Notice for parents/guardians: MySchoolBucks increases processing fees

Parents and guardians who make online payments to their student’s cafeteria accounts through MySchoolBucks will soon notice a higher transaction processing fee. Beginning March 7th, the per-transaction fee will increase from $2.75 to $3.25 for credit/debit transactions and will increase from $2.49 to $2.75 for e-check transactions. Payment via cash or check can also be …

Voters to choose 3 BOE members in May; learn how to become a candidate

On May 21, 2024, Fayetteville-Manlius voters will choose three district residents to serve on the F-M Board of Education for a three-year term. The F-M Board of Education is made up of nine school district residents elected by voters. Each board member is elected to a three-year term. Board members are not financially compensated. The …

F-M Student Information Resource Officers advocate for firearm safety

In conjunction with School Resource Officer Appreciation Day on Thursday, Feb. 15, the Fayetteville-Manlius Central School District Student Information Resource Officers (SIRO) are advocating for firearm safety as part of the nationwide Be SMART program.  The Be SMART campaign focuses on responsible gun ownership to prevent gun-related child deaths. Be SMART provides a framework that …

AP Calculus students help build beds for children in need

FMHS students in Mrs. Kushnir’s AP Calculus class spent Wednesday, Feb. 7 building beds for children in need. Students joined volunteers at Sleep in Heavenly Peace, where they spent 3 hours drilling, sanding, and assembling bunk beds that will be delivered to families in the greater Syracuse area.  This is the 4th year AP Calculus …

F-M celebrates 144 Scholastic Art Awards

Fayetteville-Manlius Central School District students were recently recognized with a total of 144 awards in the 2024 Central New York Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards competition. The Scholastic Art Awards are the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for teens in grades 7-12. F-M students earned 43 Gold Key Awards (37 at the …

F-M student named Gatorade Cross Country Player of the Year

A Fayetteville-Manlius senior has been named Gatorade New York Boys Cross Country Player of the Year, as Gatorade honors the nation’s most elite high school athletes for the 39th year. Nolan McGinn is the fourth student-athlete to be chosen from F-M High School.  The award is meant to celebrate students for their excellence on the …

F-M Diversity Coalition plans Culture Festival for Saturday, Feb. 10

The F-M Diversity Coalition will be hosting a Culture Festival on Saturday, Feb. 10 from 12-2:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. The event will have student-run booths, activities, food, and performances that showcase the cultural diversity of both the school and larger F-M community. A highlight at this year’s festival: several Syracuse University student-groups …

Eighth grade students make a difference through Agents of Change

Eighth grade students from both Eagle Hill and Wellwood are discovering what they feel passionate about and taking action, thanks to a class called Agents of Change. The class, offered in both middle schools, encourages students to practice active citizenship by identifying a need within their school, neighborhood, or local community and working to generate …

FMHS team takes top spot at Onondaga County Math League Meet

Fayetteville-Manlius’ Green Team won first place at the Onondaga County Math League Meet on Saturday, Jan. 27 at Onondaga Community College. The county-wide meet marked the end of the team’s season, but some students are moving on to the state competition. Each year, the top 30 scorers from Onondaga County are chosen to represent Team …

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