School lunch menus have gone digital!

As of October 1, the GCSD now uses an interactive website and smartphone app called Nutrislice to share monthly breakfast and lunch menus. We’re excited to share this tool to our families because Nutrislice goes the extra step of showing nutritional and allergy information for the items that are served.  You can access the menus …

Fall Recycling Extravaganza POSTPONED

Updated 9/20 The event has been postponed. Updated information will be posted to the district website and shared to social media when it becomes available. We’re sorry for any inconvenience. In the meantime, keep on gathering your recyclables! Guilderland Central School District is pleased to once again host the bi-annual Recycling Extravaganza at Farnsworth Middle …

AIS Math Information Letter

Dear Parents/Guardians: Before our new year even begins, the faculty and staff at Farnsworth Middle School and our Elementary schools begin identifying, planning for and scheduling students for additional math supports in the form of Academic Intervention Services (AIS).  The purpose of this letter is to provide you with an understanding of what AIS Math …

Grade 7 Acceleration Letter

Dear Parents/Guardians of 7th Grade Students: At Farnsworth Middle School, we seek to identify each student’s unique talents.  Students who have demonstrated exceptional abilities are provided with opportunities to move beyond the core curriculum through acceleration.  Acceleration provides students with an opportunity to participate in curriculum at a faster pace than their peers. The purpose …

Important info for parents: K-8 student attendance at sporting events

The Guilderland Central School District prides itself on being a leader in providing opportunities for students to display their talent and hard work in a variety of contests and competitions. Co-curricular activities, including athletic events, are an important part of our secondary educational program because they continue to promote social, emotional and/or physical growth outside …

Important information for incoming sixth-graders

Dear Parents/Guardians of Incoming 6th Grade Students, The week of August 26 will be busy here at FMS. Please refer to specific information listed below. FMS Building Tours Building tours will be held on Monday, August 26 & Tuesday, August 27 from 12 to 3 p.m. Tours will be conducted by 8th grade students. Complete tours of the building …

SchoolMessenger replaces SNN for 2019-20 school year

SchoolMessenger replaces School News Notifier As of July 1, 2019, SchoolMessenger fully replaced School News Notifier (SNN) as a way to receive email news from the district and its schools. If you are a parent or guardian of a student and had been receiving email news through SNN you are not required to do anything …

Keeping parents and students connected with eSchoolData (replaced SchoolTool)

Keeping Parents and Students Connected Research shows that when parents and teachers work well together, everyone benefits. This is one of the reasons the Guilderland Central School District utilizes our parent and student portals– to keep the parent-school connection open and thriving. Credentials for the eSchoolData Portal will be sent out via email beginning the …

FMS 2019-20 Supply Lists

Want to get a jump-start on back-to-school supplies? Click the link to your child’s house (below) for the 2019-20 school year supply lists. Hiawatha  Mohawk Seneca Tawasentha Please note: Letters and supply lists are shared in a plain-text format. Print-friendly versions of each list are available via Google Drive; the link is located at the top of …

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