Teacher Appreciation Week: F-M leaders salute educators

Fayetteville-Manlius School District Superintendent Craig J. Tice and F-M Board of Education President Marissa Joy Mims sent the following letter to F-M educators today in recognition of Teacher Appreciation Week. Dear F-M Faculty and Staff, The success of our district is dependent on the quality of instruction given to our students. The past year presented …

Two positive COVID-19 cases reported; schools remain open

On May 3, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified two individuals within the school community recently tested positive for COVID-19. A Wellwood Middle School student who was last in school on April 28 tested positive for COVID-19. Contact tracing determined that no students or staff members needed to quarantine.  A Fayetteville Elementary School student who …

Mask rules remain for F-M’s outdoor events

To help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, face coverings must still be worn by anyone attending or participating in Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s outdoor events, including athletic contests. On April 27, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) relaxed some of its outdoor mask mandates, but continues to recommend that fully vaccinated people wear a mask …

Parent Council to virtually meet Tuesday, May 4

Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s Parent Council will hold its next meeting of the 2020-21 school year 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 4 via video conference. 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 place regarding relevant and timely …

F-M students to perform ‘A New World’ April 23-24; livestream tickets available

For the first time in more than a year, the curtain will rise again for Fayetteville-Manlius High School’s drama students. On April 23 and 24, a cast and crew of 100 students will present a cabaret-style musical, “A New World” for online viewers and a limited in-person audience. The musical incorporates 17 songs from a …

Student tests positive for COVID-19; all schools remain open

On April 17, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified that a Fayetteville-Manlius High School student tested positive for COVID-19. The cohort A student was last in school on April 13, and contact tracing determined that no students or staff members needed to quarantine.  At this time, all F-M schools remain open for in-person instruction. Due …

Seven 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 winter 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 …

F-M Culture Fest kicks off April 8; community invited to participate

Fayetteville-Manlius High School students are celebrating their school community’s cultural diversity with international food, entertainment, literature and more. F-M Culture Fest, which features four virtual events, will be held April 8-17. The special event is being organized by the school’s Diversity Coalition, which formed earlier this school year. “In a time of racism and social …

F-M students advance in history competition

Seven Fayetteville-Manlius High School students will represent their school at a state-level history contest in April. Following top-scoring finishes at the regional qualifier, members of the high school’s National History Day (NHD) Club recently earned spots in this year’s state competition. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the event will be held virtually this year on April …

Student tests positive for COVID-19; all schools remain open

On April 1, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified that an Eagle Hill Middle School student tested positive for COVID-19. The cohort A student was last in school on March 23 and contact tracing determined that no students or staff members needed to quarantine. At this time, all F-M schools remain open for in-person instruction. …

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