Guilderland Central School District

Sheila Elario’s art students learned about both design and compassion as they created plush monsters for young hospital patients.

GUILDERLAND — Annette Landry wasn’t aware the Guilderland schools were in what she called a “huge paradigm shift” when she came to the school board last week.

GUILDERLAND — In September, ninety 3- and 4-year-olds are expected to attend pre-kindergarten in Victory Child Care classes housed in Guilderland schools.

GUILDERLAND — Police last week arrested a Guilderland High School student for cyberbullying an autistic schoolmate, Austin Carter. The unnamed 15-year-old was arrested for aggravated harassment, a misdemeanor.

Students demonstrated and investigated the more visual properties of some scientific phenomena.

As nine state challenge federal directives to provide “a safe environment” for transgender students, local districts have been quietly doing just that.

GUILDERLAND — Incumbents Barbara Fraterrigo and Gloria Towle-Hilt are running again for the Guilderland School Board. They are joined by newcomer Teresa Gitto.

Colleen O’Connell is not seeking a fifth term.

The three-year terms on the nine-member board are at-large and unpaid.

The 48-year-old has worked in childcare for 30 years, according to the Guilderland Police.

The outside temperatures might have been fluctuating, but inside the gymnasium was on fire for the Dutch, Blackbirds and Bulldogs during the winter sports season.​

Nine local wrestlers — five from Guilderland and four from Berne-Knox-Westerlo — wanted their tickets punched last weekend at the Glens Falls Civic Center to head to the Times Union Center in Albany for a state championship on Feb. 26 and 27. 


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