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Manhattan School Dist. 114 Students Heading Back to Class for School Year 2013-2014

     School will be back in session soon for children attending Manhattan School District 114 schools (Manhattan, IL) ... my hometown.  The first day of the 2013-2014 school year is slated for August 20, 2013.  (For a full school year/downloadable calendar, click HERE.)

     There are multiple schools within Manhattan School District 114.  They are:
  • Wilson Creek School
    Contact:  25440 S. Gougar Rd, Manhattan, IL

                                     Phone:  815.478.4527
                          Website:  Click HERE 
  • Anna McDonald School  
    *  Contact:  200 Second Street, Manhattan, IL
                          Phone:  815.478.3310
                          Website:  Click HERE 
  • Manhattan Junior High
    *  Contact:  15606 W. Smith Road, Manhattan, IL
                          Phone:  815.478.6090
                          Website:  Click HERE      
     If you have children/are considering a move into Manhattan School District 114, the school boundary map can be viewed HERE.  A Handbook for Manhattan School District 114, school year 2013-2014, can be downloaded  HERE.

     School Supply lists for 2013-2014 can be found at:  Manhattan School District 114 School Supply List, Kindergarten through 8th Grade.  Registration Info, Fee Info, Payment methods available, may be seen HERE.

     For those families just beginning their relationship with Manhattan School District 114, please be aware that the district utilizes "Virtual Backpack" as a part of their "green" initiative and communication system with parents, the community, and businesses.  Messages, communications, and info within "Virtual Backpack" can be found HERE.

     Lunches are available through the cafeterias in Manhattan School District 114 schools.  Information regarding lunches, menus, nutritional facts, and more can be found HERE.  

     Should your child be in need of a School Physical, please download and use the form provided below:
     To participate in Manhattan School District 114 

sports, children are required to have an  IESA/IHSA Preparticipation Form  (physical) submitted.  That form can be found HERE.  Sports available within the District include:  Basketball, Volleyball, Cross Country, and Track & Field.  Addresses for sports away games are HERE.  Manhattan School District 114 issues a Sports Handbook to athletes and their families each year.  

     The District has an active Athletic Boosters Club for parents and fans of the student athletes.  The Athletic Boosters Club promotes and supports the athletes, athletic teams, and sport department in their endeavors throughout the year.

     Music education is important at Manhattan School District 114.  The District offers the following music programs to its students:  Beginners Band, Concert Band, Marching Band, Summer Band, Symphonic Band, Choir, and Orchestra.  Both Band Boosters and Orchestra Boosters promote, boost, and support the activities and music education of the student musicians with the District.

     The Manhattan School District 114 also has active PTO's that support the teachers in promoting the act of learning and and helps make that learning fun for the students.

     For further info and assistance regarding your child's attendance at a Manhattan School District 114, call the District Office at:  815.478.6093, visit their website at:, or visit the main office located at:  25440 S. Gougar Road, Manhattan, IL in the Wilson Creek School.

     Manhattan School District 114 Students are Heading Back to Class for School Year 2013-2014 soon.  Hope you and your children have a successful, educational, and fun school year participating in Manhattan School District 114 schools ...

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