Reopening F-M Schools

Fayetteville-Manlius School District 2020-21 School Reopening Plan

For COVID-19 information, including important district notices, learning and childcare resources and food distribution plans, please go to this page.

Girls varsity soccer team recognized for excellence

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District Girls Varsity Soccer Team has been recognized for excellence both on and off the field.  United Soccer Coaches, the world’s largest soccer coaches’ organization, named the F-M team as one of 23 high school teams and nine college programs as recipients of the United Soccer Coaches Team Pinnacle Award for the …

School start time forums planned; feedback welcome 

Fayetteville-Manlius parents and guardians will have several upcoming opportunities to learn about, and provide feedback on, the school district’s initiative to investigate changing its schools’ start times.   In spring 2019, the F-M Board of Education tasked Daniel Lewin of the Children’s National Health System, which specializes in a range of pediatric services and research, including …

Mott Road teacher tests positive for COVID-19; school to remain open

On Friday, Oct. 16, the Onondaga County Health Department notified the Fayetteville-Manlius School District that a Mott Road Elementary School teacher tested positive for COVID-19.   Based on contact tracing, the district has determined that Mott Road can remain open for in-person instruction. At this time, the teacher who tested positive is in isolation and another …

Three F-M students selected to be part of All-National Honor Ensembles

Three Fayetteville-Manlius High School seniors were selected to participate in the 2020 All-National Honor Ensembles as part of the National Association for Music Education’s (NAfME) annual conference.  F-M seniors Sadie Fridley, Lindsay Hebert and Gerard McCrohan were among 50 New York state students chosen to participate. The All-National Honor Ensembles represent the top performing high …

Health screening tool for students launches Oct. 10

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District is adding another layer of precaution to its health and safety protocols for in-person instruction.  On Oct. 10, parents and guardians will begin receiving a weekly email via SchoolMessenger asking them to complete by noon on Mondays an online health attestation for each child in their family who is participating in …

F-M named first in Syracuse Area for academics; second in Upstate

For the 10th consecutive year, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District maintained its number two ranking in academics out of 430 Upstate public school districts, according to a Buffalo-based business magazine. In the Syracuse Area, which includes 54 school districts within Cayuga, Cortland, Madison, Onondaga, Oswego and Tompkins counties, F-M ranked first. On Oct. 5, the magazine, …

Superintendent message to Fayetteville Elementary community

On Oct. 2, Fayetteville-Manlius School District Superintendent Craig J. Tice sent the following letter to Fayetteville Elementary School families and staff. Dear Fayetteville Elementary Families and Staff, As we prepare to enter our second month of instruction, I am reflecting on the events of the past week. First of all, I want to thank our …

Bus pickup and dropoff times may fluctuate

Families may be noticing that their child’s actual bus pickup and dropoff times may be different than what is estimated on the district’s online bus route system.  Because the Fayetteville-Manlius School District is following a hybrid instructional model, all students in the transportation database are not attending school each school day. So when the system …

Wellwood temporarily shifts to remote learning due to electrical work

Most Fayetteville-Manlius School District students attending Wellwood Middle School will be shifting to remote learning Oct. 5-14 because of electrical work that will be taking place at the school on those days. The main office staff and the district’s highest need special education students (those in the 12:1:1 classroom) will be temporarily moved on those …

Professional development focuses on remote learning

While some things about the 2020-21 school year are different than in previous years, the dedication of the Fayetteville-Manlius School District staff and administration remains the same. District officials and staff members worked throughout the summer to plan for what instruction for all students looks like in the COVID-19 era. They developed a reopening plan …

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