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 Sara Swanson

Manchester High School alumni hold 140th banquet

submitted by Carol Westfall, Manchester High School Alumni Association The Manchester High School (MHS) Alumni Banquet was held Saturday, June 17, 2017, in the MHS Commons and attended by about 150 alumni and guests. At least 30 classes were represented, from as far back as the Class of 1943 to this year’s graduating Class of […]

 Sara Swanson

School building consolidation community meeting draws hundreds of attendees

Manchester Community Schools held an informational community meeting Thursday night, intended for students who will be moving to a new building next year and their families. Although meant for current 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th graders, this meeting was open to everyone with concerns as the schools repurpose the Middle School next year, house K-6th grade […]

 Sara Swanson

New voting machines coming to Manchester

All of Washtenaw County, including all five Manchester-area precincts, will be receiving new voting machines this fall. Hart InterCivic’s Verity Voting system will replace aging election equipment and includes ballot tabulators, accessible devices for voters with disabilities, and election management software. The state of Michigan has mandated and funded the replacement of all election equipment statewide. Each county clerk […]

 Sara Swanson

29 students participate in Science Olympiad – 2 teams medal!

Twenty-nine Manchester students in grades 2 through 5 participated in Science Olympiad this year and they had some pretty stiff competition. They competed with students from 42 schools from across the county! Manchester fielded teams in seven different events: Feathered Friends, Circuit Wizardry, On Target, Photon Phun, Water Rockets, To Infinity and Beyond, and Mystery Architecture Two of our fifth grade event teams […]

 Sara Swanson

Sweet Soles – Senior Girl Scout starting running/walking club for Gold Award project

  Paige Bourland, a sophomore at Manchester High School and a girl scout in Troop 41773 is hoping her Gold Award project will have a lasting impact on the health of the Manchester community. She has created “Sweet Soles,” a running/walking club that will meet weekly during the summer for group running/walking and is organizing a free community 5K […]

 Sara Swanson

WCRC chip-sealing Pleasant Lake Road and Clinton Road, crack-sealing Austin Road

Have you noticed “Loose Stones – 35 mph” signs on county roads? These signs mean a road has recently been chip sealed and three Manchester  roads are scheduled for road work this week. According to the Washtenaw County Road Commission, Clinton Rd. between Austin Rd. to the County Line  is scheduled for chip sealing on Monday, and Pleasant Lake Road between Schneider Road and M-52 […]

 Sara Swanson

Four MHS students to leave for Germany this week

Four Manchester High School students will be leaving this weekend on June 11, for three weeks of family stays in the small town of Varel in Northern Germany near the North Sea, and Innsbruck, Austria. Mitchell Ernst, Aidan White, Claudia Waltz and Joseph Grebe, will be joining students from Jackson High School to travel to […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester Big Tree Search – Help the Mirror find the biggest tree in Manchester!

The Manchester Mirror is excited to announce that we are holding a summer long search for the biggest tree in the Manchester area! We need your help to discover Manchester’s very own sentinels, trees that have stood witness to the changes over time to our area, from wilderness to Native American settlement to European Immigrant […]

 Sara Swanson

Photo: Manchester’s 8th graders move up to High School

 Sara Swanson

2017 Manchester Canoe/Kayak Race results

At noon on Sunday, May 21, the 51st Annual Manchester Canoe/Kayak Race began. Canoes, kayaks, trailers, athletes, amateurs and enthusiasts poured into the Village. This year, on the 50th anniversary of the first race, the Annual Manchester Canoe/Kayak Race had 74 entries! The fastest time this year was 30:02 min by Hill and Walton in the Competition […]