District adopts tax levy and sets 2019-20 tax rates

The majority of Fayetteville-Manlius School District property owners will see their 2019 tax rate decrease 0.23% compared to the 0.24% increase projected at the annual school district budget vote in May. The Fayetteville-Manlius Board of Education adopted the 2019 tax levy – the amount of revenue to support the budget raised through school taxes – at its Aug. …

F-M makes annual list of best school districts in America

Fayetteville-Manlius School District students, staff and community members have a lot to be proud of: The district is again being recognized as the best school district in the Syracuse area and is among the top school districts in New York state, according to Niche’s 2020 Best Schools in America Rankings and Grades. Comprised of data …

District continues to focus on security

The Office of the New York State Comptroller recently audited 17 school districts, including the Fayetteville-Manlius School District, and two charter schools to determine whether the schools used their resources to develop, adopt, file and implement district-wide school safety plans and building-level emergency response plans in compliance with the Safe Schools Against Violence in Education …

Grade 5 parent information

This past spring, Eagle Hill Middle School held a parent orientation for families of students who will be entering grade 5 in the fall. Below are highlights of the discussion that took place. Counseling Department and Services Mrs. Aeri Chapman, Grade 5 Counselor Mrs. Deb Kuntz, Counseling Secretary Services Parent conferences Homework Scheduling Interim reports, …

Daycare transportation forms due Aug. 15

Will your Fayetteville-Manlius School District student who is attending daycare this school year require transportation to and/or from school? If so, please submit a completed daycare request form (below) to the F-M Transportation Department by Aug. 15. The department is currently establishing routes for the 2019-20 school year and needs to ensure all children are …

Senior portraits for yearbook due by Sept. 20

Attention seniors: Senior portraits must be submitted to the high school no later than Sept. 20, 2019. For portrait specifications and other information, please see the 2019-2020 Yearbook Information posted under “Resources” in the Student Activities Office group on Schoology.

Board elects president and vice president for 2019-20 school year

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District Board of Education has elected a new president and vice president for the 2019-20 school year. During the board’s annual re-organizational meeting, which took place July 2 at Eagle Hill Middle School, board members elected Marissa Joy Mims to serve as board president and Shari Lindars as vice president. The positions …

Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2019 announced

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District will welcome a new class to its Athletic Hall of Fame, whose members exemplify the district’s commitment to academics, community and athletic excellence. The F-M Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2019 inductees will include: Jon (J.D.) Gruenewald, athlete: soccer (5 years) and track (2005) Jim Harris, athlete: football (1981-1983); basketball …

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