F-M juniors recognized nationally for writing excellence  

The National Council of Teachers of English recently recognized three Fayetteville-Manlius High School juniors for their excellence in writing. Cecilia Byer, Sarah Crovella and Kathy Yang each submitted work for the 2019 National Council of Teachers of English Achievement in Writing awards and have been recognized by NCTE with Certificates of Superior Writing. The three …

F-M alum shares knowledge with next generation

During a visit to his former stomping grounds, a broadcasting veteran and former Fayetteville-Manlius High School alumnus shared career insights, tips and knowledge with a group of aspiring student-journalists. On May 13, Miami Heat Executive Director of Broadcasting Ted Ballard (1988) presented to F-M High School’s Advanced Broadcast Journalism class about what it’s like to …

District is reviewing school meal account balances

Have you checked your child’s school meal account balance lately? As the end of 2018-19 school year quickly approaches, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District Food Service Department is reminding parents and guardians to check their children’s school meal account balances at myschoolbucks.com. For students planning to return to F-M for the 2019-20 school year, positive balances …

F-M High School students earn 34 medals on National Spanish Exam

Fayetteville-Manlius High School students earned a total of 10 gold, 10 silver and 14 bronze medals, along with 31 honorable mentions, on the 2019 National Spanish Examinations. Students were taught by Spanish teachers Melanie Campitello-Chevez, Stephanie Cimino, Chrissie Cioppa, Eva Giacona, Pam Mitchell, Nona Travis and Athena Tzetzis. The National Spanish Examinations are sponsored by …

State to notify residents of STAR program changes

The New York state budget adopted in April includes changes to the New York State School Tax Relief (STAR) program that could affect some Fayetteville-Manlius School District homeowners. The state Department of Taxation and Finance plans to send STAR program participants letters with information about the changes to the program, which the state established to …

Two F-M seniors win foreign language scholarships

Fayetteville-Manlius High School seniors Jacob Gerardi and Matthew Crovella were each recently awarded scholarships for excellence in the study of foreign languages. The Fulvi Student Scholarship Award for Excellence in Foreign Language Study is given to a high school student enrolled in the highest level possible with a foreign language average of 90 or better …

Elementary students celebrate National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Whether it’s busting a move to Cotton Eye Joe or running laps around the school, Fayetteville-Manlius elementary students are making extra efforts this month to improve their health and fitness habits. In honor of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, which is observed during the month of May, and Project All Children Exercising Simultaneously (ACES), …

Adaptive sports equipment allows for inclusivity

An accident that could change a person’s life forever can happen in the blink of an eye. And if the result is a loss of mobility, Move Along, Inc. wants to help. Jeff Wright, the not-for-profit group’s executive director, visited Fayetteville-Manlius High School physical education classes May 16 and 17 to introduce students to wheelchair …

F-M students earn medals on National French Contest

In March, Fayetteville-Manlius School District French-language students in grades 7-12 participated in the 2019 National French Contest, an online test of students’ listening, reading and grammar skills in French. The test is sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French, and students in all 50 states and abroad compete against students with similar educational …

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