for 2019-20 and beyond. Assistant …

School Start Times Task Force update

In recent years, there has been a lot of discussion in local and national news about the circadian rhythms of adolescents and the amount of sleep they need to be healthy, safe and fully engaged in their learning. These discussions have suggested that the early arrival times at many high schools may contribute to students …

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 …

Important info for parents: K-8 student attendance at sporting events

The Guilderland Central School District prides itself on being a leader in providing opportunities for students to display their talent and hard work in a variety of contests and competitions. Co-curricular activities, including athletic events, are an important part of our secondary educational program because they continue to promote social, emotional and/or physical growth outside …

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 …

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