Manual RedEye

Fire safety tips from Jeffersontown Fire Protection District


December 17, 2012

According to the U.S. Fire Administration, due to Christmas trees, lights, and candles, homes are at a greater risk of fire during the holiday season. Captain Rick Ruckriegel of the Jeffersontown Fire Department gives some tips...

False fire alarm originating in big gym results in confusion about evacuation procedures

Emily McConville, Content Director

September 14, 2012

A false fire alarm at the beginning of second block resulted in a mass exodus of students and staff, as well as confusion about proper evacuation procedures. The first alarm sounded in the big gym, which set off several other...

Cafeteria microwaves removed over the summer

Graham Manuel

September 5, 2012

There are now two microwaves left after the recent disappearances during the summer. Both of these microwaves are located in the senior cafeteria. According to Assistant Principal Darryl Farmer, the microwaves had to be thrown...

What freedom of speech means to me #FreeToTweet

Carolyn Brown

December 16, 2011

This is an entry for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Free to Tweet scholarship competition.  I blend in – until I blog. I have never fomented a revolution; I have never planned to overthrow the government. Offlin...

Opinion: Older women, leave our Twilight men alone!

Tabitha Awoniyi

November 29, 2011

This column is the sole opinion of the author. It does not necessarily represent the opinions of the RedEye staff, duPont Manual High School, its students, faculty or administration. Before you, Bella, my life was like a moonless night; ver...

October Fire Drill

Patrick Haertel

October 27, 2011

Students and teachers hurried out of the building on October 27 for the October state-mandated fire drill. All JCPS schools must complete a monthly fire drill. Other emergency drills are also required periodically.[nggallery id=46...

Gallery: Group of girls plays Ninja during August 26th fire drill

Lisa Pham

September 23, 2011

Students were shocked to hear the fire alarm go off on August 26, 2011.[nggallery id=255]Lisa Pham (11) is a contributing photographer and writer to Manual RedEye. ...

Basement Films: A Movie to Watch in the Dark

Sean Strain

March 31, 2011

Do you like ghost stories? I’ve always had a fascination for them since I was a little kid. I remember when I was in elementary school that I would always check out ghost books from the library. The librarian playfully chastised...