8:00 AM Tennis - Varsity - Girls
9:00 AM Football - Freshman - Boys
11:00 AM Football - Sophomore - Boys
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM FASFA Workshop
3:30 PM Golf - Varsity - Girls
3:30 PM Soccer - Middle School - Boys
3:30 PM Tennis - Varsity - Girls
4:00 PM Cross Country - Varsity - Coed
4:30 PM Soccer - Varsity - Boys
Manual Academy will celebrate Homecoming 2016, Oct. 3 – 7. On Wednesday, students will enjoy an Olympics Pep Assembly at 1:45 p.m. and a Stunt Show at 6 p.m. There will be a Pep Assembly on Friday at 1:45 p.m. Pre-game festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the game vs. Normal West High School begins at 7 p.m. The homecoming dance will be Saturday, October 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the school.
The Methodist Nursing School Explore program started out with a bang Thursday evening with 15 Manual Academy Health Career students trying out robotic manikins used to teach skills to nursing students. Students were excited to see such active learning and are looking forward to earning their lab coats after attending to 3 sessions. Students who choose to be part of the Explore program get to meet monthly at the new Methodist School of Nursing to continue learning about nursing and to practice hands-on activities.
Manual Academy’s Health Career classes enjoyed a visit from AMT this week. The EMT speaker shared her career with the classes and also taught some of them how to do CPR and how to handle choking with an infant. One class got to sit in the ambulance and hear personal EMT stories from our favorite EMT, Yolanda. Overall, students had a great time!!!
The Junior Lady Rams came away with the National League Girls Softball Championship trophy, defeating Roosevelt 14-2!! These girls played well together and showed lots of team support and great sportsmanship. Under the leadership of Coach Teresa Brown, the Junior Lady Rams finished with a perfect record....an undefeated season 6-0! Congratulations to the Manual Middle School Academy Girls Softball Team!
Manual Academy has been awarded a $2,000 grant from The Dollar Store Literacy Foundation. The grant will fund a Meet The Author project, a collaboration with the Bradley University departments of English and Teacher Education and the Peoria Public Library, and focusing on the contemporary young adult literature of award-winning author Matt de la Peña.
Congratulations 2016 Those Who Excel Nominees and Winners! Congratulations to the 2016 Those Who Excel nominees and winners! Watch the videos! Administrator - Laura Rodgers, Mark Bills Middle School Early Career Educator - Tyler Patton, Calvin Coolidge Middle School Donald M. Phares Teacher of the Year - Mary Jo Newman-Evans, Manual Academy Team - Look. It's My Book! Community Volunteer - Susan McCabe, Franklin Primary School Student Support Personnel - Ron Dwyer, Richwoods High School Educational Services Personnel - Richard Bolden, Lincoln K-8 Watch the videos about these Remarkable Peoria Public School staff members and volunteers. Log onto http://www.youtube.com/peoriapsd150 or http://www.facebook.com/peoriapublicschools