Annual district art shows go virtual

Two virtual art shows featuring the work of Fayetteville-Manlius School District students are now available for viewing on the district’s official YouTube channel. The K-12 art show features students’ best drawings, designs, photography pieces and more. The F-M Class of 2021 art gallery is also being hosted virtually this year.  

Students commit to continue their athletic careers in college

Fourteen Fayetteville-Manlius High School student-athletes are getting ready to compete at the next level. The students signed National Letters of Intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level during the 2021-22 school year. The students participated in an official ceremony June 11 in front of family, friends and coaches at F-M High School. …

Updated guidance for F-M High School Senior Ball

On June 11, after getting clarification from Assemblyman Al Stirpe’s office on health and safety protocols related to F-M’s planned outdoor senior ball, F-M High School Executive Principal Raymond Kilmer sent the following letter to high school seniors and their families. Dear F-MHS Seniors and Families, At 3:30 p.m. today, following repeated inquiries for further clarification, I …

COVID-19 update: Face coverings no longer required outside on school grounds

Consistent with the guidance recently released by the New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH), Fayetteville-Manlius School District will no longer require students, staff and visitors to wear face coverings outdoors while on school grounds, including at athletic events and during recess. Face coverings are still required to be worn on school buses and …

Spare change fundraiser nets success at Enders Road

When it comes to raising money for a good cause, Enders Road Elementary School students recently proved they’re up for the challenge. As part of its character education program, the Fayetteville-Manlius elementary school recently hosted a “Coins for Good” fundraiser. During the event, students could bring in spare change to help make a difference for …

COVID-19 update: Face covering requirements remain in place

On Sunday, June 6, Fayetteville-Manlius School District Superintendent Craig J. Tice provided the following COVID-19 update to F-M families and staff. Dear F-M families and staff, Late Friday afternoon, June 4, 2021, we were made aware through a media report that New York State Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker dispatched a letter to …

District considers next steps in evaluating school start time changes

Fayetteville-Manlius School District officials are contemplating the next steps in their consideration of adjusting school start times so that older students start classes later.  The district has spent the past two years working with Children’s National Health System to explore the potential benefits and challenges associated with changing school start times. Children’s National Health System …

Students earn National German Exam medals

Nearly 30 Fayetteville-Manlius School District students recently achieved top honors for their performance on the 2021 National German Exam. Administered each year to more than 20,000 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. …

District seeks input on spending federal stimulus funds

Fayetteville-Manlius School District officials are seeking public input regarding how to use federal stimulus money connected with the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSA) and the American Rescue Plan (ARP). The district expects to receive $1,150,133 as part of the ARP plan, which was implemented earlier this year to help schools safely reopen …

As one project nears its end, district defines its next priority facility needs

As contractors continue to work towards completion of Wellwood Middle School’s construction and renovations, Fayetteville-Manlius School District officials are finalizing the scope and costs related to the district’s next proposed capital project.  “The 2017 capital project included renovations and new modern spaces for teaching and learning as well as necessary infrastructure work district wide to …

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