Manchester High School's News Digest

Thursday, Sept. 14
Open House is Thursday night.

This Week's Schedule

No Flex All Week

Thursday -- B Day: 1-2-4-5-6-8 (Drop 3-7)
Friday -- C Day: 1-3-4-5-7-8 (Drop 2-6)

We are using a No-Flex schedule through Friday, Sept. 15 and then start to introduce the Flex Schedule.
Here are the main schedules we use:
Flex / No-Flex / Early Release / Delayed Start
Student Activities 

We've got a new page on the school website devoted to Student Activity News and you can find it here.


Blue is new and don't forget to check MHS Redline Digest archives for past announcements 

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Guidance News/Notes

Blue is new and check MHS Redline Digest archives for past announcements. Also, click here to go to the guidance page on the MHS website.

UConn is inviting high school women, currently in their junior and senior years, to join them on campus for the day Thursday, Sept. 28th, to learn about all of the exciting possibilities they could pursue as engineering majors at UConn. Information and registration at

The Ron Brown scholar Program seeks to identify students who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, show exceptional leadership potential and make an impact on their communities through service to others. Applications postmarked by Nov. 1 will be given early consideration. Applications postmarked by January 9, final deadline, will be considered.

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship - Permanent resident of New England but may attend college anywhere in the U.S. Financial need, academic excellence, commitment to serving others, strong work ethic, and leadership qualities. Early option deadline 4/3 common deadline 5/1.

Elks National Foundation Scholarships - For information and applications go to

Dates to Remember

Thursday, Sept. 14 (6:30-9 p.m.) -- MHS Open House
Friday, Sept. 15 (4:30 p.m.) -- District Back to School Bash at MHS followed by dedication of sports complex in Mitch's memory, then FB vs. New Britain
Wednesday, Sept. 20 (11:30 a.m.-9 p.m.) -- Sophomore class fundraiser at Bertucci's
Thursday, Sept. 28 (6:30-9 p.m.) -- Post-secondary planning night
Saturday, Sept. 30 (7:30-10:30 p.m.) -- Welcome Back Dance
Thursday, Oct. 26, (6:30 p.m.) -- College Funding and Financial Aid Night (for parents of juniors and seniors and their students) in the MHS auditorium
  • Click here for the September activities calendar.
  • Click here for the MHS A/B/C/D calendar for first semester.
  • Click here for the district's 2017-18 school calendar
  • Click here for MPS This Week, which covers district-wide events

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The MHS Digest is compiled by Jim Farrell, the district's communications director, based mostly on contributions from staff and students. He can be reached at or 860-268-6377 plus you can submit things using this form.