High school student tests positive for COVID-19

On June 30, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified that an F-M High School student has tested positive for COVID-19.  The student was last in school on June 24. Contact tracing determined that four students and no staff members needed to quarantine.  Due to privacy laws, the district cannot provide any additional information about the …

F-M High School commencement ceremony will be live streamed

On Friday, June 25, members of the Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s Class of 2021 will participate in the school’s 68th commencement ceremony, which will be held at St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview in Syracuse. The event was originally scheduled to take place at F-M’s outdoor athletic stadium, but was recently changed to the outdoor music venue …

Students earn top honors on National Spanish Exam

Twenty-four Fayetteville-Manlius School District students recently achieved top honors for their performance on the 2021 National Spanish Exam. The exam is organized by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portugese (AATSP) and measures a student’s ability to read, write and communicate with cultural competence. Exam results provide teachers with a means of comparing …

District anticipates December 2021 vote on proposed capital project

Fayetteville-Manlius School District officials are targeting December 2021 for its next capital project vote, which will include a proposal to provide infrastructure and programmatic space upgrades to F-M High School, the one school building that all F-M students attend before graduating. The $52 million project proposal aligns with the district’s 2020-23 Strategic Plan, which includes …

Staff member tests positive for COVID-19

On June 22, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified that a Fayetteville Elementary School staff member tested positive for COVID-19.  The staff member was last in school on June 18, and contact tracing determined that no students or staff members needed to quarantine.  All F-M schools remain open for in-person instruction. Due to privacy laws, …

Seniors visit former elementary schools for 2021 Grad Walk

On June 17, 2021, members of the Fayetteville-Manlius Class of 2021 received their caps and gowns for graduation. Then they boarded buses and headed to their former elementary schools where they were greeted by current elementary students and staff. Check out the video below for some highlights from the day.

Graduation moved to St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview

On June 17, Fayetteville-Manlius High School Executive Principal Ray Kilmer sent the letter below to F-M seniors and their families updating them on changes to the school’s June 25 graduation. Dear Class of 2021 and families: Yesterday, NYS removed many of the COVID rules governing high school graduations, which prompted us to immediately look at …

Eagle Hill students explore World War II and media literacy

Eagle Hill Middle School students recently completed a cross-curricular project that entailed delving deep into the events and stories of World War II and then using their media literacy skills to produce a podcast or documentary. Eighth-grade teachers Emily Baickle, English language arts (ELA), and Mary Kate Lonergan, social studies, teamed up for the project …

Annual district art shows go virtual

Two virtual art shows featuring the work of Fayetteville-Manlius School District students are now available for viewing on the district’s official YouTube channel. The K-12 art show features students’ best drawings, designs, photography pieces and more. The F-M Class of 2021 art gallery is also being hosted virtually this year.  

Students commit to continue their athletic careers in college

Fourteen Fayetteville-Manlius High School student-athletes are getting ready to compete at the next level. The students signed National Letters of Intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level during the 2021-22 school year. The students participated in an official ceremony June 11 in front of family, friends and coaches at F-M High School. …

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