Parent Council to meet Tuesday, Oct. 1

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s Parent Council will meet 9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 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 …

F-M students named semifinalists in National Merit Scholarship Program

Nine Fayetteville-Manlius High School students are semifinalists in the 65th Annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The F-M students are among 16,000 students—a select group that represents less than 1% of high school seniors nationwide—who qualified for the scholarship program by scoring among the highest in their respective states on the Preliminary Standardized Achievement Test (PSAT). The F-M …

F-M High School students earn over 100 AP Scholar-level distinctions

The College Board recently recognized high school students across the country who have shown outstanding college-level achievement through their performance on Advanced Placement (AP) Exams. In 2019, 128 Fayetteville-Manlius School District students earned a total of 134 AP Scholar-level distinctions.  AP Scholar Awards The College Board grants AP Scholar awards to students who receive scores …

District continues to focus on enhancing teaching and learning

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District is entering its second year of membership to two prestigious educational groups that will support the district’s strategic plan and enhance student performance. Last fall, the district’s application for membership to The Tri-State Consortium, whose membership includes high-performing school districts from Connecticut, New Jersey and New York, was approved. F-M is …

Local transportation and law enforcement officials gather to promote safe driving

School is in session across Onondaga County this week, and representatives from local law enforcement, the transportation industry and the Fayetteville-Manlius School District attended an awareness event Sept. 3 at the F-M bus garage to urge community members to be alert while driving so that students get to and from school safely.  F-M students in …

F-M makes annual list of best school districts in America

Fayetteville-Manlius School District students, staff and community members have a lot to be proud of: The district is again being recognized as the best school district in the Syracuse area and is among the top school districts in New York state, according to Niche’s 2020 Best Schools in America Rankings and Grades. Comprised of data …

District Office closing early Friday, Aug. 30

The district office of the Fayetteville-Manlius School District will be closing at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, and will be closed Monday, Sept. 2, in recognition of the Labor Day holiday. 

District highlighted new course at national conference

A team of Fayetteville-Manlius educators were recently invited to present on the national stage, highlighting a new middle school course the district piloted during the 2018-19 school year. Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Mary Coughlin, Eagle Hill Middle School Principal Maureen McCrystal, Wellwood Middle School Principal Melissa Corbin; and teachers Jennifer Leslie and Vanessa …

Community feedback sought on school start times topic

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District is continuing its study of modifying school start times and will soon be asking students, parents and community members for feedback. The district has been working with Daniel Lewin of the Children’s National Health System, which is based in Washington D.C. and specializes in a range of pediatric services and research, …

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