Daycare transportation forms due Aug. 26

Will your Fayetteville-Manlius School District student who is attending daycare this school year require transportation to and/or from school? If so, please submit a completed daycare request form (below) to the F-M Transportation Department by Aug. 26. The department is currently establishing routes for the 2018-19 school year and needs to ensure all children are being …

District adds text messaging to parent notification service

To enhance the way it communicates with parents and guardians, Fayetteville-Manlius School District recently upgraded one of its existing notification systems to include text messaging. Starting this school year, the district will have the ability to send short and timely messages – such as weather-related closures – directly to subscribers’ mobile phones through the SchoolMessenger …

F-M community mourns the loss of a student

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District is mourning the loss of student Charlie Poole, who passed away at his home on Monday, Aug. 6 after a valiant battle with cancer. “Our heartfelt condolences and thoughts go out to the Poole family and Charlie’s friends,” F-M Superintendent Dr. Craig J. Tice said. “As the school community processes this …

New ranking names F-M elementary schools among best in state

All three of Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s elementary schools have been named among the best in public elementary education, according to a new ranking. Enders Road Elementary School, Fayetteville Elementary School and Mott Road Elementary School are included in Niche’s 2019 Best Public Elementary Schools ranking, which is based on rigorous analysis of academic and student …

F-M students attend opioid awareness program

Fayetteville-Manlius School District staff members are joining forces with community organizations to educate students about the dangers of opioid abuse. In June, Eagle Hill and Wellwood middle school eighth-graders participated in “See Something, Say Something, Save Someone,” a workshop that through education and interactive activities provides students with more information about the dangers of opiates, …

F-M students earn National German Exam medals

Eight Fayetteville-Manlius School District eighth-graders recently achieved top honors for their work on this year’s National German Exam. Administered each year to more than 26,000 students, the National German Exam, which is organized by the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG), measures a student’s ability to read, write and communicate with cultural competence. Exam …

District census taking place throughout summer

Fayetteville-Manlius School District census takers will be going door-to-door and calling residents through September to collect or verify information on all children within the district under age 18. That includes home-school, preschool and private school children. The annual school census is essential to helping the district maintain the most updated records and accurate data for …