10th Annual Friends of Manual Breakfast
When: Fri, May 12, 2017 at 7:30am (doors open at 7am)
Where: Manual High School (1700 E. 28th Ave, Denver)
This FREE breakfast will fill the Thunderdome with past and present students, school faculty and community members as we celebrate that Manual is where the light is. This event is our largest fundraiser of the year and there are many ways you can support.
News and Announcements
Friends of Manual Supports Student Growth in Writing
Friends of Manual recently provided a grant to help 11 students and a teacher travel to Tacoma Washington for the National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing.
In addition to teaching the students strategies for effectively running a writing center, they learned that the Manual Writing Center is truly a unique concept — operating as the only Writing Center founded and run by the students themselves. Read more about their experience here.
New Manual High School Video!
Friends of Manual Donates $18,000 to Help Upgrade Technology at Manual High School
Friends of Manual High recently donated $18,000 to the school to help upgrade classroom and student technology. A portion of the donated dollars will go toward the installation of 15 Prometheus boards, interactive whiteboards that give students the ability to interact and collaborate in real time with lesson information.
The donation also supported the purchase of 35 Chromebook tablets. The tablets will it possible to fulfill Principal Nick Dawkins' commitment to provide each Manual student with access to a tablet during the school day. Learn more here.