Voters to elect three board of education members; nominating petitions available March 1

On May 15, Fayetteville-Manlius voters will choose three district residents to serve on the F-M Board of Education from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021. Residents must collect 56 signatures from qualified school district voters to be placed on the ballot. Petitions, which will be available March 1, must be filed by 5 p.m. April …

Wellwood students receive artwork awards

Congratulations to the following students who received awards for their artwork in the 2018 Central New York Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards competition: Gold Key winner: Sidney DeMonte Silver Key winners: Ava Bybee, Grace Dugan, Keyana Cheek, Tina Huang, Spencer Sasenbury, Maren Winter and Miranda Zheng. Honorable Mention winners: Zeynep Ozcelik, Gracie VanBrammer and Tess …

Superintendent Tice addresses safety and security

Dear F-M Parents and Guardians, As our students, faculty, and staff return from mid-winter break, the events of the Parkland, Florida tragedy weigh heavily on our hearts and minds. The recent shootings at public schools, higher education institutions, and public venues remind us that such a tragedy can happen in any community. At the Fayetteville-Manlius …

District continues to review safety and security procedures

In light of the tragedy that occurred at a Florida high school this week, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District is once again reviewing its safety and security procedures. “While the district has implemented numerous security protocols in recent years to prepare for, and ultimately prevent, an emergency situation, we have not stopped evaluating our procedures and …

Nationally renowned composer to use students’ work to create musical composition

What do you get when you mix a batch of Eagle Hill students’ creative works of art, short musical scores and poems and essays with the talents of a nationally renowned composer and local conductor? Well, you get a recipe for a student-inspired musical composition written specifically for Eagle Hill Middle School’s Grade 7/8 Band. …

F-M students earn an array of Scholastic Art Awards

Talent abounds within the walls of the Fayetteville-Manlius School District as is evidenced by the stack of awards students recently earned at the 2018 Central New York Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards competition. This is the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in grades 7 through 12. This year, 90 schools …