Advanced Placement exam information

For the 2020-2021 school year, students will follow the same two-step registration and ordering process as last year. Students will order their AP exams in the fall through The College Board. Teachers will provide students with “join codes” to complete this process during their first week of class. Students will then use these “join codes” …

Wellwood construction project moving forward

While schools were closed statewide due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District took advantage of its buildings being unoccupied to continue and, in some cases, move up scheduled “essential” construction projects. In preparation for the construction at Wellwood Middle School that is part of the 2017 voter-approved capital project, the district has separated …

Local physician to support district in school reopening

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District has hired a local physician to assist the district in its reopening of schools in September.  On Aug. 24, the F-M Board of Education approved the appointment of Diane Montgomery, M.D., for 20 hours a week of service to serve as a COVID-19 Medical Supervisor, assisting the district’s chief school physician, …

Wellwood 2020-21 school supply lists now available

Grade 5 Grade 6 Grade 7 Grade 8 All students will borrow an 11-inch Acer Chromebook this school year. Please consider purchasing a sleeve or zipper cover to protect it. Grade 5 All fifth-grade students will need: Two 2-pocket folders (plastic/durable) Two packs of #2 pencils Two Ultra Fine Black Sharpies Pilot Frixion Erasable Pens …

Out-of-district busing drop-off location changed

The drop-off location for students living in the Fayetteville-Manlius School District who use district transportation for out-of-district busing has changed.  For the 2020-21 school year, families should drop their children off at Eagle Hill Middle School, 4645 Enders Road, Manlius. The bus will leave the school’s main entrance at 7:20 a.m. so students should be …

F-M hosting virtual forums to discuss reopening plans

Fayetteville-Manlius School District is hosting three virtual forums to discuss plans for reopening schools in September. The forums will be led by a panel of district officials and each meeting will stream live on the district’s YouTube channel. All F-M parents and guardians are welcome to tune in; no pre-registration is required. The forums are …

2020 school tax rates established; most less than projected

The majority of Fayetteville-Manlius School District property owners will see their 2020 tax rate decrease 0.35% compared to the 0.50% increase projected at the annual school district budget vote in May. The Fayetteville-Manlius Board of Education adopted the 2020 tax levy – the amount of revenue to support the budget raised through school taxes – …

Reopening plan updated; COVID-19 testing, contact tracing and remote learning highlighted

As Fayetteville-Manlius School District staff members continue to prepare for the beginning of student instruction in September, the district has filled in some details on its reopening plan and added some new information. The state required all New York school districts to develop instructional models for remote and in-person instruction, as well as a hybrid …

F-M school calendar revised for 2020-21

During a meeting held Aug. 10, the Fayetteville-Manlius Board of Education voted to revise the 2020-21 school year calendar in an effort to provide staff with more professional development time before student instruction begins. Board members unanimously approved the new calendar, which moves two professional development days originally scheduled during November and May to Sept. …

Schools cleared to reopen in September; parent forums scheduled

On Aug. 7, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that based on COVID-19 infection rates, schools across the state may open their school buildings to in-person instruction. Cuomo previously said schools can follow reopening plans for in-person education in September if the region in which the school district resides is in Phase 4 and has …

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