Manchester High School's News Digest

Monday, Oct. 2
Keep in mind: There's a volunteer fair after school on Tuesday, Wednesday is a half day for students and progress report grades close Thursday.

Oh, the places you could go this week 

This Week's Schedule

Monday -- B Day with Flex
Tuesday -- C Day with Flex
Wednesday -- D Day with early release (and no Flex)
Thursday -- A Day with Flex
Friday -- B Day with Flex

Here are the main schedules we use:
Flex / No-Flex / Early Release / Delayed Start
The winners of our first Free Book Friday are:
  • Grade 9        Quincy Nielsen
  • Grade 10      Yash Modi
  • Grade 11      Devin Case
  • Grade 12      Aeris McDonald-Hall
Congratulations to our winners! Please stop by Room 286 to claim your prize! 

Listen Up!

Preshus and Nina were among the prospective educators in the audience at UConn last week for a diversity dinner that had for its keynote speaker none other than Illing teacher Ryan Parker.
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 
Think about the question what is cool about local government? Your answer could be worth $500. Here are the details. (And here is the official contest entry form.)

GSAFE Club will meet Monday, October 2, 2017 after school in Room 204. All are Welcome. Please join us.

Have something to share? You can use this link to submit stuff).

What's For Lunch?

To see lunch menus for the entire month, click here.

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.

Dates to Remember

Tuesday, Oct. 3 (3-6 p.m.) -- Volunteer Fair in MHS cafe.
Wednesday, Oct. 4 -- Early release for students; PD for staff
Thursday, Oct. 5 -- Mid-point of quarter 1
Monday, Oct. 9 -- No school (Columbus Day)
Wednesday, Oct. 11 -- PSAT Day (details to come!)
Oct. 12-17 -- Underclassmen Portraits during Social Studies in auditorium
Sat/Sun, Oct. 14-15 -- Google Summit at Manchester High School
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
Thursday, Nov. 2 -- Homecoming Parade
Friday, Nov. 3 -- Homecoming football game vs. Simsbury (with crowning of HoCo king/queen at halftime)
Saturday, Nov. 4 -- Homecoming Dance
  • 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

Have Something To Submit?

You can use this form or just email


The football team played Glastonbury Friday. Find out how they did and see more photos here.
Swimming: Rocky Hill defeated Manchester 96-87 Friday.
Our event winners: Erika Dipietro  200 Individual Medley Relay & 100 butterfly; Lauren Diana 50 free; Madison Norris 500 free, Brooke Mercer, Katherine Miner, Erika Dipietro, Lauren Diana 200 Medley Relay;  Miner, Sarah Burke, Gabriella Hammavanh, Diana 200 free relay'    We had 20 best times druing the meet. Our next meet is at E.O. Smith Tuesday.
To see the complete MHS sports schedule, just click here.

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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.