Board of education welcomes community engagement

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District Board of Education welcomes comments, concerns and questions from the community, and there are several ways that community members may reach out to the board.   Board meetings Board of education meetings are held in public, but they are not public meetings in the same sense as traditional town meetings. Members of …

Board of education to meet Monday, Oct. 4

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District Board of Education plans to hold a special meeting 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4, in the Eagle Hill Middle School auditorium. Please pre-register by 4 p.m. Oct. 4 to attend the board meeting in person. Upon registration, each individual will receive a confirmation email providing additional details on meeting location and …

F-M students recognized for ‘exceptional academic promise’

Twenty-one Fayetteville-Manlius High School seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2022 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 students who …

Annual list of best school districts names F-M tops in academics in Syracuse Area

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District and each of its six schools received an A+ in Niche’s 2022 Best Schools and Districts Rankings. Comprised of data scientists, engineers and parents, the Niche organization each year analyzes public data sets and millions of reviews to produce comprehensive rankings, report cards and profiles for every K-12 school, college and …

Mental health provider partners with district to provide student support

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District is again offering a custom program that connects F-M students with mental health support within the local community. As part of its ongoing efforts to enhance student wellness, the district recently entered into an agreement with local mental health care provider Melissa Carman, Ph.D, LMHC. As part of the partnership, Carman …

District unveils diversity, equity and inclusion statement

A message that reflects Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s commitment to expanding its diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) practices is now part of the district’s overarching mission and vision statements. Following months of development, the district DEI statement was adopted by F-M Board of Education members at their regularly-scheduled Sept. 13 meeting. It strives to highlight the …

Weekly COVID-19 reporting is available on district website

The district will share weekly on its website the number of positive COVID-19 cases reported to the district, including how many students and staff are quarantined as a result of each positive case and in which building the individual who tested positive is based. To reduce the number of emails the district is sending to …

Fayetteville Elementary receives prestigious National Blue Ribbon School designation

A fourth Fayetteville-Manlius School District school has been designated as a National Blue Ribbon School, an honor reserved for public and private K-12 schools that have achieved high levels of academic success or have made significant improvement in closing achievement gaps. On Sept. 21, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona designated 325 schools, including F-M’s …

Students named National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalists

Three Fayetteville-Manlius High School students are semifinalists in the 67th Annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The F-M students are among 16,000 students – a select group that represents less than one percent of high school seniors nationwide – who qualified for the scholarship program by scoring among the highest in their respective states on the …

Frequently asked questions about COVID-19 surveillance testing

There have been a number of questions and concerns related to the Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s partnership with Onondaga County that provides for weekly COVID-19 surveillance testing of both students and staff.  As a follow up to Superintendent Craig J. Tice’s Sept. 14 letter to families and staff about the testing, the district has compiled some …

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