October 20, 2016: Elementary school early release at 11:15 for parent-teacher conferences; no afternoon pre-school
November 8, 2016: Election Day - no school for students
November 11, 2016: Veteran's Day - no school
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Manchester School District Announcements

SAT Prep at Khan Academy
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AP Honor Roll
Manchester School District is one of 547 school districts in the U.S. and Canada honored by being named to the College Board’s 5th Annual Advanced Placement® District Honor Roll for increasing access to advanced placementcourse work while simultaneously maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP Exams. Read more...
graduating students
Higher Level Learning Opportunities for High School Students Survey -- Students in grades 8 - 12 and their parents are invited to take this survey to help the Manchester School District better understand how effectively it is communicating about learning opportunities.
Draft Curriculum Management Plan
Manchester's Curriculum Management Plan outlines the expectations, processes and procedures to be utilized in the development, delivery, evaluation and revision of the district’s written, taught and assessed curriculum. View the draft HERE
A public hearing was held on Monday, March 7. A revised plan with answers to questions will be discussed at the Tuesday, March 29 Curriculum and Instruction meeting.
The Manchester Academic Standards represent the highest level of academic expectations for all students in the Manchester School District. Please v
isit the Manchester School District curriculum web site to view the standards :
Granite State Driving School
Granite State Driving School operates the driver education program in the Manchester School District. Sessions are held at Central, Memorial and West high schools. The cost is $530 per student. Click here to enroll for the dates and locations of your choice!
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The 2016 NH Teacher of the Year is one of our own!

The New Hampshire Department of Education named Ashley Preston, preschool teacher at Parker-Varney Elementary School, the 2016 New Hampshire Teacher of the Year. Preston was chosen from a large group of talented and dedicated educators in the state. The selection committee recognized her ability to help her young students be curious, critical thinkers and problem solvers.

"Preschool students are often underestimated, and I feel fortunate that I can be their voice, help them gain the recognition they deserve, and prove their learning is valuable," Preston wrote in the application.

Preston has been teaching for nine years in Manchester. She looks at the whole child and sees the gains they made then finds ways to help them continue to grow and make progress.

"Ms. Preston is a natural educator," said Parker-Varney principal Amy Allen. "She teaches her students to strive for excellence, to love reading to care about one another."

Preston is New Hampshire's candidate for National Teacher of the Year.