District reminds families about COVID-19 surveillance testing opportunities

In partnership with Onondaga County, Fayetteville-Manlius School District will continue to offer weekly COVID-19 surveillance testing in each of its schools and families can still register to participate. Surveillance testing screens for the prevalence of COVID-19 in the school community and identifies asymptomatic individuals. Onondaga County’s goal is to randomly test 10% of the respective …

County surveying families on vaccine interest for children ages 5-11

On Oct. 21, Fayetteville-Manlius School District Superintendent Craig J. Tice sent the following letter to F-M families. Dear F-M families, As you may know, Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine may soon be approved for children ages 5-11 years old. To ensure an effective and efficient pediatric vaccination roll-out, the Onondaga County Health Department would like to gather …

Community invited to Wellwood open house; building addition and renovations to be highlighted 

With the bulk of its 2017 voter-approved capital project complete, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District is inviting community members to see first-hand the renovated and new spaces within the district’s oldest and most recognizable building.  “We are excited for our community to see how our students and staff at Wellwood Middle School are benefiting from our …

F-M students will participate in Oct. 21 PBS media showcase

Three Fayetteville-Manlius High School students have been chosen to participate in a panel discussion focusing on youth-generated media and the power it has to transform perspectives, tell authentic stories and assist in creating caring classroom communities. Ninth-graders Devin Hack, Brooke Kronenberg and Tess Kronenberg will join award-winning media experts for “Student Showcase: The Power of …

Fayetteville Elementary students will have a remote instructional day on Dec. 7

All Fayetteville Elementary School students will participate in a remote instructional day on Dec. 7 when the school serves as the polling place for the Fayetteville-Manlius School District capital project vote.  Parents had previously raised safety concerns about students being in Fayetteville Elementary while voting takes place in the school cafeteria. However, this year, there …

Board approves appointments of substitute administrators

The following letter was sent to Eagle Hill Middle School families from Fayetteville-Manlius Superintendent Craig J. Tice on Oct. 19 via SchoolMessenger email. Dear Eagle Hill families and staff, On Oct. 18, the Fayetteville-Manlius Board of Education approved the appointment of two substitute administrators. Eagle Hill Middle School Principal Maureen McCrystal will be on a …

Board of education to meet Monday, Oct. 18

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District Board of Education plans to hold a special meeting 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, in the Eagle Hill Middle School auditorium. Please pre-register by 4 p.m. Oct. 18 to attend the board meeting in person. Upon registration, each individual will receive a confirmation email providing additional details on meeting location and …

Athletics postseason shifting to digital ticketing

Starting this fall, admission tickets for Section III Athletics’ postseason events will only be available for purchase online. Spectators may purchase tickets for semifinals, finals and regional events through HomeTownTicketing, which is available via the HomeTown Fan app and Section III’s website. The shift to cashless entry means guests will no longer be able to …

District seeking substitute teachers, teaching assistants

Fayetteville-Manlius School District is seeking candidates for substitute teaching and teaching assistant positions for various grade levels. Community members are encouraged to apply. Filling these positions is critical to the school district’s ability to operate on a daily basis. To be considered for a substitute teaching position, candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in any …

Food supply-chain disruptions impact school meals; menus are subject to change

Nationwide food supply issues, delivery delays and labor shortages are causing Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s lunch menus to change – and sometimes at the last minute. “We will continue to serve nutritious and healthy meals every day,” F-M Food Service Director Adam Jarosz said. “They could be different meals than what we had planned to serve …

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