German students earn study trips, scholarships

Three Fayetteville-Manlius High School students were recently recognized for their achievements in language studies. All three students study German under F-M High School teacher Frau Stewart. Study Abroad Scholarships American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) recently named sophomore Sam Theoharis an AATG Pedagogical Exchange Service (PAD) Study Trip Award recipient. As part of his award, …

F-M voters approve $82.9 million budget; elect three board members

On May 15, Fayetteville-Manlius School District voters approved the district’s $82.9 million 2018-19 budget proposal, elected three board of education members and approved two other district-related propositions. The following results include 53 absentee ballots. District-related propositions An $82,898,692 budget for the 2018-19 school year that increases spending 2.69 percent ($2,169,754) and carries a 3.67 percent …

Sen. Schumer visits F-M High School to push for e-cigarette flavor ban

On May 14, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer visited Fayetteville-Manlius High School to call upon the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to immediately ban e-cigarette flavors that can appeal to teens and young adults. Health and education officials have warned that underage usage of e-cigarettes, which are marketed as a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes, is …

Enhanced security measures planned for school budget vote

As part of its review of building safety plans and procedures, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District has made some changes for the Tuesday, May 15, school budget vote and board of education election. Fayetteville Elementary School will continue to serve as the district’s polling place from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.; however, during regular school-day hours, …

F-M students team up for FACS activity session

To gain a better understanding of how children develop and learn, a group of Wellwood Middle School students recently invited six and seven-year olds into their classroom. In April, Mrs. Carrie Six’s eighth-grade Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) students planned an activity session featuring word games, crafts, socialization time and reading groups for two first-grade …

F-M students earn National Latin Exam awards

More than 120 Fayetteville-Manlius Latin students received awards on the 2018 National Latin Exam, including three who earned perfect scores. Fayetteville-Manlius High School More than 70 students at Fayetteville-Manlius High School received awards on the National Latin Exam, which they took in March. These students were some of the 143,000 worldwide to take the test, …

Last day of school for F-M students is June 21

Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the last day of school for Fayetteville-Manlius School District elementary and middle school students has been changed to Thursday, June 21, 2018. Kindergarten through eighth-grade students will finish the school year one day earlier than scheduled because the district did not use all of its allotted emergency closure days for the …

F-M’s ‘Cinderella’ nominated for 12 high school theatre awards

Fayetteville-Manlius High School’s “Cinderella” musical and several of the recent production’s cast and crew members are in the running for 12 Syracuse High School Theatre Awards The third annual awards show will be presented Sunday, June 3 at the Landmark Theatre. Featuring a red carpet gala, 17 award presentations, and several live student performances, the …

Out of town May 15? Vote by absentee ballot

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District will be asking residents to vote May 15 on an $82.9 million budget proposal that includes funds for enhanced safety and security measures and maintains existing programming for students while holding the tax levy increase below the district’s tax levy limit. Any resident who is an eligible voter who will be out …

F-M High School literary magazine earns national recognition

Fayetteville-Manlius High School’s literary magazine has once again earned national recognition. The 2017 edition of Voices earned a rating of “Excellent” from The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) in its national judging of student literary magazines. The NCTE Program to Recognize Excellence in Student Literary Magazines (PRESLM) named the 2017 Voices edition one of only two literary magazines in …

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