F-M leaders pledge to make diversity, equity top priorities

As one school year ends and another begins, Fayetteville-Manlius School District leaders continue to focus on providing students and staff with a positive and safe learning and working environment.  The Board of Education’s Community Relations Committee (CRC) met on June 17, 2020, to discuss a number of topics including, but not limited to, the successful …

Music educators perform ‘Look to the Rainbow’

Fayetteville-Manlius School District music department colleagues recently concluded the 2019-20 school year with a virtual performance. Despite school buildings being closed, F-M’s music educators joined together remotely to sing and perform “Look to the Rainbow” from the musical Finian’s Rainbow. The performance was recorded and is now available for viewing on the district’s YouTube channel. …

District conducting remote learning survey

To help prepare for the 2020-21 school year, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District is surveying parents and students about their experiences with remote learning while school buildings were closed to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. “Educators had to rethink most aspects of teaching and learning, including delivery of instruction, student communication, assessment of learning and reporting …

F-M voters approve $88.3 million budget; elect three board members

Fayetteville-Manlius School District voters approved the district’s $88.3 million 2020-21 budget proposal, elected three board of education members, approved retaining a non-voting student board member and approved the purchase of five new buses. District-related Propositions An $88,298,298 budget for the 2020-21 school year that increases spending 2.82% ($2,423,616) and carries a 2.94% tax levy increase …

Budget vote/school board election ballot counting will be livestreamed

Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s YouTube channel will livestream the vote ballot counting for the 2020-21 district budget and school board elections. For this year’s vote, all in-person voting was replaced with mail-in ballots as a precaution to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Districts were required by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to mail a ballot and a postage-paid …

Board of education to hold special meeting Friday, June 19

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District Board of Education plans to meet 9 a.m. June 19.  Amid concerns of the COVID-19 public health crisis, Gov. Andrew Cuomo 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 …

F-M High School presents virtual art show

An art collection featuring Fayetteville-Manlius High School students’ work is now on digital display. F-M High School’s 2019-20 art show, which features students’ best drawings, designs, photography pieces and more, is now available for public viewing through a virtual gallery. The annual show, which is typically held in person at school, is being presented online …

Section III names F-M students Scholar Athletes

Two Fayetteville-Manlius School District students have been named Section III Scholar Athletes.  Seniors Corey Gallagher and Phoebe White received the academic award from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA). Students must earn an individual grade point average of 90 or above to be named a Scholar Athlete.  Corey is a member …

F-M senior earns foreign language award

A Fayetteville-Manlius High School student was recently recognized for excellence in foreign language study. New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers (NYSAFLT) has named senior Sarah Crovella this year’s Fulvi Student Scholarship Award for Excellence in Foreign Language Study recipient. This annual award is given to a high school student enrolled in the highest …

Wind Ensemble shares virtual performance

The F-M High School music department is continuing to stay connected to its students despite the school building being closed. The department recently released another virtual student performance featuring members of the Wind Ensemble performing an excerpt from “Rocky on Broadway” arranged by Patrick Roszell.

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