The weekend of April 21-23 featured three performances of the popular musical, “Footloose.” Directed by high school teacher Janine Hawley, an extensive cast, tech crew, and pit orchestra enjoyed rave reviews for their achievements. Photos courtesy of Unforgettable Photos, Manchester.
Manchester Middle School and High School Students in Builders Club, Key Club and SRSLY Manchester had a special opportunity to learn CPR. Half of the group attended a class on Tuesday April 25th and the other half will attend a class on May 9th. Photos courtesy of SRSLY Manchester and Melissa Lawhorn.
Friday evening, Manchester’s kids had a truly unique opportunity. As part of Math and Science Night, students, their families, and community members gathered in the parking lot of Klager Elementary School. Manchester Towing had brought in and tipped over a 50 foot tractor trailer semi earlier in the week. At first, twenty adults lined up along the […]
The Manchester Men’s club organized another fantastic egg hunt in Carr Park. This year Cultural Art Strings played before the hunt began and set a festive mood. Slightly fewer kids rushed the field this year to collect the colored eggs, so it took 5 minutes for all the eggs to be found instead of 4!
Wednesday, March 29th, the Manchester District Library hosted a 2-hour open house for the Manchester High School art show. High School art teacher Angie Griffin has been organizing this event for eleven years. The year’s event showcases one-hundred and forty works of art by ninety students. Attendees voted over the course of the evening and selected […]
Klager Elementary’s PTO held its 2017 Annual Talent Show last Wednesday with acts ranging from singing to tumbling to dancing to jump roping.
March is Reading Month at Klager Elementary School and one of the first activities students participated in was coloring and decorating brown paper bags for the Manchester Market. Next time you are buying groceries, and you choose “paper,” you may find yourself bringing home a one-of-a-kind work of art with your groceries. Photos of Mrs. Stommen’s 2nd […]
In addition to our county park, Sharon Mills, the Manchester area boasts seven county preserves. Located in the beautiful rolling Short Hills of Sharon Township is the Clark & Avis Spike Preserve. Sunday’s record setting warm weather and sunny skies made for a gorgeous mid-february hike and perfect conditions meant cattail heads were sending seeds […]
Friday night, Manchester and most of North America experienced a snow moon (the traditional name for the full moon in February) and a penumbral eclipse. A full lunar eclipse happens when the Earth is right in between the sun and the moon, casting its shadow onto the moon. In a penumbral eclipse, it’s just the edge […]