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6072 State Farm Rd. Guilderland, NY 12084

Phone: 518/456-6010 ext. 3010

Fax: 518/456-3747

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FMS grade 8 transition activities FULL INFO HERE

FMS grade 5 transition activities View it here (PDF)


Eighth-graders receive recognition on National Spanish ExamFMS students pose with their National Spanish Exam certificates

Congrats to the 10 FMS eighth-graders who received national recognition by placing in the Bronze (scoring in the 75th-84th percentile nationally) or Honorable Mention category (scoring in the 50th-74th percentile nationally) on the National Spanish Exam, which was administered back in April.



Guilderland 8th grader featured on Bear Grylls’ Facebook show

FMS 8th grader Beth Irwin was just featured on the Facebook Watch show Bear Grylls: Face the Wild. The episode aired on April 11 on Facebook. A couple of weeks ago, Beth talked about her experiences on the show and shared as much as she could before it aired. read more about her experience here 

Water re-sampling results released for FMS

In September 2016, Governor Cuomo signed a new law that requires public schools in New York to test all water outlets currently or potentially used for drinking or cooking purposes for lead levels. read more about the test results for fms here

Third quarter newsletter now available View it here (PDF)


FMS re-designated an Essential Elements School to Watch by NYS Education Department

The GCSD is proud to announce that FMS was recently re-designated for the second time as an Essential Elements School to Watch (EESTW) by the NYS Education Department and the Essential Elements Schools to Watch leadership team. Learn more about this great accomplishment here

8th to 9th grade high school transition night video
8th grade parents: If you were unable to attend the 8th to 9th grade transition information night presentation or would like to revisit it, the presentation was recorded. VIEW IT HERE


FMS students let their minds wander with a purpose

Empowering geo-literacy with Google Earth and National Geographic SEE WHAT THESE STUDENTS HAVE BEEN UP TO

'Welcome to FMS' video to ease middle school transition for incoming students
FMS students created a 20-minute video, "Welcome to FMS," to help incoming sixth-graders with their transition to their new school. VIEW THE VIDEO

Helpful information for incoming sixth-graders
This document contains basic information about FMS, as well as frequently asked questions: VIEW THE FAQ


2017-18 FMS Student Handbook VIEW IT HERE (PDF)

Water testing at FMS Learn more


Drop-off/pick-up traffic procedure
In an effort to make student drop-off safer and more efficient, last year a new traffic flow was implemented at FMS. View the PDF that illustrates the procedure


FMS Morning Broadcast now available on YouTube

Want to keep up with the latest news and events from FMS? Be sure to check out our daily Morning Broadcast, now available on YouTube! Watch the most recent FMS Morning Broadcast

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