UPDATE: F-M High School student wins award at statewide history competition

Fayetteville-Manlius High School student Sarah Olson earned the Best Entry in Community Social History OR Outstanding Entry in Native American/Ethnic History award at the New York State History Day Competition on April 14. Olson’s project, an essay titled “The Invention of Blackface Minstrelsy: An Assertion of White Supremacy in Popular Culture,” won first place at …

Voters can preview ballot language in preparation for May 21 budget vote

On Tuesday, May 21, Fayetteville-Manlius School district residents will vote on: The school budget proposal for the 2024-25 school year, which would maintain all existing student programming, staffing levels, and mental health support resources across all school district buildings A capital project proposal to address critical aging infrastructure needs and safety and security upgrades at …

REMINDER: Next virtual mental health session is Thursday, May 16

As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, Fayetteville-Manlius School District parents, guardians, caregivers and teenage students (ages 13 and older) are invited to attend a virtual informational session focused on disordered eating. The 60-minute session will begin at 6 p.m. Please see below for more information. Original post May 2, 2024: Virtual mental health series …

Voters to decide on student board member position

On May 21, Fayetteville-Manlius School District voters will decide whether the F-M Board of Education will continue the practice of including a non-voting student member, also referred to as an ex-officio board member. The board approved a policy in 2015 that allows the board to add a student member, pending voter approval. In 2016, voters …

Seats remain open for F-M’s UPK program for 2024-25 school year

There are still seats open for the Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) program for the 2024-25 school year. Due to high demand, the district added additional classes for the upcoming school year. Families who are interested in enrolling their child in F-M’s UPK program are required to submit a registration form and an Emergent …

May 21 ballot includes school bus purchase proposition

This year’s school budget ballot will include a school bus purchase proposition. On the ballot, voters will be asked to authorize the purchase of six school buses as part of the district’s long-term replacement plan. The buses include five 71-passenger buses and one 71-passenger bus with a cargo compartment. The total purchase would not exceed …

Registration for midday transportation during exam week is now available

During Regents and local exams, Fayetteville-Manlius High School will be offering midday transportation to students.  The midday transportation run will be in addition to the morning and 3:30 p.m. bus runs. Students who need midday transportation must complete a form to reserve a spot. Requests for midday transportation must be submitted by 1 p.m. on the day prior. …

Eagle Hill students hone 21st century skills through podcast production

Students at Eagle Hill Middle School are staying up-to-date with some of the latest technology in media and communications while exploring their creativity. All 175 sixth-grade students at Eagle Hill recently wrote and produced their own podcasts as part of the NPR Student Podcast Challenge. This nationwide contest is open to students in grades 4-12 …

District expands mental health support for students

In January and March, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District welcomed three student engagement specialists to help support elementary students’ social, behavioral and mental well-being. Each of the district’s three elementary schools, Enders Road, Fayetteville Elementary and Mott Road, has one student engagement specialist who works with the school’s student support team to supplement existing mental health …

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