Alerts & Information for (Tuesday, February 9, 2016)
All-Day Closure
MANCHESTER LOCAL SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED TODAY, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2016


** All Buildings Affected **
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Special Education Exceptional Achievement Awards
The Exceptional Achievement Award Ceremony will be held on Thursday, April 21st at Hillsboro Elementary School.  The reception will commence at 6:00 PM with the ceremony following at 7:00 PM.  Please click the link for nomination procedures for the following categories: (1) Exceptional Achievement Award; (2) Outstanding Educator Award; (3) Outstanding Student Award.  The deadline for nominations is Wednesday, March 2nd.  If you have any questions, please call Sherry Campton at Region 14/Hopewell Center (937) 393-1904, ext. 2126. 
Parent/Teacher Conferences this Thursday, February 4th from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
This is a reminder to parents and students that parent/teacher conferences will be held at MHS/MES this Thursday, February 4th from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. 
MHS Students Recognized at Statehouse in Columbus for Outstanding Essays on the "Dangers of Opiates"
Congratulations to Melanie Thatcher and Madison Payne as they were honored in Columbus at the Statehouse by Senator Joe Uecker for their winning essays on the "Dangers of Opiates".  Cameron Breeze was also an essay contest winner, but he was unable to attend. The students were accompanied on the trip to Columbus by Adams County Sheriff Kimmy Rogers and Manchester Junior High teachers Mr. Collin Flannery and Mr. Jerod Michael.  Upon arrival, students were given a tour of the Statehouse and presented awards in Senator Uecker's office.  Next, the students were formally recognized on the Senate floor.  When the Senate Session began, Senate President Faber called for "Points of Privilege" where Senator Uecker had the group stand and announced who they were and why they were in attendance. Congratulations to Melanie Thatcher, Madison Payne, and Cameron Breeze for making MHS proud!
 
 
Nicholas Griffin Finishes 4th in Ohio American Legion Americanism & Government Test Program
Nicholas Griffin finished fourth in the tenth grade category of the Ohio American Legion Americanism and Government Test program.  Nicholas is the first alternate for the Award Trip to Washington, D.C.  Should one of the three state winners choose not to attend the trip to Washington, D.C. then Nicholas will be given the opportunity to attend.  Congratulations Nicholas!  
Johnson Achieves 1,000...Again!
Congratulations to Manchester Varsity Basketball Senior Morgan Johnson on reaching the 1,000 point career mark.  She accomplished this feat on Saturday, January 9th vs. Felicity.  This is Morgan's 2nd time achieving the 1,000 mark as she surpassed it during volleyball season for career kills.  Great Job Morgan! 
Kids Taking Part in Art Week
Students in grades 1-3 participated in "Kids Taking Part in Art Week" held by the HS art department. Elementary students worked with a variety of medium to create a project with the assistance from high school students. Over 180 students read the book Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Beuhner and created a snowman project using either watercolor paint or colored pastel chalk. All students who participated in the holiday activity did a great job. 
Manchester Local Schools
130 Wayne Frye Drive
Manchester, OH 45144
937.549.4777
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