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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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Apply online NOW for Butterfly Station 2017

WANTED: Motivated and enthusiastic students in grades 6-12 who are interested in ecology and service learning. Students who participate in the Butterfly Station program lead guided tours, maintain the gardens, educate others and raise butterflies! Session 1 begins July 10. LEARN MORE


Community conversation about substance abuse to be held at GHS on May 3 LEARN MORE


Third quarter newsletter now available DOWNLOAD IT HERE (PDF)


Fifth-grade transition information for incoming middle-schoolers READ MORE




Semester 1 Academic Achievement List announced

Congratulations to the following list of students who earned Academic Achievement during Semester 1 (Quarters 1 & 2) of the 2016-17 school year. The Principal's Achievement Recognition is determined twice a year and will include all students earning an 89% or higher. VIEW THE LIST

The Moving Up Day (MUD) Ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 22 at Guilderland High School. If you have any questions please call FMS at 456-6010.


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Planning for high school program held Jan. 12
An information meeting for the parents of the Class of 2021 was held on Jan. 12. 
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instructional administrators and principals provided important information regarding next year's academic programming for incoming 9th graders. VIEW THE PRESENTATION HERE (PDF)

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FMS and Guilderland Police Department partnered to spread awareness during National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week  READ MORE


Water testing at FMS Learn more


Letter to Grade 7 parents regarding acceleration criteria for Grade 8


'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

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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