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Marie Wiles, Ph.D., Superintendent

8 School Road, P.O. Box 18
Guilderland Center, NY 12085-0018

Phone: 518/456-6200, 3102 Fax: 518/456-1152

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Date: Tues., May 22
Time:  7 p.m.
Location: GHS LGI

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2018-19 budget approved by voters
On Tuesday, May 15, GCSD residents approved a $100,925,515 budget for the 2018-19 school year by a vote of 1405 (yes) to 567 (no). This budget represents an increase in spending of $2,441,405, or 2.48 percent over the current year budget and will result in an estimated 2.22 percent tax levy increase. Tax rates are estimated to increase by 1.97 percent for residents of the Town of Guilderland.

Voters also approved a $1,117,700 proposition to purchase eight large buses, one wheelchair-accessible bus, one transportation minivan, and one large track mower by a vote of 1414 (yes) and 549 (no) and elected four members to the Board of Education:
Seema Rivera (1429)
Christine Hayes (1400)
Sean Maguire (1383)
 Benjamin Goes (1224)

For more information on the approved 2018-19 school budget, visit the

Meet the Candidates Night held May 9

On Tuesday, May 15, GCSD residents will select four members to fill three 3-year terms and one 2-year term. The annual "Meet the Candidates" event was held this past Tuesday.  In case you missed it...

2018-2019 calendar has been adopted

The Board of Education adopted the 2018-2019 school calendar on April 17. please click here to view the calendar

FMS grade 5 transition activities View it here (PDF)


GCSD schools will be in session Friday, May 25

Due to the number of used snow/emergency days during the 2017-18 school year, all GCSD schools and district offices will be in-session on Friday, May 25, 2018. Monday, May 28, 2018, is still a school recess day district-wide in observance of the Memorial Day holiday and all district offices and schools will be closed.


Butterfly Station application summer 2018

Sign up today for the Butterfly Station program offered in the summer of 2018. more information


District school safety letter

Following is an important letter from Superintendent Dr. Marie Wiles addressing issues and procedures related to Guilderland school safety. click here to view safety letter


FMS re-designated an Essential Elements School to Watch by NYS Education Department

The Guilderland Central School District is proud to announce that Farnsworth Middle School was recently re-designated for the second time as an Essential Elements School to Watch (EESTW) by the New York State Education Department and the Essential Elements Schools to Watch leadership team. click here to learn more about this great accomplishment


Six Guilderland Schools Donate 730 Brand New Books to Project: Cameron's Story

Thanks to the generosity of students, staff and the Guilderland community, the Books for Babies Book Drive event benefiting Project: Cameron's Story was a huge success! Read more here


Important flu information for the NYS Health and Education departments

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Executive Order does not allow for early payment of 2018-2019 school district taxes

The recent Executive Order signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo allowing for the early payment of New York State taxes to assist in federal tax write-offs does not apply to 2018-19 school property taxes. READ MORE

Do you want to serve on the district's Facilities Committee?
Do you have construction or facilities management experience? GCSD is looking for volunteers to serve on the district's Facilities Committee. Learn more about the committee and apply to serve here


Camp Invention to return to GCSD Summer 2018 READ MORE


Track your child’s bus route with the Versatrans My Stop app HERE's HOw


Do you have a child that will start kindergarten next fall? If so, we want to hear from you! Ensure your child is listed in our district census database


District parents invited to subscribe to Parent Today newsletter series

Parent Today is a free e-mail newsletter and companion website designed to help build a stronger bridge between families and the classroom. Learn more

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