May 17 update: school budget vote on Tuesday; Anti-Hate Rally on May 23; no school on May 24

A message from Dr. Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, As the end of the school year inches closer, there are many events that bring the GCSD community together to support students, their goals and achievements. End of the year concerts, ceremonies and celebrations highlight the diverse talents of all students and unite the school community in …

Tuesday, May 21, is school budget and board election vote day

Tuesday, May 21 is school budget vote day. Guilderland Central School District residents are voting on the proposed $125,192,817 budget for the 2024-25 school year, three additional propositions and to elect three members to the board of education. A replacement bus and equipment proposition to purchase six gas-powered 65-passenger buses, three with chains and three …

Young Artists of the Month, May

Each month, the art teachers from Altamont Elementary, Guilderland Elementary, Lynnwood Elementary and Westmere Elementary highlight students who have demonstrated they are practicing Studio Habits of Mind. These eight habits – develop craft, engage and persist, envision, express, observe, reflect, stretch and explore, and understand art worlds – encourage and enable students to be more …

May 10 update: 2024-25 budget information; third annual Anti-Hate Rally; no school May 24

A message from Dr. Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, You may have noticed that elevating student voices has been a theme in some of the district’s communications this year. We believe it is essential that students have a voice and feel comfortable and empowered to take an active role in their education. The budget newsletter, which …

May 3 update: DEI Committee openings; Meet the Candidates Night; school budget information; teacher and school nurse appreciation

A message from Dr. Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, Now that the calendar page has turned to May, we have entered a very busy season. In addition to year-end concerts, ceremonies and celebrations, we are also preparing for the next academic year. Please read on for information concerning a few items related to the 2024-25 school …

GCSD Board of Education Candidates Night, May 6, 7 p.m.

On Monday, May 6, at 7 p.m., the Guilderland PTA Council is hosting a virtual Meet the Candidates Night to introduce potential Guilderland Central School District Board of Education members to the community. This in-person forum will be livestreamed on the GHS Media channel on YouTube and will be recorded. District residents will vote on …

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Openings

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee of the Guilderland Central School District Board of Education will be starting its fifth year of work in September 2024. It is time to begin recruiting new members to the committee to replace those who have fulfilled their term. We are seeking two students, two parents, three staff members …

April 19 update: boards adopts 2024-25 budget; contingent holiday; Sources of Strength sponsoring 5K

A message from Dr. Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, At their meeting on Tuesday, April 16, the Guilderland Central School District Board of Education adopted the general operating budget for the 2024-2025 school year. This spending plan aligns with the district’s objective of empowering students to be lifelong learners by preserving a wide variety of learning …

GCSD Board of Education adopts 2024-2025 proposed budget

By a vote of 6-1, the Guilderland Central School District Board of Education adopted a $125,192,817 budget for the 2024-2025 school year during their Tuesday, April 16 meeting. This represents a 4.53% increase in the tax levy, which is below the district’s maximum allowable tax levy limit, as defined by New York State’s tax levy …

Young Artists of the Month, April

Each month, the art teachers from Altamont Elementary, Guilderland Elementary, Lynnwood Elementary and Westmere Elementary highlight students who have demonstrated they are practicing Studio Habits of Mind. These eight habits – develop craft, engage and persist, envision, express, observe, reflect, stretch and explore, and understand art worlds – encourage and enable students to be more …

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