COVID-19/Coronavirus Updates & Resources

All Fayetteville-Manlius school buildings are closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health situation. For updated information from the school district, including important notices, learning and childcare resources, and food distribution plans, please go to this page.

F-M designates May 29 as districtwide ‘Wellness Day’

Fayetteville-Manlius School District students will soon get a break from academic work so they can instead focus on their mental, physical and emotional well-being. On May 29, F-M will virtually host Wellness Day to promote participation in healthy activities and provide some end-of-the-year relief for K-12 students. Students have been learning remotely since mid-March when …

Board of education to hold special meeting June 1

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District Board of Education will hold a special meeting 6 p.m. June 1. Amid concerns of the COVID-19 public health crisis, Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order exempting municipal and school boards from provisions of the state Open Meetings Law that require public access to locations where government meetings are conducted. …

Budget public hearing rescheduled to June 1

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District Board of Education’s public hearing on the proposed 2020-21 budget was planned to take place during the board’s May 26 meeting and conducted via livestream  on the district’s YouTube channel. However, a power failure at that time prohibited the livestream.  The board rescheduled the hearing to 6 p.m. June 1.  Amid …

Strategic plan guided 2020-21 budget development

The 2019-20 school year was the first year of the Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s new three-year strategic plan. Feedback that students, parents, board of education members, administrators, faculty and staff members shared through a series of surveys and focus groups helped shape the final plan, which the district unveiled in fall 2019. Some goals within the …

Board of education student member position to be on ballot

Fayetteville-Manlius School District voters will decide whether the F-M Board of Education will continue the practice of including a non-voting student member. The board approved a policy in 2015 that allows the board to add a student member, pending voter approval. In 2016, voters approved the proposition, and four students, including the 2019-20 school year …

Students earn National Latin Exam awards

More than 140 Fayetteville-Manlius School District students studying Latin recently received awards on the 2020 National Latin Exam (NLE), including 13 students who earned perfect scores. The exam, which was administered in March, is not meant to be a competition but rather an opportunity for students to receive reinforcement and recognition, according to the NLE …

Four seek election to board of education

On June 9, residents will elect three members of the Fayetteville-Manlius School District Board of Education.  The board is the official policy-making body of the school district. It is responsible for carrying out the laws and regulations pertaining to the education of the community’s children. It adopts school district policy, curriculum and programs of study, …

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