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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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The Geography Bee Qualifying Test is coming!
Students in grades 6-8 who would like to try to qualify for the FMS School Geography Bee, which will be held on Tuesday January 9, 2018, should sign up to take the qualifying exam. The qualifying exam we be offered on Thurs. 12/14. Mon 12/18 and Tues. 12/19 during activity period. Students should sign up via Google Forms using the this link. Students will be informed on December 21st by school email address if they qualify for one of the 35 seats available in the School Geography Bee.

FMS Winter Coat Drive, now through Dec. 22
FMS will be participating in a school-wide collection of gently used coats to be given to needy men, women and children in the Capital District. The school's goal is to collect 250 coats. (Coats must be clean and have working zippers). Collection boxes will be stationed at each house office and in reception.


First 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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