COVID-19/Coronavirus Updates & Resources

All Fayetteville-Manlius school buildings are closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health situation. For updated information from the school district, including important notices, learning and childcare resources, and food distribution plans, please go to this page.

F-M Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2018 announced

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District is preparing to induct its Class of 2018 into its Athletic Hall of Fame, whose members exemplify the district’s commitment to academics, community and athletic excellence. Class of 2018 Inductees J. Richard Lynch, athlete: basketball, 1952-1956; golf, 1953-1956 Damien Rhodes, athlete: football, 1999-2002; track & field, 1999-2002 Diana Spencer, athlete: basketball …

Safety and security task force to begin meeting in October

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District Community Safety and Security Task Force will begin meeting in October, and the public is welcome to attend its first meeting. The F-M Board of Education approved 27 individuals to participate on the task force, which will be made up of representatives from across the district, including community members. The group …

F-M teacher explores problem-based learning at STEM ED

A Fayetteville-Manlius School District educator who is exploring new and innovative ways to implement more science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) practices into her classroom lessons recently participated in a national workshop that’s designed to inspire, cultivate, and enhance STEM engagement. In July, Eagle Hill Middle School seventh-grade science teacher Melissa Asztalos attended the United …

Parent Council to meet Monday, Oct. 1

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s Parent Council will meet 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1, in the large conference room of the F-M District Office Building, 8199 East Seneca Turnpike, Manlius. Parent Council is a forum where F-M parents and community members informally meet with the superintendent and other district staff. At each meeting, presentations and discussions take place …

Foreign language teachers attend national convention

To gain new perspective on teaching foreign language, two Fayetteville-Manlius School District educators recently spent four days with more than 300 colleagues in the French West Indies. In July, F-M foreign language teachers Dr. Denise Mahns and Mr. Richard Ernst attended the 91st Annual American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) convention where French teachers …

Security firm using drone technology for F-M safety audit

If you see drones hovering around Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s buildings this week, don’t be alarmed – they’re being used in conjunction with a planned safety and security audit of the district. In July, the F-M Board of Education hired two security firms – True Security Design and CLPS – to conduct full audits of the …

National exhibition will feature artwork by F-M students

Artwork recently produced by two Fayetteville-Manlius High School students will be on display this year at the U.S. Department of Education’s Art.Write.Now exhibition in Washington, D.C. The gallery, which is set to open with a Sept. 14 ribbon-cutting ceremony, will feature “the best of the best:” 80 art pieces that have been recognized as the …

Iconic German band will perform at Eagle Hill on Sept. 12

A feast for the eyes and ears is coming to Eagle Hill Middle School on Sept. 12. Dinkelsbühler Knabenkapelle – a 58-piece band from Germany that’s considered to be “the oldest boys’ band in German history” – will be performing at Eagle Hill beginning at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. The event is free and open …

F-M partners with leading expert in the field of autism

Fayetteville-Manlius School District special education staff and administrators established a partnership with researchers from Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Northeastern University to introduce a research-based, cutting-edge instructional methodology and strategies to teach students diagnosed with autism and moderate to severe communication disorders. “Imagine a room filled with technology that has the potential to …

F-M students and staff head back to school

While lingering warm weather could suggest otherwise, summer vacation has officially concluded for  Fayetteville-Manlius School District students. On Sept. 5-6, F-M students and staff kicked off the 2018-19 school year. The first day of school typically brings with it some anxiety as students find their way to new classrooms and meet their teachers, but there …

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