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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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FMS water now safe, tests show
Test results have determined the water is now safe to drink at Farnsworth Middle School following Monday's water main break that forced the school to close. The main was repaired and the school reopened on Tuesday but bottled water was being used until the water supply could be tested. Officials have deemed the water safe for use. The district would like to thank the entire Farnsworth community for their understanding, help (bringing in bottled water) and patience during this time.


FMS Partners with GPD for National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week
Guilderland Police officers and K9 Rocky spoke to Farnsworth Middle School students about the dangers of drug and alcohol use during National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW). 


More than 20 compete in FMS 2018 Geography Bee, Parker Wins
Congratulations to Isabela Parker, Farnsworth Middle School's 2018 Geography Bee champion. 


8th to 9th grade high school transition night video
8th grade parents: If you were unable to attend the 8th to 9th grade transition information night presentation or would like to revisit it, the presentation was recorded. VIEW IT HERE


Second quarter newsletter now available VIEW IT HERE (PDF)


FMS students let their minds wander with a purposeOld globe

Empowering geo-literacy with Google Earth
and National Geographic


Posted 10/26

Updated water testing results LEARN MORE


FMS students equipped with 'Bully Buttons' after Sept. 28 'Sweethearts & Heroes’ visit READ MORE


The 2018 FMS Yearbook is now on sale LEARN MORE

'Welcome to FMS' video to ease middle school transition for incoming students
Farnsworth Middle School students 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

2017-18 FMS Student Handbook VIEW IT HERE (PDF)

Important Information regarding AIS Math LEARN MORE

Accelerated course information for Gr. 7 students

Algebra I Common Core Bridge program  Instructions for parents

Parents often have questions on how to successfully start their student’s online experience. These instructions are to help support your student in completing the Algebra I Common Core Bridge program successfully. The program is available on the FMS website as of June 19. READ MORE


Water testing at FMS 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 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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