Fayetteville Elementary receives prestigious National Blue Ribbon School designation

A fourth Fayetteville-Manlius School District school has been designated as a National Blue Ribbon School, an honor reserved for public and private K-12 schools that have achieved high levels of academic success or have made significant improvement in closing achievement gaps. On Sept. 21, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona designated 325 schools, including F-M’s …

Frequently asked questions about COVID-19 surveillance testing

There have been a number of questions and concerns related to the Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s partnership with Onondaga County that provides for weekly COVID-19 surveillance testing of both students and staff.  As a follow up to Superintendent Craig J. Tice’s Sept. 14 letter to families and staff about the testing, the district has compiled some …

Teacher’s work used as national ‘exemplary’ model

An Eagle Hill Middle School teacher is the first graduate of a new regional academy focused on media literacy skills.  Social studies teacher Mary Kate Lonergan earned her Media Literacy Educator certification from PBS. WSKG, the PBS/NPR affiliate station serving New York state’s Southern Tier region, provided supporting resources and workshops designed to guide teachers …

District tapped to serve as national model

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District has been invited by a national educational organization to serve as a case study and model of an exemplary school district.  AASA, The School Superintendents Association, has asked the district to apply for membership in its Learning 2025 Network of Demonstration Systems. AASA defines a demonstration system as an educational system …

Expanded summer program focused on literacy skills

Although it was summer vacation, Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s elementary schools buzzed with activity during the district’s 2021 Summer Literacy Camp. About 130 elementary school students spent a portion of their summer at the schools maintaining the literacy gains they made during the previous school year. Each school of the district’s three elementary schools hosted a …

PSAT registration open

The PSAT/NMSQT is a tool for students considering college that measures critical reading skills, math problem-solving skills and writing skills. The PSAT/NMSQT will be given at Fayetteville-Manlius High School on Oct. 16, 2021. The test will be given in the morning; in past years, testing began at 8 a.m. and finished around 11:30 a.m. While …

2022 Advanced Placement exam information released

The following letter was written by Fayetteville-Manlius High School Assistant  Principal Karen Liparulo for F-M Advanced Placement students and their families. Dear AP Student and Parent: The Advanced Placement exams for the 2021-2022 school year will require students to complete a two-step registration and ordering process. Students will order their AP exams in the fall …

F-M High School students earn more than 100 AP Scholar-level distinctions

The College Board recently recognized high school students across the country who have shown outstanding college-level achievement through their performance on Advanced Placement (AP) Exams during the 2020-21 school year. In 2021, Fayetteville-Manlius School District students earned a total of 142 AP Scholar-level distinctions.   AP Scholar Award The College Board grants AP Scholar awards to …

Face masks will be required indoors on F-M school grounds; reopening plan to be presented Sept. 2

When Fayetteville-Manlius School District students and staff begin in-person classes in September, they will be required to wear face masks when indoors on school grounds.  At the F-M Board of Education’s Aug. 17 meeting, the full board supported Superintendent Craig J. Tice’s recommendation that the district follow a universal face mask policy for everyone indoors …

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