Monday, October 20, 2014

Love Yourself. Be Drug Free. Red Ribbon Week Oct 23-31

Red Ribbon Week is officially celebrated from Oct 23 - 31. *Did you know that Red Ribbon Campaign is now the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation?* Read this and more information about the Red Ribbon Campaign here.

Show your support for a drug free campus by participating in the Dress Up days for the week! (October 27-Oct 31**)

* Upper/Lower Elementary

Mon - "Wake up, its Red Ribbon Week" - wear pajamas
Tues - "I 'mustache' you to be drug free" - wear a mustache
Wed - "I am a 'jean-ius, Im drug free" - wear jeans
Thurs - "We were spotted being healthy & drug free" - wear spots
Friday - "Say BOO! to drugs!" - wear your Halloween costume

* Middle School **NOTE: This Week, the Middle School is hosting a canned food drive. The Middle School will be recognizing Red Ribbon Week During the week of Nov 3-7.**

Mon (Nov 3) - Neon Day
Tues (Nov 4) - Jersey Day
Wed (Nov 5) - Crazy Hair Day
Thur (Nov 6) - 'What do you want to be?' Day
Fri    (Nov 7) - Wear Red Day

* High School 

Mon - "Keep a Lid on it" - wear your favorite hat
Tues - "We need a doctor!" - dress like a doctor or wear scrubs
Wed - "War on drugs" - wear war paint or camo
Thurs - "Team up against drugs" - favorite team shirt or jersey
Fri - "You dont scare me!" - Halloween costume (must be school appropriate, no masks, and paint cannot fully cover face)

PTO Meeting, Thursday Oct 23rd

PTO is having their monthly meeting this Thursday at 6:30 in the Lower Elementary Cafeteria. Have an idea? Come tell us at the meeting! Want to help? Come sign up! The Agenda is listed as follows: 

Mannford PTO Agenda
October 23rd, 2014

  • Call meeting to order

  • Minutes from last meeting

  • Treasurer’s Report

  • Carrie  update on Family Portrait Fundraiser

  • Update on Halloween fright night

  • Angie would like to discuss Pirate chest

  • Nurse Jill would like to speak

  • Patti update on t-shirts

  • Scholarship Run Committee meeting TBD

  • Red ribbon week is October 23rd-31st and dress up days will be 27th-31st

  • New Business/open floor

  • Next meeting November 20th  at 6:30 and Movie night will be      November 21st  movie TBD both at the Lower Elementary.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

4H/FFA: Haunted House

Mannford 4H/FFA Booster Club is sponsoring a Haunted House at the Mannford School Farm (follow the signs- The Mannford school farm is located on 31st street, the easiest way is to turn on to Farrow Dr, off of Greenwood, and Farrow ends up turning into 31st St. It also used to be called Houston Road. The Farm is approximately 1/4-1/2 mile from there.)

The Haunted House will be open from 8pm to 12am for these specific dates only:

Friday, October 17
Saturday, October 18

Friday, October 24
Saturday, October 25

Friday, October 31st

Cost is $5.00 per child and $10.00 per adult. 

Middle School STUCO Hoodie sales Oct 15-30

The Middle School Student Council will begin their hoodie sales on October 15th thru the 30th. Order forms will be going out today. You can also contact Ms. Bynum at the Middle school if you would like to order one. Her email is 


Please let us know if you have a problem opening up the order form. The form does show a photo of the hoodie, front and back. Pricing and all other information are also on the form.

Monday, October 13, 2014

PTO Movie Night, October 17th

Mannford PTO Presents:

Movie Night is this Friday, October 17th, featuring HOTEL TRANSYLVANIADoors open at 6, movie starts at 6:20, doors are locked from 6:30 to 8. Admission of $6 includes pizza, pop, and popcorn. Extra concessions will be open and available during movie time. PTO members save $1 on  your child's admission for every PTO event, including movie nights. You can sign up for PTO while you are there!! 

Parents, bring your kids and have them bring their chair, blanket, and pillow and join us for a fun night, while you go on a date or grocery shopping! Or, parents are welcome to stay and watch the movie too. We had alot of excitement from parents when we discussed movie night at Open house! Kids need to be picked up by 8:30! We cant wait to see you all!


Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Homecoming Carnival

Dont forget the Lower Elementary is having a carnival on Friday from 3:30 to 6:30! They are still taking donations for baskets and the cake walk! There is a list of baskets and items needed on a previous blog post. 

Tickets went on Pre-sale today!!

Thursday, September 25, 2014


September 29 - October 3 is Homecoming week!! Get ready for Battle of the Ages!


Monday: Book- ‘Great Gatsby’ (1920’s) v. ‘Grapes of Wrath’ (1930’s): Dress formal or distinguished: Suit and Tie, Formal Dress, and as if you are going to a nice party; or dress like someone from the Great Depression days: Overalls, Messy hair, and lack of style.

Tuesday: Movie- ‘Pearl Harbor’ (1940’s) v. ‘Back to the Future’ (1950’s): Dress like a soldier: Camo and ‘Rosie the Riveter’ (factory clothes); or dress like someone from the 1950’s: Preppy Look (Polo, Khaki pants, and nice shoes) or Sock Hop Look (Long Skirts, Pony Tails, Polo Shirts)

Wednesday: Music- ‘Woodstock’ (1960’s) v. ‘Disco’ (1970’s): Dress with tie die t-shirts, jeans, long hair, flip flops; or bellbottom jeans, flannel shirts, fancy looking shirts, or Rock group t-shirts.

Thursday: TV- ‘Full House’ (1980’s) v. ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ (1990’s): Dress with polo shirt and jeans with big hair; or 90’s hip hop style clothing (NO HATS).

Friday: Dress like a Pirate: Dress up like a Pirate or dress in your MHS spirit shirts.


On Friday, October 3rd, at 2pm, the Homecoming Parade will start at the intersection of Hinton and Meadow View St. 

The Lower Elementary is hosting a Homecoming carnival on Friday, October 3rd, from 3:30-6:30.  There will be games all along the front hall of the lower elementary, a cake walk, and a silent auction. Donations for the Cake Walk must be store bought and unopened! Please bring your donations to the office on October 1st and 2nd. 

Tickets for games will go on presale during the week before the day of the carnival. There will also be outside games including a football toss, free throws, and softball throw. Also, there will be a PUNT-PASS-KICK contest and sign ups for this game will cost $3. 

PTO will also have a booth set up at the carnival with information, sign ups, activity calendars, and t-shirts, hoodies and more! Please join the lower elementary for food, fun, and games before you head to the Homecoming Football game!


The Silent Auction baskets are as follows:

Office: ThirtyOne

Library: Family Book Basket

1st Grade:     

Keesee: Mannford Pirate basket

Anglin/Kachelmeyer: "On the Tool bench"

Morris: Automotive Basket

Kleven/Woodson: Game Night

2nd Grade:

All classrooms: Money Tree

All classrooms: Camping basket

3rd Grade: 

Elliott/Saliba: Money Tree

Looney: Family Movie Night

Borchers: Owl basket

Cavenah/Remington: OSU/OU House Divided

Donations for these baskets will be accepted till October 1st. Please help out our teachers!!

The Coronation Ceremony is before the game at 7pm. And then the Kickoff between the Pirates and Oklahoma City Legion is at 7:30pm. Please show your school spirit and come out and support our Pirates!