GCSD to host Spring Recycling Extravaganza on April 27

Saturday, April 27, Guilderland Central School District is pleased to once again host the bi-annual Recycling Extravaganza at Farnsworth Middle School from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. This community-wide event is open to both residents and non-residents of the school district. No certificate of residency is required.  All items are dropped off at no charge …

Grade 5 Parent Information Night (for students entering grade 6) set for April 10

We are very excited to announce the following grade 5 information and transition activities for students entering grade 6 in the 2019-20 school year. What: Grade 5 Parent Information Night Location: Farnsworth Middle School Cafeteria When:  Wednesday, April 10 at 6 p.m. Parents of fifth grade students are invited to attend the FMS Information Night …

GCSD young artists represented at 2019 Empire State Plaza Art Exhibition; 100 pieces submitted

The GCSD recently submitted 100 pieces of art from four Guilderland elementary schools and the middle school for the 2019 Empire State Plaza Exhibition. The annual event is the only Capital Region exhibition for K-8 students and is an opportunity for students to showcase how their own art was inspired by artwork from the Empire …

A message from the Superintendent about online safety

Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s), I am writing this letter because there has been some talk in our schools about an online phenomenon known as the “Momo Challenge,” which includes disturbing images and messages relating to violence and self-harm. To the best of our knowledge, this is not a real threat and there have been no reported instances …

Thought Exchange community conversation results; thank you for participating!

Thank you to everyone who participated in our very first ThoughtExchange exercise. Our Exchange had 824 participants, 784 thoughts and 25,033 ratings. “I would like to thank everyone who participated in our very first ThoughtExchange. We truly value feedback from all members of our school community and are committed to continue to improve to meet the …

Grades 3-8: Please read this important information regarding upcoming NYS assessment tests

Dear Parent, The anticipated arrival of spring signals the start of another seasonal activity for our students in Grades 3 through 8. The annual New York State (NYS) assessments for English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics will be administered in a few short months. These annual tests are designed to measure how well students are …

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 …

Camp Invention to return to GCSD Summer 2019

In partnership with Invent Now, Guilderland Central School District is proud to once again offer the nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program this summer from August 12-16, 2019 at Farnsworth Middle School. The week-long adventure is open to children through grade six, and new this year, will be offered to children in kindergarten. Camp Invention is a …

WES 2018-19 Supply Lists  

Want to get a jump-start on back-to-school supplies? Gr. 1 | Gr. 2 | Gr. 3 | Gr. 4 | Gr. 5 Kindergarten To prepare for the many exciting things we will be doing, various supplies will be needed.  Many supplies will be shared and some will not. A few additional items may be requested by individual teachers. These items will be included …

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