Elementary School News

NYS AssessmentsNYS Assessments Parent Letter

Gardner-Dickinson will administer the NYS assessments for Math on May 2 - 4. We encourage parents to allow their children to take the tests because the results help us improve the education we provide. A parent letter and FAQ with more info is available here. Posted 3/09/17.


Missing Books Please Check for Missing Books

Parents are asked to please check if they have any Gardner-Dickinson books that need returning. The Reading Department is missing quite a few books. Thank you! Posted 3/07/17.


Sign Up for Text AlertsSign Up for Text Alerts from Wynantskill UFSD

As part of Wynantskill UFSD's continued efforts to improve communication, the district is now offering text alerts for parents who would like to receive them on their cell phones. The district will send text alerts for school delays, school closings, and other important announcements. Read more. Posted 12/20/16.


School BucksSchool Bucks Program Update

The Wynantskill PTO would like to let our community know Gardner-Dickinson is currently in 7th place in the School Bucks program. Please remember to turn in your Colonie Center receipts from the holidays as soon as possible because they only count if they are turned in 60 days within the purchase price. More info. Posted 1/16/16.

OverDriveStudents Can Borrow E-Readers from School Library

Once again this year, Library Media Specialist Linda Fecura is making the library's e-readers available for students to borrow. The devices can be loaded with electronic books including more than 3,000 titles through Questar III's OverDrive account. A permission form with more info is available here. Posted 11/01/16.