Enders Road students plant pinwheels for peace

To help build a positive school community, Enders Road Elementary School students recently decorated and planted in front of their school dozens of colorful pinwheels. In September, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District students participated in an international initiative called Pinwheels for Peace. The project encourages students to use visual artwork and words to express feelings of …

Board reception draws together elected officials

Discovering opportunities for collaboration was the focus of conversation at this year’s board reception, which was attended by Fayetteville-Manlius School District leaders and local elected officials. Representatives from the school district, the villages of Fayetteville and Manlius, the Town of Manlius, and the state Assembly attended the Oct. 3 event, which was held at Eagle …

Youth Mental Health Resources Night set for Oct. 11

A free event that promotes a community of caring while providing mental health support, education and resources to Fayetteville-Manlius School District students and caregivers will be held 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11 at F-M High School. Featuring interactive activities, educational sessions and presentations led by community resource group representatives, Youth Mental Health Resources …

District made aware of brochure mailing error

Fayetteville-Manlius School District residents will soon receive in their mailboxes a brochure titled “Supporting Students’ Mental Health.”  This publication, which was created by the district and mailed to all F-M residents, provides information about the initiatives that are in place districtwide to support the emotional health and wellness of all F-M school community members.  Due …

Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2022 announced; induction ceremony set for Oct. 1

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District will welcome a new class to its Athletic Hall of Fame, whose members exemplify the district’s commitment to academics, community and athletic excellence. The F-M Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2022 inductees will include: Colleen Ackerman, athlete Mike Merrill, athlete Ron Fuller, coach Deb Petzold, coach 1988 boys lacrosse team …

COVID-19 surveillance testing registration is now open

The following message was emailed Sept. 9 to all Fayetteville-Manlius School District families via SchoolMessenger. The Fayetteville-Manlius School District is pleased to partner with the Onondaga County Health Department to provide free and onsite COVID-19 surveillance testing to our families and staff for the 2022-23 school year.  The initial surveillance testing dates that were selected by the …

Superintendent Tice provides update on COVID surveillance testing and at-home test kits

Dear F-M Schools Community, With the start of school quickly approaching, I am writing to you today to determine interest in an opportunity presented in partnership with Onondaga County that provides for the continuation of the weekly COVID-19 surveillance testing of both students and staff that began during the last school year.  Surveillance testing proactively …

District partners with Contact Community Services

Thanks to a new partnership between Fayetteville-Manlius School District and Contact Community Services, a community organization that focuses solely on the social, emotional, behavioral and mental wellness of children and adults, additional mental health services will be available for students and staff with the start of the new school year. During its July 11 meeting, …

Board elects president and vice president for 2022-23 school year

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District Board of Education has elected a president and vice president for the 2022-23 school year. During the board’s annual re-organizational meeting, which took place July 11, board members re-elected Marissa Joy Mims to serve as board president and Sharon Lindars as vice president. The positions are one-year terms. Also during the …

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