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  • "A March Through History" February 24, 2017 1:00 p.m. to 2:25 p.m.

    "Students in Ms. Teresa Brown's 8-4 ELA class at Manual Academy are hard at work making signs for the school's Black History Program."

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  • Davis awarded January JA Teacher of the Month

    Jade Davis, a freshmen seminar teacher at Manual Academy, was awarded Junior Achievement (JA) Teacher of the Month for January 2017.

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  • Health Careers

    Manual health career students performed intubations today as retired respiratory therapist, Priscilla Peterson, gave instructions and explained what a career in respiratory care is like. P.E.R.F.E.C.T. Peoria purchases the respiratory manikins for the health career classes at Manual.

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  • Dual Credit

    Dual credit students enjoy the opportunity to dissect rats, sheep hearts, brains, and eyes as they learn about the human body in BIOL 106. BIOL 106 is one of 4 dual credit classes available here at Manuel for ICC college credit.

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  • Irby recognized for community service

    Manual Academy senior Tyjionna Irby was one of three Peoria Public School female high school students named Annie’s Girls, an award established by Illinois State Representative Jehan Gordon-Booth in honor of her mother, Annie Jo Gordon. The Annie’s Girls Award recognizes female high school students who show exemplary commitment to their communities through service. Entrants submitted a letter of recommendation and an essay discussing their community service activities and describing a woman who had served as a role model for community service in their life.

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  • Manual Academy Students Explore Nursing Program

    Manual Academy Health Career classes who took part in the Methodist Explore Nursing Program

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  • A Busy NIght Suturing!

    Year 13 of the Medical Enrichment program, a partnership between UICOMP and Manual Academy.

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  • Canned Food Drive a Success

    Manual Academy middle school students donate canned foods to Manna Food Pantry on Western Avenue

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  • Students learn about wide range of future choices

    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.

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  • Williams, Youngman sign Letters of Intent

    This week at Manual Academy, senior Da'Monte Williams signed his Letter of Intent to play basketball for the University of Illinois and senior AJ Youngman signed his Letter of Intent to play basketball for Eastern Kentucky University.

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  • Student made Adirondack chairs for sale
    The Manual Industrial Technology Department is selling Adirondack style chairs that have been constructed by students. They are $75 each. A two seat version is  being sold for $125. All proceeds go to materials for future projects. These are perfect for the porch or patio! Please contact teacher Andrew Rice with any questions or ordering information at
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