Small space yields big returns: Peaceful Place helps lower stress and anxiety

Inside Enders Road Elementary School, there is a quiet, cozy place where students and staff may go to reset, refocus and recharge.  The room has soft places to sit, squishy pillows to squeeze, a weighted blanket to create the feel of an enveloping hug, fidgets to occupy hands and soft “worry pets” small enough to …

Board of education to meet Monday, Oct. 21

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District Board of Education will meet 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, in the auditorium of Eagle Hill Middle School, 4645 Enders Road, Manlius.  Meeting Agenda 1. Opening Items 1.01 Call to Order 1.02 Pledge of Allegiance 1.03 Approval/Revision of Agenda 1.04 Public Comment 1.05 Board recognition 2. Reports 2.01 Report – Budget Development Process 2.02 President’s Report 2.03 Superintendent’s Report and Annual …

Calendar alert: Regents exam schedule available

Regents examinations schedule: January 2020 Jan. 21 8:30 a.m. English Language Arts 12:30 p.m. Living Environment Jan. 22 8:30 a.m. U.S. History & Government Geometry 12:30 p.m. Algebra I Physical Setting/Physics Jan. 23 8:30 a.m. Transition Exam in Global History & Geography Global History & Geography II 12:30 p.m. Algebra II Jan. 24 8:30 a.m. …

Online survey will gather feedback on school start times 

Fayetteville-Manlius School District officials want to know how parents, guardians, district staff and community members think a potential change in school start times could impact a number of factors, including parents’ and student’s work schedules, before- or after-school child care, after-school activities and athletics. The F-M Board of Education tasked Daniel Lewin of the Children’s …

Parent Visitation is Oct. 21-25

Parents and guardians may visit their Fayetteville Elementary School child’s classroom on the following dates and times: Kindergarten: 9:15-10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 21 Grade 1: 11-11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22 Grade 2: 9-9:45 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23 Grade 3: 9-9:45 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 Grade 4: 9:15-10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25 Visitors must sign-in upon …

F-M educators named to prestigious Master Teacher Program

Two members of the Fayetteville-Manlius School District have been named to the New York State Master Teacher Program. On Sept. 27, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that J. Kathleen Benedict, a Fayetteville-Manlius High School science teacher, and Rachel Mason, a Fayetteville-Manlius High School math teacher, were both accepted into the four-year program.  The Master Teacher program …

Fall Festival planned for Oct. 24

Fayetteville Elementary School’s Home and School Association (HSA) will host a Fall Festival 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24. The event will feature: “Haunted Gymnasium” Games Photo booth Silent auction Refreshments available for purchase Students may wear school-appropriate costumes to this event. 

Picture re-take session set for Oct. 30

Fayetteville Elementary School will hold picture re-take day on Wednesday, Oct. 30 for students who may have missed the original picture day, which was held earlier this school year, or for those who wish to have a new* photo taken.   *Re-take fee applies. Please see information sent home with your child.

Grades 7-8 dances set for Oct. 25

The combined middle school dances for Eagle Hill and Wellwood students will be 7-8:30 p.m. Friday, October 25. Grade 7 dance will be at Wellwood. Grade 8 dance will be at Eagle Hill.

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