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November 29, 2015

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Thomas Lutsic, Principal

8 School Road, P.O. Box 37 Guilderland Ctr., NY 12085

Phone: 518/861-8591 ext. 1000

Fax: 518/861-5874

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Class of 2019 fundraiser at The Recovery Room on Dec. 1
From 5 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1, dine in at The Recovery Room (2080 Western Ave.) to support the GHS Class of 2019. Bring a copy of this flyer (PDF) to donate 15 percent of your check's value to the Class of 2019.


GHS Holiday Gift Card Drive for Adopt-A-Family program in full swing
GHS is holding a Gift Card Drive for its Adopt-A-Family program. All fundraising and donations will benefit local families this holiday season. Please send gift card donations in by Friday, Dec. 4. Learn more

GHS students celebrate the 10th Anniversary of ACS Chemistry Club
Chem Club Cleebrates 10 years of ACS Chem ClubOn Tuesday, Nov. 17, nearly 40 GHS students gathered after school to participate in an American Chemical Society (ACS) webinar. The event, held in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of ACS Chemistry Club, explored various chemistry experiments involving human senses, like taste and sense of smell.

January Regents schedule now available VIEW IT HERE (PDF)

September newsletter now available
The assistant principals at GHS would like to welcome you back to the 2015-16 school year! These monthly newsletters will keep parents and students updated on what is going on in each office at the high school, and include important news, dates and items of interest. VIEW IT HERE (PDF)


Early Dismissal/Late Arrival Parental permission form (for seniors) now available
Senior privileges allow a 12th-grade student to change his or her study hall into a late arrival (during block 1 or 1-2 combination) or an early dismissal (during block 4 of 3-4 combination). No schedule changes will be made to accommodate the creation of a late arrival or early dismissal.  Download the permission form


Student parking information and guidelines for the 2015-16 school year  LEARN MORE
Please note: Applications will only be accepted in-school, at the beginning of the school year.


Seven GHS Seniors named 2016 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
Jeremy L. Collison, William Z. Dong, Sarah Jones, Joseph P. Petitti, Catherine E. Seita, William Y. Wang, and Michael Y. Zhu are among a field of 16,000 students nationwide who will continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships that will be offered next spring. LEARN MORE


Driver Education applications and calendar information for Spring 2016 will be available in early January 2016.


Congratulations to the Class of 2015
The 412 members of the Guilderland High School Class of 2015 and their families gathered today at The State University of New York at Albany’s SEFCU Arena for their commencement ceremony. Congratulations to all of this year's graduates and best of luck in the future!


2014-15 Awards Newsletter now available
This annual newsletter highlights the academic achievements of students in grades 6-12, throughout the 2014-15 school year. VIEW IT HERE (PDF)


Guilderland high school juniors honored at year-end ceremony
On Thursday, May 28 in the high school LGI, 28 students from the Class of 2016 were honored during Guilderland High School's annual junior awards ceremony. LEARN MORE


Class of 2016 National Honor Society students announced


2015-16 Guilderland High School curriculum guide now available

View the guide (PDF)

Student information updates

Earlier this fall, 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

Join our TV crew!

Are you interested in working on the GHS TV crew to cover high school sports? If so, please send an e-mail to Mr. Maycock ( as soon as possible. This is an opportunity to earn community service or independent-study hours while covering GHS home games.

District transitioning to paperless report cards in 2014-15

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GHS introduces "Bring Your Own Device" program

Learn more about the program, including FAQs and resources for parents

Late arrival/early dismissal parental permission form

Please note that both senior students and their parents must complete a late arrival/early dismissal permission form in order to be given senior privileges.
Download the form (PDF)

Morning Announcements now available on Twitter

Did you know that you can follow the the latest news, information and updates to morning announcements at Guilderland High School on Twitter! Follow @GHSannouncement. Learn more

A new way to access the GHS library catalogue  qrcode

Search the library’s new catalog by scanning the QR Code at right using your smart phone (QR Reader App required). To access all the features this new catalog has to offer, make sure to log in – using the last five digits of your school ID as your username and the same four digit password you use to log into the school’s network. Once logged in, you can search print resources, our subscription databases and reviewed websites all in one shot! Use the tabs in the upper right of your search screen to access all the information you now have at your fingertips. Have questions? Need help? See the librarians for assistance.

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