Melissa Hale-Spencer

3.8-perecent tax hike
GCSD super proposes $82M budget

GUILDERLAND — The school board’s longest-serving member, Thomas Nachod, is not seeking re-election.

GUILDERLAND — The American flag was flown at half-staff in front of Guilderland High School this week to honor a student who died on March 1.

Illustration by Forest Byrd

Charles Reader, Ward Humphrey, James Murley: Three unrelated men.

GUILDERLAND — The most heated discussion at Tuesday night’s school board meeting was in response to heart-wrenching stories three parents told at the last meeting about their sons’ difficulties learning to read.

GUILDERLAND — "Who can turn the world on with her smile"" played the theme song from the popular seventies sitcom. "Who can take a nothing day, and suddenly make it all seem worthwhile""

GUILDERLAND — After months of closed-door talks, Ward Humphrey has resigned as superintendent of building and grounds for the Guilderland School District.

Rumor is a pipe
Blown by surmises, jealousies, conjectures,
And of so easy and so plain a stop
That the blunt monster with uncounted heads,
The still-discordant wavering multitude,
Can play upon it.

GUILDERLAND — Citing cost concerns, school board members were lukewarm about a proposal from a committee of high-school English and social-studies faculty to create a writing center and to phase in a modified course load.


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