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July 05, 2015

Marie Wiles, Ph.D., Superintendent

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

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

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Date: Tues., Aug. 18
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: HS LGI

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Construction scheduled to begin at Guilderland schools
Construction work at all Guilderland schools will begin Monday, June 29 and continue through the summer. During that time, all main entrances will be closed and alternate entrances will be posted and labeled. LEARN MORE


2015-16 budget approved by voters
Thank you for your support!
Guilderland Central School District residents approved a $93,689,600 budget for the 2015-16 school year by a vote of 1879 (yes) to 737 (no).
 Visit our Budget News homepage for full information


2015-16 recommended summer reading lists now available
The Guilderland Recommended Reading web page has been created to present current, relevant and high-interest literature to foster reading for pleasure in young adults. This page contains an extensive list of titles, in a variety of genres, to appeal to students of all ages. LEARN MORE

Photo of the book "Gaston"  Photo of the book 'El Deafo'  Photo of the book "The 14th Goldfish"  Photo of the book "You, Me, Him"


Teaching is the Core Grant work continues
Guilderland Central School District has been working to implement the action plan developed through the Teaching is the Core (TiTC) grant, a $399,946 grant from the New York State Education Department that aims to support improvement of assessment practices in regional schools. LEARN MORE


GCSD students place in national French contest
Last month, French students at Farnsworth Middle School and Guilderland High School participated in the National French Contest. Ten participating students placed in the top rankings in the Hudson Valley Chapter, as well as nationally, when compared with other students who took the exam throughout the U.S. LEARN MORE


GCSD students recognized at Sandra G. Morley Physical Education Student Leadership Awards
On May 4, over 30 GCSD students were honored at the organization's 30th annual ceremony. LEARN MORE

GCSD students participate in 2015 National History Day competition
The annual event was held April 27 in Cooperstown, New York. The competition featured the work of several Guilderland Central School District students. FMS student Nicole Chiang and GHS student Sarah Jones took home a prize in their individual categories. LEARN MORE

Director of Health, Physical Education and Interscholastic Athletics Regan Johnson named 2015 Professional of the Year by NYS AHPERD Capital Zone

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Board of Education adopts $93.7 million spending plan for 2015-16 Learn more

Large turnout for "Meet Your Legislator" event at GHS Learn more

Schools to see more aid in approved state budget; increases tied to another retool of teacher evaluation system

Learn more about the recently adopted state budget and its effect on GCSD

Superintendent of Schools releases 2015-16 budget proposal

Learn more, download event materials, and watch a replay of the meeting

Registration now open for summer session of Continuing Education

Registration is currently underway for the summer session of Continuing Education at GCSD. Mail Registrations must be postmarked by May 1. Classes begin May 11. Learn more and download a registration form

Teaching is the Core grant update

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Gala to benefit the GCSD social service dog program a great success

Thank you to everyone who came out on March 21 to support the Guilderland Central School District social service dog program at the gala hosted by Bloomingrove Veterinary Hospital. To date, the event has raised nearly $10,000 for the program! For those unable to attend, check out this great video profiling the district's social service dog program as well as two very special GCSD staff members: Miss Siggy and Willow:

Regents approves plan for new statewide science learning standards

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2015-16 calendar adopted

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

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District transitioning to paperless report cards in 2014-15

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Guilderland Central School District Parents’ Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security

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District to release APPR scores by request

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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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