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The Prudential Spirit of Community Award Goes to….Lillian Diuble! – Manchester 6th Grader Recognized Nationally for her Community Service

At the April 21, 2014 School Board meeting, eleven year-old Lillian Diuble was presented with a medal and a certificate by Prudential representatives for her volunteer work with the Vision Walk. She was a top winner in the state of Michigan. As a State Honoree, she receives an award of $1,000, an engraved silver medallion, […]

Celebrity Server Night Brings In Cash for Kids

The Manchester Community donated $1,557 to our kids through the Manchester Community Schools Foundation (MCSF) Celebrity Server Night. This year’s haul was $350 more than last year. The “celebrities” were teachers and other school personnel working at local restaurants. Kids and their parents came out to see school favorites dish up delicious food, all in the […]

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Quiz Bowl Teams Heading to National Championship in Chicago

The Manchester High School Quiz Bowl teams have had an outstanding year.  The Junior Varsity team placed first in their tri-county competition and the Varsity team placed third in their regional tournament.  The hard work of both teams has led to an invitation to the National Academic Championships being held in Chicago on June 7-9. […]

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MHS Freshmen Visit the University of Michigan

This past week, the freshmen took a field trip to experience college life at the University of Michigan. The tour is part of a college visit series designed by Kevin Mowrer to introduce the students to different types of colleges and encourage parents and students to plan for college after graduation.  Funding is made possible […]

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The Lions Truly Entertain the Crowd at the Youth Football Basketball Fundraiser

The Lions Truly Entertain the Crowd at the Youth Football Basketball Fundraiser

Three retired and three active Detroit Lions football players came to Manchester on Friday night.  The event was billed as a basketball game against the Manchester Community Schools staff and celebrities, but it was truly a night full of entertainment. The Lions, and MCS staff alike, spent the evening entertaining the kids, often stopping the […]

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Herman Moore Makes a Stop at The Tap!

by Ben Knauss   Former Detroit Lion wide receiver Herman Moore made a stop at The Village Tap after playing in the Manchester Youth Football charity fundraising basketball game Friday night. Moore was made to feel right at home by a packed crowd of fans who assembled after the game. Moore jokingly took over cooking […]

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Sophomores Visit Adrian College

  Manchester High School’s annual trip to Adrian College took place on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.  The students toured the library, a sample dorm room, a lecture hall, the wellness complex, the football field, and the radio station. According to Principal Mowrer, they enjoyed an all-you-can-eat lunch and Joe VanGeison, the tour guide, did a great job taking them around. This was […]

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“Kids Against Hunger” Games at Middle School Raise Over $1,000

by Cindy Kenney It’s that time of year again, when Manchester Key Club and Builders Club enlist the aid of the entire student body to raise money in support of the annual Kids Against Hunger project.  Based on the amount of money raised a food packaging event will be held at Klager Elementary School where […]

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15 Sex Offenders Work for 1 Small Business in Manchester

There are roughly 2110 people who live in the village of Manchester. As in any town, some of our number will have been convicted of a crime — some even, perhaps, of a crime of a sexual nature.  According to the Michigan Public Sex Offender Registry, however, while only nine sex offenders live in the […]

 Sara Swanson

Funeral Being Held Today For Cameron LaDouceur

The funeral service for Cameron LaDouceur will be held today at 11am at the Manchester United Methodist Church. LaDouceur, age 20, died Wednesday evening when he lost control of his ORV on private property, on Peckins Road, in Sharon Township.  The visitation was held Sunday at the Borek Jennings Funeral Home in Manchester. He is survived […]

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