Important information & updates

2021-22 School Reopening Plan|COVID-19 Notifications|Transmission Level: High

Providing social-emotional care for today’s students

During a school year, there are a number of resources to ensure students are receiving proper care and outreach to be successful inside and out of today’s classroom. Whether it’s the opportunity to talk one-on-one with a teacher or counselor, expressing their feelings or achievements and finding the security to be themselves during a moment … Continue reading “Providing social-emotional care for today’s students”

FFES students receive special treat with an important lesson

On Monday, September 27, students at Fonda-Fultonville Elementary School were treated to some exciting and fun-filled BMX tricks courtesy of Dialed Action Sports. The purpose of the assembly was to create a learning opportunity that resonates with students and shares the importance of anti-bullying, creates a conversation surrounding the dangers of using drugs and highlights … Continue reading “FFES students receive special treat with an important lesson”

Fonda-Fultonville Elementary School named National Blue Ribbon School

The Fonda-Fultonville Elementary School has been named a 2021 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. Fonda-Fultonville Elementary School is one of 325 public schools nationwide – and one of only 19 schools in New York state— to receive this prestigious honor which identifies schools that are models of successful teaching, engaging … Continue reading “Fonda-Fultonville Elementary School named National Blue Ribbon School”

A conversation with COVID-19 Coordinator Kristine Dickson

As we continue into the 2021-22 school year, the district is introducing articles that highlight the work being done in the district to keep our school community safe. For today, we are sharing an interview with Fonda-Fultonville CSD COVID-19 Coordinator Kristine Dickson. In her role, she works hand-in-hand with school administrators on the processes and … Continue reading “A conversation with COVID-19 Coordinator Kristine Dickson”

International Dot Day: Getting creative and building confidence in the classroom

Did you know that Wednesday, September 15 is International Dot Day? FFES students are getting into the action by creating and displaying their artwork and wearing dots and circles to celebrate this special day. Students in grades ranging from kindergarten to fourth grade are practicing their artistic skills and receiving inspiration based on the book … Continue reading “International Dot Day: Getting creative and building confidence in the classroom”

Find out if your family qualifies for important benefits

If your family qualifies for free or reduced meals through the Free and Reduced-Price Lunch (FRPL) program, you may be entitled to other benefits. Benefits may include: Up to $375 per child for summer meals. (A family of three can receive more than $1,000 in P-EBT* support.) Reduced internet fee of $15 through the Emergency … Continue reading “Find out if your family qualifies for important benefits”

Fonda-Fultonville continues to rank high in area schools report

Despite the many challenges schools and students navigated during the past school year, Fonda-Fultonville continued to rank high– 15th out of 84 area schools–in the Albany Business Review’s annual schools report. Because Common Core and Regents tests were canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the publication’s rankings for 2019-20 are a compilation of … Continue reading “Fonda-Fultonville continues to rank high in area schools report”

District launches NEW ParentSquare mobile app

The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District has launched a new ParentSquare app to communicate with families. ParentSquare will be the district’s main method of communication starting in the 2021-22 school year, allowing for effective dialogue between parents and their children’s teachers, school and the district. The ParentSquare app is free and available now for download on … Continue reading “District launches NEW ParentSquare mobile app”

Indoor mask requirements remain unchanged; masks no longer required outdoors at FFCSD

Dear FFCSD community, You may be aware that New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard A. Zucker on Friday issued a letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that referred to a possible change to mask-wearing requirement for students, staff, and visitors on school property. We received notification today, Sunday, June 6, … Continue reading “Indoor mask requirements remain unchanged; masks no longer required outdoors at FFCSD”