County to hold COVID-19 vaccine clinic at F-M High School on April 27

Fayetteville-Manlius School District is partnering with Onondaga County to offer a free COVID-19 vaccine clinic for eligible F-M students and their family members. The on-campus Pfizer vaccine clinic is scheduled 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, April 27, at F-M High School. Priority scheduling will be given to 16- and 17-year-old students because Pfizer vaccine access is limited …

Staff member tests positive for COVID-19; all schools remain open

On March 19, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified that an F-M High School staff member has tested positive for COVID-19. The staff member was last in school on March 19, and contact tracing determined that no students or staff members needed to quarantine.  At this time, all F-M schools remain open for in-person instruction. …

Five individuals within school community test positive for COVID-19; schools remain open

On Jan. 15, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified of five individuals within the school community who have tested positive for COVID-19. The individuals include the following: Two F-M High School cohort A students who were both last in school Jan. 5. Contact tracing determined that no students or staff members need to quarantine. Two …

Asymptomatic COVID-19 testing yielded no positive test results

As part of Onondaga County’s strategy to limit the spread of COVID-19 within schools, the county completed asymptomatic COVID-19 testing at each Fayetteville-Manlius School District school this week. Of the 333 tests administered across the district, results yielded no positive cases. “We appreciate the county’s commitment to supporting school districts in our efforts to mitigate …

Board members assess future facility needs

While the Fayetteville-Manlius School District has steadily completed projects included in the 2017 voter-approved capital project, the F-M Board of Education and administration have continued to evaluate the district’s ongoing facilities needs.  “One capital project cannot address all of a district’s facilities needs for good,” Superintendent Craig J. Tice said. “Buildings age, which requires repairs; …

Out-of-district busing drop-off location changed

The drop-off location for students living in the Fayetteville-Manlius School District who use district transportation for out-of-district busing has changed.  For the 2020-21 school year, families should drop their children off at Eagle Hill Middle School, 4645 Enders Road, Manlius. The bus will leave the school’s main entrance at 7:20 a.m. so students should be …

F-M school calendar revised for 2020-21

During a meeting held Aug. 10, the Fayetteville-Manlius Board of Education voted to revise the 2020-21 school year calendar in an effort to provide staff with more professional development time before student instruction begins. Board members unanimously approved the new calendar, which moves two professional development days originally scheduled during November and May to Sept. …

School reopening plan submitted to state

On July 31, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District submitted to New York state its plan on how it would reopen school in September.  District officials developed a plan that allows for high-quality instruction while following all state and federal health and safety guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier this month, New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo …

Board of education to meet virtually Monday, July 27

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District Board of Education plans to meet 6 p.m. July 27.  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. To comply …

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