GHS ASL class visits WES

Guilderland High School students studying American Sign Language are inspiring the next generation of learners at Westmere Elementary. On Tuesday, March 26, GHS students – accompanied by ASL teacher Jennifer Rader – traveled to WES to spend a day with the school’s deaf and hard of hearing students. The upperclassmen were excited to build meaningful …

Calendar change: early dismissal Apr. 8

A message from Dr. Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, This is to inform you of a change to the Guilderland Central School District student calendar. On Monday, April 8, all GCSD schools will dismiss early, on a half-day schedule. Staff will remain for the full day for planning and other professional activities. Students will dismiss at …

March 28 update: grades 3-8 assessments; important upcoming calendar dates; DEI committee openings; GHS cultural fair

A message from Dr. Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, April promises to be a noteworthy month! In addition to concerts, art exhibitions and musical performances, there will be the rare occurrence of a solar eclipse, visible in many parts of Upstate New York. In addition, for the first time, the Guilderland Central School District will be …

Important information regarding upcoming NYS grades 3-8 assessments

A message from Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction Rachel Anderson: FAQs Dear Parents and Guardians: The 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 …

Board of education meeting and budget workshop Tues., Mar. 26, 7:00 p.m.

Tomorrow, Tuesday, Mar. 26, there will be a meeting of the board of education and a workshop about the 2024-25 school year budget.  This meeting will be held in the Large Group Instruction (LGI) room at Guilderland High School and is open to the public. Members of the GCSD community are welcome and encouraged to …

Superintendent’s draft 2024-25 budget presented at the Mar. 5 board of education meeting

On Tuesday, March 5, Guilderland Central School District Superintendent of Schools Dr. Marie Wiles and Assistant Superintendent for Business Dr. Andrew Van Alstyne presented the draft budget for the 2024-25 school year to the Board of Education and Guilderland community. This first draft of the district’s proposed spending plan for 2024-25 provided an overview of …

GCSD Board of Education President elected to New York State Board of Regents

Guilderland Central School District Board of Education President Dr. Seema Rivera has been elected to the New York State Board of Regents by the State Legislature. A graduate of Guilderland High School, Dr. Rivera has served on the GSCD Board for nine years, having first been elected in 2015. She became board vice president in …

March 11 update: no school Mar. 15; UPK registration; social media learning session; board meeting and budget Q&A; DEI virtual fireside chat

A message from Dr. Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, There will be no school for all Guilderland Central School District students on Friday, Mar. 15. This scheduled Superintendent’s Conference Day provides faculty and staff with the opportunity to engage in a variety of learning experiences. Building main offices will be closed while clerical staff participate in …

Board of education meeting and budget Q&A workshop Tues., Mar. 12, 7:00 p.m.

Tomorrow, Tuesday, Mar. 12, there will be a meeting of the board of education and Question and Answer workshop about the 2024-25 school year budget. This meeting provides the board and the Guilderland community with the opportunity to ask questions of district administrators about the draft of the general operating budget. This meeting will be …

Young Artists of the Month, March

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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