Mid-day transportation for Regents exams available upon request

In addition to its typical morning and 2:50 p.m. late bus runs, Fayetteville-Manlius High School will be offering mid-day transportation to students during Regents exams. Buses will depart from the high school at approximately 12 p.m. Students that need mid-day transportation must submit a transportation request for a mid-day pick-up by 1 p.m. the day …

District seeks input on spending federal stimulus funds

Fayetteville-Manlius School District officials are seeking public input regarding how to use federal stimulus money connected with the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSA) and the American Rescue Plan (ARP). The district expects to receive $1,150,133 as part of the ARP plan, which was implemented earlier this year to help schools safely reopen …

As one project nears its end, district defines its next priority facility needs

As contractors continue to work towards completion of Wellwood Middle School’s construction and renovations, Fayetteville-Manlius School District officials are finalizing the scope and costs related to the district’s next proposed capital project.  “The 2017 capital project included renovations and new modern spaces for teaching and learning as well as necessary infrastructure work district wide to …

COVID-19 case reported; all schools remain open

On May 24, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified that a Fayetteville Elementary School student tested positive for COVID-19.  The student was last in school on May 21, and contact tracing determined that no students or staff members needed to quarantine.  All F-M schools remain open for in-person instruction. Due to privacy laws, the district …

Remote students test positive for COVID-19; all schools remain open

On May 23, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified that two students who are attending elementary and middle school remotely tested positive for COVID-19.  Because the students are participating in the district’s remote instructional model and have not been on school grounds, there were no exposures related to this case at Fayetteville Elementary School or …

Parent Council to virtually meet Tuesday, June 1

Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s Parent Council plans to meet 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 1 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 students. The …

Military veteran and town donate tree to school district

On May 21, representatives from Honor Flight Syracuse, Town of Manlius Government and the Fayetteville-Manlius School District gathered at Wellwood Middle School to plant an oak tree in front of the school. Cross Creek Nursery in Manlius donated the tree to district resident and military veteran Anthony Pircio to honor him on his 100th birthday, …

Students earn awards on 2021 National Latin Exam

More than 100 Fayetteville-Manlius School District students studying Latin received awards on the 2021 National Latin Exam, including six who earned perfect scores.  The exam, which was administered in March, is not meant to be a competition but rather an opportunity for students to receive reinforcement and recognition, according to the NLE website. The exam …

F-M voters approve $93.4 million budget; elect three board members

On May 18, Fayetteville-Manlius School District voters approved the district’s $93.4 million 2021-22 budget proposal, elected three board of education members and approved the purchase of five new buses. The budget proposition with 867 yes votes and 379 no votes. The following results do not include 82 absentee ballots; however, they will not change the …

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