The Manual Outstanding Volunteer Extraordinaire (MOVE) award was created to recognize the rare volunteer who fills a key role in “Moving Manual Forward In Service To Parents Teachers Students and Staff.” Trish Kline is just such a person, and her impact simply cannot be measured. Read some of the comments shared about Trish below:
submitted by Leslie King and Erica Cooper, Debate Coach
duPont Manual Debaters Prevail in Grievance against Kentucky High School Speech League (KHSSL) over State Tournament Seeding and Bracketing Errors; Debate Club Scores Big with Wyatt Wilson Scholarships
Led by team captains Ria Jain and Mark Raj, five students, five parents, and sponsor/coach Erica Cooper presented and spoke on Saturday, April 21, in Elizabethtown about the grievance filed by duPont Manual High School against the KHSSL, giving students a chance to put their debate skills to use in a real-life experience. The outcome was a unanimous decision by the KHSSL Board of Directors to award dual championship awards to the debate divisions with seeding and bracketing errors discovered by our students at the state championship. Because of the efforts of our school’s debate club members, students from all over the state of Kentucky will receive trophies and National Speech & Debate Association (NSDA) points that they did not receive at the conclusion of the state championships. Due to the corrections, duPont Manual Debate Club is proud to announce two new state champion wins:
Book your free appointment for your senior yearbook photo during May and June – this is the only way to see and select your most important picture!
The 2017-18 Reflections Art Program for DuPont Manual would like to congratulate our students who are this year’s district winners of this outstanding art contest. They celebrated their honors at a banquet on December 14, 2017. We have amazing students with such wonderful talents and they are so deserving of their awards.
Congrats to those honored at the district level:
Thanks to all 2,345 of our members that helped earn us the spot at the top as the largest PTA/PTSA in Kentucky! Our membership team did an awesome job with our “Crimson Crew” campaign, which resulted in the 15th District PTA recognizing us with the Outstanding Membership Campaign Award, along with several other membership-related accolades. We also received the Outstanding Website Award (shout out to Mr. Dallmann for helping get it started and being ‘on call’ as needed!).
- President: Robin Weiss
- Treasurer: Lynn Deveaux
- Recording Secretary: Beth Brown
- 1st VP Programs: Tammy Ackerson
- 2nd VP Membership: Serena Hirn
- 3rd VP Ways & Means: Ann Schwartz
- 4th VP Communications: Jim Cabral
After much research, consideration and discussion, we moved to an online voting system to elect our SBDM parent representative, in order 1) to encourage stronger participation by providing a more convenient method, since we had almost no voters physically showing up in person to vote with the paper ballot system in prior years, and 2) to be more eco-friendly.
Recent input from Dr. Shawna Stenton, SBDM Specialist with JCPS, has led us to revisit this choice for the current election. Therefore, we are extending the voting period, and reverting to in-person paper ballots.
Ballots will be accepted at the following times/locations:
As we inch closer to the end of the school year, AP testing is drawing near. Has your student started studying yet? AP exams begin on Monday, May 7th!
Did you know that our College & Career Center (CCC) in the Guidance Office has several AP exam test prep books (Barron’s, Princeton Review, Crash Course, 5 Steps to a 5, Kaplan) available for check out? We also have Barron’s and Kaplan flash cards, which are fantastic, and provide a different method for learning the material.