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June Updates

Final Report Cards

You will receive report cards in the mail. You should receive them soon. You may access report cards immediately using the Powerschool Parent Portal.

School Uniform Vote

Thank you for participating in the School Uniform Vote. We are currently counting the votes to present to the district for approval. Once everything has been finalized, we will share the results with you.

Enroll Now!

Parents are strongly encouraged to enroll new students in the area or upcoming kindergarteners for the 2021-2022 school year using our online registration system.


Click the link for information about kindergarten in English and in Spanish! Paper packets are available at the school.

CCS RISE! Summer Learning Program

Cumberland County Schools is excited about launching CCS RISE 2021, the district’s summer learning program.


Component 1: Academic Intervention

Students who are invited to the in-person, invitation-only Academic Intervention portion of CCS RISE 2021 have already received additional information in their CCS email account. Students who live in Manchester’s attendance area will go to CCS RISE at W. T. Brown Elementary School.


There is currently a waiting list on the district website for families who may be interested in having their child take part in the Academic Intervention component of CCS RISE 2021.


Component 2: Acceleration for All

The second component of CCS RISE 2021, Acceleration for All, is open to all students and is supported by a calendar of LIVE learning opportunities and does not include an in-person component – all of the learning activities will occur online. To sign your child up for this optional, fully virtual component of CCS RISE 2021, visit


For more information or questions, call the CCS RISE 2021 Hotline at 910-475-1291, email or visit the CCS RISE 2021 website:

Summer Hours Begin June 7th

The summer schedule begins June 7th should you need to reach us.


Monday - Thursday

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Two Community Events which will Benefit our School

June 26th, 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., Cruciform Church of Christ on Pinetree Lane will have a yard sale. The proceeds from this event will benefit Manchester Elementary staff and students.

July 26th through August 1st, Sigma Gamma Rho, Sorority Inc., and the T. D. Harden Foundation will host a school supplies drive. School supply donations will benefit Manchester students.

Leadership Transition

I have been recommended for another position with CCS which means June is my last month as principal. It has been nothing short of an honor and a privilege to have been the principal of this wonderful school for almost seven years.


I would like to take this moment to extend a warm welcome to Mrs. Hannah Gray as the new principal of Manchester Elementary School. Mrs. Gray received this appointment with unanimous Personnel Committee approval and full Board support. While I will miss the students, staff, and community so much, I am very excited about Mrs. Gray's appointment and the new opportunities this represents.

Thank you for allowing me to be a part of the Manchester Family and the town of Spring Lake.


Kailey Hill