Reopening F-M Schools

Fayetteville-Manlius School District 2020-21 School Reopening Plan; Hybrid/Remote Learning Information; COVID-19 Testing; Contact Tracing; Reopening Frequently Asked Questions

For COVID-19 information from the school district, including important notices, learning and childcare resources, and food distribution plans, please go to this page.

District updates face covering, return to school after illness guidelines 

To align with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) evolving guidelines for mitigating the spread of COVID-19, Fayetteville-Manlius School District officials recently revised two sections of the district’s 2020-21 school reopening plan.  The district’s reopening plan is fluid and subject to change based on scientific findings and recommendations from the CDC and the New …

Free breakfast and lunch available for all students through Dec. 31

Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s Food Service Department is making sure the district’s most vulnerable students have access to free, healthy meals while the COVID-19 pandemic continues to create challenges for many families.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has extended flexibilities it granted to school meal programs to provide free breakfast and lunch for all children …

Food service implements changes to keep students safe

To help protect the health, safety and well-being of students and staff, Fayetteville-Manlius School District Food Service Department is implementing changes to its school meals and procedures for the 2020-21 school year. Food service meals are available to all students, including those who are attending school remotely from home. Students who qualify for the free …

Wellwood 2020-21 school supply lists now available

Grade 5 Grade 6 Grade 7 Grade 8 All students will borrow an 11-inch Acer Chromebook this school year. Please consider purchasing a sleeve or zipper cover to protect it. Grade 5 All fifth-grade students will need: Two 2-pocket folders (plastic/durable) Two packs of #2 pencils Two Ultra Fine Black Sharpies Pilot Frixion Erasable Pens …

F-M hosting virtual forums to discuss reopening plans

Fayetteville-Manlius School District is hosting three virtual forums to discuss plans for reopening schools in September. The forums will be led by a panel of district officials and each meeting will stream live on the district’s YouTube channel. All F-M parents and guardians are welcome to tune in; no pre-registration is required. The forums are …

F-M school calendar revised for 2020-21

During a meeting held Aug. 10, the Fayetteville-Manlius Board of Education voted to revise the 2020-21 school year calendar in an effort to provide staff with more professional development time before student instruction begins. Board members unanimously approved the new calendar, which moves two professional development days originally scheduled during November and May to Sept. …

Schools cleared to reopen in September; parent forums scheduled

On Aug. 7, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that based on COVID-19 infection rates, schools across the state may open their school buildings to in-person instruction. Cuomo previously said schools can follow reopening plans for in-person education in September if the region in which the school district resides is in Phase 4 and has …

F-M holds 67th annual commencement ceremony

After months of uncertainty, Fayetteville-Manlius High School Class of 2020 members finally got to turn their tassels. On July 25, Fayetteville-Manlius School District held its 67th annual graduation ceremony virtually and in person at the district’s outdoor athletic stadium. The event was originally scheduled to take place in June at the SRC Arena on the …

F-M High School commencement ceremony will be live streamed

A live stream of Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s 67th commencement ceremony will be available on the district’s official YouTube channel beginning 9 a.m. Saturday, July 25. In order to adhere to New York State Department of Health requirements for graduation ceremonies taking place during the COVID-19 pandemic, the event’s in-person portion will be divided into a …

F-M’s reopening planning is underway

As the start of a new school year approaches, Fayetteville-Manlius School District officials are working diligently on a reopening plan that strives to keep students and staff members healthy and safe amid the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier this month, New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo said schools can follow reopening plans for in-person education in September …

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