Students commit to continue their athletic careers in college

Fourteen Fayetteville-Manlius High School student-athletes are getting ready to compete at the next level. The students signed National Letters of Intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level during the 2021-22 school year. The students participated in an official ceremony June 11 in front of family, friends and coaches at F-M High School. …

Updated guidance for F-M High School Senior Ball

On June 11, after getting clarification from Assemblyman Al Stirpe’s office on health and safety protocols related to F-M’s planned outdoor senior ball, F-M High School Executive Principal Raymond Kilmer sent the following letter to high school seniors and their families. Dear F-MHS Seniors and Families, At 3:30 p.m. today, following repeated inquiries for further clarification, I …

COVID-19 update: Face covering requirements remain in place

On Sunday, June 6, Fayetteville-Manlius School District Superintendent Craig J. Tice provided the following COVID-19 update to F-M families and staff. Dear F-M families and staff, Late Friday afternoon, June 4, 2021, we were made aware through a media report that New York State Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker dispatched a letter to …

District considers next steps in evaluating school start time changes

Fayetteville-Manlius School District officials are contemplating the next steps in their consideration of adjusting school start times so that older students start classes later.  The district has spent the past two years working with Children’s National Health System to explore the potential benefits and challenges associated with changing school start times. Children’s National Health System …

Students earn National German Exam medals

Nearly 30 Fayetteville-Manlius School District students recently achieved top honors for their performance on the 2021 National German Exam. Administered each year to more than 20,000 students, the National German Exam, which is organized by the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG), measures a student’s ability to read, write and communicate with cultural competence. …

Mid-day transportation for Regents exams available upon request

In addition to its typical morning and 2:50 p.m. late bus runs, Fayetteville-Manlius High School will be offering mid-day transportation to students during Regents exams. Buses will depart from the high school at approximately 12 p.m. Students that need mid-day transportation must submit a transportation request for a mid-day pick-up by 1 p.m. the day …

District seeks input on spending federal stimulus funds

Fayetteville-Manlius School District officials are seeking public input regarding how to use federal stimulus money connected with the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSA) and the American Rescue Plan (ARP). The district expects to receive $1,150,133 as part of the ARP plan, which was implemented earlier this year to help schools safely reopen …

As one project nears its end, district defines its next priority facility needs

As contractors continue to work towards completion of Wellwood Middle School’s construction and renovations, Fayetteville-Manlius School District officials are finalizing the scope and costs related to the district’s next proposed capital project.  “The 2017 capital project included renovations and new modern spaces for teaching and learning as well as necessary infrastructure work district wide to …

Military veteran and town donate tree to school district

On May 21, representatives from Honor Flight Syracuse, Town of Manlius Government and the Fayetteville-Manlius School District gathered at Wellwood Middle School to plant an oak tree in front of the school. Cross Creek Nursery in Manlius donated the tree to district resident and military veteran Anthony Pircio to honor him on his 100th birthday, …

Students earn awards on 2021 National Latin Exam

More than 100 Fayetteville-Manlius School District students studying Latin received awards on the 2021 National Latin Exam, including six who earned perfect scores.  The exam, which was administered in March, is not meant to be a competition but rather an opportunity for students to receive reinforcement and recognition, according to the NLE website. The exam …

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