News & Events
Field Day will be held Friday, June 3 (rain date is Monday, June 6). Here is a parent letter with important information. Posted 5/25/16.
The one-page 2016-17 school attendance calendar, which lists school and recess days, is available here. Posted 5/19/16.
Volunteers Needed for School GarDen
Teacher Peter Mesh is looking for volunteer to help with the school garden. To make volunteering easier, Mr. Mesh is organizing GarDen Captains to divide up the work. Volunteers can take some of the vegetables grown in the garden and extra harvest is given to the Hope 7 Food Pantry. More info available here. Posted 5/13/16.
The Wynantskill PTO will hold a Staff Appreciation Luncheon Tuesday, June 13 from 10:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Any donations of time or food are welcome and appreciated. Here is a flyer with more info. Posted 5/24/16.
School Physicals for Sports Rescheduled - Tuesday, June 14
School physicals for fall sports will be held Tuesday, June 14 at 9:00 a.m. instead of May 24. Posted 5/23/16.
Early Dismissal for Gr. 8 on Last Day of School - Thursday, June 23
Eighth grade students will dismiss at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 23 to allow them to go home and prepare for graduation that evening. Students will be bussed home with elementary students. If your child is going to another address that day, please be sure to send a note to the main office. Thank you! Posted 5/24/16.
Reminder About Updated Physicals
If your child is entering Grades 2, 4, and 7 or playing sports in the fall, please remember to send in updated physicals at the start of the school year. If your child is entering Grades 6 or 7, please remember to send in updated immunization records with the required vaccines at the start of the school year. All students will be sent home with immunization requirements per grade. Please contact your physicians to be sure your children are appropriately vaccinated according to these requirements. Send in any updates at the start of the school year. Please contact Tricia Gibbs RN at 283-4600 ext. 18 if you have any questions or concerns. Posted 5/03/16.
Wondering if a game has been canceled due to weather or looking for other news about the GD Royals? Check out the Athletics homepage where a new Twitter feed lists the latest news. Posted 5/03/16.
Please Check for Missing School Books
Gardner-Dickinson's library, reading department and teachers are missing a number of books. If parents could please check if they have any books from the school that need to be returned we would greatly appreciate it. Thank you! Posted 5/03/16.
Gardner-Dickinson will once again host a Slam Dunk Basketball Camp from June 27 through July 1. The camp is for boys and girls in grades 2-8. It runs from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Cost is $125 per student. Registration information… Posted 5/12/16.
Final Countdown for School Bucks Program - June 1
Gardner-Dickinson has moved into 9th place in the Colonie Center School Bucks program! The district is currently in position to earn $500 for our school but if we keep moving up we can earn even more! Please keep sending in Colonie Center receipts (within 60 days of purchase) to the Main Office or at the Customer Service desk in the mall. Contest ends June 1. Thanks to the PTO for organizing this! Posted 4/14/16.
Question about your school tax bill? Your NYS Property Tax Rebate Check? Check our Schools Taxes Questions and Answers webpage... Posted 8/21/15.