F-M board supports state’s request to waive spring 2021 standardized tests

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District Board of Education recently submitted a letter of support for the federal government to waive spring 2021 state standardized testing requirements for New York state students.  “Testing students using the traditional model and based on standards created outside of a pandemic would place an unnecessary burden on staff and students who …

Scholastic Art Awards competition recognizes students’ work

Fayetteville-Manlius High School students were recently recognized with a total of 41 awards in the 2021 Central New York Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards competition. The competition is the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for teens in grades 7-12. The Central New York Region includes 13 counties and nearly 400 eligible schools. …

Student tests positive for COVID-19; schools remains open

On Feb. 11, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified that an F-M High School student recently tested positive for COVID-19. The cohort B student was last in school on Feb. 5, and contact tracing determined that no other students or staff members needed to quarantine. At this time, all F-M schools remain open for in-person …

Superintendent mid-year update sent to families and staff

On Jan. 22, Fayetteville-Manlius School District Superintendent Craig J. Tice sent the following letter via SchoolMessenger to Fayetteville-Manlius School District families. It has been re-posted to the front page of the district website (originally posted on Jan. 22) in the event families did not yet have the chance to review it. Dear F-M families and …

School community reminded to follow quarantine requirements if traveling during break

With mid-winter recess scheduled for next week, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District is reminding students and staff members who plan to travel that they may need to quarantine before returning to campus. New York state requires a 10-day quarantine for anyone returning to New York from a state other than Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and …

Reminder: Pick up meals for winter break on Feb. 10

Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s Food Service Department wants to make sure students have access to healthy and nutritious meals during the upcoming winter recess. Families who currently participate in the district’s meal distribution program – which is available to all F-M students at no cost regardless of family income – can pick up additional breakfast and lunch …

Two positive COVID-19 cases reported; schools remains open

Since its last update on Feb. 5, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District has been notified that two individuals within the school community recently tested positive for COVID-19. On Feb. 6, the district was notified that a F-M High School cohort A student who was last in school on Monday, Feb. 1 tested positive for COVID-19. Contact …

Student tests positive for COVID-19; schools remains open

On Feb. 5, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified that a Fayetteville-Manlius High School student recently tested positive for COVID-19.  The cohort B student was last in school on Jan. 29 , and contact tracing determined that no other staff or students must quarantine. At this time, all F-M schools remain open for in-person instruction. …

District looks to expand extracurricular offerings

While the COVID-19 pandemic has limited what extracurricular activities the Fayetteville-Manlius School District offers its students, there are a number of clubs that are meeting virtually, and in some cases, in person.  “Our staff members have been creative in finding ways for our students to participate in several clubs and activities outside of the regular …

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

On Feb. 4, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified that a Wellwood Middle School staff member recently tested positive for COVID-19.  The staff member was last in school on Jan. 29, and contact tracing determined that no other staff or students must quarantine. At this time, all F-M schools remain open for in-person instruction. Due …

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