District makes changes to emergency notification procedures

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District has made changes to how it communicates emergency school closings, delays and early dismissals to streamline its communication tools to those proven to be the most effective. The district will no longer use the School News Notifier (SNN) opt-in notification system or social media to notify the public of an emergency …

ServSafe certification: Food service continues to follow best practices related to cross-contamination prevention

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District has long-standing procedures in place to accommodate students with food intolerances or allergies, recognizing that those allergies could be life-threatening. If your child has an intolerance or allergic reaction to a particular type of food, e.g., dairy, gluten or peanuts, please send a note to your child’s school nurse identifying any …

Safety and security task force to discuss four key areas

Mental health/threat assessment, facilities, training and personnel are four areas the Fayetteville-Manlius School District Community Safety and Security Task Force identified as proposed topics of discussion at its next meeting. The 27-member group, made up of representatives from all six school buildings, including parents and F-M High School students, met for the first time Oct. …

OCM BOCES addresses internet service disruptions

The Central New York Regional Information Center has recently experienced cyberattacks that have resulted in several internet service disruptions since the start of the 2018-19 school year. These disruptions have affected school districts across Central New York, including Fayetteville-Manlius. On Oct. 4, OCM BOCES District Superintendent Jody Manning released the statement below, stressing that all …

Early dismissal drill scheduled for Nov. 20

Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s annual go home early drill will be held Tuesday, Nov. 20. Students will be dismissed from school 15 minutes early and required to leave the buildings at the following times: F-M High School: 1:52 p.m. Middle schools: 2:20 p.m. Elementary schools: 3:10 p.m. School buses will follow their regular afternoon drop-off routes. A …

Mark your calendars for activity nights, beginning Oct. 1

Third-grade students and their families are encouraged to lace up their sneakers and head over to the Fayetteville Elementary School gym 6:30 p.m. Oct. 1 for some fun with Mr. Murphy and Mr. Fedrizzi. At least one adult must attend with each child. The event is free and sponsored by the Fayetteville Elementary Home and School …

Parent Visitation Week is Oct. 15-19

Parent Visitation Week will take place during the week of Oct. 15 from 9-9:45 a.m. according to the following schedule: Kindergarten: Monday, Oct. 15 Grade 1: Tuesday, Oct. 16 Grade 2: Wednesday, Oct. 17 Grade 3: Thursday, Oct. 18 Grade 4: Friday, Oct. 19 We hope to see you there!

Oct. 1 is Spirit Day

Don’t forget: Oct. 1 is Spirit Day! Students and staff are encouraged to wear their Enders Road Elementary School shirts, F-M apparel or our school colors of green and white to show their school spirit.