District offering behavioral health screening for grades K-6

A confidential screening tool that helps track students’ mental health and wellness will soon be available for Fayetteville-Manlius School District students in grades K-6. During the timeframe of Feb. 6-17, grades K-6 teachers districtwide will participate in the Behavior Intervention Monitoring Assessment System-Second Edition (BIMAS-2) by completing a one-page questionnaire for each of their participating …

Wellwood robotics team gears up for regionals

Several budding Fayetteville-Manlius middle school engineers will soon have another chance to demonstrate their solution to the energy crisis. Last month, Wellwood Middle School’s robotics club competed in the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) event “Super Powered,” which challenged participating students to design, build and code a robot that can improve how renewable energy is stored …

F-M’s McCarty to retire; board appoints next facilities director

Starting this spring, Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s buildings and grounds team will have a new leader for the first time in nearly 40 years. At its Jan. 23 meeting, the F-M Board of Education appointed Geoffrey Brown as the district’s next director of facilities, effective March 6, 2023. Brown’s previous career experience fully encompasses serving school …

District informed of police investigation (updated)

Update – Jan. 31, 2023: As we shared yesterday, the Town of Manlius Police Department is currently investigating five local cases of online exploitation in which victims are being threatened and coerced into virtually sending money or private and sensitive content, such as explicit images and videos, to an adult predator. The district has been …

Students to dismiss early on Friday, Jan. 27

All Fayetteville-Manlius School District students will have a half day of school on Friday, Jan. 27. Staff development sessions will be held Friday afternoon. Students will dismiss at the following times: Fayetteville-Manlius High School: 10:07 a.m. Eagle Hill and Wellwood middle schools: 10:40 a.m. Enders Road, Fayetteville and Mott Road elementary schools: 11:35 a.m.

Spanish Honor Society inducts new members

Fifty-four Fayetteville-Manlius High School students were recently inducted into the Joaquín Sorolla Chapter of the Fayetteville-Manlius Spanish Honor Society. The F-M chapter celebrates students’ interest in the Spanish language and commitment to high academic achievement. Members pledge to: Remain enrolled in a world language course through their senior year; Maintain an overall GPA of 85% …

Special education advisory council to meet Jan. 26

The Fayetteville-Manlius Central School District Advisory Council for Special Education will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, in Wellwood Middle School’s library. All parents and guardians of special education students are welcome to attend the meeting, which will focus on the special education annual review process. The purpose of the advisory council is to …

National French Honor Society inducts 20 new members

Twenty Fayetteville-Manlius High School students were recently inducted to the Fayetteville-Manlius chapter of the National French Honor Society. To be eligible for membership, students must have maintained an average of 90 or above in all of their high school French courses and continue their French studies for the entirety of their high school career.    The …

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 a NYSPHSAA Scholar-Athlete team award, 75 percent of students on a …

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