The Manning Weekly Update

August 6, 2023


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Dear Manning Community,

In a little over a week, we will begin the 2023/2024 school year together here at Manning! Our entire team is working hard to prepare for an incredible year of learning and growth for every one of our students. Just a reminder that we have our registration coming up this week, on Thursday, August 10 from 1-6pm, and Friday, August 11 from 7:30am-1:00pm. This is an opportunity to drop off school supplies, find your locker, and learn more about all of our clubs and activities available this year! We look forward to seeing you there!

As your principal, I am here to serve our community. My door is always open, and I welcome your partnership in this important work!

In Partnership,


Coffee with the Principal

Mark your calendars and join Matt Hilbert for his "Coffee with the Principal" meetings, open to all Manning Families. These informal meetings are a great way to keep in tune with what is happening at Manning and discuss informative topics. Meetings will be in the library 4x a year.

Friday, September 15, 8:30-9:30

Friday, November 10, 8:30-9:30

Friday, February 9, 8:30-9:30

Friday, April 19, 8:30-9:30

What's Happening to Start the Year??

  • New Student math placement (only if your student has not tested): 8/9 from 2-3pm
  • Registration: Open to all students and families. 8/10 from 1-6pm, 8/11 7:30-1pm. Pick up schedules, get locker assignment, set out lockers, drop off school supplies, etc.
  • Supply Lists
  • New Student Orientation- 8/15 from 8am- noon. Schedule
  • First Day for all Students- 8/16
  • Picture day- 8/22
  • Back to School Night- 8/24 from 5-8pm

Get your information accurately and timely!

Please review the document linked below to view various methods we distribute information to our families.

Manning Communication methods

Get your New Mustang Gear 8/1!

Spirit wear store opens 8/1 and will be open until 8/29. Hoodies, T-shirts and beanies sporting the Manning Mustang logo. Support your school and dress in style! Click for link and use code X3qS3q2kt2
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Healthy School Meals for All

New this year!! Jeffco Food & Nutritional Services will be implementing an ID card scanning program for all Jeffco students. FNS is requesting the all middle school students have their school issued student ID cards available at mealtimes for scanning. Personal Identification Numbers (PIN) will no longer be entered on a keypad.

Golden Area schools need your help!

Jobs in your area include Kitchen Workers, Substitute Kitchen Workers and Volunteers, Click here!

it's not too late!

Hi Manning students and families - it's not too late to help our school win $800 from the Jeffco Library foundation. If you haven't recorded your reading and activities with, log in today and submit your time. The school with the most number of finishers wins $800 and you can win free tickets to MeowWolf or an iPad! Log on today and record your time!

Sarah Hammershaimb

Digital Teacher Librarian

The Manning School of Academics and Arts

Manning School of Academics & Arts

The vision of The Manning School of Academics and Arts is to challenge all students to work to their highest potential and encourage student responsibility as they develop intellectually, socially, physically, emotionally and creatively.