The Manchester Essex SoundWaves will be performing with other local choral groups at a benefit for Ebola Aid and Doctors without Borders on December 12 at 7:30 pm. The event will be held at the First Church UCC of Ipswich, located at 1 Meetinghouse Green on North Main Street. The suggested donation is $20 per person.
For the past few weeks, art teacher Marion Powers’ art classes have been learning to draw a still-life. Powers created this in order to let her students learn to draw a small portion of the immensely colorful artwork.
On Wednesday November 5th, Global Issues teacher James Wallimann and some of his students provided a presentation to educate the high school on this year’s topic of Malaria. Each year in the students in Global Issues choose a worldwide dilemma to provide a donation to. The money for the donation will come from a series of fundraisers and events run by the class over the course of the year.
On Tuesday November 4th, the varsity boys’ soccer team played in their first game of the post tournament. In this first round, the Hornets faced St. Joseph’s Prep. The Hornets controlled the pace of the game and came out with a 5-0 win. Their next game is this Saturday November 8th at Chelmsford High School where they will face Lowell Catholic.
The Students for the Humane Treatment of Animals Club met after school on Monday November 3rd to briefly discuss future meetings and volunteer service opportunities for members. The club put together several newspaper drive boxes.
Got any used or new books lying around collecting dust? The class of 2016 will be more than happy to take them off your hands for our used book sale. All types of books are welcome such as: thrillers, mystery, fantasy, sci-fi, non-fiction, comic books/graphic novels, and more.
Donation boxes will be located outside of the Middle and High School offices from November 3rd to the 21st. On Saturday November 22nd there will be a book sale at the Manchester Community Center from 10 am to 2 pm.
On Friday the 25th of October, school nutrition director Shelia Parisien and Green Team leader Eric Magers joined forces to bring healthy options to school lunches. Throughout the three lunches, students had many choices of new and locally grown food to eat for lunch.
During the last week of October and heading into November, the AP Government class, led by history Jen Coleman, has been encouraging students to take part in a school-run mock election. Posters and signs have been hung on the walls of all floors informing the students about the candidates. The mock election took place throughout the day on November 3rd. The election results in our school Charlie Baker won for governor, Seth Moulton for US representative, and the bottle bill tied.