Manual's 2017 Curriculum Fair is planned for Thursday, January 19th from 4:30 -6:30 p.m. in the Atrium. We encourage all students and their parents to attend as course registration will be underway starting January 9th for the 2017-2018 school year. Come speak to teachers and advisors to find out what is the best fit for classes and activities next year. Rising freshmen are strongly encouraged to attend! It's a great way to learn about everything Manual and our district have to offer!
Students return from winter break on Monday, January 9th for a full day of classes. We look forward to seeing all students and hope your break has been relaxing. Best wishes for a great 2017!
Manual Academy students saw a wide range of future opportunities on College Colors Day when representatives from 45 colleges and universities, local employers, trade unions, fraternities and sororities, all branches of the military, and professional organizations gathered at the College and Career Fair.
Manual Academy Counseling team would like to invite you to participate in our College and Career Fair,Choose your Destiny. The college and career fair will take place Friday, December 2, from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. The location for the event will be in the Back Gym. Parking is located in the rear parking lot of the school with entrances on Antoinette and Griswold St. Please proceed to the main entrance and an escort will show you your location at the fair. You may arrive and set-up your table as early as 8:00 a.m. and we ask that you arrive to your table by at least 8:50 a.m. and stay for the duration of the fair. Each table will have 1 chair unless you specify you need more in your response. Light refreshments will be available. Please RSVP by November 21, 2016.
with the assistance of Ms. Kimbrough. On Thursday, October 20, 2016 students practiced their interviewing skills with the Peoria Fire Department in a group panel interview. Students worked on creating resumes prior to the interview. Students received feedback from the department on ways they can improve or expand on their current skills.
32 students travelled to Danville, Illinois to attend the HBCU Experience on October 13. Students met with representatives from Historically Black Colleges and Universities as well as members of the Divine nine fraternities and sororities. Bruce Clark won the grand prize of the Acer Chromebook in the raffle for pre-registered students attending.
October is College Manual Counselors, an ISAC representative and an ICC Admissions representative were on hand to assist parents and students to complete their FAFSA application and sign up for their FSAid on October 3. FAFSA opened up October 1, 2016. Students were encouraged to complete the FAFSA and apply to their school of choice by November 1.