Grades 7 and 8 dance planned for Jan. 4

Students in grades 7 and 8 are invited to a dance in the Wellwood Middle School cafeteria on Jan. 4 from 7-8:30 p.m. Admission is $5, and snacks/raffles will be available for purchase. Drop off and pick up will be in the school’s front circle area.

HSA to meet Feb. 5

Wellwood Middle School’s Home and School Association (HSA) will next meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 5 in the school’s library. The district’s Home and School Associations are parent organizations that work with the individual school communities to organize extracurricular activities and events. For more information about Wellwood’s HSA, go to the Wellwood HSA web page …

Donate bottle and can reimbursements to help lower eighth-grade trip cost

Wellwood Middle School’s eighth-grade class has an easy way for the community to help defray students’ cost for the school’s annual eighth-grade trip. The class is asking community members to consider donating their returnable  bottle and can reimbursements through Account 97 at F-M Returnables (202 W. Seneca St., Manlius). Students will travel in June to …

Board dinner draws together elected officials

‘Tis the season for gathering with friends and colleagues, celebrating successes and making plans for the New Year. Such was the case for elected officials in the Eastern suburbs when they met Dec. 10 for a dinner hosted by the Fayetteville-Manlius School District. The annual event brings together representatives from the school district, the villages …

Inside Scoop: Eagle Hill entrepreneurs pitch ice cream ideas

Thanks to a partnership between a local sweet shop and Fayetteville-Manlius middle school entrepreneurs, there’s a new ice cream flavor in town. In November, more than 80 Eagle Hill Middle School eighth-grade students as part of an English Language Arts project spent time researching, developing and pitching ideas for new ice cream flavors to local …

Music student performing in national and coastal events

Fayetteville-Manlius High School senior Marco Giacona has been selected to perform in two prestigious music competitions. Marco was selected for the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) All-National and All-Eastern Mixed Choirs. Comprised of the top music students from throughout the U.S., All-National was held Nov. 25-28 in Orlando, FL. All-Eastern, which includes top-performing music …

F-M students selected for state music festival

Several Fayetteville-Manlius High School students have been taking their music education to the next level. Thirteen students were selected to compete in the New York State School Music Association’s (NYSSMA) All-State Music Festival in Rochester, NY on Nov. 29-Dec. 2. The All-State students were selected for the festival based on their NYSSMA Solo Festival performances, …

German National Honor Society inducts new members

Thirteen Fayetteville-Manlius High School juniors were recently inducted into the Fayetteville-Manlius Delta Epsilon Phi German National Honor Society, New York Beta Alpha Chapter. Delta Epsilon Phi celebrates student academic achievement in German and promotes the study of the language, literature and culture of German speaking countries. One student from the honor society chapter is annually …

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