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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 1
Time:  7 p.m.
Location: GHS LGI

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Board of Education adopts $100.9 million spending plan for 2018-19

The Board of Education adopted a $100.9 million spending plan for the 2018-19 school year at its April 17th meeting. The proposed budget maintains all current programs, creates a mental health clinic, and adds a new elective. read more about the plan here

FMS grade 5 transition activities View it here (PDF)

 

GCSD schools will be in session Friday, May 25th

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 25th, 2018. Monday, May 28th, 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

 

Guilderland Schools Recycling Extravaganza April 28

Guilderland Central School District is pleased to once again host the bi-annual Recycling Extravaganza Saturday, April 28, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Farnsworth Middle School. more information

 

2018-19 school calendar change

The recently adopted 2018-19 school calendar will need to go back to the Board of Education on April 17, 2018 to be amended. The April 2019 break will be changed to April 19-26, rather than April 15-22. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused, but we need to line our vacations up with other school districts so that certain programs can be run for the benefit of our students.

 

Capital Region Job Fair April 18

Guilderland High School will host a Region School District Job Fair on Wednesday, April 18, 3-7 p.m., in the gym. Positions available in teaching, school support, substitute position in all titles. more information (PDF)

 

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

 

Five Guilderland High School seniors named 2018 National Merit Scholarship Finalists

Five Guilderland High School seniors learned in early February that they have been named finalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Competition. learn more about their accomplishments

Important flu information for the NYS Health and Education departments

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Guilderland Players to stage The Music Man March 15-18

The Guilderland Players will present Meredith Willson's smash hit The Music Man March 15-18. Tickets are now available. more information

Statement from Superintendent of Schools Marie Wiles

Please see the letter from Superintendent Wiles regarding the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. read letter

Online Budget Feedback: Preliminary Proposals

Please take some time to review the preliminary budget proposals for the 2018-2019 school year. For ease of reading, they are categorized into four groups by their potential financial impact on the 2018-2019 budget. read preliminary proposals and give feedback

District letter on annual NYS assessments

Superintendent Wiles and Assistant Superintendent Singleton have written a letter about changes to the annual NYS assesments, which will be administered later this year. read the letter here (PDF)

District Speech-Language Pathologists present at national convention

Two of GCSD's speech-language pathologists were selected to present at a national conference in Los Angeles.  learn what their talk was about, and why it's getting international recognition

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

 

We've created a timeline leading up to the May 15 school budget vote, and YOUR opportunities to weigh in!
Join us this budget season and share your ideas, questions and concerns regarding how we can best meet the needs of our students and community.  View the timeline  

 

BOE fills vacancy LEARN 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

 

2017-18 Adopted School Calendar now available (DOWNLOAD IT HERE -  PDF)

 

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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