Guilderland 8th grader featured on Bear Grylls’ Facebook show

Farnsworth Middle School 8th grader Beth Irwin was just featured on the Facebook Watch show Bear Grylls: Face the Wild. The episode aired on April 11 on Facebook. A couple of weeks ago, Beth talked about her experiences on the show and shared as much as she could before it aired. Beth says she responded …

GHS student places high on National French Exam

Congratulations to Nina Tuxbury who placed 8th in the Capital Region Chapter on the National French Exam – earning her a Silver Medal. She was the only student from Guilderland High School to do so. She finished in the top 12% out of 18,000 students nationally. Nina is pictured here with her teacher, Madame Anderson.

District school safety letter

Following is an important letter from Superintendent Dr. Marie Wiles addressing issues and procedures related to Guilderland school safety. District School Safety Letter Dear Guilderland School Community, The Guilderland Central School District has always placed our highest level of priority on the safety and security of our buildings. In light of heightened concerns about safety …

FMS grade 5 transition activities

Dear Parents/Guardians of 5th Grade Students: We are very excited to announce the upcoming Fifth Grade Transition Activities at Farnsworth Middle School. Parent Information Night- Wednesday, April 18th at 6:30 PM. Parents of fifth grade students are invited to attend the FMS Information Night on Wednesday, April 18th at 6:30 PM. Information tables will be …

Board of Education adopts $100.9 million spending plan for 2018-19

April 17, 2018—On Tuesday, May 15, Guilderland Central School District residents will head to the polls to vote on a $100,925,515 budget for the 2018-19 school year. The proposed budget, adopted by the Board of Education on April 17, includes an increase in spending of $2,441,405, or 2.48 percent, over the current year’s budget. If …

Ingraham takes Gold Medal at Regional History Day

Congratulations to Guilderland High School student Colin Ingraham for winning the First Place Gold Medal at the New York State Museum on March 24. Colin won with his Senior Individual Exhibit titled: “Scoping Out Our Beliefs: How The Conflict/Compromise Of The Scopes Trial Impacted How We Learn Science.” Colin now moves on to represent Guilderland …

Soryal named Lynnwood Young Artist of the Month

Veronica Soryal of Mrs. White and Mrs. Corrado’s 4th grade class has been chosen as Lynnwood Elementary School’s Young Artist of the Month for April. Veronica is always focused and hardworking in art class. She strives to do her best work and asks questions to improve her practice. At the start of each project Veronica …

FMS re-designated an Essential Elements School to Watch by NYS Education Department

The Guilderland Central School District is proud to announce that Farnsworth Middle School was recently re-designated for the second time as an Essential Elements School to Watch (EESTW) by the New York State Education Department and the Essential Elements Schools to Watch leadership team. Farnsworth was first recognized as a School to Watch in March …

More than 20 compete in FMS 2018 Geography Bee, Parker Wins

Congratulations to Isabela Parker, Farnsworth Middle School’s 2018 Geography Bee champion. Also congratulations to our second place finisher Arun Venkit, third place finisher Colleen Grimshaw and the rest of the Top 10 finalists: Helena Bristol, Suraj Kadajji, Anya Wendling, Sanari Ismail, Ralf Miller, Kathleen Guo, and Pratham Khare. On January 9, 23 sixth, seventh, and …

Annual Budget Input Session held at Oct. 24 BOE meeting

For over 15 years, GCSD has officially kicked-off the upcoming budget season with a public budget input session. This year’s session was held at the Oct. 24 board meeting. View the October 24 meeting notes. 

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