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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
They made good on a promise to do an outrageous act if their students could raise money for Ronald McDonald House.
The plan continues all existing student programs and support services with a 3.34% year-to-year spending increase and a tax levy at the district’s limit.
FFCS has an unused snow day that will be “given back” on Friday, May 28. FFCS will be closed for students and staff that day. This means students and staff will have a four-day weekend from May 28-31 (Memorial Day), and school will resume on Tuesday, June 1.