March 27 COVID-19 update: Schools closed until April 15; EH teachers help make face shields for healthcare workers

On March 27, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that he is extending to April 15 his executive order to close schools to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.  Fayetteville-Manlius schools were already closed through April 13 due to an executive order from Onondaga County; however, schools will now reopen on April 15 due to the governor’s announcement. …

March 26 COVID-19 update: OCFS survey helps connect parents to childcare

While the Fayetteville-Manlius School District is partnering with the Hal Welsh East Area YMCA in Fayetteville to provide childcare for children of essential employees, the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) is also available to help those in need.  The staff at OCFS are trying their best to support families in …

Board approves new bids for Wellwood capital project

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District Board of Education had given approval to the final stage of the 2017 voter-approved capital project approval in February; however, in March, the superintendent of schools asked the board to rescind its bid approvals and approve new submissions due to a clerical error.  “It was an honest mistake,” Superintendent Craig J. …

March 23 COVID-19 update: Advanced Placement exams will take place online

The College Board, which administers Advanced Placement (AP) exams nationwide, has announced that it will conduct online exams for the 2019-20 school year but only cover material taught through early March.  This will ensure that students currently enrolled in an AP course and who pass the course will still receive college credit.  The exams will …

March 20 COVID-19 update: Board of education meeting will be live-streamed; state assessments suspended

Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s March 23 board of education meeting will be available for real-time viewing online. Amid concerns of the COVID-19 public health crisis, Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently issued an executive order exempting municipal and school boards from provisions of the state Open Meetings Law that require public access to locations where government meetings are …

Board of education to meet March 23; public may view online 

Amid concerns of the COVID-19 public health crisis, Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently issued an executive order exempting municipal and school boards from provisions of the state Open Meetings Law that require public access to locations where government meetings are conducted. To comply with this order, the F-M Board of Education’s 6 p.m. March 23 meeting …

March 19 COVID-19 update: Buildings closed; employees to work from home

As of Friday, March 20, Fayetteville-Manlius school buildings and the district office will be closed and administrators and clerical staff will work from home during the school closure as the district works to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.  Administrators will continue to be available via email, and phone messages left with the schools’ main offices …

March 18 COVID-19 update: Outdoor facilities closed; YMCA childcare available; registration paused and Chromebooks distributed

In addition to all Fayetteville-Manlius schools being closed to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the district is also closing to the public all outdoor physical education, interscholastic athletics, and recreational facilities, including the district’s track, turf field, tennis courts, school playgrounds and athletic fields. “We are asking our community to partner with us during this …

March 17 COVID-19 update: Frequently asked questions resource created

With all Fayetteville-Manlius School District schools closed until at least April 14, the district recognizes many parents, guardians and students have questions about how this extended closure will affect the school community. The community is encouraged to use the district’s Let’s Talk! platform to submit questions and concerns to the district. Those questions that would …

March 16 COVID-19 update: Eligible students to receive meals as of Tuesday, March 17; instruction will begin by March 19

On March 16, Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon announced that two county residents have tested positive for COVID-19 and that all schools in the county are to close as of 4 p.m. March 16 through April 14.  McMahon’s announcement moves up to Tuesday, March 17, Fayetteville-Manlius School District plans to begin serving eligible students breakfast …

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