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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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  • 7th Grade Student Council

    7th Grade Student Council members took time to clean up trash in the school courtyard!

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  • Lakes signs with Kansas State

    Mary Lakes signed her National Letter of Intent to attend Kansas State University in the fall of 2017 where she will play women's basketball.

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  • Future College and Career Participants

    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.

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  • Students Participated in a Three Part Career Workshop

    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.

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  • HBCU College Field Trip

    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.

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  • FAFSA Parent Help Session during College Changes Everything Month

    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.

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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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