Two F-M schools designated as Recognition Schools

The New York State Education Department has designated Fayetteville-Manlius High School and Enders Road Elementary School as 2018-19 Recognition Schools, recognizing them as being among those in the state that have high academic achievement, growth and graduation rate and have made progress during the 2017-18 school year. “We are very proud of our students and …

2019-20 Code of Conduct public hearing to be held July 2

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District is committed to providing a safe and orderly school environment where students receive, and district personnel deliver, quality educational services without disruption or interference. The district’s Code of Conduct is the foundation for promoting a safe, orderly environment for students, staff and visitors. It lays out district expectations for conduct on …

F-M High School commencement ceremony to be live streamed

On Friday, June 21, members of the Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s Class of 2019 will gather for the school’s 66th commencement ceremony, which will be held on the Onondaga Community College campus. Can’t make it to the ceremony? Watch it live online. Complete coverage of the ceremony will be streamed in real-time on the web starting …

Middle school students earn awards on National German Exam

The results are in and several Fayetteville-Manlius School District middle school students earned medals and honorable mention certificates on the Level 1 2019 National German Exam. The American Association of Teachers of German sponsors the exam, which has four levels. Levels 2-4 are administered in winter, and Level 1 is given in the spring. The …

Two F-M teachers graduate from state’s Master Teacher program

Two Fayetteville-Manlius High School teachers recently completed four years of intensive professional development through the prestigious New York State Master Teacher Program, earning the titles Master Teacher Emeritus. Physics teacher Josh Buchman and math teacher Dina Kushnir were honored June 5 with their cohort during a graduation ceremony at SUNY Cortland. The four-year Master Teacher …

Board recognizes achievements and board service

The Fayetteville-Manlius Board of Education recently recognized the achievements and contributions of many students, staff and community members, including an outgoing board member. At its June 10 meeting, the board recognized Kim Swanson for her six years of board service. Her term expires June 30, and she opted to not seek re-election to the board. …

Library media specialist recognized as ‘Super Librarian’

Fayetteville-Manlius High School Library Media Specialist Mary Patroulis has been named a “Super Librarian.” The Central New York School Librarians, an affiliate of New York Library Association – Section for School Libraries (NYLA-SSL), will recognize Patroulis June 14 at an awards banquet. The Soaring With Excellence Super Librarian Award honors librarians in the Central New …

F-M juniors recognized nationally for writing excellence  

The National Council of Teachers of English recently recognized three Fayetteville-Manlius High School juniors for their excellence in writing. Cecilia Byer, Sarah Crovella and Kathy Yang each submitted work for the 2019 National Council of Teachers of English Achievement in Writing awards and have been recognized by NCTE with Certificates of Superior Writing. The three …

F-M High School students earn 34 medals on National Spanish Exam

Fayetteville-Manlius High School students earned a total of 10 gold, 10 silver and 14 bronze medals, along with 31 honorable mentions, on the 2019 National Spanish Examinations. Students were taught by Spanish teachers Melanie Campitello-Chevez, Stephanie Cimino, Chrissie Cioppa, Eva Giacona, Pam Mitchell, Nona Travis and Athena Tzetzis. The National Spanish Examinations are sponsored by …

State to notify residents of STAR program changes

The New York state budget adopted in April includes changes to the New York State School Tax Relief (STAR) program that could affect some Fayetteville-Manlius School District homeowners. The state Department of Taxation and Finance plans to send STAR program participants letters with information about the changes to the program, which the state established to …

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