Music student performing in national and coastal events

Fayetteville-Manlius High School senior Marco Giacona has been selected to perform in two prestigious music competitions. Marco was selected for the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) All-National and All-Eastern Mixed Choirs. Comprised of the top music students from throughout the U.S., All-National was held Nov. 25-28 in Orlando, FL. All-Eastern, which includes top-performing music …

F-M students selected for state music festival

Several Fayetteville-Manlius High School students have been taking their music education to the next level. Thirteen students were selected to compete in the New York State School Music Association’s (NYSSMA) All-State Music Festival in Rochester, NY on Nov. 29-Dec. 2. The All-State students were selected for the festival based on their NYSSMA Solo Festival performances, …

Reminder: Early dismissal drill scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 20

Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s annual go home early drill will be held Tuesday, Nov. 20. Students will be dismissed from school 15 minutes early and required to leave the buildings at the following times: F-M High School: 1:52 p.m. Middle schools: 2:20 p.m. Elementary schools: 3:10 p.m. School buses will follow their regular afternoon drop-off routes. A …

College admission expert to speak at F-M High School on Nov. 1

College planning expert Peter Van Buskirk will return to Fayetteville-Manlius High School again this year to help demystify the college admission process for parents and students. Mr. Van Buskirk will present his interactive case study,  “The Admissions Game” 6:30 p.m. Nov. 1 in F-M High School’s auditorium. Members of F-M’s junior class and their parents …

District boosts pest management and prevention practices

A pest management and prevention plan is being reinforced at Fayetteville-Manlius High School after signs of mice were recently discovered in some areas of the building. During routine cleaning in October, an F-M custodial staff member reported evidence of mice in some areas of the school, prompting a full inspection of the building by an …

Admissions expert to speak at F-M High School on Nov. 1

Former dean of admissions and bestselling author Peter Van Buskirk will present his interactive case study, “The Admissions Game” 6:30 p.m. Nov. 1 in the Fayetteville-Manlius High School auditorium. Members of F-M’s junior class and their parents are encouraged to attend the two-hour presentation. “The Admissions Game” is a high-energy, interactive case study that transforms …

Letter from Dr. Tice regarding recent internet disruptions

Dear F-M parents, guardians and community members, Several local school districts across Central New York, including Fayetteville-Manlius, recently experienced several significant interruptions to its internet service. Since the start of the 2018-19 school year, the Central New York Regional Information Center (CNYRIC), which provides high-speed internet access to about 50 school districts, has experienced a …

F-M named second in Upstate for academics

For the eighth consecutive year, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District maintained its number two ranking in academics out of 431 Upstate public school districts, according to a Buffalo-based business magazine. On Oct. 1, the magazine, Business First, released the 2018 Upstate rankings of public school districts, which encompasses 48 New York counties, excluding the New York …

Parent Council to meet Thursday, Nov. 1

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s Parent Council will meet 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, in the large conference room of the F-M District Office Building, 8199 East Seneca Turnpike, Manlius. Parent Council is a forum where F-M parents and community members informally meet with the superintendent and other district staff. At each meeting, presentations and discussions take place …

ServSafe certification: Food service continues to follow best practices related to cross-contamination prevention

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District has long-standing procedures in place to accommodate students with food intolerances or allergies, recognizing that those allergies could be life-threatening. If your child has an intolerance or allergic reaction to a particular type of food, e.g., dairy, gluten or peanuts, please send a note to your child’s school nurse identifying any …

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