F-M High School named one of the best high schools in nation

Fayetteville-Manlius High School is one of the best high schools in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best High School rankings. On April 27, U.S. News released its annual high school rankings, which place F-M High School 812th nationally out of 17,857 public high schools and 76th out of 1,218 high …

Mask rules remain for F-M’s outdoor events

To help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, face coverings must still be worn by anyone attending or participating in Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s outdoor events, including athletic contests. On April 27, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) relaxed some of its outdoor mask mandates, but continues to recommend that fully vaccinated people wear a mask …

Pride Lane paving set to begin May 3; traffic will be restricted 

Beginning Monday, May 3, Pride Lane traffic will have some restrictions as the road that winds through the Fayetteville-Manlius High School campus from N. Eagle Village Road will be milled to the substrate and then paved with a binder and topcoat.  The project is expected to last about three weeks, depending on the weather. Beginning …

Parent Council to virtually meet Tuesday, May 4

Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s Parent Council will hold its next meeting of the 2020-21 school year 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 4 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 …

History Bee & Bowl team qualifies for national competition

A group of Fayetteville-Manlius High School students are about to test their historical knowledge on a national stage. Members of F-M’s History Bee & Bowl team recently qualified to compete May 15 and 16 in the National History Bee & Bowl. Founded in 2010 by “Jeopardy!” game show champion David Madden, the National History Bee …

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

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District has been notified that an F-M High School staff member has tested positive for COVID-19. The district was notified on April 23. The staff person was last in school on April 15, and contact tracing determined that no students or staff members needed to quarantine.  At this time, all F-M schools …

Board of education approves budget proposal; community forum set for April 28

Fayetteville-Manlius School District residents will go to the polls May 18 to vote on a proposed $93.4 million 2021-22 school budget that maintains existing student programming and supports the district’s strategic plan. On April 19, the F-M Board of Education approved the administration’s proposed $93,417,637 spending plan for the 2021-22 school year, which includes a …

County to hold COVID-19 vaccine clinic at F-M High School on April 27

Fayetteville-Manlius School District is partnering with Onondaga County to offer a free COVID-19 vaccine clinic for eligible F-M students and their family members. The on-campus Pfizer vaccine clinic is scheduled 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, April 27, at F-M High School. Priority scheduling will be given to 16- and 17-year-old students because Pfizer vaccine access is limited …

F-M students to perform ‘A New World’ April 23-24; livestream tickets available

For the first time in more than a year, the curtain will rise again for Fayetteville-Manlius High School’s drama students. On April 23 and 24, a cast and crew of 100 students will present a cabaret-style musical, “A New World” for online viewers and a limited in-person audience. The musical incorporates 17 songs from a …

Student tests positive for COVID-19; all schools remain open

On April 17, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified that a Fayetteville-Manlius High School student tested positive for COVID-19. The cohort A student was last in school on April 13, and contact tracing determined that no students or staff members needed to quarantine.  At this time, all F-M schools remain open for in-person instruction. Due …

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