Board dinner draws together elected officials

‘Tis the season for gathering with friends and colleagues, celebrating successes and making plans for the New Year. Such was the case for elected officials in the Eastern suburbs when they met Dec. 10 for a dinner hosted by the Fayetteville-Manlius School District. The annual event brings together representatives from the school district, the villages …

Inside Scoop: Eagle Hill entrepreneurs pitch ice cream ideas

Thanks to a partnership between a local sweet shop and Fayetteville-Manlius middle school entrepreneurs, there’s a new ice cream flavor in town. In November, more than 80 Eagle Hill Middle School eighth-grade students as part of an English Language Arts project spent time researching, developing and pitching ideas for new ice cream flavors to local …

Music student performing in national and coastal events

Fayetteville-Manlius High School senior Marco Giacona has been selected to perform in two prestigious music competitions. Marco was selected for the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) All-National and All-Eastern Mixed Choirs. Comprised of the top music students from throughout the U.S., All-National was held Nov. 25-28 in Orlando, FL. All-Eastern, which includes top-performing music …

F-M students selected for state music festival

Several Fayetteville-Manlius High School students have been taking their music education to the next level. Thirteen students were selected to compete in the New York State School Music Association’s (NYSSMA) All-State Music Festival in Rochester, NY on Nov. 29-Dec. 2. The All-State students were selected for the festival based on their NYSSMA Solo Festival performances, …

German National Honor Society inducts new members

Thirteen Fayetteville-Manlius High School juniors were recently inducted into the Fayetteville-Manlius Delta Epsilon Phi German National Honor Society, New York Beta Alpha Chapter. Delta Epsilon Phi celebrates student academic achievement in German and promotes the study of the language, literature and culture of German speaking countries. One student from the honor society chapter is annually …

Classes will be in session at Enders Road Friday, Nov. 30

Classes will be in session tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 30, for Enders Road Elementary School students and staff. The Fayetteville-Manlius school was closed Thursday, Nov. 29, for clean-up following a small fire in an electrical panel inside a closet Wednesday evening. The fire alarm was triggered at 8:02 p.m. There were no injuries reported and minimal …

Report notes that schools’ indoor air ‘significantly cleaner’ than outdoor air

Indoor air quality tests recently conducted at two Fayetteville-Manlius School District schools showed that the indoor air in both buildings was significantly cleaner than the outdoor air. Before school started, district officials noticed mold growth in some carpeted areas of Enders Road and Mott Road elementary schools after both schools’ carpets were shampooed during routine …

District makes changes to emergency notification procedures

With winter weather in this week’s forecast, now is a good time to become familiar with how the Fayetteville-Manlius School District communicates about 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 …

F-M Fall Play features one-act performances

Need a good laugh? Check out the Fayetteville-Manlius High School Fall Play, “All in the Timing.” The evening of one-act performances will include a couple continuously rewriting the beginning of their relationship until their flaws are eliminated, the psychosis that is the DMV, an actor trapped in his own worst nightmare and three monkeys attempting …

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