District offering behavioral health screening for grades 7-12

A confidential screening tool that helps track students’ mental health and wellness will soon be available for Fayetteville-Manlius School District students in grades 7-12. During the timeframe of Nov. 28 through Dec. 23, students (ages 12 through 18 years old) will have the opportunity to complete the Behavior Intervention Monitoring Assessment System-Second Edition, also called …

District notified of off-campus incident involving unfamiliar individual

On Wednesday, Nov. 2, a group of Wellwood Middle School sixth-grade students were finishing a weekly before-school Faith Formation class at Immaculate Conception in Fayetteville when a visibly confused community member entered the Faith Formation classroom and did not immediately comply when asked to exit the classroom. The community member did not interact with students …

F-M senior selected for prestigious music conference

A Fayetteville-Manlius High School vocalist will soon be taking her music skills on the road. Senior Maya Perera is one of 540 high school students nationwide who has been chosen to participate in this year’s All-National Honor Ensembles as part of the National Association for Music Education’s (NAfME) annual conference, which is set to take …

District seeks members for DEI in education committee

Nov. 1, 2022 – Update: Individuals who are interested in serving on the F-M Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in Education can submit their request for consideration here OR by completing the community survey mentioned in the story below. If you are indicating interest via the community survey, please note that you will …

District survey seeks input from F-M stakeholders

What do you think about the Fayetteville-Manlius School District? We want to hear from you! F-M parents, caregivers, students, staff and community members can anonymously share their feedback with district leaders on topics such as F-M’s academic rigor, leadership, student support and priority areas by completing the district’s community survey, which is open now through …

F-M students “Chalk the Walk” to inspire, support others

Some of Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s walkways recently became canvases where students could chalk uplifting messages and colorful illustrations for all to see. This fall, students participated in “Chalk the Walk,” a community-wide initiative that promotes normalizing conversations surrounding mental health and wellness, and raises awareness for suicide prevention. As part of the activity, participating students …

F-M music apparel store closes Oct. 23

A pop-up store featuring Fayetteville-Manlius School District Music Department swag is now open. The virtual shop offers adult and youth apparel, including long and short-sleeve t-shirts, sweatshirts, sweatpants, vests and jackets, and outerwear accessories such as winter hats and gloves. Orders must be placed by 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23 and will be ready for …

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 …

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