Reopening F-M Schools

Fayetteville-Manlius School District 2020-21 School Reopening Plan

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District completes investigation; professional development planned

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District has completed its investigation into several unauthorized football sessions that were recently held off district grounds and has reaffirmed with its coaching staff that at this time, the district does not encourage, support or authorize any type of organized sports or recreational activities involving members of its coaching staffs.   On July …

F-M holds 67th annual commencement ceremony

After months of uncertainty, Fayetteville-Manlius High School Class of 2020 members finally got to turn their tassels. On July 25, Fayetteville-Manlius School District held its 67th annual graduation ceremony virtually and in person at the district’s outdoor athletic stadium. The event was originally scheduled to take place in June at the SRC Arena on the …

Board of education to meet virtually Monday, July 27

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District Board of Education plans to meet 6 p.m. July 27.  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 commencement ceremony will be live streamed

A live stream of Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s 67th commencement ceremony will be available on the district’s official YouTube channel beginning 9 a.m. Saturday, July 25. In order to adhere to New York State Department of Health requirements for graduation ceremonies taking place during the COVID-19 pandemic, the event’s in-person portion will be divided into a …

F-M’s reopening planning is underway

As the start of a new school year approaches, Fayetteville-Manlius School District officials are working diligently on a reopening plan that strives to keep students and staff members healthy and safe amid the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier this month, New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo said schools can follow reopening plans for in-person education in September …

NYSPHSAA delays fall sports season

New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) officers voted to delay the official start date of the Fall 2020 sports season, cancel the Fall 2020 Regional and State Championships, and prepare to implement a condensed season schedule in January 2021 if high school sports remain prohibited throughout 2020 due to COVID-19.  This decision …

F-M High School named 2019-2020 Scholar-Athlete School of Distinction

Fayetteville-Manlius High School was named a New York State Public High School Athletic Association 2019-20 Scholar-Athlete School of Distinction. The purpose of the School of Distinction Awards is to unite varsity coaches in challenging their teams to achieve a statewide academic honor. This year, 56 schools earned the School of Distinction Award.  Compared to the …

Safety plans reviewed annually; public hearing scheduled for Aug. 24

Providing an orderly plan for dealing with emergencies is an important component of the management of schools within the Fayetteville-Manlius School District.  Emergency situations can range from man-made problems, such as power outages, fires and bomb threats, to natural disasters like blizzards and floods. These situations may present highly dangerous situations or mere inconveniences.  In …

District establishing reopening advisory committee

To help shape a reopening plan for the 2020-21 school year that maintains the health and safety of students and staff members amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District is developing an advisory committee that includes educators, administrators, healthcare providers, parents and board members. On July 13, New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced …

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