March 25: One new case and a reminder about domestic travel

Today, the district learned of one individual connected to the Guilderland High School testing positive for COVID-19. The high school’s principal, Michael Piscitelli, is working under Albany County guidelines to determine who needs to quarantine, and he is in the process of contacting those individuals.

Additional Information

The first draft of the budget presented, tell us what questions you have!

During the GCSD Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, March 23, we shared our planning for the 2021-22 school year and presented the draft 2021-22 proposed budget. You can watch the March 23 presentation on the GHS Media YouTube page, and view the presentation slides here on the district’s online board portal.

Ask your questions about the proposed budget and see what others are asking in our Thoughtexchange, an online forum. You can add your questions and rate others up until 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 30. Click here to check out the exchange.

Domestic travel advisory changes start April 1, but we still need to be safe

We are a week closer to April break! I urge you to continue to be safe and follow all COVID safety guidelines during your time away from school. As a reminder, starting April 1, domestic travelers entering New York from another U.S. State or U.S. Territory will no longer be required to quarantine. Please be aware and follow outlined procedures. The NYS Traveler Health form can be found here, and here’s the only information available about the April 1 domestic travel changes.

After the April break, the daily health attestation survey for students and staff will reflect the travel advisory changes; therefore, there will not be a question about domestic travel.

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