PSAT registration begins August 21; Parent program planned for Oct. 19

Several important dates are coming up for sophomores and juniors wishing to take the PSAT/NMSQT, a practice test for students considering college that measures critical reading skills, math problem-solving skills and writing skills. The PSAT/NMSQT will be given at Fayetteville-Manlius High School on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 7:30 a.m. to approximately 11:15 a.m. Juniors can …

New school year begins Sept. 3-4, bus stop information available online

Fayetteville-Manlius School District students will kick-off the 2019-20 school year following the Labor Day holiday. School starts Tuesday, Sept. 3 for students in grades kindergarten through nine and grades 10-12 begin Wednesday, Sept. 4. The Fayetteville-Manlius School District uses a personalized bus stop information system available online to give families the information they need, when …

F-M High School is new bus transfer point for private and parochial students

Students who attend an out-of-district private or parochial school and ride a Fayetteville-Manlius school bus in the afternoon will now transfer buses at F-M High School. Starting this school year, students will travel from their out-of-district school to F-M High School’s front circle, where they will transfer onto the bus that’s traveling to the student’s …

District adopts tax levy and sets 2019-20 tax rates

The majority of Fayetteville-Manlius School District property owners will see their 2019 tax rate decrease 0.23% compared to the 0.24% increase projected at the annual school district budget vote in May. The Fayetteville-Manlius Board of Education adopted the 2019 tax levy – the amount of revenue to support the budget raised through school taxes – at its Aug. …

F-M makes annual list of best school districts in America

Fayetteville-Manlius School District students, staff and community members have a lot to be proud of: The district is again being recognized as the best school district in the Syracuse area and is among the top school districts in New York state, according to Niche’s 2020 Best Schools in America Rankings and Grades. Comprised of data …

District continues to focus on security

The Office of the New York State Comptroller recently audited 17 school districts, including the Fayetteville-Manlius School District, and two charter schools to determine whether the schools used their resources to develop, adopt, file and implement district-wide school safety plans and building-level emergency response plans in compliance with the Safe Schools Against Violence in Education …

F-M junior earns National Songbook Academy’s top honor

A Fayetteville-Manlius High School student recently earned top honors at a national summer music intensive and will spend the next few months performing alongside music industry pros. On July 20, F-M junior Sadie Fridley was named the National Songbook Academy’s Songbook Youth Ambassador. She received the top-place award at the Academy’s 10th annual finals concert, …

Grade 5 parent information

This past spring, Eagle Hill Middle School held a parent orientation for families of students who will be entering grade 5 in the fall. Below are highlights of the discussion that took place. Counseling Department and Services Mrs. Aeri Chapman, Grade 5 Counselor Mrs. Deb Kuntz, Counseling Secretary Services Parent conferences Homework Scheduling Interim reports, …

Schedules will be mailed Aug. 22

Schedules for Wellwood Middle School students will be mailed to homes on Thursday, Aug. 22. 

Students invited to visit Wellwood on Aug. 27

Wellwood Middle School will be open for student tours and locker practice 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27. Incoming Wellwood Middle School fifth-grade students will have the opportunity to visit classrooms, meet homeroom teachers and practice opening lockers from 1-2 p.m. Upon arrival to school on this date, students should report directly to their homerooms. New …

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