Reenactor connects Eagle Hill students to American history

A living history experience recently took Eagle Hill Middle School students back in time. On Jan. 16, Fayetteville-Manlius School District Board of Education member and Revolutionary War soldier reenactor Timothy Crisafulli presented to seventh-graders about being an 18th century American solider. Crisafulli, who formerly taught middle school at F-M and now practices law, arrived to …

Parent Council to meet Monday, March 2

Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s Parent Council will meet 9 a.m. Monday, March 2, in the large conference room of the F-M District Office Building, 8199 East Seneca Turnpike, Manlius. 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 …

Students raise money for Australia’s wildlife

Australia is in the grips of a brush fire crisis and Fayetteville Elementary School third-graders are doing what they can to help the country’s injured, orphaned and homeless animals. During the month of January, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District students raised more than $400 for Taronga Conservation Society, which as part of its Australian Wildlife Appeal …

Deadline for F-M Hall of Distinction nominations is Feb. 24

Fayetteville-Manlius School District is seeking nominations for its Hall of Distinction class of 2020, which will be inducted later this spring. Since its start in 2000, the Hall of Distinction has recognized 45 individuals. The program’s goal is to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of F-M graduates and to inspire current students. Nomination forms for …

First grade concert rescheduled for March 24 at Eagle Hill

Due to construction at Wellwood Middle School, Fayetteville Elementary School’s first grade concert originally set for Wednesday, April 1 has been rescheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 24. The concert will be held at Eagle Hill Middle School.  First grade students should report to Eagle Hill Middle School’s Large Group Instruction (LGI) room by 6:15 …

Food Service taking Cannoli cupcake orders for Valentine’s Day

Looking for a sweet Valentine’s Day treat for your child or a special staff person? Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s Food Service Department is currently taking orders for Cannoli cupcakes that will be delivered to schools Feb. 14. The homemade dessert features a red velvet cupcake topped with buttercream frosting and a Cannoli. The Cannoli pastry can …

Wellwood student unveils his new book to peers

For nearly a year, Wellwood Middle School student Eisen Brower spent most of his free time immersed in video gaming. The seventh-grader himself wasn’t clutching a controller for countless hours while navigating digital terrain, battling avatars and foregoing homework, but he was writing about a teen who was. In December, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District student …

Varsity teams earn scholar-athlete recognition

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) recently recognized several Fayetteville-Manlius School District athletic teams as part of its fall Scholar-Athlete program. At the end of each sports season, NYSPHSAA recognizes student-athletes and teams that have achieved academic success. To receive NYSPHSAA Scholar-Athlete team recognition, 75 percent of students on a team’s …

History Bee & Bowl team qualifies for national competition

A group of Fayetteville-Manlius High School students is gearing up for the ultimate history test. This spring, members of F-M’s History Bee & Bowl team will compete in the National History Bee & Bowl in and around Washington, D.C. The four-member group qualified for the national event following its second place finish at the regional …

F-M Dance Marathon community kickoff is Jan. 16

One of Fayetteville-Manlius High School’s biggest fundraising events of the year will kick-off this week with a special presentation for community members. F-M students will celebrate Dance Marathon (DM) 2020 during a community presentation 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16 in the F-M High School auditorium. The annual fundraiser combines philanthropy with dancing (and other activities) …

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