Bishop Grimes Jr./Sr. High School rolls out new school year with Google Chromebooks

Students entering seventh grade at Bishop Grimes Jr./Sr. High School will receive a complimentary Google Chromebook their first day of school.

Column: FAFSA changes – Evening the playing field

Effective 2016-17, the federal government will no longer require students applying for financial aid to list all colleges to which they are applying on their FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

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CBA students spread sunshine; Help less fortunate

While one group of Christian Brothers Academy students ventured north to Maine for their annual summer visit to Camp Sunshine, another group journeyed south to Camden, NJ, for the first time, to perform various service duties in one of the poorest cities in the United States.

Bishop Grimes announces upcoming alumni events

Bishop Grimes has announced several upcoming events for alumni, including a “Burgers and Beer” get together, a pancake breakfast and the second annual alumni basketball game.

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Manlius Pebble Hill to begin school year with traditional ceremony

Manlius Pebble Hill School will open its doors on Wednesday, Sept. 9 to approximately 320 Pre-K through grade 12 students.

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Tillie’s Touch hosts seventh annual Youth Day Picnic

Gives away 500 free backpacks filled with school supplies

On Saturday, Aug. 29, hundreds of children and their families spent the day at Ellis Field Park in East Syracuse to celebrate the seventh annual Tillie’s Touch Youth Day Picnic, where about 500 backpacks were filled with school supplies to give free to children for the upcoming school year.

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Maple Downs residents donate school supplies to F-M

School supply costs can add up quickly, especially if there are multiple school-age children in a family.

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F-M school board approves tax rate lower than projected

Elects officers for the 2015-16 school year

The Fayetteville-Manlius Board of Education recently approved the tax levy for the 2015-16 school year with a tax rate increase that was lower than expected due to an increase in assessments for the five towns the district covers.

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FROM THE ASSEMBLY: As school starts, remember to be safe on the roads

Summer vacation is winding down, and parents are gathering supplies and preparing to send their children back to the classroom for another productive year. Very soon, our communities and our morning commutes will be buzzing with buses filled with children on their way to and from school. It’s an exciting time, but it’s also an opportunity for all of us to think about safety. Below are some tips and reminders that can help ensure a safe and happy back-to-school season.

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EDITORIAL: Easing into the back-to-school routine

Getting back into the swing of the school year can be quite an adjustment for parents and children alike. Luckily, we have a few tips on how to ease your family into the back-to-school routine.

Bishop Grimes announces annual dinner/auction, sweepstakes tickets on sale

On Saturday, Oct. 24, Bishop Grimes will host its annual dinner/auction, “A Night under the Stars,” featuring an evening of fun for the general public.

F-M middle school student named semifinalist in STEM competition

Maximilian Du earned perfect score at CNY science fair

Maximilian Du, a Fayetteville Manlius middle school student who participated in the Central New York Science and Engineering Fair, was named on Aug. 19 as a semifinalist by the Broadcom MASTERS competition. The fair is run annually by the Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science and Technology.

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New York State Fair starts today: Send us your competition results

If you or someone you know has entered a competition at the state fair, send us the result — and a photo if you have one — and we will print it in the Eagle Bulletin.

J-D students take AP scholar-level distinctions

In the 2015 school year, 85 Jamesville–DeWitt high school students earned a total of 87 AP scholar-level distinctions. The achievements and students named are as follows:

Manlius Library to create teen and technology room with $25,000 grant

The Manlius Library is one of three libraries in the 127th State Assembly District who will receive grant funds for vital renovations and repairs, and Manlius has big plans to update its facilities to make it more technologically-friendly with an expanded teen center.