Over 1,000 people filled out an online survey about budget priorities for the Guilderland school district, but less than 20 turned out for a forum to discuss the results.
The newest language spoken by Guilderland students who are learning English is Chuukese, an Austronesian language found in the islands of Micronesia.
The community was heard, Superintendent Marie Wiles said on Friday
The Guilderland school district is proposing to use $30,000 to repair the cobblestone schoolhouse on Route 146 in Guilderland Center, to prevent its deterioration.
How do kids in a co-taught classroom — one in which kids with disabilities learn alongside those without — really feel about the class?
A 40-plus-year tradition — of taking the entire eighth-grade class to the high-school for a free performance of the Guilderland Players’ musical — was done away with recently, and not everyone is happy about it.
The Guilderland school district anticipates being able to add new items to next year’s budget and wants to hear from residents, through its online survey, about what those should be.
Michael Cusick, president, SAVI
The Guilderland school board may invest $45,000 to develop a strategic plan for how learning should take place in the future.
The school’s principal said the school had investigated and responded “appropriately,” and that “People have confrontations, but they’re not all bullying.”
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