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Bid Notice
Sealed bids will be received at the Treasurer’s Office, Manchester Local Schools, 130 Wayne Frye Dr, Manchester OH 45144, until 10am, local time, on July 10, 2017, for two outdoor basketball courts located in Peebles based upon Contract Documents and will be opened and read immediately afterwards. Submit all questions to Jason McElwee, PO Box 373, Peebles, OH 45660; peeblesyouthsports@yahoo.com. A copy of this legal notice is posted on the District web page at www.mlsd.us under Featured News on the home page. No pre-bid meeting is scheduled. Federal Davis-Bacon Act wage rates apply.

The Manchester Local Board of Education is requesting quotes for food items, bread, milk and diesel fuel for the 2017-18 school year. Quote forms may be obtained by contacting the Treasurer’s Office at (937) 549-4777. Quotes are due to the Treasurer, Karen Ballengee at 11:00 a.m. on June 30, 2017 at Manchester High School, 130 Wayne Frye Drive, Manchester, OH 45144.  
Manchester OneView Portal (Online Forms)
Dear Manchester Parent/Guardian,

We are writing to notify you of a new, online parent portal called OneView. OneView is where you will find the district’s annual student forms that previously would have been turned in on paper the first week of school. We are requesting that you take a moment to visit the OneView portal at https://manchester.esvportal.com and create your own account. The instructions for creating your online account are attached to assist you in this process.

The electronic, online forms (Student Health Form, Emergency Contacts, etc.) are available immediately. We would like all forms to be completed by August 15th, if possible.
If you have questions, please contact the office at your student’s respective school using the following contact numbers:
Manchester High School: (937) 549-4777 Option: 2
Manchester Elementary School: (937) 549-4777 Option: 3

Thank you,

Manchester Local Schools Schools Administration

Community Building Sign Receives a Makeover
The Manchester Community Building sign received a much needed makeover thanks to the combined efforts of students from Mrs. Roberts Art Class & Mr. Sparks Shop Class.  They worked nonstop to get the task completed by their deadline.  Great Job Greyhounds! 
Summer Food Program
This is a reminder regarding the Summer Food program. The Summer Food Program began at Manchester High School on June 1st with serving time from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Beginning on June 5th, food will be delivered to each branch of the Adams County Public Library (Manchester, Peebles, West Union, and North Adams/Seaman), and serving time will be 12:00 noon to 12:30 p.m. The Summer Food Program is free to everyone ages 1 to 18, and will operate at Manchester High School and all the library branches Monday through Friday until July 27th. 
MHS National Honor Society Travels to Ohio Statehouse
MHS National Honor Society students, supervised by Manchester Local School District(MLSD) teachers; David Knauff, Brittnee Inman, and Caroline Grooms-Lowe,  traveled to the Ohio Statehouse on May 17.  They were accompanied by MLSD Board Member, Dave McFarland,  and  were escorted by Former President of the Senate, Doug White, and wife Shirley.  While at the Statehouse, they also met with Senator Uecker.  
Participating Students and Staff truly appreciate the continuous support and generous giving of time that Former President of the Senate, Doug White and his wife, Shirley extend to MLSD. Their efforts to facilitate this tour at the Ohio Statehouse secured an invaluable opportunity for our students.  
2017 Adams County Kids' Health Fair Applications Available
The dates for the 2017 Adams County Kids' Health Fair is as follows: Manchester - Monday, July 24th; North Adams - Thursday, July 27th; West Union - July 31th; and Peebles - August 3rd.  All times will be 3:00-6:00.  Attached are the following: (1) Adams County Kids' Health Fair flyer; and (2) Adams County Kids' Health Fair School Supply/Clothing Application.  Applications must be returned to Adams County Job & Family Services by Thursday, July 20th.  Please click the link for more details and the attachments. 
Congratulations to Jordan Bowman for Gifted Scholarship
Jordan Bowman, ninth grade student at Manchester High School, received the South Central Ohio Educational Service Center Gifted Scholarship.  The ceremony was held on Wednesday, May 10, at the Friends' Center in Portsmouth, Ohio.  Jordan plans to attend an IT Engineering summer enrichment program at The Ohio State University with a concentration in 3-D graphic design.  Congratulations Jordan!  Please click the link for more details. 
MHS Art Department Holds Lions Club Art Show
The MHS Art Department held their annual Art Show sponsored by the Lions Club.  The Lions Club provided scholarships to the following prize winners:

Two Dimensional Category
First Place: Kaige Cox
Second Place: Breanna O'Connell
Third Place: Jade Rust

Three Diminsional Category:
First Place: Taylor Young
Second Place: Jase Thatcher
Third Place: Madison Young
Manchester Local Schools
130 Wayne Frye Drive
Manchester, OH 45144