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

Registration / course fees must be paid on line through PARENT PORTAL prior to attending scheduling pick up PLEASE PRINT ON-LINE RECEIPT AND BRING TO REGISTRATION

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

All fees must be paid through Parent Portal prior to times listed above. Students come during times listed to pick up schedule, ID, and agenda with options to purchase spirit wear, crimson cards, ram cards, and yearbook. No schedule will be given until fees are paid on line through Parent Portal. Fees will be posted and ready for payment on Parent Portal in mid July. School Messenger and website will send updates.
**Any schedule changes may change course fees and new fee will need to be paid on Parent Portal before new schedule will be given out.

For your convenience, the following optional purchases may also be made at registration via cash or check:

  • Yearbooks $65.00 + $5.00 name plate (optional)
  • Crimson Card (Student) Athletic Home Games and dances (does not include tournaments or Proms) $70.00
  • Ram Card (Parent) Athletic Home Games (does not include tournaments) $65.00
  • Spirit Wear in Spirit Store—(may be paid with cash, check, debit or credit)
  • Students who qualify for free and reduced-price meals may have some fees waived. Bring your approval letter.
  • You must register on your scheduled date and times listed above.
  • No cash will be given back from checks to pay in other areas.

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