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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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Student placement for 2017-2018
Team (House), homeroom and counselor information will be available on SchoolTool beginning Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017.

Student schedules will be available on SchoolTool beginning on Wednesday, Sept. 6.


FMS student-led tours for new students set for Aug. 28-29
Incoming 6th grade students and families, and new 7th and 8th grade students and families are invited to take a student-led tour, from noon to 3 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 28-29. All are welcome no need for RSVP.

Grade 6 orientation set for Sept. 5
On Tuesday, Sept. 5, grade 6 orientation will be held from 8:45-10 a.m. Students will be picked up at their AM assigned time and bus stop. Bus route information is being mailed home. Students will be departing FMS at approximately 10 am.


Team Supply Letters are now posted on the FMS Backpack Mail Page FIND YOUR SUPPLY LIST HERE


'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

FMS Butterfly Station is in full swing! Special events series begins July 26; Station open through Aug. 11 LEARN MORE

Open volunteer hours at the FMS Organic Garden, every Tuesday and Thursday

Did you now that the FMS Organic Garden has open volunteer hours from 8 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday? Students (looking for community service hours), families and community members are all welcome! For more info, please email Alicia Malanga, Christina Jager or call the main office at 456-6010.


Want to get a head start on summer reading? The middle school recommendations are now available LEARN MORE


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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