District updates school reopening Frequently Asked Questions

With a COVID-19 vaccine now available, many Fayetteville-Manlius School District families have been inquiring about when students can return to a five-day in-person instructional week. The district recently added a mid-year update to its Frequently Asked Questions section of the district’s school reopening plan to address many of the questions that have been asked and …

F-M Athletic Hall of Fame seeking nominations

Do you know a former student-athlete, coach, team or athletics program supporter whose accomplishments raised the bar on high school athletics at Fayetteville-Manlius School District? If so, now’s the time to submit a nomination to the Fayetteville-Manlius Athletic Hall of Fame. Established in 2016, the F-M Athletic Hall of Fame recognizes and honors the many …

Remote high school student tests positive for COVID-19

On Saturday, Feb. 20, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified that an F-M High School student recently 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. F-M High School will remain open …

Parent Council to virtually meet Tuesday, March 2

Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s Parent Council plans to meet 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 2 via video conference. Parent Council is a forum where F-M parents and community members informally meet with the superintendent and other district staff. At each meeting, presentations and discussions take place regarding relevant and timely issues facing the school district and its …

Seniors named finalists in National Merit Scholarship Program

Six Fayetteville-Manlius High School students were recently named finalists in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. Seniors Zoe Costanza, Aletheia Ieta, Emma Kronenberg, Joshua Ovadia, Kyuhyun Shim and Alexis Smith were named National Merit Semifinalists in the fall and are each now competing for one of 7,500 National Merit Scholarships. The F-M seniors are among …

Schools honor notable Black Americans during Black History Month

Throughout February, which is nationally recognized as Black History Month, Fayetteville-Manlius School District students are learning about notable Black Americans, including poets, abolitionists and political activists. At the district’s three elementary and two middle schools, a different Black American is highlighted during the schools’ morning announcements. Some schools are sharing quotes from those individuals and …

Student-athletes from three sports teams placed in quarantine

On Feb. 16, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified that two students tested positive for COVID-19. A Wellwood Middle School cohort B student who was last in school on Feb. 5 tested positive. Since the student is participating in interscholastic athletics, contact tracing is being finalized but determined up to 10 students and staff total …

Staff member tests positive for COVID-19; schools remains open

On Feb. 12, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified that an F-M High School staff member tested positive for COVID-19. The staff member was last in school on Feb. 12, and contact tracing determined that no other students or staff members need to quarantine. At this time, all F-M schools remain open for in-person instruction. …

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