June 10 update:

A message from Dr. Wiles:

Dear GCSD Families,

This morning Altamont Elementary School students and families gathered at the village gazebo for a “walking school bus.” Learn more about this AES tradition and see some photos, including one of AES Principal Peter Brabant festively dressed for the occasion!

GHS student groups held an anti-hate rally

On Thursday, May 26, the Guilderland High School Student Voice Committee hosted an anti-hate rally. Culminating a week of events, the rally featured student speeches and a pledge of inclusion: “We, the students and faculty of Guilderland High School pledge to do our part to condemn hate and bigotry in our community. We will strive to create a more inclusive school, one that isn’t afraid to stand up for others and to acknowledge its faults. Our journey towards celebrating diversity dn education ourselves on discriminations begins now.”

Universal pre-k application deadline is June 16

The Guilderland Central School District is offering universal pre-K (UPK) for the 2022-23 school year. Limited spots are available; if requests exceed availability, a random lottery will be held. To be eligible for the UPK program lottery, registration application and paperwork must be submitted by June 16 at 4:00 p.m. Visit the district website for more information.

More details regarding start times for the 2022-23 school year

On Tuesday, June 7, GCSD families were informed that the board of education had approved new school start and end times for the 2022-23 school year. At that time, the end of the GHS school day had not yet been finalized. Since then, building administrators have determined that the GHS school day will end at 2:28 p.m. Read the updated article here.

COVID-19 cases for June 7-June 10

The information below details the number of new COVID-19 positive cases for June 7-June 10. For daily positive COVID-19 cases affecting GCSD, please visit the NYS COVID-19 Report Card.

Altamont Elementary School: 1 new case
Guilderland Elementary School: no new cases
Lynnwood Elementary School: 1 new case
Pine Bush Elementary School: 1 new case
Westmere Elementary School: no new cases
Farnsworth Middle School: 3 new cases
Guilderland High School: 3 new cases

Thank you for your continued support. With just two weeks remaining to the school year, we’re in the home stretch! Have a wonderful weekend.


Marie Wiles, Ph.D.

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