District expands mental health support for students

In January and March, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District welcomed three student engagement specialists to help support elementary students’ social, behavioral and mental well-being. Each of the district’s three elementary schools, Enders Road, Fayetteville Elementary and Mott Road, has one student engagement specialist who works with the school’s student support team to supplement existing mental health …

F-M High School’s student-run talent show takes the stage April 12 and 13

Fayetteville-Manlius High School students are perfecting their crafts ahead of this year’s student-run talent show, Showboat. The show will take place in the high school auditorium at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13. Tickets are $10 at the door, cash or check only. It is recommended that you arrive early to …

F-M High School students advance to state-wide history competition

Ten Fayetteville-Manlius High School students will be taking their history projects to compete in the 2024 New York State History Day Contest. On March 23, 18 F-M High School students participated in the Central New York History Day Competition held at Onondaga-Cortland-Madison BOCES. The competition encourages students in grades 6-12 to research a historical topic …

Two FMHS seniors place in county photo contest

Two Fayetteville-Manlius High School students have been awarded for their artistic talent! Both FMHS senior Antonia Allmett and junior Thanish Ayyathurai Jaya placed in the Sixth Annual Onondaga County Parks Winter Photo Contest.  Both students won in the “Most Artistic” category. Thanish placed first with the photograph “Green Moss,” while Antonia placed second with an …

District proposes capital project; vote planned for Tues., May 21

Fayetteville-Manlius School District officials will include a capital project proposal on the ballot during school budget vote day: Tuesday, May 21, 2024. The proposed project would address critical aging infrastructure needs and safety and security upgrades at every school building. The $15.4 million project proposal includes work at each of the district’s six school buildings, …

Board of Education appoints new F-M High School principal

Fayetteville-Manlius High School will be welcoming a new leader for the 2024-25 school year.  During its March 25 meeting, the Fayetteville-Manlius Board of Education approved the appointment of Patrick McNamara as the next F-M High School principal, beginning July 1, 2024. McNamara has served as principal of Mott Road Elementary School since August of 2023. …

High school construction ramps up for spring/summer seasons

As capital project work continues at Fayetteville-Manlius High School, the district is excited to announce significant progress in enhancing the educational environment and facilities within the building. Over the coming weeks, students, staff, parents and guardians will begin to notice some structural changes around the building as several projects come to fruition. The projects include: …

Showing off a slice of Pi Day activities

Students at both Wellwood Middle School and F-M High School celebrated Pi Day on March, 14 (3.14).  F-M High School’s mathematics department hosts a yearly assembly featuring musical performances, a revised rendition of the game show “Family Feud,” a Rubik’s Cube tournament and a pi digit memorization contest.  The winner of the Rubik’s Race was …

F-M Closet Thrift Shop now accepting prom attire donations

F-M High School will be opening up its F-M Closet once again this spring, as a thrift shop focused on prom and ball attire. The effort is being led by Mrs. Angelastro and the F.A.M.E. Club.  Right now, the club is collecting prom dresses, bridesmaid dresses, suits, tuxedos, ties and bowties, jewelry, and shoes.  “The …

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