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MES Donates Canned Food Items
Manchester Elementary School held its annual Fall Carnival and Auction on Saturday, November 1st. In doing so, numerous boxes of canned food/non -perishable items were collected and donated to the local free store in town. On behalf of Manchester Elementary School, we would like to thank everyone who came to the carnival and for their efforts in support of a great cause. Pictured is Alex Walters, 6th grade student at Manchester Elementary School, helping load the canned food items.  
RttT/DLT Meeting Minutes Available to Public
Manchester Local School's Race to the Top (RttT) / District Leadership Team (DLT) meeting minutes are now available for the public to view.  Please click the link for instructions on accessing these minutes. 
Palmer & Johnson Recognized by Ohio Senate
Senior Keisha Palmer and Junior Morgan Johnson were recently honored by the 130th General Assembly of the Ohio Senate for Exemplary Achievement during the HS Volleyball season.  Keisha was recognized for attaining her 500th career assist and Morgan was recognized for attaining her 500th career kill.  Both young ladies received a letter of the achievement signed by Ohio Senate President Keith Faber & 14th District Senator Joe Uecker.  Manchester is very proud of Keisha & Morgan on receiving this recognition.  Congratulations ladies! 
Wendy's High School Heisman
Congratulations to Seniors Brook Henley & Austin Smith on being named Wendy's High School Heisman winners from Manchester High School.  Both were recognized, along with other students from the county, for the achievement during a ceremony on Thursday, November 13th at Buffalo Wild Wings in Portsmouth, Ohio.  The group was even treated to posing with the actual Heisman Trophy.  Congratulations Brook & Austin on this outstanding accomplishment! 
MLSD Holds Veterans Day Program
MLSD held its annual Veterans Day Program on Monday, November 10th, in the MHS Gymnasium.  The guest speaker was Staff Sergeant Derrick A. Johnson (Army Recruiter).  Over 20 veterans attended the ceremony.  MLSD greatly appreciates the veterans and the sacrifices they have made for our country! 
The Spookiest Day of the Year Came to MHS

For many students, Halloween wouldn’t be the same without carving pumpkins. The Manchester High School Art Club held its 3rd Annual Pumpkin Carving Competition. The contest had over 20 participants. While some students stuck with traditional jack-o’-lantern faces, other students carved images of Halloween monsters like Dracula. Still, others went with images from favorite TV shows and movies like Shrek. Every participant did a great job!

This year's winners were as follows:

1st Place ($30) - Michaela Thomas (Sesame Seed Hamburger Pumpkin)

2nd Place ($20) - Logan Francis (Gooey Eyeball Snack Pumpkin)

3rd Place ($10) - Rylee Manning (Exposed Scary Brain Pumpkin)

MHS 8th Graders Experience the "Local" World of Technology
On October 17th and 24th  a group of 8th grade computer applications students enjoyed a technology and career trip to two of Adams County's business organizations.  Students toured General Electric Aircraft Engines (GEAE) Test Facility of Peebles and the Southern Ohio Medical Center (SOMC) in West Union. The students were given an insight of the operations of GEAE and SOMC, how each business used technology in their organization, as well as the career opportunities offered in the engineer and medical fields.  The students were required to research the businesses before the trip and type a reflection essay to summarize the information they learned.    
Manchester Elementary 4th Graders Science Activity
Bill Wickerham, Adams County Soil and Water Conservation District, Wildlife Specialist and Education Coordinator was a recent visitor in Mrs. Pollitt’s 4th grade science class. The students are studying how weathering and erosion help shape the Earth’s surface. Mr. Wickerham brought a Stream Table and the students were able to demonstrate how they can conserve our natural resources such as water and soil.  
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Manchester, OH 45144
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