The Manchester Township School District encourages parental involvement in our schools. There are many ways for parents to become involved, including:
This is an opportunity to meet your child's teachers, get a sense of what their typical day is like, and find out about homework and discipline policies. Held at every school in September and early October, parents are strongly encouraged to attend. Check your school calendar for schedules.
Anytime you have a concern, parents may schedule a telephone or in-person conference with your child’s teacher by calling the school office to set up an appointment. In the fall (and spring at the HS), your school will schedule a week of parent-teacher conferences during the afternoon and evenings, so that all parents have the opportunity to meet with their child's teacher on a one-on-one basis at least once during the year. Check your school calendar for schedules.
Manchester Township PTA
The Manchester Township PTA (Parent-Teacher Association) is a volunteer organization of parents, teachers, school staff, and other interested community members that works for the benefit of all six schools in the Manchester Township School District. The PTA works to enrich our students educational experience by promoting parental involvement and increased home and school communication, providing scholarships and awards, keeping parents informed on educational and child-related issues, and providing educational assembly programs to our students. General meetings are held four times a year (see the district calendar for dates).
For more information on the Manchester Township PTA, pick up a membership brochure at any of our schools. You can also drop a note to the PTA by sending it into school with your child in an envelope marked "ATT: PTA" - or visit the Manchester Twp. PTA web site at www.ManchesterPTA.org.
Manchester Twp. Educational Foundation
The Manchester Township Educational Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization with a long-term mission to improve the quality of educational experiences for all students the Manchester Twp. Public School District. Their goal is to gain support from all facets of the Manchester community (parents, seniors, businesses, organizations, alumni) as well as larger corporations and foundations. The Foundation works to foster community support and find creative funding alternatives to assist in meeting educational needs not completely met through the annual school budget or other resources. They provide classroom mini-grants, scholarships and equipment donations. For more information visit the MTEF website at www.mtef4kids.org.
Parent Advisory Committees
All of our schools have Parent Advisory Committees that meet about once a month with the principals to discuss school programs, policies, and upcoming events, and to make suggestions to improve the school environment. All parents are welcome. For more information contact your school principal or see your school's calendar for meeting dates.
Superintendent's Advisory Committee
This group meets several times during the year with the Superintendent to discuss district programs, policies, the school budget, and more. They also help the superintendent identify district needs and make suggestions for improvements. New members are always welcome. For more information contact email@example.com .
The high school's Booster Club supports athletic and music programs at the school.
Throughout the school year, parents are invited to special events like band and chorus concerts, science fairs, festivals, holiday celebrations, sporting events, drama productions, class plays, student of the month assemblies, and more. See your school calendar and your school news page for upcoming events.