High school student tests positive for COVID-19

On June 30, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified that an F-M High School student has tested positive for COVID-19.  The student was last in school on June 24. Contact tracing determined that four students and no staff members needed to quarantine.  Due to privacy laws, the district cannot provide any additional information about the …

Wellwood students spread sunshine with hallway mural

Wellwood Middle School students took on a schoolwide collaborative art project to create a hallway mural made up of more than 3,000 miniature paintings.  More than 350 students from all grade levels participated in the project, including developing the design, choosing the font and color scheme and assembling the individual pieces in the hallway. The …

F-M student earns two national awards for history project

A Fayetteville-Manlius High School rising-senior qualified to compete at the recent National History Day 2021 National Contest where she earned two significant awards. PeiLin Lu, a member of F-M High School’s National History Day Club, was a top 10 finalist in the Senior Exhibit category for her project entitled, “Anna May Wong: Advancing Asian-American Representation …

F-M holds 68th annual commencement ceremony

Fayetteville-Manlius High School Class of 2021 members finally got to turn their tassels. On June 25, Fayetteville-Manlius School District held its 68th annual graduation ceremony at St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview in Syracuse. The event was originally scheduled to take place at F-M’s outdoor athletic stadium, but was recently changed to the outdoor music …

F-M High School commencement ceremony will be live streamed

On Friday, June 25, members of the Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s Class of 2021 will participate in the school’s 68th commencement ceremony, which will be held at St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview in Syracuse. The event was originally scheduled to take place at F-M’s outdoor athletic stadium, but was recently changed to the outdoor music venue …

Students earn top honors on National Spanish Exam

Twenty-four Fayetteville-Manlius School District students recently achieved top honors for their performance on the 2021 National Spanish Exam. The exam is organized by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portugese (AATSP) and measures a student’s ability to read, write and communicate with cultural competence. Exam results provide teachers with a means of comparing …

District anticipates December 2021 vote on proposed capital project

Fayetteville-Manlius School District officials are targeting December 2021 for its next capital project vote, which will include a proposal to provide infrastructure and programmatic space upgrades to F-M High School, the one school building that all F-M students attend before graduating. The $52 million project proposal aligns with the district’s 2020-23 Strategic Plan, which includes …

Staff member tests positive for COVID-19

On June 22, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified that a Fayetteville Elementary School staff member tested positive for COVID-19.  The staff member was last in school on June 18, 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, …

Seniors visit former elementary schools for 2021 Grad Walk

On June 17, 2021, members of the Fayetteville-Manlius Class of 2021 received their caps and gowns for graduation. Then they boarded buses and headed to their former elementary schools where they were greeted by current elementary students and staff. Check out the video below for some highlights from the day.

Graduation moved to St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview

On June 17, Fayetteville-Manlius High School Executive Principal Ray Kilmer sent the letter below to F-M seniors and their families updating them on changes to the school’s June 25 graduation. Dear Class of 2021 and families: Yesterday, NYS removed many of the COVID rules governing high school graduations, which prompted us to immediately look at …

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