FMS Mask Presents Legally Blonde Jr.

  FMS Mask proudly presents Legally Blonde Jr. in a three-performance run,  Mar. 1-2, 7:00 p.m. and Mar. 3,  2:00 p.m., in the Cafetorium at Farnsworth Middle School. Friday’s performance will be interpreted for the deaf and hard of hearing. Tickets are available for presale for $9.00 on Monday, Feb. 26. Presale tickets can only …

Feb. 16 update: attendance; National SRO Appreciation Day; FMS and GHS musicals; 2024-25 calendar; Presidents’ week recess

A message from Dr. Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, Yesterday a letter was sent to Guilderland Central School District families detailing students’ attendance through Feb. 13, which was the one hundredth day of school. They were sent via ParentSquare; to retrieve your letter please log into ParentSquare. The purpose of this letter is to highlight the …

2024-25 Student Calendar

The general calendar for the 2024-25 academic year was adopted by the Guilderland Central School District Board of Education on February 13, 2024.  Download a PDF copy of the 2024-25 academic general student calendar here. This calendar lists the following conference days and holidays: July 4, 2024: Holiday for Employees Sept. 2: Labor Day (Closed) …

Feb. 9 update: tip line; students honored; GHS unified champion recognition; taste of Morocco at FMS; DEI fireside chats; Lunar New Year

A message from Dr. Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, The past week has been a difficult one, not just for our school district, but for many in the Capital Region. As is the case across the country, we have seen an uptick in threats against school communities. I would like Guilderland Central School District families to …

Nine Guilderland students recognized for NYSBDA Honor Ensembles

The Guilderland Music Department is proud to announce that nine students have been recognized by the New York State Band Directors Association (NYSBDA) for their exceptional musical abilities and will perform in the association’s honor ensembles. Each ensemble will rehearse and perform during the NYSDA’s annual Symposium in Syracuse in March 2024. Hundreds of students …

An Important Message from Superintendent Wiles

*UPDATE FEB. 3* Dear GCSD Families, There has been an update from the Guilderland Police Department regarding the Feb. 1 incident at Farnsworth Middle School, which can be read on the department’s Facebook page here. The safety of all of our students and staff is the district’s highest priority and we appreciate the vigilance and …

Jan. 26 update: STOP Conference; fund balance and reserves presentation; budget survey; Future Ready Task Force; report cards

A message from Dr. Wiles: Dear GCSD Families, Recently a group of 19 Farnsworth Middle School and Guilderland High School students attended the 2024 Students Together Opposing Prejudice (STOP) Conference organized by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). The theme of this year’s conference was “The Legacy of Bayard Rustin,” with a focus on breaking down barriers …

FMS and GHS students attend STOP Conference

The conference focused on how students can engage in anti-bias conversations to break down barriers On Friday, Jan. 12, nineteen Farnsworth Middle School and Guilderland High School students and five chaperones attended the 2024 Students Together Opposing Prejudice (STOP) Conference organized by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). Held on the Siena College campus and attended by …

Cultural diversity and food: local chef brings a taste of Morocco to FMS students

Lunch at Farnsworth Middle School went international on Wednesday, Jan. 17 as Chef Aneesa Waheed from Tara Kitchen – a Mediterranean and Moroccan restaurant in Guilderland – hosted a sampling event in the school’s cafeteria. Students were able to try boneless chicken marinated in an apricot and prune sauce, as well as rice and green …

FMS team places first in regional Future City Competition for second year

Team advances to national competition in Washington, D.C. On January 13, the Farnsworth Middle School Future City team won first place in the Future City regional competition for the second year in a row. The FMS team competed against eight other Capital Region schools, to advance to the national competition, which will be held in …

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