Thursday, May 23, 2013
Heroes & Cool Kids is a NJ based not-for-profit organization that utilizes the services of current and former professional athletes whose personal life experiences enable them to train high school student leaders to mentor middle school students on import
A group of Manchester Township High School students have become ‘heroes’ to sixth graders at Manchester Township Middle School by joining the Heroes & Cool Kids program. Heroes & Cool Kids is a New Jersey based not-for-profit organization that utilizes the services of current and former professional athletes whose personal life experiences enable them to train high school student leaders to mentor middle school students on important life skills, including sportsmanship, conflict resolution and positive lifestyle choices. The high school students are the ‘Heroes’ and the middle school students are the ‘Cool Kids.” Principal Alex George explained the program. “Heroes & Cool Kids takes high school students and prepares them to deliver three …
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Needed items may be dropped off now through Friday at the high school.
To help the victims of this week's devastation in Oklahoma, the Manchester Township High School Student Awareness Committee and Class of 2014 is organizing a donation drive now through Friday, May 24 to collect and deliver goods to Operation Jersey Shore Santa. At this time, the organization is accepting donated items until Sunday only in order to expedite the delivery process. The following items have been requested: Flashlights, Batteries, First-aid Supplies, Baby Supplies, Pet Supplies, Non-perishable food items, New Blankets & Pillows, Socks, Work Gloves, Contractor's Bags, Bottled Water, Gift Cards. All donations may be dropped off at the high school at 101 South Colonial Drive during school hours. Last day for donations is Friday…
Friday, May 17, 2013
The Manchester students built the robots and competed in several competitions with other area schools.
Hilltop Nursery School's indoor pool is usually filled with pre-school children learning to swim, but on a few recent afternoons it was overtaken by underwater robots operated by students from the Manchester Township Middle School and High School Robotics Club. The clubs were formed thanks to a $7,000 STEM grant from NAVAIR Lakehurst, which provided the kits for the robots and other support materials. The students built the robots and competed in several competitions with other area schools.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Find out how you can help by donating, volunteering or joining a team. Cancer survivors are invited to a dinner and to be honored at a ceremony.
The Manchester Committee for Relay for Life cordially invites the community to our Relay for Life "Celebration"! Everyone is welcome to join us on Saturday, June 1-2 at the Manchester Township High School stadium at 101 South Colonial Drive. Camp set up begins at 1:00 pm with registration at 3:00 pm. Cancer survivors and their caregivers will be treated to dinner in the MTHS cafeteria at 4:00 pm. For more information, to donate or to register, visit www.relayforlife.org/Manchesternj. Although registration is not required for survivors, it is recommended to speed up your check-in at the event. Don't miss the numerous activities and special moments as the entire Manchester Community gets together to Celebrate. Remember. Fight back. See the …
Friday, April 12, 2013
Mrs. Ansbach is NJ Council of Teachers of English 2013 Outstanding Educator.
Mrs. Jennifer Ansbach of Manchester Township High School was honored by the Manchester Township Board of Education for being named 2013 Outstanding English Language Arts Educator by the NJ Council of Teachers of English. Principal Alex George introduced Mrs. Ansbach and read from a description of the award, which "recognizes a dedicated, innovative, dynamic educator whose activities have significantly and widely impacted New Jersey English language arts education." He said that Mrs. Ansbach would receive a medallion at an upcoming conference and would be featured on the NJ Council of Teachers of English website for the next year. She is also now eligible for a Governor's Award. Mr. George praised Mrs. Ansbach for her passion for her …
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Manchester PBA vs. Manchester Faculty March 15
Members of the Manchester Twp. PBA 246 will face off against members of the Manchester Twp. High School faculty at Manchester's March Madness on Friday, March 15 in the MTHS gym. The event will benefit the Coach Rodney Copeland Scholarship Fund and future Hawk spirit items. In addition to the basketball competition, there will also be a half court shootout, slam dunk contest, prizes, food and raffles. Admission is $5.00 and doors open at 6 p.m.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Learn more about 2013 Relay for Life of Manchester and how to get involved in the fight against cancer.
Wednesday, February 13
Relay For Life of Manchester will hold their 2013 Kickoff Party on Thursday, February 21 at Manchester High School at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to join the party to learn more about Relay For Life and how to get involved. Organizers will also be announcing this year's theme. Relay for Life is an overnight event to raise awareness and fight back against cancer. The 2013 Relay for Life of Manchester is scheduled for Saturday evening, June 1 through Sunday morning, June 2 at Manchester Twp. High School. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. Go to www.relayforlife.org/manchesternj to sign up, donate or find out more. - from the Manchester Township School Disrict.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Tickets are now on sale for this year's Manchester Twp HS musical.
Tuesday, February 12
Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the whole Peanuts gang when the MTHS Drama Club presents "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown!" on Friday, March 8 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 9 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. All adult tickets are discounted to $8 and students to $6 in advance. All tickets, regardless of age, are $10 at the door. Tickets may be purchased by mail using the order form (they will be held at Will Call for pick-up at the door) or in person in the high school lobby on Feb. 20 & 27 from 2:15-4:30 p.m. - from the Manchester Township School District.
Friday, February 8, 2013
Scott Davern signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania on a cross country/track scholarship
Friday, February 8
Scott Davern, a senior at Manchester Township High School, signed a National Letter of Intent on National Signing Day (Feb. 6, 2013) to attend Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania on a cross country/track scholarship. Scott is a 4-year, 3-season athlete for cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field. Athletic Director, Keith Lister, said, "Scott will have earned 12 varsity letters over the course of his 4 years here, a rare and special accomplishment." On hand for the signing were Scott's coaches, Jason Griffith (Cross Country and Spring Track & Field), John Musolf (Indoor Track), his mom Cynthia and brother John, Principal Alex George, Lister, and Guidance Counselor Shannon Findlow. Scott intends to major in Athletic Training …
Friday, February 1, 2013
The girls went 15-0 in the regular season; going to sectional tournament Saturday
The Manchester Township High School Lady Hawks bowling team finished their Shore Conference B-South season without losing a match. Coach Mike McCrae said that his 15-0 team finished their season in "a grand fashion." "The girls are delighted over their undefeated Shore Conference season, and although we've fought through some illnesses the past few weeks, as have many teams, the girls are really looking forward to the excitement and challenge that the state level competitions bring," McCrae said. High averages this year are: Julia Ott (199), Kelsey Krumeich (189), Nicole Hodges (186), Jessica Picard (184), Tina Shahinian (190), and Kaitlyn Kettmann (184). Senior Da'Nei Moore registered the high game for the team this season, with a 299 …