Parent Council to virtually meet Wednesday, Dec. 1

Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s Parent Council plans to meet 9 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 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 …

Capital reserve funds would reduce amount to be borrowed for proposed capital project

The proposed F-M High School capital project that Fayetteville-Manlius School District residents will vote on Dec. 7 would partially be paid for with money from the district’s capital reserve fund, which would help reduce the amount to be borrowed, and therefore, the project’s tax impact on residents. The proposed project is focused entirely at F-M …

F-M maintains emergency closure procedures for 2021-22

Winter weather is on its way, and now is a good time to become familiar with Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s plans for emergency school closure days. The district’s 2021-22 academic calendar allows for three emergency closure days, which are used when the district must close due to conditions beyond its control, such as inclement weather or …

Capital project proposal would create a more unified high school

One of the goals of the proposed capital project that Fayetteville-Manlius School District residents will vote on Dec. 7 is to create a more physically unified school, which would address security issues and create efficiencies throughout the building. Fayetteville-Manlius High School includes two buildings that were originally constructed in the 1960s as separate schools. In 1961, …

Community invited to help grant students’ wishes

With the holiday season around the corner, Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s counseling department is calling upon community members to help brighten the holiday season for local children in need. This year, F-M’s family-school liaisons are organizing a holiday gift-giving program to help district families provide holiday gifts for their children. The program aims to help local …

F-M High School fall play takes the stage Nov. 18, 19 and 20

The F-M High School fall play is back: Fayetteville-Manlius Music & Theatre will be taking attendees to 1811 during a performance of “Pride and Prejudice and Puppets.”  The timeless, classic tale of Lizzy and Mr. Darcy, Jane and Mr. Bingley will be told…with puppets. The comic adaptation by Kate Hamill plays perfectly with this PG-rated, …

Capital project informational meeting planned for Nov. 30

Update Nov. 23, 2021: Meeting to be livestreamed For those unable to attend the informational meeting in-person, the district will be livestreaming it on the district’s YouTube channel.  For those who are attending in person, the meeting will take place in the Fayetteville-Manlius High School auditorium. Fayetteville-Manlius School District residents are invited to a Nov. …

Reminder: Early dismissal drill scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 23

Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s annual go home early drill will be held Tuesday, Nov. 23. In accordance with the New York state regulation, all students will be dismissed from school five minutes earlier than their regular dismissal time and, upon dismissal, will be required to leave the buildings.  School buses will follow their regular afternoon drop-off …

Families reminded to complete digital equity survey

To better serve families, students and educators, New York State Education Department (NYSED) is asking parents and guardians to provide feedback about their student’s home access to technology and the internet. A digital equity survey is available for each Fayetteville-Manlius School District student within their SchoolTool account. Parents and guardians can access the survey by …

High school student brings CO2 pellet gun to school

On Wednesday, Nov. 10, a Fayetteville-Manlius High School student brought to school an pellet gun, which is not allowed on school grounds. The student did not make any threats to students or staff but did show the pellet gun to other students. Those students then notified staff who immediately notified the school information resource officer …

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