Budget vote is TUESDAY, May 21

The 2019-20 school budget vote is Tuesday, May 21. Below are budget fast facts, a look at what else is on the ballot and some information about voting for residents. Budget vote at-a-glance When 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. May 21 Where Fayetteville Elementary School, 704 S. Manlius St., Fayetteville Proposed budget $85,874,682 Proposed budget …

District recognized for energy efficiency

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District was recently recognized with a “5-Star” energy rating achievement for meeting all Energy Cost Index air filtration standards. “Your 5-star achievement indicates that your facility is using the most energy-efficient, longest-lasting filters available,” states a letter to the district from Armando Brunetti, executive vice president of Camfil Americas, the company from …

Students excel on 2019 National Latin Exam

More than 130 Fayetteville-Manlius School District students studying Latin recently received awards on the 2019 National Latin Exam, including seven students who earned perfect scores. The exam, which was administered in March, is not meant to be a competition but rather an opportunity for students to receive reinforcement and recognition, according to the National Latin …

District proposes using additional state aid to lower tax levy increase; budget vote is Tuesday, May 21

Fayetteville-Manlius School District residents will vote Tuesday, May 21, on a proposed $85.9 million 2019-20 school budget that maintains existing student programming and enhances academic and security initiatives, which community members continue to identify as top priorities. The district has two primary revenue sources: state aid and the tax levy.  The tax levy is the …

Local German-American Society recognizes F-M student

Fayetteville-Manlius School District senior Angela Wu recently received an $800 scholarship from the German-American Society of Central New York. On April 29, Angela was honored at the society’s annual German Student Scholarship Night, along with four other students from area high schools. The German-American Society of CNY established the German Student Scholarship Program to provide …

National Technical Honor Society inducts F-M students

Two Fayetteville-Manlius High School students recently earned recognition for superior achievement in career and technical education fields. Earlier this spring, F-M seniors Hanna Breen and Taqaneessa Desmond were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). Hanna and Taqaneessa are each enrolled in New Vision programs through Onondaga – Cortland – Madison Counties BOCES. New …

F-M students awarded study trips to Germany

Two Fayetteville-Manlius High School students’ academic excellence contributed to them earning opportunities to study abroad in Germany. Junior Ian Bryant received the U.S. Department of State’s Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) High School scholarship to live in Germany with a host family and attend a German high school for the 2019-20 academic year. Eligibility requires students …

F-M High School named one of the best high schools in nation

Fayetteville-Manlius High School has once again been named among the best public high schools in the nation and is the highest ranking public high school in Onondaga County, according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best U.S. High Schools rankings. In the rankings, released on April 30, F-M High School landed 67th out of 1,204 …

F-M musical receives 13 award nominations

Fayetteville-Manlius High School’s production of “Newsies” has been nominated for 13 Syracuse High School Theatre Awards, including Best Overall in the Large Schools category. Winners will be announced June 2 during the fifth annual Syracuse High School Theatre Awards event, which will take place at the Landmark Theatre in downtown Syracuse. Advance Media New York …

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