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 …

District makes changes to emergency notification procedures

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District has made changes to how it communicates emergency school closings, delays and early dismissals to streamline its communication tools to those proven to be the most effective. The district will no longer use the School News Notifier (SNN) opt-in notification system or social media to notify the public of an emergency …

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 …

F-M seniors named Commended Students in national scholarship program

Twelve Fayetteville-Manlius School District students were recently named Commended Students in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program, which recognizes high scholastic achievement. F-M High School seniors Leila Badul-Malak, Matthew Crovella, Sarah Duntley, Nicolas Gascon, Laura Haight, Edward Kinslow, Daniel Li, Alexandru Mihaila, Annaliese Ouyang, Luca Pieples, Alex Talarico, and Angela Wu were named Commended Students …

F-M students named semifinalists in National Merit Scholarship Program

Ten Fayetteville-Manlius High School students are semifinalists in the 64th Annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The F-M students are among 16,000 students – a select group that represents less than one percent of high school seniors nationwide – who qualified for the scholarship program by scoring among the highest in their respective states on the …

Safety and security task force to discuss four key areas

Mental health/threat assessment, facilities, training and personnel are four areas the Fayetteville-Manlius School District Community Safety and Security Task Force identified as proposed topics of discussion at its next meeting. The 27-member group, made up of representatives from all six school buildings, including parents and F-M High School students, met for the first time Oct. …

OCM BOCES addresses internet service disruptions

The Central New York Regional Information Center has recently experienced cyberattacks that have resulted in several internet service disruptions since the start of the 2018-19 school year. These disruptions have affected school districts across Central New York, including Fayetteville-Manlius. On Oct. 4, OCM BOCES District Superintendent Jody Manning released the statement below, stressing that all …

Latest selection of Master Teachers includes two F-M educators

Two Fayetteville-Manlius School District educators were recently named New York State Master Teachers by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. “Education is the cornerstone to success, and it is the brilliant, dedicated teachers in New York who make a difference in countless lives and inspire the leaders of tomorrow,” Gov. Cuomo said. The statewide program identifies and rewards high-performing K-12 …