Special board of education meeting scheduled for Monday, April 4

The Fayetteville-Manlius Board of Education will hold a special meeting 6 p.m. Monday, April 4, in the Eagle Hill Middle School auditorium. To attend the meeting, please register here. The meeting will livestream on the district’s official YouTube channel. Agenda 1. Opening Items 1.01 Call to Order 1.02 Pledge of Allegiance 1.03 Approval/Revision of Agenda 2. …

High school students build beds for kids in need

More than a dozen Fayetteville-Manlius High School students recently picked up sanders, drills, hammers and nails to help build wooden bunk beds for local families in need. Eighteen students recently spent time volunteering their handiwork at the Syracuse chapter of Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP), which is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to building, assembling …

Parent Council to virtually meet Friday, April 1

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

Letter to F-M community from Superintendent Tice; vigil rescheduled for March 29

Update – March 28: Due to inclement weather, the candlelight vigil has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 29 at the F-M High School athletic stadium. Dear F-M Families, Staff, and Community, It is with a heavy heart and profound sadness that I confirm that the greater F-M High School community lost sophomore Jay …

District continues to monitor positive COVID-19 cases

In the past few weeks, there has been an increase in the number of positive COVID-19 cases across Onondaga County, including within the Fayetteville-Manlius School District school community.  “We are closely monitoring the numbers of cases and in which schools they are being reported,” Superintendent Craig J. Tice said. “If we see an increase in …

F-M students advance to state level for National History Day competition

Seven Fayetteville-Manlius High School students will represent their school at a state-level history contest in April and compete for the opportunity to advance to the national competition. The National History Day competition is held annually at regional, state and national levels. Students work independently or in small groups to complete a research project on a …

Governor unveils executive budget; F-M developing budget proposal

New York State Gov. Kathy Hochul recently outlined a state budget proposal that provides a $2.1 billion increase in state education funding for the 2022-23 school year and continues the promised effort to fully fund Foundation Aid by 2024. The release of the Executive Budget Proposal marks the formal beginning of the annual state budget …

Board approves 2022-23 school-year calendar 

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s 2022-23 school-year calendar is now available. At its March 14 meeting, the F-M Board of Education approved the calendar, setting school holidays, vacation weeks and days off for students due to staff development days. The district does not produce a 12-month calendar that includes school events as the publication often became …

Board approves hiring of new varsity soccer coach

The Fayetteville-Manlius High School boys varsity soccer team has a new leader. On March 14, the F-M Board of Education during its regular meeting approved the hiring of Corey A. Fonseca, who will serve as head coach for the F-M boys varsity soccer program. Fonseca’s previous coaching experience spans the youth, club and collegiate levels.  …

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