The Big Read schedules second meeting; guest speaker

Attention F-M Big Readers: The F-M Community Big Read follow-up meeting will be held during the first week of January, and the organizers have lined up a special guest speaker for later in the month.   In October, a group of Fayetteville-Manlius High School teachers and staff invited community members to join them in reading “How …

Students send cheer and positivity to children’s hospital

Enders Road Elementary School students are hoping to bring a little cheer to patients, and their families, admitted to Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital in Syracuse.  The school’s five second-grade classes—about 125 students total— worked together in small groups to decorate 25 framed inspirational messages that they then donated to the hospital. The 8.5” by 11” …

Seventh-grade students launch investigations into Boston Massacre

Seventh-grade students recently became crime scene investigators during an Eagle Hill Middle School social studies lesson.  Teacher Rebecca Stephens kicked up her students’ engagement in studying the 1770 Boston Massacre by enlisting the help of library media specialist Meghan Scott and School Information and Resource Officer Dan Filip.  On the first day of the lesson, …

Yearbook ‘Early Bird Special’ available until Dec. 31

Don’t miss out on the Wellwood Middle School 2019-20 yearbook “Early Bird Special” of $25! This reduced rate is good for online orders only and lasts until Dec. 31, 2019. After that date, the price will increase to $30.  The 2019-20 yearbook will include: Full-color pages Durable, hard cover Original cover design by a Wellwood student …

F-M students churn up ideas for local ice cream shop

Thanks to the ingenuity and hard work of Fayetteville-Manlius middle school students, a local ice cream shop has a new flavor on its menu. As part of an English Language Arts project, dozens of Eagle Hill Middle School eighth-grade students recently spent time researching, developing and pitching ideas for new ice cream flavors to local …

Board to consider changing budget vote polling place times

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District Board of Education is considering changing the hours of the district’s annual budget vote and board of education candidate election so that polls would be open when students are not in the school building while voting takes place. At its Dec. 16 meeting, the board plans to discuss modifying the current …

F-M High School unveils newly-renovated library media center

An innovative learning destination designed especially for Fayetteville-Manlius High School students is officially open for business. On Dec. 10, F-M School District leaders, staff members and students held a special ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the school’s newly-renovated library media center. The renovations were part of a $45.2 million facilities project that district residents approved …

German National Honor Society inducts new members

Ten Fayetteville-Manlius High School students were recently inducted into the Fayetteville-Manlius Delta Epsilon Phi German National Honor Society, New York Beta Alpha Chapter. Delta Epsilon Phi celebrates student academic achievement in German and promotes the study of the language, literature and culture of German speaking countries. One student from the honor society chapter is annually …

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