Reopening F-M Schools

Fayetteville-Manlius School District 2020-21 School Reopening Plan. Reopening advisory committees with representation from all stakeholder groups helped shape the reopening plan, which is based on all available guidance from state and public health agencies. For updated COVID-19 information from the school district, including important notices, learning and childcare resources, and food distribution plans, please go to this page.

F-M students celebrate African Americans’ aspirations, achievements

Fayetteville-Manlius High School students recently gathered together to honor African American heritage, celebrate culture and promote racial equality. On Feb. 3, F-M High School held its annual performing arts assembly to celebrate Black History Month, which is nationally recognized each year during the month of February. This year’s show at F-M, “Legacies of the Diaspora: …

Board approves Wellwood construction bids; project continues to move forward

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District Board of Education has given the final stage of the 2017 voter-approved capital project the green light to move forward.  On Feb. 24, the board approved bids in the amount of $25.6 million for the largest portion of the $45.2 million total project, which will take place at Wellwood Middle School.  …

Reenactor connects Eagle Hill students to American history

A living history experience recently took Eagle Hill Middle School students back in time. On Jan. 16, Fayetteville-Manlius School District Board of Education member and Revolutionary War soldier reenactor Timothy Crisafulli presented to seventh-graders about being an 18th century American solider. Crisafulli, who formerly taught middle school at F-M and now practices law, arrived to …

Parent Council to meet Monday, March 2

Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s Parent Council will meet 9 a.m. Monday, March 2, 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 …

Students raise money for Australia’s wildlife

Australia is in the grips of a brush fire crisis and Fayetteville Elementary School third-graders are doing what they can to help the country’s injured, orphaned and homeless animals. During the month of January, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District students raised more than $400 for Taronga Conservation Society, which as part of its Australian Wildlife Appeal …

Deadline for F-M Hall of Distinction nominations is Feb. 24

Fayetteville-Manlius School District is seeking nominations for its Hall of Distinction class of 2020, which will be inducted later this spring. Since its start in 2000, the Hall of Distinction has recognized 45 individuals. The program’s goal is to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of F-M graduates and to inspire current students. Nomination forms for …

Health officials urge public to take precautions against the spread of viruses

Health officials, elected leaders and school officials are urging the public to take precautions against the spread of seasonal influenza, or flu, and a new virus that has recently been detected in humans—2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCov).  Confirmed influenza cases were first reported to the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) in October and have …

Food Service taking Cannoli cupcake orders for Valentine’s Day

Looking for a sweet Valentine’s Day treat for your child or a special staff person? Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s Food Service Department is currently taking orders for Cannoli cupcakes that will be delivered to schools Feb. 14. The homemade dessert features a red velvet cupcake topped with buttercream frosting and a Cannoli. The Cannoli pastry can …

Wellwood student unveils his new book to peers

For nearly a year, Wellwood Middle School student Eisen Brower spent most of his free time immersed in video gaming. The seventh-grader himself wasn’t clutching a controller for countless hours while navigating digital terrain, battling avatars and foregoing homework, but he was writing about a teen who was. In December, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District student …

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