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October 31, 2014

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: Wed., Nov. 5
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: HS LGI

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St. Rose men’s basketball and women’s softball programs join students at FMS for Mix It Up at Lunch Day

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New York voters to decide on $2 billion ‘Smart Schools’ bond on Nov. 4

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2015-16 budget input session set for Wednesday, Nov. 5

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District to hold Future of Guilderland Schools Summit

The Guilderland Board of Education is leading a community-wide effort to seek local opinions on the future of our schools. To that end, on Wed., Nov. 19, the district will hold its first Future of Guilderland Schools Summit at Tech Valley High School in Albany. Learn more and submit an RSVP

District prepared to respond to health concerns Learn more

 

Guilderland part of consortium that wins $348,311 leadership grant

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New York School Board Recognition Week: October 27-31

Guilderland Central School District is joining public school districts across the state the week of Oct. 27 to celebrate New York School Board Recognition Week and honor local board members for their commitment to Guilderland and its children. Learn more

Bestselling author Jeff Kinney to meet with district fifth and sixth graders

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District ranked third in student performance in Albany area

Guilderland Central School District has been ranked No. 3 out of 83 districts in the Albany area in student performance in a report recently released by Business First. According to the publication, the rankings reflect the collective performance of each district's public schools from kindergarten through 12th grade over a period of four years. Learn more

National School Bus Safety Week:
Oct. 20-24, 2014

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Student information updates

On Friday, September 12, 2014, a letter was distributed to all parents via the district's SchoolTool Parent & Student Portal highlighting some important details regarding student information updates in the new school year. In particular, the letter addresses changes to how report cards and Individual Student Reports (ISRs) for grade 3-8 assessments will be available to parents as well as information about verifying and updating your child's health information. View the letter

Health departments provide advice on preventing the spread of respiratory illness known as Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) Learn more

 

Have you verified/updated your child's student health information for the new school year? Learn more

 

District transitioning to paperless report cards in 2014-15

Beginning in the 2014-15 school year, Guilderland Central School District will be transitioning to a paperless report card system for all students, grades K-12. Report cards will no longer be sent or mailed home; instead, parents will be able to access and review their child’s report card online via the district’s SchoolTool Parent and Student Portal. Learn more

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

The Guilderland Central School District is committed to ensuring student privacy in accordance with local, state and federal regulations and district policies. To this end and pursuant to U.S. Department of Education (DOE) regulations (Education Law ยง2-d), the district is providing the following Parents’ Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security.
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District to release APPR scores by request

All GCSD parents or legal guardians have the right to request Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) quality ratings and composite effectiveness scores for their child's current year's teacher(s) and principal(s). Learn more and download a request form

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

Information flyer: What can we do about head lice and deer ticks?

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