F-M students raise $101,000 for Camp Good Days and Special Times

Fayetteville-Manlius High School students recently spent 12 hours on the dance floor, and with good reason: to raise money for young children whose lives have been impacted by cancer. The 29th annual Fayetteville-Manlius High School Dance Marathon fundraiser – or “DM” as it’s referred to on campus – recently raised $101,000, which will help send …

F-M history teacher selected for advisory board

In addition to teaching seventh-grade history, a Fayetteville-Manlius School District educator is taking another step in helping young Americans better understand the U.S. Constitution and its legacy to freedom. In February, Eagle Hill Middle School teacher Rebecca Stephens was selected to serve on the National Constitution Center’s Teacher Advisory Board, which helps create, support and …

State continues the trend of shifting school funding onto taxpayers

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s preliminary 2019-20 budget includes funds to maintain existing programming for students and enhance security measures while holding the tax levy increase at the district’s tax levy limit. The preliminary budget of $85,874,682 would increase spending by $2,975,990, or 3.59 percent, compared to the current 2018-19 school year. The state aid figures …

Incoming kindergarten parent orientation planned for April 1

Parents of incoming Enders Road Elementary School kindergarten students are invited to a parent orientation 6:30 p.m. April 1. Parent orientation is the first step in familiarizing new parents with the district’s kindergarten program and registration procedures. Questions about registration should be directed to the district office at 315-692-1234.

Holiday and school break calendar approved for 2019-20

The F-M Board of Education has approved the 2019-20 school year calendar. The calendar includes school holidays, vacation weeks and days off for students due to staff development days. A 12-month calendar that includes school events will be produced during the summer and then mailed to the homes of students’ parents and guardians. 2019-20 School …

F-M students face off in annual geography contest

A group of Fayetteville-Manlius middle school students recently proved they know their way around the world. Thirty F-M students tested their knowledge of cultural, physical and economic geography during the 2019 National Geographic GeoBee, which was held at Eagle Hill and Wellwood middle schools in January. The GeoBee is an annual competition organized by the …

Grade 5 and 6 Fun Fair planned for after school March 21

The Eagle Hill Middle School Home and School Association (HSA) will be sponsoring a Fun Fair for grade 5 and 6 students on March 21 from 2:45-4:45 p.m. in the Eagle Hill gymnasium. Tickets cost $8 and may be purchased online via the HSA website.

Check Schoology for Family Night in Lieu of Homework ideas

Mott Road’s Family Night in Lieu of Homework will take place March 27. Ideas for placemat games and materials to create your own placemats as a family will be posted on Schoology. Have fun and enjoy your time together!

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