County surveying high school families about possible school-based vaccine clinic

On Thursday, April 8, Fayetteville-Manlius School District Superintendent Craig J. Tice sent the following letter to F-M High School families regarding Onondaga County possibly hosting a school-based COVID-19 vaccine clinic at F-M. Dear Fayetteville-Manlius High School Parents and Guardians: As we continue our efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, I am pleased to inform …

District continues to test water for lead

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District recently completed more water testing, checking outlets used for drinking and cooking to make sure they comply with New York state’s requirements for lead in the district’s drinking water.  According to state law, school districts are required every five years to complete a round of lead testing of water outlets used …

Eagle Hill students raise funds for FM Food Pantry

Pie can be a very motivating factor for middle school students, and not necessarily eating pie, but the prospect of adults getting a whipped cream pie smushed in their faces.  Eagle Hill Middle School teacher Rebecca Stephens challenged her five seventh-grade classes to compete against one another in a coin drive to raise money for …

District prepares for more in-person instruction

Fayetteville-Manlius School District officials are planning to welcome more students back into buildings next month. During the March 22 Fayetteville-Manlius Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Craig J. Tice recommended the district increase in-person instruction from two days per week to five days per week for K-4 students, and four days per week for the middle …

Dinneen to retire; board appoints replacement

After 42 years in the special education field, and the past 25 as the Fayetteville-Manlius School District Assistant Superintendent for Special Services, Lisa Dinneen is planning to retire.  Dinneen’s last day will be June 30. Prior to joining F-M, she spent 17 years with the West Genesee Central School District as a special education teacher …

Staff member tests positive for COVID-19; all schools remain open

On March 19, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified that an F-M High School staff member has tested positive for COVID-19. The staff member was last in school on March 19, 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. …

Two individuals test positive for COVID-19; all schools remain open

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District has been notified that two individuals from the same household recently tested positive for COVID-19. The district was notified on March 17 that an Enders Road Elementary School cohort B student tested positive for COVID-19. The student was last in school on March 12, and contact tracing determined that two students …

District targets April 19 for start of more in-person instruction 

Fayetteville-Manlius School District officials are considering expanding the district’s current hybrid instructional model to include four or five days of in-person learning for students each week beginning Monday, April 19. During a March 8 F-M Board of Education meeting, F-M Superintendent of Schools Craig J. Tice presented Onondaga County Health Department’s policy proposal for increasing …

Remote high school student tests positive for COVID-19

On Thursday, March 11, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified that an F-M High School student recently tested positive for COVID-19. Because the student is participating in the district’s remote instructional model and has not been on school grounds, there were no exposures related to this case at school. F-M High School will remain open …

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