The Manning Weekly Update

February 27, 2023

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Hello Manning Parents,

I hope everyone enjoyed their weekend. Here are some updates for you from Manning...

*Our choir, band and orchestra students return late tonight from their very successful trip to Disney World!

*Our 6th graders will participate in International Town this Friday, March 3rd and Monday, March 6th. The 6th graders were busy interviewing last week for the jobs they will have at International Town.

*Thank you to our PTA for providing a wonderful Chipotle dinner for teachers last week at Parent/Teacher Conferences.

*The annual Day Without Hate is scheduled for April 27th, see below to order a shirt to wear on that day.

Thanks for your support! Mike Collins

Mike Collins, Principal

Order shirts before March 15th!

Day Without Hate 2022/23 T-Shirt Order Form Click here to order

T-Shirts are $6 each and will be worn on the official Day Without Hate, Thursday, April 27th, 2023


All orders are due by the end of the day Wednesday, March 15th.

Once you have placed your order through this form, a fee will be added to your students Campus Account, and you pay online or pay with cash/check in the main office. You may order multiple shirts. (Please make checks payable to Manning Middle School).

Kari Jacobsen-Laniel awarded Jeffco Teacher award for February 2023!

Each month Jeffco honors a few teachers and this month our very own Kari Jacobsen-Laniel was recognized for "Excellence in Demonstrating the Value of Belonging in your Interactions with Students, Families and Staff". This is what they said "Kari Laniel works tirelessly to create an inclusive classroom environment. She begins each class with a social-emotional component and normalizes "It's ok to not be ok" with encouragement and without judgement. Students and staff, alike enjoy her company and support" Congratulations Kari!
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The Manning School Music Department- Florida 2023

8th Grade parents, buy an ad to honor your 8th grader in the 2022/23 Yearbook. Spots are limited! Buy yours before March 17.

8th Grade parents!

You can buy an ad to honor your 8th grader in the yearbook.

Spots are limited!

Deadline to order your ad is 3/17!

Yearbook link- click here

Click the link above, enter the Manning code 12208123,

and then click "Purchase advertisement for your student"

Deadline to order a yearbook is April 3, 2023

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Order Manning Spirit Wear

Welcome! You've landed on our exclusive The Manning School store. Remember to order by March 6. Click Here for Manning Spirit Wear
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Next PTA meeting is Thursday, March 16, 8:30am

Mabels Labels Fundraising Opportunity | Now that you have started to book those summer camps it’s the perfect time to shop for durable, personalized and waterproof labels for your kids’ stuff! Manning PTA is fundraising with Mabel’s Labels now through May 16. Go to and search for Manning Middle School PTA. The school will receive a check monthly based on 20% of all sales attributed towards the campaign - Let’s get organized, Manning!

The Manning PTA Needs Your Help!

Please complete this volunteer interest form or EMAIL US and tell us what your interests are!

Middle school are pivotal years for our kids as they grow into this next phase and parental involvement is so important. We hope to see some new faces at Thursday’s meeting as well as helping out for next year!

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Wheat Ridge Parks & Rec Middle School Night Hangouts!

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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.