Purchase a FMS 2019 Yearbook

The FMS Yearbook is available through online sales orders this year. The cost of the yearbook is: $43.01 (tax included). Order a yearbook using this link: http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A05453930 If you have any questions about ordering, please contact FMS Yearbook Club co-adviser Matt Ball at ballm@guilderlandschools.net  There will be a limited number of yearbooks available this year, …

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 …

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 …

National Junior Honor Society information

At the end of the 1st marking period of 8th grade, all students achieving a grade point average (GPA) of 90% (without rounding) through nine quarters (6th, 7th and the 1st quarter of 8th grade) will be considered academically eligible for National Junior Honor Society (NJHS). These students will receive a mailed letter of notification …

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 …

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