Manual RedEye

Winter Storm Warning for January 20th

Marianna Michael

January 19, 2011

As of 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday January 19th, local news stations are reporting that the JCPS district will be watching the weather for what is reportedly the strongest snow storm that has been experienced all winter. Kentucky is...

Schools closed Jan. 11

January 11, 2011

JCPS has closed schools on Tuesday, Jan. 11, marking the fourth closing of the school year. Wednesday will be a red day. Due to the late announcement of school being canceled, some students woke up unaware. Morgan Loy (11)...

Possible school closings for Tuesday, Jan. 11

January 10, 2011

Local media outlets are reporting snow and wintry weather, beginning early morning Tuesday and continuing throughout the day. "There's no question about it," said meteorologist Marc Weinberg of Fox 41 TV in his Monday forecast. "This is probably going to cause widespread school closings acr...

JCPS closed Friday, Dec. 16

December 16, 2010

At 5 PM on Thursday, JCPS announced that all schools will be closed on Friday Dec. 16. This is the third school closing of the week, pushing finals to January. Please see the new finals schedule for information about review and testing dates during the first week in...

JCPS closed Thursday due to icy roads

December 16, 2010

JCPS released this statement on their website: "All Jefferson County Public Schools and central offices will be closed Thursday, December 16, 2010. 260 day employees do not report. CEP snow sites open." As students were to take...

Snow day update: Open as usual on Tuesday

December 13, 2010

Manual students will jump right into finals week on Tuesday, Dec. 13, as JCPS has announced that schools will be open as usual. Click here to get the finals schedule for the remainder of the week....

JCPS schools closed on Monday, Dec. 13

December 12, 2010

JCPS announced that schools will be closed due to the snowy weather on Monday, December 13. At 9 pm on Sunday night, shortly after school was canceled, RedEye staff stopped by Manual to get this cell phone picture of the scene....

Marching Band Invited to Play in Mayor Parade

Sean Strain

December 2, 2010

On Wednesday, members of Manual’s marching band were informed via e-mail that they were invited to participate in the Mayor’s Parade. The parade will take place on January 3rd, Inauguration Day, when Greg Fischer will be sworn...

Superintendent’s Contract Not Renewed

Marianna Michael

November 23, 2010

As of November 22, 2010, the Jefferson County Board of Education has voted not to renew the contract of Dr. Sheldon Berman. The final vote for this decision was 5-2 with Steve Imhoff and Linda Duncan voting to renew Berman’s...