All winter sports state championships canceled and high-risk sports postponed 

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) has announced that all 2021 Winter State Championships are canceled and all high-risk sports are postponed until authorization is granted by state officials.  “When examining the feasibility of Winter State Championships, it became apparent that travel and overnight accommodations would create a unique challenge for …

Eagle Hill remote student tests positive for COVID-19; school remains open

On Thursday, Dec. 10, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified that an Eagle Hill Middle School student tested positive for COVID-19. Because the student is participating in the district’s remote instructional model and has not been on school grounds, there were no exposures related to this case at school. Eagle Hill will remain open for …

Yellow zone testing at F-M High School yields all negative COVID-19 test results

Onondaga County’s school-based COVID-19 testing event at Fayetteville-Manlius High School resulted in all negative test results. The state-required yellow zone COVID-19 testing took place Thursday, Dec. 10. To remain open for in-person instruction, the state is requiring each school within a yellow zone, which is defined as a geographic area with a microcluster of COVID-19 …

Board of education to meet virtually Monday, Dec. 14

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District Board of Education plans to meet 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14.  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 …

Varsity teams earn scholar-athlete recognition

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) recently recognized several Fayetteville-Manlius School District athletic teams as part of its fall Scholar-Athlete program. At the end of each sports season, NYSPHSAA recognizes student-athletes and teams that have achieved academic success. To receive a NYSPHSAA Scholar-Athlete team award, 75 percent of students on a …

German National Honor Society inducts new members

Nine Fayetteville-Manlius High School students were recently inducted into the Fayetteville-Manlius Delta Epsilon Phi German National Honor Society, New York Beta Alpha Chapter. Delta Epsilon Phi celebrates student academic achievement in German and promotes the study of the language, literature and culture of German speaking countries.  Inducted into the chapter on Dec. 3 were juniors …

Three F-M students test positive for COVID-19; all schools remain open

On Monday, Dec. 7, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified that three individuals within the school community tested positive for COVID-19. The positive cases include two Enders Road Elementary School students and one Fayetteville-Manlius High School student. Both Enders Road students were in hybrid cohort A and were last in school on Nov. 24. Contact …

Yellow zone testing at Wellwood Middle School yields all negative COVID-19 test results

Onondaga County’s school-based COVID-19 testing event at Wellwood Middle School resulted in all negative test results. The state-required yellow zone COVID-19 testing took place Monday, Dec. 7. To remain open for in-person instruction, the state is requiring each school within a yellow zone, which is defined as a geographic area with a microcluster of COVID-19 …

Yellow zone testing at four F-M schools yield all negative COVID-19 test results

Onondaga County’s school-based COVID-19 testing events at four Fayetteville-Manlius School District schools resulted in all negative test results.  The state-required yellow zone COVID-19 testing took place Friday, Dec. 4, at Enders Road Elementary School, Fayetteville Elementary School, Mott Road Elementary School and Eagle Hill Middle School.  To remain open for in-person instruction, the state is …

Mott Road staff member tests positive for COVID-19; school remains open

On Friday, Dec. 4, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified that a Mott Road Elementary School staff member has tested positive for COVID-19. The staff member was last in school on Monday, Nov. 30. Contact tracing identified six students and one additional staff member who must quarantine as they were contacts of the individual who …

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