Welcome to Manual

Welcome back for another great year at duPont Manual High. We are all excited about the upcoming 2017-18 school year

duPont Manual provides a dynamic, interdisciplinary, diverse learning community that focuses on rigorous academic, technical, and artistic college-preparatory magnet programs. At duPont Manual, we are proud of our continuing excellence, diversity, and tradition. Our historic school building is bustling with a dedicated staff and over 1,800 dynamic students.

duPont Manual, in a cooperative effort among faculty, staff, parents, students and the greater community will:

  • Nurture and sustain academic excellence for all students
  • Provide diversified instruction to meet the needs of all learning styles
  • Recognize multiple-giftedness
  • Educate beyond the classroom walls through foreign/ domestic travel, project-driven research activities, community leadership, career pathways, performance and service.

Special Manual Alumni Offer

Manual News

Registration dates for 2018-19:

August 1 Freshman 8:00-10:30 A-L
noon-2:30 M-Z
August 3 Seniors 8:00-9:45
August 3 Juniors 10:00-noon
August 3 Sophomores 1:00-3:00

All registration and COURSE fees must be paid online through parent portal prior to your time. FEES AVAILABLE MID JULY. You will get a receipt upon payment. Bring receipt to school with you in order to get schedule and agenda.

Sign up now for parent portal if you do not have one – student portal will not work – contact school for assistance.

Additional information to come via one call, social media, school website and summer mailing

Summer Assignments


Summer Reading Recommendations for all Manual English classes
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AP Seminar

Read the entire text and do the exercises on the following pages. Responses should be typed and in MLA format. Visit the Owl Purdue website for MLA formatting guidelines. You do not need to retype any of the given texts when you respond; however, you should write in complete sentences rather than bullet information. In addition to completing the exercises, be prepared for some form of assessment (test, discussion, written assignment, etc.) on the book the first week of class.
p. 14 exercise #1
p. 41 exercise #2
p. 67 exercise #1 (You may not use "Don't Blame the Eater" for this exercise. Choose one of the other readings.)
p. 75 exercise #1
p. 90 exercise #1

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AP Research
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MST Algebra 2
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AP Stats
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AP Chemistry
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AP Art
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AP World History

Students, in order to complete the full summer assignment, you must join the APWH edmodo group to access the reading. You can use the following link to request to join the group here

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Honor the Past


Empower the Present


Ensure the Future