GCSD to host Spring Recycling Extravaganza on April 27

Saturday, April 27, Guilderland Central School District is pleased to once again host the bi-annual Recycling Extravaganza at Farnsworth Middle School from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. This community-wide event is open to both residents and non-residents of the school district. No certificate of residency is required.  All items are dropped off at no charge …

Grade 5 Parent Information Night (for students entering grade 6) set for April 10

We are very excited to announce the following grade 5 information and transition activities for students entering grade 6 in the 2019-20 school year. What: Grade 5 Parent Information Night Location: Farnsworth Middle School Cafeteria When:  Wednesday, April 10 at 6 p.m. Parents of fifth grade students are invited to attend the FMS Information Night …

Principal’s Recognition List for Marking Periods 1 & 2 now available

FMS students on the Principal’s Recognition List earned an 89% or higher average (without rounding) for Marking Periods 1 & 2.  Congratulations to all our students for their hard work! Grade 6 Grade 7 Grade 8 Grade 6 Momin Abbas Kyler Ackert Alexandra Adalian Loretta Ader Isabelle Aguirre-Wiederhold Eric Airhienbuwa Munachi Akubuo Rachel Alin Mamoon …

Transition to the high school: Eighth-graders to visit GHS on April 17

On Wednesday, April 17, FMS eighth-graders will visit GHS as part of their transition to the high school. Students will depart FMS by 12:45 p.m. and arrive at GHS by 1 p.m. The program will include a welcome assembly followed by Q&A session, GHS Club Fair, and an extensive tour of the high school. Students …

GCSD young artists represented at 2019 Empire State Plaza Art Exhibition; 100 pieces submitted

The GCSD recently submitted 100 pieces of art from four Guilderland elementary schools and the middle school for the 2019 Empire State Plaza Exhibition. The annual event is the only Capital Region exhibition for K-8 students and is an opportunity for students to showcase how their own art was inspired by artwork from the Empire …

Summer School 2019

Summer school is held at Mohonasen High School; course selection information to follow shortly.  Please keep in mind, the summer session holds a strict attendance policy of no more than three missed classes. Session 1: 8 to 10 a.m. Session 2: 10:05 a.m. to 12:05 p.m. Calendar Thursday, June 27 Registration in the GHS Counseling …

Students: Want to be a Butterfly Station volunteer this summer?

The Butterfly Station is looking for motivated students interested in ecology and service learning for the summer program. Students in the program lead guided tours, maintain the gardens, educate others and, most importantly, raise butterflies for the butterfly house! It is an excellent opportunity for those who enjoy working outside and are interested and enthusiastic …

Five GCSD schools collect over 1200 books for Project: Cameron’s Story

Guilderland schools have donated an astounding 1,230 books to Project: Cameron’s Story, surpassing the 1,000 goal that had been set. A special thanks to the FMS community, who banded together to collect a large number of books. The three seventh-grade teams and FMS Student Council each held their own collections, with a lot of students …

A message from the Superintendent about online safety

Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s), I am writing this letter because there has been some talk in our schools about an online phenomenon known as the “Momo Challenge,” which includes disturbing images and messages relating to violence and self-harm. To the best of our knowledge, this is not a real threat and there have been no reported instances …

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