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October 21, 2016

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Michael Laster, Principal

6072 State Farm Rd. Guilderland, NY 12084

Phone: 518/456-6010 ext. 3010

Fax: 518/456-3747

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Interested in joining the FMS Junior Ski Club?
If you would like to secure a spot, REGISTER ONLINE no earlier than Oct. 7, 2016 at 5 p.m. The club is limited to 85 students and spots will fill fast! Before signing up, please read this information: JSC FORMS 2017 (PDF)


FMS Yearbooks are now on sale!
Use the link below to purchase your yearbook online; it's the easiest way to order. Enter your child's homeroom number accurately to ensure proper delivery this spring. Order forms will also be sent home in backpack mail in early October. Visit the Josten's website to buy a yearbook!

Now is your time to place a personalized ad in this year's yearbook that celebrates your child's achievements! Use this link to get started.

'Welcome to FMS' video to ease middle school transition for incoming students
Farnsworth Middle School students, under the direction of Media Specialist Maura Nichols, created a 20-minute video, "Welcome to FMS," to help incoming sixth-graders with their transition to their new school. VIEW THE VIDEO

Helpful information for incoming sixth-graders
This document contains basic information about Farnsworth Middle School, as well as frequently asked questions: VIEW THE FAQ

2016-17 recommended summer reading lists now available
The Guilderland Recommended Reading web page has been created to present current, relevant and high-interest literature to foster reading for pleasure in young adults. This page contains an extensive list of titles, in a variety of genres, to appeal to students of all ages. LEARN MORE


Drop-off/pick-up traffic procedure
In an effort to make student drop-off safer and more efficient, last year a new traffic flow was implemented at FMS.
View the PDF that illustrates the procedure

FMS re-designated as an Essential Elements School to Watch (updated with video, 7/23) LEARN MORE


FMS Morning Broadcast now available on YouTube

Want to keep up with the latest news and events from FMS? Be sure to check out our daily Morning Broadcast, now available on YouTube! Watch the most recent FMS Morning Broadcast

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