F-M named among the ‘Best Communities for Music Education in America’

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation has once again named the Fayetteville-Manlius School District one of the nation’s “Best Communities for Music Education in America.” F-M is among 623 school districts to receive the designation from NAMM Foundation, a nonprofit organization that advocates active participation in music-making. “We are proud of our students, …

Parent Council to meet Monday, April 1

Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s Parent Council will meet 9 a.m. Monday, April 1, 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 …

‘Dads Night’ set for March 29 at Wellwood

Fayetteville Elementary School’s Dads Night event is set for 7 p.m. Friday, March 29 at Wellwood Middle School. The sixth annual Dads Night variety show, “Escape from TV Land” will feature spoofs on school traditions and popular culture, choreographed dance routines and appearances by parents, school staff members and district leaders. Audacious and stage-shy dads …

F-M students raise $101,000 for Camp Good Days and Special Times

Fayetteville-Manlius High School students recently spent 12 hours on the dance floor, and with good reason: to raise money for young children whose lives have been impacted by cancer. The 29th annual Fayetteville-Manlius High School Dance Marathon fundraiser – or “DM” as it’s referred to on campus – recently raised $101,000, which will help send …

F-M history teacher selected for advisory board

In addition to teaching seventh-grade history, a Fayetteville-Manlius School District educator is taking another step in helping young Americans better understand the U.S. Constitution and its legacy to freedom. In February, Eagle Hill Middle School teacher Rebecca Stephens was selected to serve on the National Constitution Center’s Teacher Advisory Board, which helps create, support and …

F-M students face off in annual geography contest

A group of Fayetteville-Manlius middle school students recently proved they know their way around the world. Thirty F-M students tested their knowledge of cultural, physical and economic geography during the 2019 National Geographic GeoBee, which was held at Eagle Hill and Wellwood middle schools in January. The GeoBee is an annual competition organized by the …

Seniors named finalists in National Merit Scholarship Program

Ten Fayetteville-Manlius High School students were recently named finalists in the 64th Annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Seniors Elizabeth Brady, Nolan Chiles, Adora Colicci, Emily Cook, Ethan Ferguson, David Haungs, Rachel Liu, Nathan Montgomery, Robert Stewart and Tina Wang were named National Merit Semifinalists last fall and are each now competing for one of 7,500 …

F-M student aces test, wins a trip to Germany

A Fayetteville-Manlius High School student will spend a portion of his upcoming summer vacation studying in Germany. Junior Daniel Popp was recently awarded a three-week trip to Germany following his participation in an annual awards contest sponsored by the Goethe Institut, which is a non-profit cultural association that promotes the study of German language abroad. …

F-M Athletic Hall of Fame nominations due May 1

Do you know a former student-athlete, coach, team or athletics program supporter whose accomplishments raised the bar on high school athletics at Fayetteville-Manlius School District? If so, now’s the time to submit a nomination to the Fayetteville-Manlius Athletic Hall of Fame. Established in 2016, the F-M Athletic Hall of Fame recognizes and honors the many …

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