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Q&A: Everything Manual students need to know about school closure
Coronavirus

RedEye Staff | March 16, 2020

You asked and we answered. We’ve compiled a list of the questions Manual students had pertaining to school closure, Manual’s plans, scheduling, AP exams and much more. Let us know what questions you have…

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BREAKING: JCPS closes through spring break, Manual reacts
Coronavirus

RedEye Staff | March 13, 2020

JCPS Superintendent Marty Pollio announced earlier today that all schools will be closed beginning on Monday, March 16 through spring break, in response to Governor Beshear’s recommendation that all…

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DEVELOPING: Manual prepares for coronavirus
Coronavirus

Molly Gregory | March 11, 2020

On Sunday, March 8, Gov. Beshear announced on a live stream that three more cases of COVID-19 coronavirus have been diagnosed in Jefferson, Fayette and Harrison counties, making for a total of four cases.

JCPS…

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Manual graduate Greer Schneider evaluates South Carolina’s Democratic Primary
Features

Kate Benton | March 9, 2020

Last Saturday, South Carolina, the fourth and final early voting state, held its Democratic Presidential Preference Primary.

The race’s remaining candidates—with the exception of Michael Bloomberg,…

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BHM: My grandpa’s experience with busing
Features

Norah Wulkopf | February 26, 2020

In July of 1974, the Supreme Court ruled on Milliken v. Bradley, one of the most influential court cases on school desegregation. While Brown v. Board of Education decided that “separate but equal”…

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OPINION: Dress code survey lacks clarity, perpetuates inequality
Opinions

RedEye Staff | February 26, 2020

This week, Manual’s Culture and Climate Committee released a survey aimed at getting the perspectives of all stakeholders on the topic of “appropriate school attire.”

However, despite the well-intended…

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Members of a Manual family killed in St. Louis car crash
News

KC Ciresi | February 17, 2020

Four Louisvillians died in a car accident near St. Louis, Missouri Friday morning on the way to a volleyball tournament in St. Louis, Missouri. YPAS freshman Brennan Prather’s mother and sister, Lesley…

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TikTok famous people of Manual
Features

KC Ciresi | February 17, 2020

TikTok seems to be the most recent social media fad, and Manual is no stranger to the app. While much of the student body finds themselves scrolling through and liking the short, usually humorous videos…

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Dog therapy: Cookie helps students unwind
Features

Adrienne Sato | February 3, 2020

It’s a dreary Thursday at Manual. Students lug their backpacks to the lunchroom and sit down to eat. Many pull out their textbooks to squeeze in a few more problems, a few more sentences, a few more…

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Feature: Shock factor
Features

Kate Benton | January 30, 2020

After an exhausting eight hour school day, sophomore Cassidy Adwell (10, J+C) trudged into cheerleading practice, which would take up another three hours. The day wasn’t over yet.

To take some of…

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OPINION: Expelling students isn’t acting in the Christian spirit
Opinions

EP Presnell | January 23, 2020

If you haven’t been on social media or seen the countless news articles surrounding the former Whitefield Academy student Kayla Kenney’s expulsion over a photo of her celebrating her birthday wearing…

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Manual RedEye: A year in photos
Photo

Cesca Campisano | December 20, 2019

As we celebrate the end of the year, Manual RedEye is taking a trip down memory lane with some of our favorite photos from 2019.

Mandala Gupta VerWiebe (11, J+C) holds out a cupcake during a photoshoot…

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FEATURE: Out like a light
Features

KC Ciresi | November 25, 2019

Her breathing slowed and eyelids shut before she jerked forward and continued to read the notes on her paper. The battle to stay awake against her own body’s natural instincts became more like war. She…

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REFLECTION: I am important and so is my mental health
Opinions

Payton Carns | October 11, 2019

On days like World Mental Health Day, I always take time to reflect on my journey with my mental health and what it took to get it at the best place possible. I think back to five years ago and how long…

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