The Manning Weekly Update

January 17, 2023

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Hello Manning Parents,

There is a meeting tonight for all parents interested in the principal hiring process at Manning. All Manning parents are invited to meet with Community Superintendent, Scott Allensworth, at 6 pm in the LMC.

*Please note that there will be a PTA meeting at 3:45 pm, Thursday, 1/19/23 in the LMC. All parents are welcome!

*We want to thank our PTA for "loading the lounge" with snacks for staff! Thank you everyone.

* Good Luck to our Manning students competing in the STEAM Future Cities Competition at Mines this weekend

*The second round of choice enrollment begins Thursday, 1/19/23.

*Please ask your student to check the Lost & Found in the cafeteria, there are many water bottles and jackets that need to go home. The next pick up for donation is 1/27/23.

Thanks for all your support-

Mike Collins, Principal

Principal Hiring Process Meeting 1/17/2023

As most of you know, Mike Collins has been our interim Principal at Manning this year and we have been thrilled to have him. Please join us Tuesday, January 17th at 6pm in the Manning library with our community superintendent, Scott Allensworth. This meeting will detail the principal search/hiring process and select parents to serve on the hiring committee.

Please plan to attend if you'd like to provide input on this important topic.

SOS Signs of Suicide

There is a pilot program that’s happening at our school and throughout Jeffco Schools for Secondary students. Please click this link for more information.

Yearbook Club & Sports photos taken on 1/26

Lifetouch will be here to take professional photos of our club and sports members Thursday, January 26th starting at 1PM. Students in the various clubs and sports will be called to the cafeteria for photos. You can check out the Schedule here

Don't forget to order your 22/23 Yearbook here, deadline is 4/1/2023 Click here

Is your student returning to Manning for 23/24?

Parents, is your student returning to Manning next year? Now is the time to let us know.

Log In to Enroll Jeffco and mark that your student is returning.

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PTA News


January 17 | Load the Lounge 6th Grade Families

January 19 | PTA Meeting @ 3:45pm

February 8 | Skate City night

PTA Meeting | Please join us this Thursday at 3:45PM in the library for our January PTA Meeting. We have a lot to cover and are excited to see some new faces! For those that can’t make it in person, the meeting will also be livestreamed.

Teacher Wish List | Thank you to the many, many families that contributed towards our Teacher Wish Lists! They were super excited to receive these items and cannot wait to begin using them!

2023-24 Open Positions | We are starting the process to fill open positions for next school year. If you are interested in hearing more about current offerings, or have a new idea to bring to the table, please send a note to

England Trip 2024

Travel with your friends & classmates and make

Harry Potter’s & Shakespeare’s England

your classroom. Click for more info

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Sign up for City Strings Fridays 2:30-3:30 Starting this week! January 13th. Click here to register
Fencing Session will begin Friday, January 20th. Sign up here
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Wheat Ridge Parks & Rec Middle School Night Hangouts!

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Have you lost a lunchbox or Hoodie?

Check the Lost & Found in the cafeteria. Once a month we donate our Lost & Found items to Jeffco Serving Kids. The next pick up is Friday, January 27th.

Contact: Judy with Serving Kids


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.