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August 30, 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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Butterfly Station and Organic Garden Group photo of FMS Organic Garden volunteerswraps up successful 18th season
Summer 2016 was one for the record books! The butterfly house saw over 1500 visitors and the native plant garden donated nearly 900 pounds of organic produce to local food shelters. A special thanks to Butterfly Station Director Jennifer Phillips, Organic Garden Coordinator Christina Jager, and the student volunteers for all their hard work. LEARN MORE & VIEW PHOTO GALLERY

 

FMS Placement Information is available now via SchoolTool  FMS student course selections are also now available. Student schedules will be available on September 7. Directions on how to access the info can be found here.

FMS Team Supply Letters are available on the
FMS Backpack Mail Page

 

Grade 6 Orientation program set for Sept. 6 LEARN MORE

 

'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 PDF

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

 

New drop-off/pick-up traffic procedure implemented at FMS this year
In an effort to make student drop-off safer and more efficient, a new traffic flow has been implemented at FMS, which includes new curbing and signs. Parents and visitors are encouraged to exercise caution and patience during the new school year. 
View the PDF that illustrates the new 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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