FFCS finishes strong at Sherburne Pageant of Bands

FFCS had another strong showing at the 70th Annual Sherburne Pageant of Bands over the first weekend in June. This year, more than 40 school districts participated in the event, which can sometimes draw more than 20,000 people to the village of Sherburne in northern Chenango County. FFCS had a great competition and notched some … Continue reading “FFCS finishes strong at Sherburne Pageant of Bands”

Five FFCS students recognized as “outstanding seniors”

Fulton-Montgomery Community College and Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES hosted the Fourth Annual Student Recognition Dinner Monday, June 3 honoring nearly 60 outstanding seniors from area high schools. Five FFCS  students were among those recognized. Honorees were selected to attend the awards dinner to recognize their academic and personal achievements during high school. Having been continually impressed by … Continue reading “Five FFCS students recognized as “outstanding seniors””

Student’s aim for better first impressions at FFCS entryways

First impressions are important. The FFCS Superintendent’s Student Cabinet understands this, and the students in the cabinet have been working this year on ways to improve the first impressions of visitors entering through the various main entrances. The Superintendent’s Student Cabinet met last week with FFCS principals to present their plans to beautify the main … Continue reading “Student’s aim for better first impressions at FFCS entryways”

Girls on the Run race in 5k

What a great job by FFCS Girls on the Run in their 5k race! The program for girls in grades 3 through 5 builds self-confidence, community involvement and teamwork, and Coach Nicole Weigel did a great job preparing the girls for the big race in Cooperstown on Sunday, June 2.

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”

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”