FFCS to compete in Sherburne Pageant of Bands

Fonda-Fultonville students are honing their skills this week ahead of the 2019 Sherburne Pageant of Bands. This year, more than 40 school districts are participating, and the event can sometimes draw more than 20,000 people to the village of Sherburne in northern Chenango County. FFCS students have given award-winning performances in recent years and are … Continue reading “FFCS to compete in Sherburne Pageant of Bands”

Four students, educator show they are ‘Made of Something Stronger’

Four FFCS students were recognized at the Third Annual Montgomery County Students and Educator Made of Something Stronger breakfast on May 16. The event was created to honor the accomplishments of both seniors in high school and educators who have influenced Montgomery County. The breakfast incorporates the county’s tagline, “Made of Something Stronger,” which celebrates … Continue reading “Four students, educator show they are ‘Made of Something Stronger’”

FFCS student selected for national youth summit

HFM Ag PTECH sophomore Loretta Newcomer, whose home school is FFCS, has been selected as a National Youth Delegate to the 2019 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University just outside Washington, D.C. Newcomer will join a select group of 300 students from across the country to participate in an intensive, week-long … Continue reading “FFCS student selected for national youth summit”

Ag Fair showcases student work

Our 4th Annual Ag Fair on May 21 featured lots of animals, farm equipment and, most of all, exhibits and demonstrations. Many of the projects were related to fields our students may one-day pursue. In addition to outside guests, elementary classes and other students toured the fair and learned about a variety of animals, tractors … Continue reading “Ag Fair showcases student work”

District residents approve 2019-20 budget; re-elect incumbent board members

Fonda-Fultonville Central School District residents approved a $30,339,457 budget on Tuesday, May 21, by a vote of 347 to 82. The budget maintains all current programs and services, expands academic opportunities and support for students, and reflects a 3.45 percent year-to-year spending increase while staying within the tax levy limit. The budget includes a tax … Continue reading “District residents approve 2019-20 budget; re-elect incumbent board members”

A dozen FFCS students explore STEM at conference

The future is theirs, and a conference at FMCC helped them catch a glimpse of what that future might hold. A dozen FFCS Middle School students – four each from grades 6, 7 and 8 – had the opportunity on May 14 to attend the Future Women of STEM Conference at Fulton Montgomery Community College. … Continue reading “A dozen FFCS students explore STEM at conference”

The Ag Fair and student artwork will be in focus on May 21

Tuesday, May 21, will be a busy day for FFCS as our school community celebrates our district’s agricultural heritage and artistic flair. The Agricultural Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the high school. It’s also the date of the annual school budget vote and Board of Education election. For more … Continue reading “The Ag Fair and student artwork will be in focus on May 21”

FFCS seniors visit state capitol

On Wednesday, May 1, the college-level Participation in Government class took a trip to the state capitol in Albany. The purpose was to experience how state government functions first-hand. Kaitlyn Gray expressed her delight for the time spent at the capitol. “The trip was very informative and made me look at government in a new … Continue reading “FFCS seniors visit state capitol”