F-M Athletic Hall of Fame nominations due May 1

Do you know a former student-athlete, coach, team or athletics program supporter whose accomplishments raised the bar on high school athletics at Fayetteville-Manlius School District? If so, now’s the time to submit a nomination to the Fayetteville-Manlius Athletic Hall of Fame. Established in 2016, the F-M Athletic Hall of Fame recognizes and honors the many …

F-M language educator earns ‘gold standard’ in certification

A Fayetteville-Manlius School District educator has developed and demonstrated the advanced knowledge, skills and practices required of an outstanding educator. Fayetteville-Manlius High School Spanish educator Stephanie Cimino is one of four world language educators in New York state to earn National Board Certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) in 2018, which …

F-M makes annual list of best school districts in New York state

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District is again being recognized as one of the top school districts in New York state, according to Niche’s 2019 K-12 School & District Rankings. Comprised of data scientists, engineers and parents, the Niche organization each year analyzes dozens of public data sets and millions of reviews to produce comprehensive rankings, report cards, and profiles …

Wrestling team honored for its sportsmanship

Members of Fayetteville-Manlius High School’s varsity wrestling team were recently recognized for the high levels of integrity and sportsmanship they exhibited during this school year’s season. On Feb. 9, Syracuse Wrestling Officials Association presented the F-M team and its coaches with the 2018-19 John Arcaro Memorial Sportsmanship Award. The association presents the award each year …

Parent Council to meet Friday, March 1

Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s Parent Council will meet 9 a.m. Friday, March 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 …

Interim assistant principal will stay through June

Fayetteville-Manlius School District recently named retired administrator and educator Paula Kopp as Wellwood Middle School’s interim assistant principal for the remainder of the 2018-19 school year. She replaces the school’s former assistant principal, Marcy Baker, who recently accepted a position with the Jamesville-Dewitt Central School District. Ms. Kopp, who retired from Solvay Union Free School …

Tickets now on sale for F-M High School musical

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Fayetteville-Manlius High School drama students will perform Disney’s “Newsies” as their spring musical in March. Based on the Newsboy Strike of 1899, the Disney musical tells the story of Jack Kelly, a rebellious newsboy who dreams of a life as an artist away from New York City. After publishing …

Jazz ensemble shines at prestigious music festival

Several Fayetteville-Manlius High School student-musicians were recently recognized at the country’s largest and most prestigious high school jazz competition. On Jan. 26, members of F-M High School’s jazz ensemble participated in the 51st Annual Berklee High School Jazz Festival at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. The event, which is organized by Berklee College of …

Eagle Hill students host toiletry drive for local families

A group of Fayetteville-Manlius School District middle school students recently spent time collecting, sorting and donating personal care items to help local families who are facing hardships. Upon learning that Syracuse, NY is among the poorest cities in the United States, members of Eagle Hill Middle School’s PRIDE Club decided to organize a toiletry drive …

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