F-M students selected to perform at NYSSMA All-State Conference

Four Fayetteville-Manlius High School students have been selected to participate in the 2022 New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) All-State Conference. The F-M students will perform in ensembles with students from across the state at the annual NYSSMA conference in Rochester on Dec. 1-4.  Statewide, thousands of sophomores and juniors auditioned for All-State last …

Virtual mental health series begins Monday, Dec. 5

Three virtual workshops focusing on mental health awareness and wellness will be offered to Fayetteville-Manlius School District families beginning Monday, Dec. 5. As part of its ongoing efforts to enhance student wellness, the district will offer “Mental Health Mondays” on Dec. 5, 12 and 19. Each session will be led by mental health educator William …

Community invited to help grant students’ holiday wishes

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

District offering behavioral health screening for grades 7-12

A confidential screening tool that helps track students’ mental health and wellness will soon be available for Fayetteville-Manlius School District students in grades 7-12. During the timeframe of Nov. 28 through Dec. 23, students (ages 12 through 18 years old) will have the opportunity to complete the Behavior Intervention Monitoring Assessment System-Second Edition, also called …

F-M students advance to Regional Qualifying Spelling Bee

On Nov. 3, twenty-five Fayetteville-Manlius School District students competed in the 2022-2023 F-M Spelling Bee. In order to qualify for the spelling bee, students in grades 5 through 8 from Wellwood Middle School and Eagle Hill Middle School completed a 50 word written test. Out of the more than 130 students who took the challenging …

Advisory council for special education to meet Nov. 30

The Fayetteville-Manlius Central School District Advisory Council for Special Education will meet Nov. 30, from 5:30-6:30 p.m., in the Wellwood cafeteria. All parents/guardians of special education students are invited to attend. The purpose of the advisory council is to share information regarding initiatives and programs, while also providing families with pertinent and timely topics related …

“Kindness Chain” grows as elementary students show acts of kindness

In an effort to encourage kindness, Fayetteville Elementary School students are documenting their acts of kindness and adding them to the Kindness Chain, which stretches through the school’s hallways. During November, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District students are asked to write down their acts of kindness on colorful strips of paper. These strips are linked together, …

Tickets now on sale for Eagle Hill’s musical production

The Eagle Hill Middle School’s Drama Club will present “Shrek Jr. the Musical,” based on the DreamWorks animation motion picture and the book by William Steig. The 90-minute performances will take place in the Eagle Hill Middle School auditorium, located at 4645 Enders Road, Manlius, on the following dates and times: Nov. 18: 7 p.m. …

Reminder: Annual Shelter and Go Home Drill scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 22

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s annual go home early drill will be held Tuesday, Nov. 22. As part of our Emergency Management Plan, students will be required to leave the building and campus area and will be dismissed at the following times: Elementary schools – 3:10 p.m. Middle schools – 2:25 p.m. High School – 1:57 …

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