Motivational speaker teaches F-M students that ‘other people matter’

A youth inspirational speaker recently visited Wellwood Middle School to teach students about the importance of treating others with dignity, respect and compassion. During two 45-minute assemblies for seventh- and eighth-grade students, speaker David Flood infused humor, personal stories and honesty into his presentations, which are designed to help students form a closer, more caring …

District is reviewing school meal account balances

Have you checked your child’s school meal account balance lately? As the end of the 2017-18 school year quickly approaches, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District Food Service Department is reminding parents and guardians to check their children’s school meal account balances at myschoolbucks.com. For students planning to return to F-M for the 2018-19 school year, positive …

Social studies council honors Eagle Hill educator

During its annual spring awards ceremony, Central New York Council for the Social Studies (CNYCSS) recognized a long-time Fayetteville-Manlius School District educator. On May 17, the council presented Eagle Hill Middle School social studies teacher Mr. John Kennedy with the Outstanding Middle School Educator Co-Award. The award recognizes his leadership, professional standards and work in …

Kindergarten welcome; building tours on Aug. 28

Kindergarten welcome is scheduled for 10 a.m. Aug. 28. Students may drop off school supplies, visit their classrooms, meet their teachers and play on the Mott Road playground. New families are also welcome to tour the building at 11 a.m.

Placement letters mailed last week of August

Placement letters will be mailed home the last week in August. Placement information is not shared prior to formal letters being mailed.

Main office relocated during summer recess

The Fayetteville Elementary School main office is being renovated over the summer and will be relocated to the computer lab. Please use the doors near the back parking lot to enter the building.

‘Dads Night’ raises $2,100 for Vera House, Inc.

A comedy show produced by and starring fathers and guardians of Fayetteville Elementary School students recently raised awareness and more than $2,000 for a local domestic and sexual violence service agency that provides shelter, advocacy, and counseling services for men, women and children. On April 6, Wellwood Middle School hosted the elementary school’s fifth annual …