F-M students earn medals on National French Contest

In March, Fayetteville-Manlius School District French-language students in grades 7-12 participated in the 2019 National French Contest, an online test of students’ listening, reading and grammar skills in French. The test is sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French, and students in all 50 states and abroad compete against students with similar educational …

F-M voters approve $85.9 million budget; elect three board members

On May 21, Fayetteville-Manlius School District voters approved the district’s $85.9 million 2019-20 budget proposal, elected three board of education members and approved the purchase of five new buses. The budget proposition passed by 74% with 899 yes votes and 314 no votes. The following results do not include 38 absentee ballots; however, they will …

Budget vote is TUESDAY, May 21

The 2019-20 school budget vote is Tuesday, May 21. Below are budget fast facts, a look at what else is on the ballot and some information about voting for residents. Budget vote at-a-glance When 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. May 21 Where Fayetteville Elementary School, 704 S. Manlius St., Fayetteville Proposed budget $85,874,682 Proposed budget …

District recognized for energy efficiency

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District was recently recognized with a “5-Star” energy rating achievement for meeting all Energy Cost Index air filtration standards. “Your 5-star achievement indicates that your facility is using the most energy-efficient, longest-lasting filters available,” states a letter to the district from Armando Brunetti, executive vice president of Camfil Americas, the company from …

Students excel on 2019 National Latin Exam

More than 130 Fayetteville-Manlius School District students studying Latin recently received awards on the 2019 National Latin Exam, including seven students who earned perfect scores. The exam, which was administered in March, is not meant to be a competition but rather an opportunity for students to receive reinforcement and recognition, according to the National Latin …

District proposes using additional state aid to lower tax levy increase; budget vote is Tuesday, May 21

Fayetteville-Manlius School District residents will vote Tuesday, May 21, on a proposed $85.9 million 2019-20 school budget that maintains existing student programming and enhances academic and security initiatives, which community members continue to identify as top priorities. The district has two primary revenue sources: state aid and the tax levy.  The tax levy is the …

Local German-American Society recognizes F-M student

Fayetteville-Manlius School District senior Angela Wu recently received an $800 scholarship from the German-American Society of Central New York. On April 29, Angela was honored at the society’s annual German Student Scholarship Night, along with four other students from area high schools. The German-American Society of CNY established the German Student Scholarship Program to provide …

Grade 1 Evening of the Arts planned for May 16

Mott Road will host its first-ever Evening of the Arts for first graders.  Both art and music will be highlighted during the event, which will begin at 6:20 p.m. May 16 in the school cafeteria.

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