Kentucky PTA issued a Call to Action Tuesday in response to several pieces of legislation related to education, including HB 205 (scholarship tax credits), SB 250 (public education), HB 166 (SBDMs), and HB 525 (Teachers’ Retirement System). Information is provided in how to contact your legislators.
Please sign up for a time on Ms. Lete’s door located in the main office. Thursday, February 21, 2019 2:30 – 4:00 MAC Friday, February 22, 2019 7:30 – 2:30 Main Office Thursday, February 28, 2019 2:30 – 4:00 MAC Friday, March 1, 2019 7:30 – 2:30 Main Office Thursday, March 7, 2019 2:30 – … Read moreSENIORS: Upcoming Backpack Defense Dates
The Producers is the parent organization for YPAS. Each year, The Producers awards nine $1,500 scholarships for college expenses, and one additional $500 to one of the scholarship recipients. Any current YPAS senior can apply who Plans to major in a performing arts-related field in college (performance, technical or production, performing arts education); and Demonstrates … Read moreProducers Scholarship Applications due March 1
Congratulations to the following students selected Saturday by the Kentucky Music Educators Association (KMEA) for 2019 All-State band ensembles: Jazz Ensemble 1 Sam Banister, Second Tenor Sax Zach Hood, Lead Trombone Carter Hawkins, Third Trombone Sam Feinstein, Guitar Camron Gooden, Bass Jazz Ensemble 2 Cameron Peterson, Baritone Sax Orchestra Lillie Kang, Principal Flute Jasper Kasey, … Read more40 Manual/YPAS students selected for All-State Band Ensembles
Look for Butterfly Trees around the school this week. Each red or white butterfly lists a NEW item needed for the drive for Butterfly Backpacks, a local organization founded by a Manual family that helps women entering rehab facilities. Red butterflies list more expensive items. Executive Council will collect the items next week.
10 duPont Manual students will be honored at the 15th District PTA Reflections Awards Banquet for their entries into the contest. Schools from throughout JCPS submitted entries and the students who will be awarded represented the top performers in the divisions. The Manual district award winners are: Summer Reilly Madeline Mattheu Abhay Madhavarap Ellana C. … Read more10 Manual students win district Reflections awards
From Ronda Harmon, Executive Director of the Kentucky Association of School Councils (KASC): There’s a November 19 joint education committee meeting in Frankfort, where Jim Waters of Bluegrass Institute and Randy Poe, supt of Boone County, are continuing the annual attack against SBDM. (We’ve got two KASC board members who are going to testify if they are … Read moreSBDMs need your support
5 Manual students were among 12 JCPS students who recently selected as winners of the 2018 Youth Character Awards from the YMCA! Congrats to: • Jolene Ballard – Age 17, duPont Manual High School • Lorena Bonet Velazquez – Age 17, Fairdale High School • Christiana Brown – Age 15, Central High School • Taurino Castaneda … Read more5 Manual students win 2018 YMCA Youth Character Awards