Yard signs recognize Class of 2019 graduates

Proud of your Fayetteville-Manlius High School graduate and want to let everyone know? The FM Education Foundation is selling double-sided yard signs recognizing the class of 2019. Personalized signs are $20, and signs without personalization are $15. Each double-sided sign is 18″ tall and 24” wide, made of vinyl/corrugated plastic board and includes a yard …

Parent Council to meet Wednesday, May 1

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

Award-winning graphic novelist visits Wellwood

A best-selling author and illustrator recently visited the Fayetteville-Manlius School District to talk with some of the children and teens who read his books. On April 9, New York Times best-selling author Nathan Hale visited Wellwood Middle School where he spent the day writing, drawing, storytelling and discussing American history with students in grades five …

Annual student-run talent show takes the stage April 26 and 27

The annual Fayetteville-Manlius High School student-run talent show, Showboat, will take place in the high school auditorium 7 p.m. Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27. Tickets are $6 and general admission. Tickets may be purchased online or at the door starting at 6 p.m. the night of each show. Please arrive early to get …

Out of town May 21? Vote by absentee ballot

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District will be asking residents to vote May 21 on an $85.9 million budget proposal that includes funds that would enhance academics and security measures and maintain existing programming for students. Voters can also weigh in on a proposition to purchase five buses and elect three candidates to the F-M Board of …

District shares sad news

A long-time member of the Fayetteville-Manlius School District teaching staff, Mary Anne Silvernail, died Wednesday, April 17, due to an illness. Ms. Silvernail was an educator for 27 years, spending the past 17 years working at Fayetteville-Manlius High School, beginning in September 2001. She was a social studies teacher and department instructional specialist. She was previously …

Seventeen student-athletes sign National Letters of Intent

Several Fayetteville-Manlius High School seniors are getting ready to compete at the next level. Seventeen F-M student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent and will continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level during the 2019-20 school year. The students participated in an official signing ceremony on April 11 in front of family, friends and coaches …

National drug expert talks to F-M students, parents

Seven people. On average, that’s how many individuals will handle a portion of marijuana before it reaches the lowest end of the retail drug spectrum: a high school user, according to former U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent Robert Stutman. On April 9, Mr. Stutman visited Fayetteville-Manlius High School where he talked candidly to …

Board of education approves budget proposal; residents to vote May 21

Fayetteville-Manlius School District officials are proposing to use additional funds allocated to F-M in the enacted state budget to decrease the amount of money the district previously planned to raise from taxpayers to balance the 2019-20 proposed $85.9 million school budget. The district’s preliminary 2019-20 tax levy increase of 3.17% was based on the Governor’s …

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