Mott Road students join quest for ‘whirled’ peace

Mott Road Elementary School students recently made a commitment to maintaining a peaceful school community. On Sept. 20, kindergarten through fourth grade students gathered together for a special assembly in honor of International Day of Peace. As part of the event, students participated in the Pinwheels for Peace project, which is an international initiative that …

Stadium lighting becomes more energy efficient 

No fear of heights was necessary for the job at hand at the Fayetteville-Manlius athletic stadium last week.   Workers from National E Solutions switched out the stadium light fixtures—affixed to towers about 70 feet high—as part of the $45.2 million capital project voters approved in 2017. The new 750-watt fixtures are more energy efficient, and …

Twelve F-M students named Commended Students; recognized for academic promise

Twelve Fayetteville-Manlius High School seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.  The following students will receive a Letter of Commendation from the school and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation: Ian Bryant Jessica Burgess Thomas Coleman Sarah Crovella Maximilian Du Nida Fazili Gabriela Fontaine Isabelle Limbert Kate Scuderi Samuel Theoharis …

Parent Council to meet Tuesday, Oct. 1

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s Parent Council will meet 9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 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 place …

Enders Road addition officially open for business

Cheers filled an Enders Road Elementary School corridor as a group of students and staff cut the ceremonial green ribbon stretching across the hallway leading to the new educational wing that voters approved just under two years ago. The approximate 4,000-square-foot addition to the back of the school houses three classrooms in addition to faculty …

Former volunteers arrested on suspicion of theft

The Fayetteville Elementary School Home and School Association (HSA) has notified the Fayetteville-Manlius School District that two Fayetteville residents, who are former volunteers of the parent organization, were arrested by the Town of Manlius Police Department for alleged theft from the HSA organization. On Sept. 17, Andrea and William Robert Cuddy, former officers of the …

Watch out for fresh concrete during Fayetteville sidewalk project

Residents near Fayetteville Elementary and Wellwood Middle School will see sidewalk replacement work taking place in the Village of Fayetteville that is expected to last through Nov. 1.  Families are encouraged to remind their children to be careful not to walk or ride bicycles through any newly poured sidewalks that cross through Beard Park as …

Enrichment period schedule available

The first day of Enrichment Period was Sept. 16.  The schedule and club description is online and can be found in the Schoology “Resources” folder.

F-M students named semifinalists in National Merit Scholarship Program

Nine Fayetteville-Manlius High School students are semifinalists in the 65th Annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The F-M students are among 16,000 students—a select group that represents less than 1% of high school seniors nationwide—who qualified for the scholarship program by scoring among the highest in their respective states on the Preliminary Standardized Achievement Test (PSAT). The F-M …

F-M High School students earn over 100 AP Scholar-level distinctions

The College Board recently recognized high school students across the country who have shown outstanding college-level achievement through their performance on Advanced Placement (AP) Exams. In 2019, 128 Fayetteville-Manlius School District students earned a total of 134 AP Scholar-level distinctions.  AP Scholar Awards The College Board grants AP Scholar awards to students who receive scores …

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