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.

The Big Read schedules second meeting; guest speaker

Attention F-M Big Readers: The F-M Community Big Read follow-up meeting will be held during the first week of January, and the organizers have lined up a special guest speaker for later in the month.   In October, a group of Fayetteville-Manlius High School teachers and staff invited community members to join them in reading “How …

Students send cheer and positivity to children’s hospital

Enders Road Elementary School students are hoping to bring a little cheer to patients, and their families, admitted to Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital in Syracuse.  The school’s five second-grade classes—about 125 students total— worked together in small groups to decorate 25 framed inspirational messages that they then donated to the hospital. The 8.5” by 11” …

Seventh-grade students launch investigations into Boston Massacre

Seventh-grade students recently became crime scene investigators during an Eagle Hill Middle School social studies lesson.  Teacher Rebecca Stephens kicked up her students’ engagement in studying the 1770 Boston Massacre by enlisting the help of library media specialist Meghan Scott and School Information and Resource Officer Dan Filip.  On the first day of the lesson, …

Yearbook ‘Early Bird Special’ available until Dec. 31

Don’t miss out on the Wellwood Middle School 2019-20 yearbook “Early Bird Special” of $25! This reduced rate is good for online orders only and lasts until Dec. 31, 2019. After that date, the price will increase to $30.  The 2019-20 yearbook will include: Full-color pages Durable, hard cover Original cover design by a Wellwood student …

Board to consider changing budget vote polling place times

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District Board of Education is considering changing the hours of the district’s annual budget vote and board of education candidate election so that polls would be open when students are not in the school building while voting takes place. At its Dec. 16 meeting, the board plans to discuss modifying the current …

F-M High School unveils newly-renovated library media center

An innovative learning destination designed especially for Fayetteville-Manlius High School students is officially open for business. On Dec. 10, F-M School District leaders, staff members and students held a special ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the school’s newly-renovated library media center. The renovations were part of a $45.2 million facilities project that district residents approved …

German National Honor Society inducts new members

Ten Fayetteville-Manlius High School students 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 …

Mott Road spotlights gratitude for November

Food. School. Family. Books. Clean water. These are just a few of the things that Mott Road Elementary School students expressed gratitude for during a recent school-wide project.  As part of the Fayetteville-Manlius school’s character education program, students each month participate in activities centered around such words as creativity, self-control and forgiveness. November’s theme is gratitude, and students and …

Modular classroom suite to temporarily house students during construction

With the recent New York State Education Department approval of district plans for a new addition and renovations at Wellwood Middle School, the district is moving forward with the largest portion of the $45.2 million capital project that voters approved in 2017. The total project includes an addition at Enders Road Elementary, which was completed …

State approves Wellwood construction plans; electrical work slated to begin

In preparation for upcoming construction at Wellwood Middle School that is part of the 2017 voter-approved capital project, the district plans to separate the electrical system that is shared by Fayetteville Elementary and Wellwood Middle schools.  Depending on the weather, site work is expected to begin during the week of Nov. 18. Contractors plan to …

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