“The Wedding Singer,” Jamesville-DeWitt high school’s 2015 musical, takes us back to a time when hair was big, greed was good, collars were up and a wedding singer might just be the coolest guy in the room.
When you think of youth dance classes, you typically think of the jazz, ballet, tap or hip-hop. But how often does Irish dancing — with a style that is characterized by a rigid upper body with fast moving footwork — come to mind as an extracurricular option? The sport is actually much bigger and more competitive than one would think.
Fayetteville-Manlius School District art students in grades seven through 12 recently won a total of 154 awards at the 2015 Central New York Regional Scholastic Art Awards competition.
Our schools are losing money every year — and New York state is taking it from them.
The accolades continue to roll in for the Fayetteville-Manlius High School national championship boys and girls cross country teams, as well as their head coach, Bill Aris.
The CNY Jazz Arts Foundation is warming away the midwinter blues with some jazz. January Jazzfest is filling four levels of Mohegan Manor in Baldwinsville with a sampler of jazz artists Sunday, Jan. 25, including vocalist Nancy Kelly, saxophonist Ralph Lalama and trombonist Melissa Gardiner.
Girl Scouts gear up for sales pitches, service projects
Between earning awards and serving their communities, area Girl Scouts had a busy 2014. This year will be just as busy as the girls set their goals for the annual cookie sale — which is available online for the first time ever — and continue pursuing service projects within their communities.
After serving the Fayetteville-Manlius School District for 18 years, Mott Road Elementary School Principal Lynnette Bonner has announced she will retire at the end of the 2014-15 school year.
Know an exceptional Fayetteville-Manlius School District graduate? How about nominating him or her to the Fayetteville-Manlius Hall of Distinction?
About 50 people crowded into the Van Buren Town Hall to share their opinions on the proposed “Ash for Trash” waste management partnership between Onondaga and Cortland counties Jan. 6.
A review of some of the biggest stories of the year
As we say goodbye to 2014 and hello to 2015, we usually take the chance to reminisce on our past year and give good hopes for the future. Looking back through the 2014 editions of the Eagle Bulletin, there have certainly been some big events that have stood out and defined our local communities.
The Fayetteville-Manlius Board of Education is beginning the process of searching for a new superintendent, and as one of the initial steps in the process, the board is seeking input on the desired characteristics and skills that district stakeholders would like to see in the next superintendent.
Discusses safety of materials used in installation
The Jamesville-DeWitt School District has approved and submitted to Albany final plans for approval on the $3.1 million capital project to update the district’s main athletics facility field, including the installation of a turf field.
East Syracuse Minoa fourth-graders at Woodland elementary have created a tree for the 29th Annual Festival of Trees at the Everson Museum. The festival runs Dec. 5 to 14 and students will get to see their tree on display when they tour and sing at the museum on Dec. 11.
Christian Brothers Academy sophomore Isabella Vlassis attended the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, DC Nov. 14 to 16.