Welcome to Farnsworth Middle School!

* Welcome back!  School starts at 7:40 this year!*

iPad Registration
If you have not yet signed the electronic iPad paperwork, please click here to do so now so your child can recieve his/her iPad the same day as other students.

New normal school hours for middle schools district-wide:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 7:40-3:00
Wednesday:  7:40 - 1:45

6th grade parents, you should have received an email from Apple recently.  Please follow the directions in it to create your student's Apple ID by Sep. 12.  Your child will need this completed in order to set up their iPad the next week.

Farnsworth in the News

Principal:  Todd De Bruin

Assistant Principal: Jim Renzelmann

All Things iPad
iPads will be distributed to students on September 15 and 16 this year.  If you have not signed the electronic paperwork online, please do so as soon as possible so your child can recieve an iPad the same day as his or her classmates.  Please note that all students in grades 6, 7, and 8 must have a parent sign the new forms, even if they had an iPad last year.

Good news!  The technology fee has been reduced by $20 this year, and now includes participation in the district's insurance program.  See the iPad Policy Handbook for details.

Books with iPad iPad Information

To call with questions, please click this link Farnsworth Middle School - Who Do I Ask...?

Keep up with your student's academic progress by checking our online gradebooks. Teachers will be sending class assignment/ itinerary information weekly via web notes. Teachers will also attach assignments or additional information to assignments within the online grade book. Please keep in mind that teachers may need a few days to assess and record all their students' grades for a particular assignment.

StandardsScore Online Grades

StandardsScore Family Guide

Ala Carte

The Ala Carte line will be open the last 5-10 minutes of lunch period this year.  This is when students can buy additional food at an additional cost out of their personal lunch account.  This is not part of the school lunch program. 

Find nutritional information for ala carte items and school lunch meals here.

Do you want homework help?  Try Brainfuse!  You can access the Brainfuse link in the Homework Help section near the bottom of our library page in the Student Links menu.

School Supply Lists 2014-15

Market Day

Meal Programs

Students of the Month

Crime Stoppers' Anonymous

"Text-a-Tip" and "Web Tip"

Reporting for Schools

2014-15 PBIS Kickoff
water is throw over superintendant during special event
Students, staff, and even our Superintendent participated in our 2014-15 PBIS Kick OFF. While participating in a variety of activities we reinforced our values of Respect, Responsibility, Safety, and Productivity.

Herb Kohl Educational Foundation 2014 Fellowship Award

Herb Kohl Fellowship Award

“The Herb Kohl Educational Foundation 2014 Fellowship Award was presented to Wendy Henschel, teacher at Farnsworth Middle School in Sheboygan, WI at a recognition luncheon hosted by U.S. Senator Herb Kohl on April 6th, 2014. The Herb Kohl Fellowship recognizes teachers who have demonstrated superior ability to inspire love of learning in their students, have motivated others, and have provided meritorious service both inside and outside the classroom.Each year the Herb Kohl Foundation awards 100 teachers throughout Wisconsin with $1000.00 Fellowships, and an additional $1000.00 grant is awarded to each Fellow’s school for use in innovative educational projects. Since it was established in 1990, the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation has awarded 8.6 million to Wisconsin students, teachers, and schools"

LTC Advanced Manufacturing Mobile Lab Visit

Farnsworth Middle School PLTW & Technology Education students had the opportunity to tour the LTC Advanced Manufacturing Mobile Lab when they visited our school last week. The Advanced Manufacturing Mobile Lab is a self-contained training lab designed to deliver manufacturing curriculum to high school students & businesses. The climate controlled Mobile Lab is equipped with wireless technology and provides instruction in Industrial Maintenance and Programmable Logic Controls.

LTC Truck

Students that are entering 9th grade next year can enroll in a one-week course being taught in the Advanced Manufacturing Mobile Lab at South High School this summer. The dates are June 23rd through June 27th. There is an AM class from 8:30-11:00 and a PM class from 12:30-3:00. There is no charge for the class but enrollment is VERY limited. To register, go to www.sheboygan.k12.wi.us/summerschool.

Chicago Trip 

ChicagoIt was a joy to have the students see and experience absolute masterpieces of art - both visual art and musical art.  The students marveled at the CSO concert, Lutoslawski's 'Musique Funebre', Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3, and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 "Pathetique" .  I was beyond proud to hear the students' positive reactions to the concert, and they showed openness to a variety of musical styles.  Chloe Mendez, a Farnsworth student, remarked, "Chicago was an amazing adventure to spend with my orchestra family!  The Art Institute was filled with beautiful artwork.  I'd definitely go back again!".  Erika Escamilla, another Farnsworth  student, stated, "the symphony we went to really pushed me to try my hardest because there are such great things you are able to ready in orchestra.  The pieces we heard were from some of my favorite composers.

Door Decorations For Advisory


Advisory classes were asked to decorate their door for the month of April.  They had to choose from one of the following themes:  respect, appropriate use of technology, or tardiness.  The positive message on the doors serve as a great reminder to help our students follow the PBIS matrix.

UW Marching Band In Madison


  100 of Farnsworth's band students had the amazing opportunity on Friday, April 25th, to hear the UW Marching band live in concert at the Kohl Center in Madison. Amoung the many various pieces the UW band played were songs from the Beatles, Phantom of the Opera and of course the "Fifth Quarter" tunes. Students witnessed performances by guest artists Mark Pender and Yom Wopat. It was a very exciting experience for our students and they look forward to next year's trip to Madison.

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