Information regarding accelerated classes

A letter from Beverly Bisnett-Jenks, Instructional Administrator for Math, Science and Technology regarding accelerated classes 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 …

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: Orientation and building tours

Grade 6 student orientation is set for Wednesday, Sept. 5 from 8:45 to 10 a.m. What to expect Students will be picked up at their AM bus stop location, and after orientation will depart the middle school at approximately 10 a.m. Please allow for some flexibility with this departure time as it is the first …

FMS 2018-19 Supply Lists

Want to get a jump-start on back-to-school supplies? Click the link to your child’s house (below) for the 2018-19 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 bottom of …

GCSD’s Engaged Learning Initiative (1:1 Chromebook model) to launch in 2018-19 school year

The Engaged Learning Initiative (ELI) is a program that aims to expand the walls of the classroom by providing ubiquitous access to technology for students that in turn will increase learning engagement, collaborative learning and a digital skill set. Students in grades 5-12* will receive a Chromebook for both in-school and at-home use at the start of …

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