Board of Education appoints Mott Road Elementary School Interim Principal for the 2024-25 school year

The F-M Board of Education during its July 2, 2024 meeting appointed Lisa Geraci-Civiletto as Mott Road Elementary School’s Interim Building Principal. “I look forward to getting to know each of you and working together to ensure a successful and fulfilling school year,” Geraci-Civiletto said. “Let’s make this year at Mott Road Elementary School a …

District’s internal audit prompts police investigation

The Fayetteville-Manlius Central School District, while conducting its annual internal audit, discovered discrepancies in purchases made using a district credit card. The district uncovered charges were made for non-school related purchases.  Following an internal review, the district notified the Manlius Police Department and has been cooperating with police in their investigation regarding this matter.  The …

Board elects president and vice president for 2024-25 school year

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District Board of Education elected a new president and vice president for the 2024-25 school year. During the board’s annual re-organizational meeting on July 2, board members elected Sarah Fitzgerald to serve as board president and Rebecca Cohen as vice president. The positions are one-year terms. Also during the meeting, Superintendent Craig …

Interim Mott Road Elementary principal to begin July 8

As the search for Mott Road Elementary Principal enters its final phase, the Fayetteville-Manlius Board of Education has appointed an interim principal to fill the role through August 4th. Eileen Lux, who is newly retired as principal from Fayetteville Elementary, will shift to fill the opening at Mott Road, beginning July 8.  “I am looking …

District aware of police investigation involving F-M teacher who recently resigned

Dear Fayetteville-Manlius parents and guardians, During the evening of Thursday, June 27, Fayetteville-Manlius School District officials were contacted by the Town of Manlius Police Department and made aware of an investigation involving Wellwood Middle School teacher Tucker McKeown. McKeown is alleged to have sent illicit messages to two Wellwood students via the social media platform …

F-M student, teacher awarded for artistic innovation

A Fayetteville-Manlius student and teacher are being recognized for making the school community a more bright and vibrant place!  F-M Art Coordinator and Art Department Instructional Specialist Kathryn Gabriel, and newly graduated FMHS student Anna Bertrand were recognized in June during the second annual Gala for the Arts. Hosted by The Center for Instruction, Technology …

Eagle Hill students scoop up success with new ice cream flavor for local shop

Fayetteville-Manlius School District students churned up ideas for original ice cream flavors and one of those flavors will be making its public debut at a local sweet shop this summer. The eighth-grade students at Eagle Hill Middle School partnered with Gabrielle’s Ice Cream and Chocolate Shop of Manlius as part of an annual English Language …

Sunshine Ambassadors deliver daily dose of kindness at Eagle Hill Middle School

Fifth-grade students at Eagle Hill Middle School are working to improve school climate and culture one friendly greeting at a time. A group of students, known as the Sunshine Ambassadors, welcome students and staff to the building every morning with smiles, words of encouragement, and posters that promote positive behavior. Through the Academic Enrichment Program, …

Fayetteville Elementary class receives recognition from a U.S. Navy Reservist

A group of Fayetteville Elementary students has received a special honor from a United States Navy reservist, after stepping up to demonstrate one of the school’s key tenets: BEE Caring! Jessica Serafin, a U.S. Navy Reservist and employee at Lockheed Martin, was deployed overseas. Thanks to some coordination between parent Terry Horesco and Fay El …

District aware of unfounded threats made to schools across CNY

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District is aware of a threat that has been sent to several school districts across Central New York. The threat named F-M High School and nine other district high schools, claiming a bomb had been placed at two locations. According to the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Department, the threats are unfounded, and they …

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