images of the Manchester Community

 Sara Swanson

MHS graduating seniors in caps & gowns parade through Middle School and Klager

Manchester High School Class of 2017 graduating seniors donned their caps and gowns on Friday around lunch time and headed first to the Manchester Middle School to walk through halls to “See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth, followed by “Danger Zone” (Kenny Loggins) which is the seniors’ class song. Middle School principal, Jennifer […]

 Sara Swanson

Mothers Day flowers (photos)

On Sunday, May 14th,  Manchester celebrated Mothers Day. Handpicked bouquets abounded as a multitude of flowers are currently in bloom.

 Marsha Chartrand

Footloose plays to packed houses (photos)

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.

 Sara Swanson

Students learning CPR (photos)

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.

 Marsha Chartrand

Movin’ Monday for the rest of the school year

 Sara Swanson

Kids lift a semi truck and do other amazing things at Klager Math and Science Night

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 […]

 Danielle Muntz

2017 Mens Club Easter Egg Hunt (photos)

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!

 Sara Swanson

High School art show puts student talent on display

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 […]

 Sara Swanson

Klager Elementary 2017 Talent Show (photos)

Klager Elementary’s PTO held its 2017 Annual Talent Show last Wednesday with acts ranging from singing to tumbling to dancing to jump roping.

 Sara Swanson

Klager students decorate brown paper bags for the Manchester Market during March is Reading Month

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 […]