Making Connections

Two members of the Manvel High Academic UIL Current Events team attended Global Challenges in 2016: A Conversation with General David Petraeus, through the World Affairs Council of Houston, on Feb. 12. The students, juniors Michah Harrison and Marche Matthews-Noel, attended the event with their current event team sponsor, Lisa Staup. The students listened toContinue reading “Making Connections”

Proj Grad Ending With Bang

Project Graduation held a meeting on Jan.21 in the LGI for senior students and their parents to discuss fundraising opportunities and available venue options. The purpose of Project Graduation is to create a lively environment to celebrate graduation and offering a safe and enjoyable alternative to the fatal result of drunk driving on graduation night.Continue reading “Proj Grad Ending With Bang”

Rodeo Artists Showcase Art

On Friday, many art students, parents, teachers and supporters gathered for the Rodeo Art Open House held at MHS. Students from elementary, middle and high school showcase their art for the upcoming Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. “MHS swept the HLSR Art Show. We are so incredibly proud to teach the best artists in the districtContinue reading “Rodeo Artists Showcase Art”

Final Senior Yearbook Photo Opportunity

Just a reminder, seniors have a FINAL opportunity to take the yearbook photo on Dec.15-16 . This is the last chance they will have to take their yearbook -photo and be in the senior section of the yearbook.  Photos will be taken in D189. Yearbook sitting fee is free, the cap and gown sitting feeContinue reading “Final Senior Yearbook Photo Opportunity”


  Freshman Cara Maxwell will advance to the Area contest after earning second place at the district FFA Leadership Development Contest for Greenhand Creed Speaking. The competition was held Nov. 10. “FFA has a lot more leadership opportunities than people believe,” freshman Cara Maxwell said. “It opens up a lot of doors.” The competition aimsContinue reading “FFA TEAM COMPETES AT DISTRICT”

When Cultures Collide

On November 11th, a representative from Japan’s Keizai Koho Center visited the school in order to learn more about American education. Takanori Ito, a Senior Analyst at the Center, stopped by the school on his way to the National Council for the Social Sciences conference (NSSC) in New Orleans. He was guided by AP HumanContinue reading “When Cultures Collide”

September Senior Yearbook Photos

Senior pictures will be in the auditorium on Sept 14- all day. These photos are for any seniors who: 1- haven’t taken a yearbook photo yet —or—- 2- would like a retake. The names on the appointment list are students who, according to Strawbridge Photography, have not taken their senior photo. Any student who needsContinue reading “September Senior Yearbook Photos”

Senior Summer Photo Appointment times

***UPDATE- for any senior student NOT on the appointment list, please come Aug. 3-6 any time at your convenience. The Strawbridge photographers will work you in.  For any questions, call Strawbridge customer service at 866-624-6229 or 919-226-3037. Senior Mavs, Check this list to see what time you should come take your senior pics with StrawbridgeContinue reading “Senior Summer Photo Appointment times”