duPont Manual / YPAS Announcements
October 23, 2019

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From PTSA CAP Committee:
It’s time for the annual MANUAL VERSUS MALE COLLECTION CHALLENGE! We are collecting toiletries for USPIRITUS Children’s Home. They serve abused and neglected youth in Kentucky, with residential psychiatric care, therapeutic foster care, community based services & more.

Children entering the residential program need all full size personal care items, including new face and body towels.

The competition is going on now until game day, Friday, November 1st. Please send in or drop off donations and place in specially marked boxes and CAP bins located at most school entrances, as well as YPAS and Annex lobbies.
The winner of the collection challenge will be announced during the game at Manual Stadium. Please give generously and Go Crimsons!


Many college representatives are already scheduled to meet with our students and can be viewed on our Google Calendar

Wednesday, October 23rd 8:15 Davidson College (NC)
1:30 Georgetown University (DC)

Tuesday, October 29th 8:15 Denison University
10:00 University of North Carolina Asheville

Friday, November 1st 8:15 Wake Forest University
9:00 Governor's School for Entrepreneurs

Wednesday, November 6th 8:15 University of Toledo(OH)

Tuesday, November 12th All Lunches US Army

Monday, November 25th 8:15 United States Naval Academy

Also, our website for scholarship information is Deadlines for some major, full ride scholarships which require nominations are coming soon.

WorldQuest Academic Team meets every Wednesday morning from 7:00 a.m. until 7:25 a.m. in Ms. Shiroma’s room (Room 226.) This group competes in a national competition focusing on foreign affairs and current events. If you are interested, please stop on by this Wednesday.

JV Written Assessment Team will be having a mandatory meeting this Thursday, October 24th in Room 228 at 2:30 p.m. Any questions, please see Mr. Starling.

October 25th: College and Career Day.

2019 Red/White Week - October 28th - November 1st:

Red/White Week, which leads up to the Manual/Male football game and the Battle for the Barrel, is full of great activities for ALL students, every grade level, in every magnet.

Monday, October 28th: Surfers vs. Bikers Day. Represent your side with a tropical fit or some leather! It’s also Ramstock Battle of the Bands in the courtyard with free popcorn from the PTSA from 2:20 - 3:45 p.m.

Tuesday, October 29th: Opposite Day. Choose a duo of opposites! Examples hero/villain, U of L/UK, Teacher/Student, Nerd/Jock.

Wednesday, October 30th: Decades Day. Come dressed in the attire of your favorite decade. It’s also the Manual Olympics/ Carnival after school on the front lawn at Manual from 2:20 - 4:00 p.m. Free food and games. Powder puff game at 7pm at duPont Manual Memorial Stadium.

Thursday, Oct 31st: Doom’s Day. Wear all black to mourn the loss of the bulldog. Burial of the Bulldog is at 7:10 am.

Friday Nov 1st: Spirit Day. Students and faculty are encouraged to wear as much red and white as possible to show their Manual pride. A pep rally will be held in the afternoon and the game will be held at duPont Manual Memorial Stadium at 7:30 p.m.

A signup genius is available for donations and parent volunteers, please check your emails.

October 29th: 8th grade open house is from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

November 4th & 5th: No School

Club Picture Day: November 8th starting at 9:15 a.m. in the Large Gym.

Volunteers Needed: November 10th Louisville Marathon/Half Marathon & 10k:

2019 Marathon Flyer

Multi-Cultural Fair: Friday, November 22nd.


Yearbooks are currently on sale for $70. Please send in cash or check to Ms. Mattingly or go to and use our school code: 10617 to pay with a debit or credit card. Get your yearbook now while they are still on Sale. Price will increase to $75.00 in November.

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