Food Network will highlight students’ funky waffle creation

Fayetteville-Manlius School District students’ cuisine creativity will make its national television debut this week. Season 32, episode 6 of Food Network’s reality television show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives – which is set to air 9 p.m. May 22 – will feature an original waffle creation made by a group of former Wellwood Middle School eighth-graders. …

Proposed 2020-21 budget public hearing scheduled for May 26

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District is bracing for a challenging budget year for 2020-21 as the COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to a state budget gap that New York state officials are partially filling with monies that had been promised to schools.  The adopted state budget freezes foundation aid at the current school year’s level, which is $250,000 …

May 11 COVID-19 update: Planning continues for remainder of school year

With school buildings closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year, the district is continuing its plan for remote instruction, which includes developing a grading practice that encourages and supports student learning.  “Our faculty has done a tremendous job of adjusting content and instructional strategies while seeking new and unique ways to connect with …

Board of education to meet May 11; meeting to be livestreamed

Amid concerns of the COVID-19 public health crisis, Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently issued an executive order exempting municipal and school boards from provisions of the state Open Meetings Law that require public access to locations where government meetings are conducted. To comply with this order, the F-M Board of Education’s 6 p.m. May 11 meeting …

May 5 COVID-19 update: Annual school budget vote and board election to be held June 9 by absentee ballot

In an executive order issued on Friday, May 1, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that this year’s school budget vote and board of education election will take place on June 9, exclusively by absentee ballot due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. The executive order establishes a timeline of actions that schools must …

May 1 COVID-19 update: School buildings to remain closed through end of academic year

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced during his May 1 press briefing that school buildings statewide will remain closed through the end of the 2019-20 academic year and that districts will continue to educate their students remotely.  Fayetteville-Manlius School District students and staff will continue with their remote education activities and routines, and the …

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