Manchester High School's News Digest

Tuesday, Oct. 3
Calvin Judd and other MHS student journalists were at Cheney Hall on Sunday covering the 'Chef's Challenge' for 'The Pulse.' We had lots of culinary students there as well and have more photos on the district Facebook page.

The Rest Of This Week's Schedule

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

Click here for this week's special Flex offerings.
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.
Field Trip

Students in the Medical Careers Academy students visited the Red Cross facility in Farmington last week to learn about their blood program.


Blue is new and don't forget to check MHS Redline Digest archives for past announcements 
What is cool about local government? Your answer could be worth $500. Here are the details. (And here is the official contest entry form.)

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.
(Then you have to scroll down.)
An Arranged Marriage
Mr. Joshi on Friday had his parents -- who have been together for 50 years since their 'arranged marriage' -- come to class to help students with their study of "logic as a way of knowing." You can read all about it 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

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One More Thing
MHS juniors Tiarah Matticks and Ben Proulx helped out during Sunday's Chef's Challenge. Did we mention there are more photos on the district Facebook page?
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.