Career Expo Students learn fire safety Student served breakfast by teacher Samantha Swart Cross Country team Lost and Found Student is assistant principal Superintendent Reardon with students Superintendent Reardon with students Kindergarteners Boys soccer team Girls soccer team YOUth Make a Difference Run YOUth Make a Difference Run Back-to-School Photos

Career Expo - Thursday, Oct. 22 from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

Students in grades 7/8 and their parents are invited to a Career Expo at Troy Middle School on Thursday, Oct. 22 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. This free interactive event helps students explore careers in science and technology. Dozens of area businesses and organizations will provide engaging opportunities for students to learn about emerging and conventional careers that use technology in new and exciting ways. More info…

Students Learn About Fire Safety

Thank you to the Wynantskill Fire Department for visiting Gardner-Dickinson School on Oct. 7 to teach our students about fire safety and help keeping them and our community safe!

Students Treated to Breakfast by Faculty and Staff

Middle School students were treated to a special breakfast on Sept. 25, cooked and served by faculty and staff! View photos...

Modified Cross Country Team

A photo of Gardner-Dickinson’s Cross Country team. Thanks to coach Samantha Swart for the photo!

Please Have Students Check Lost and Found for Items

The school’s Lost and Found already has many items. If your child has lost a piece of clothing, please ask them to visit the Health Office to see if it is there. If you have a question, please email School Nurse Tricia Gibbs or call her at 283-4600 ext. 18.

Student Selected as Assistant Principal for the Day

First grader Nate Ryan was Assistant Principal for the day after he was selected as a winner of the school’s Bee Program. The program encourages students to be respectful, kind and safe. Congratulations Nate!

Students Learn About Musical Instruments

Fifth graders learned about the musical instruments they will get to play at the annual Grade 5 Beginning Band Information Night. Older classmates helped out by performing for students and parents. Great job!

Gardner-Dickinson Gives Warm Welcome to Superintendent Reardon

Superintendent Thomas Reardon received a warm welcome at the Sept. 18 school assembly. Students learned about Dr. Reardon with a game where students guessed things about him, from where he grew up (North Greenbush) to his favorite things about the school (everyone is so happy and anxious to say hello).

Photo Slideshow from Kindergarten

Teacher Gina Mahoney shared a photo slideshow video from her kindergarten class. "It was a great week in kindergarten! The happiness is contagious!" said Ms. Mahoney.

Boys' Soccer Team

Athletic Director Dan DiSotto shared photos of Gardner-Dickinson's boys' soccer team. Check the scrolling calendar on the right side of the screen for upcoming games. Good luck this season!

Girls' Soccer Team

Athletic Director Dan DiSotto shared photos of Gardner-Dickinson's girls' soccer team. Check the scrolling calendar on the right side of the screen for upcoming games. Good luck this season!

Troy Lodge of Elks Donates Books to Students

Third and fifth graders received dictionaries and thesauruses from the Troy Lodge of Elks 141 on Sept. 22, something the organization does every year for Gardner-Dickinson students. Thank you so much for visiting our schools and for your generosity to our students! View photos...

YOUth Make a Difference Run a Success

Dozens of students, faculty, staff and Board of Education members participated in the North Greenbush YOUth Make a Difference Run on Sept. 12. Thanks to everyone who made it such a successful event! View photos...

Back-to-School Photos

Thank you to all the parents who sent so many great photos of their children on the first day of school! View photos…


News & Events

Parent Reading NightParent Resources to Help Students Improve Reading

Here are parent resources from the Parent Reading Information Night. Posted 10/06/15.

Update on Colonie Center School Bucks Program

Gardner-Dickinson is currently in 7th place in the Colonie Center School Bucks program! If you shop at Colonie Center, please stop by their customer service desk with your receipts so the school can earn School Bucks points. You can also drop off Colonie Center receipts in the main office (please note that receipts sent to school will not be returned.) Please email Erica Quinn if you have any questions. Posted 10/09/15.

Mark Your Calendars: School Picture Day - Tuesday, Oct. 20

School Picture Day will be held Tuesday, Oct. 20. Flyers and order forms will be sent home soon. Visit for clothing suggestions, online payment details and more. Posted 10/06/15.

Parent Volunteers Sought for Middle School Robotics Club

Gardner-Dickinson School is seeking parents interested in volunteering to facilitate an afterschool Robotics Club. The district is hoping to start two robotics teams to create opportunities for Middle School students. If interested, please email Principal Mary Yodis . Thank you! Posted 9/22/15.

Help Earn Equipment for School with Price Chopper Tools for Schools

Community members can help the school get free equipment such as school supplies and musical instruments through Price Chopper’s Tools for Schools program. Just register your AdvantEdge Card and designate Gardener-Dickerson School online or at a local store’s guest services desk. Eligible purchases will earn the school points that can be used to purchase school equipment. Posted 9/22/15.

School Taxes: Q&ASchool Taxes: Questions and Answers

Question about your school tax bill? Your NYS Property Tax Rebate Check? Check our Schools Taxes Questions and Answers webpage... Posted 8/21/15.

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