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Passing of Dorine (Heinke) Case

March 5, 2009 by Louis Case (Register to contact)

Dorine M. (Heinke) Case (class 1980)passed away on Aug. 2,2008. She was married to Louis Case (class 1980) on Feb. 23,1985. She had 2 children. Dorine worked at McDonald's at Wornock St. & Floyld St. for 12 yerars. Dorine also work many years at all the football and basketball games at manual stadium.

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JCPS' Manual High picks new principal  Courier Journal

Darryl Farmer, a longtime JCPS administrator, will become the leader of the high-performing magnet school, pending final approval by Superintendent Marty ...

duPont Manual principal reassigned after controversial recording  WDRB

The move comes after Mayes was reprimanded after a recorded conversation with two students last year.

JCPS names acting principal at duPont Manual High School

Kirk Lattimore will be running the day-to-day operations of the school starting on July 30.

duPont Manual names new principal  WAVE 3

Darryl Farmer was chosen by the school's SBDM council.

duPont Manual junior scores perfect 36 on ACT exam  Courier Journal

duPont Manual student Karthik Jetty scored a composite 36 on the September, 2017 ACT, the highest score possible on the college entrance exam.

Manual High increases security after threat made against school, principal says  The Courier-Journal

School district security notified officials at duPont Manual High School about the threat on Thursday evening.

duPont Manual needs to do more to develop sense of community at school, audit says  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Administrators at duPont Manual High School can do more to develop a sense of inclusivity and belonging at the school, according ...

Game of the Week: Male vs DuPont Manual

Louisville Male High School will take on DuPont Manual High School in this week's HS GameTime Game of the Week, delivered by

Former Manual principal threatens to sue JCPS after demotion  WDRB

Jerry Mayes is officially challenging the district's “very troubling decision” to place him in a non-instructional role and cut his pay by nearly $69000 after the ...

duPont Manual students hope nationwide walkout sparks change in response to school shootings  WDRB

About 900 duPont Manual High School students participated in the National School Walkout in honor of the 17 Florida shooting victims on Wednesday, with ...

Here's a timeline of the controversy involving race at Manual High School  The Courier-Journal

The controversy began last fall after Mayes was recorded making racially insensitive comments to two African-American students.

HS GameTime: Male vs. DuPont Manual

Louisville Male High School will take on DuPont Manual High School in this week's HS GameTime Game of the Week, delivered by Kickoff is at ...

DuPont Manual student featured in Sundance film  WHAS (subscription)

Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) – A high school junior at DuPont Manual High School in Louisville is heading to Sundance Film Festival. Anjali Chadha is one of nine ...

Check out photos from Manual's overtime win over Ballard  Courier Journal

Dupont Manual running back Aidin Robbins advances the ball during the football game played against Ballard High School in Louisville, Ky, Friday, Sep.

DuPont Manual High School sophomore scores perfect 36 on ACT  The Courier-Journal

As of the October testing in 2017, 64 Kentucky students, including 19 Louisville-area students, have scored a 36.

Manual overcomes deficit and rallies for overtime victory at Ballard  Courier Journal

The Manual High School football team rallied from a 14-0 deficit to beat host Ballard 21-20 in overtime on Friday. The Crimsons (3-1) got a 4-yard touchdown run ...

Angry and impassioned, JCPS students headed to Washington for gun control march  The Courier-Journal

Students from duPont Manual High School will head to Washington, D.C., this weekend to cover the "March for Our Lives" as student journalists.

Check out some of Friday's top high school football performances  Courier Journal

Trinity's Geremiah Smith, Male's Garrett Dennis and St. Xavier's Anthony Moretti are among the top players from around Louisville this weekend.

Student speaks out as Manual principal gets reassigned  WAVE 3

Manual PTSA issued a statement saying the assistant principal will oversee daily school operations and the search for a new leader will begin immediately.

Manual High School students: Remove principal Jerry Mayes over racist remarks  The Courier-Journal

Dozens of Manual High School students staged a sit-in Tuesday demanding their principal be removed over comments they say were racially insensitive.

Meet Some of Louisville's Most Impressive High School Students  StyleBlueprint

Beyond academic accolades, these inspiring students are committed to *service* and our community. Their accomplishments can teach all of us a lesson or two!

You've gotta see this! DuPont Manual on Architectural Digest most 'beautiful' list  The Courier-Journal

A 125-year-old Louisville high school has been named a veritable work of art by Architectural Digest. DuPont Manual High School is the Most Beautiful Public ...

Police say Manual student, family members attacked school security monitor  WLKY Louisville

An 18-year-old high school student faces charges after being accused of assaulting a school security monitor. Police said Danazia Whitfield, 18, head-butted an ...

14 Louisville students earned perfect ACT scores at duPont Manual High School  WDRB

Long nights, early mornings and endless hours of homework have all paid off for a group of kids at duPont Manual High School.

Three JCPS high schools ranked among Kentucky's best by U.S. News & World Report  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Three high schools in Jefferson County Public Schools are among the best in Kentucky, according to a U.S. News & World Report ...

Manual student journalists travel to DC to protest gun violence  WAVE 3

On Thursday morning, the group of 18 high school students, two middle school students and five chaperones will leave for the 10-hour drive to Washington.

Thousands of Kentuckiana students take part in national walkout to protest gun violence  WDRB

Hundreds of thousands of students across the country took part in the ENOUGH National School Walkout Wednesday, including thousands of students from ...

NCAA Football Recruiting: Aidan Robbins sticking with Louisville Cardinals  A Sea Of Blue

Aidan Robbins strongly considered a flip ahead of the early signing period.

Manual High principal reprimanded for comments to black students over anthem protests  The Courier-Journal

Correction: This story has been updated to reflect that the conversation was about student trainers taking a knee during the national anthem and to note that only ...

Brief: Man attempts to assault Manual High School student near U of L  Louisville Cardinal Online

By Joseph Lyell —. LMPD has informed U of L that a student at duPont Manual High School was the victim of an attempted assault near campus on March 19.

LMPD arrests mother for allegedly assaulting several JCPS teachers  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police have arrested a woman after authorities say she and her two children assaulted several JCPS teachers at ...

These two Kentucky public high schools are among the 100 best in the U.S.  Louisville Business First

One is in Louisville, the other in Northern Kentucky.

UPDATE: Two duPont Manual High students charged with trafficking marijuana  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Two duPont Manual High School students were charged with trafficking marijuana after a routine narcotics sweep at the school on ...

Manual High community mixed on what should happen to principal after racial comments  The Courier-Journal

Members of the duPont Manual High School community expressed mixed opinions about the conduct and character of Principal Gerald "Jerry" Mayes at a public ...

Growing The Mission To Support DuPont Manual High School

Come celebrate DuPont Manual High School this Saturday, March 4 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Henry Clay. Growing the Mission is an annual fundraiser ...

Bravo! A Louisville high school student heads to 2018 Sundance Film Festival  The Courier-Journal

This DuPont Manual High School junior is one of nine students featured in "Science Fair," a documentary screening at 2018 Sundance Film Festival.

This week in Louisville history: Racial tension ends in violence at duPont Manual High School  Louisville Eccentric Observer

On Nov. 10, 1976, violence broke out at duPont Manual High School, resulting in the suspension of more than 30 students, injuries to 16 students and the arrest ...

Manual High principal has history of offending black and transgender students, alumni say  The Courier-Journal

Former Manual students say that Principal Gerald Mayes made life particularly difficult for transgender and black students.

JCPS wants to build four new schools by 2024  Courier Journal

Under a plan discussed Tuesday, the district would break ground on one new middle school and three new elementary schools by the start of 2024-25.

'Help me be better': Manual principal apologizes to students for racial comments  The Courier-Journal

DuPont Manual Principal Gerald "Jerry" Mayes stood in front of a room packed with students Friday afternoon and apologized for comments he made to two ...

Louisville students participate in National School Walkout  WHAS (subscription)

LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) – Students at duPont Manual High School participated in the National School Walkout that happened across the country to protest gun ...

JCPS teacher criticized for post-Mayes tweet  Insider Louisville

A JCPS teacher got roasted on social media for saying she is scared to be white in reaction to reassigning a district principal.

Five duPont Manual High teachers offer observations as they become students for a day  WDRB

It's part of a two-day program where the teachers become "students for a day."

Manual senior co-founds international nonprofit for youths  The Courier-Journal

Abey Philip co-founded a nonprofit organization called the Croatian Youth Movement, which teaches youth to positively impact their communities.

'These threats are very real to us': Students want to be heard in Louisville march  WAVE 3

A Louisville march organized by students to bring attention to school safety and gun laws is happening downtown Saturday. Several students told us they hope ...

From D.C. to Louisville, here's what you need to know about the 'March for Our Lives'  The Courier-Journal

Nearly a half million students and their supporters are expected to descend on the nation's capital Saturday to take part in the "March for Our Lives," a call for ...

Coach made me walk half a mile in underwear, former Central player says  Courier Journal

The head football coach at Central High School has been accused in a lawsuit of making a 16-year-old walk back to the locker room in his underwear shortly ...

Week 10 Kentucky high school football scores for October 19  Courier Journal

High school football scores in Kentucky for Friday, October 19.

Local Student Group Says Mental Health Stigmas Complicate Care In Kentucky  89.3 WFPL News Louisville

New research from a local student-led mental health group paints a complicated picture of mental health perceptions of Kentucky students.

Manual principal reprimanded for comments to students, as JCPS conducts audit and independent review of allegations  Insider Louisville

Manual Principal Jerry Mayes was reprimanded after the district heard a recording of his conversation with black students about race and discrimination.

When you smell something funky in Louisville, there’s an app for that  The Courier-Journal

Reporting odors in Louisville is about to become a lot more fun, thanks in part to a Manual High School student.

Manual proposes JCPS application change  The Courier-Journal

As Jefferson County Public Schools works to simplify and provide more parity in its magnet application process, duPont Manual High is proposing one solution: ...

duPont Manual junior scores 36 on ACT  The Courier-Journal

Ben Jiang scored a composite 36 on the September ACT, the highest score possible on the college entrance exam.

Manual junior is challenging gender stereotypes with STEM You Can! summer camp for girls  The Courier-Journal

STEM You Can! is a national youth-led nonprofit that provides free STEM summer camps and other programs for elementary and middle school girls.

National School Walkout tests Louisville students' resolve in push for gun reform  The Courier-Journal

Louisville students' participation in the National School Walkout called into question whether youths are really committed to gun control effort.

Louisville RB commit likely out for season with torn labrum  USA TODAY High School Sports

Manual High School RB Aidan Robbins returned to score a touchdown after suffering a torn labrum, but he's likely done for the year.

Moore Traditional principal Vicki Lete named assistant principal at duPont Manual High  WDRB

The principal of Moore Traditional who was found not to have the capacity to lead the turnaround efforts at the school has been named the new assistant ...

Students applying to popular JCPS schools face fierce competition  WDRB

Some are critical of JCPS' selection process, saying getting into some of the district's most popular schools can be as stressful and difficult as getting into ...

11 students from Kentucky, Indiana win National Merit Scholarships  Courier Journal

Eleven local students from Kentucky and Indiana were named National Merit Scholarship winners.

Despite threat of takeover, these 10 people are running for JCPS board  Courier Journal

The threat of a state takeover hasn't scared off school board candidates, with 10 people running for four seats up for reelection this fall.

A Special Education Student Speaks: I Navigate 'Parallel Universes'  Education Week

I live in parallel universes—the universe of special education and the universe of not-so-special education. For most of high school, I spent half of every school ...

Record number of Gatton Academy students named National Merit semifinalists  WBKO

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) – A record number of Gatton Academy students are semi-finalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Competition.

Meet the Manual teacher who keeps suing the state of Kentucky to get pensions fully funded  Insider Louisville

Randy Wieck, 63, teaches American history at duPont Manual High School. Over the last four years, he has unsuccessfully sued over Kentucky's teacher ...

It's 'cowardly' to have armed guards at student gun control rally, mayoral candidate says  The Courier-Journal

Louisville mayoral candidate Jackie Green wants March For Our Lives organizers to reject having armed security at their rally for stricter gun law.

These Louisvillians have bold ideas about how to treat all students with respect at JCPS  The Courier-Journal

For decades, JCPS has focused on diversity, but it has failed to close achievement gaps between black and white students. Here are steps to fixing it.

How to make sure your gently-used donated clothing actually gets to people in Louisville  The Courier-Journal

A motivated team of Louisville high school and college students wants to change the way our community gives and receives clothing donations.

The Man Behind the Magic of Manual  Voice Tribune

The principal’s office at duPont Manual High School is a place of distinction. It’s no secret the school is among the nation’s best. In that office, Jerry ...

Thorns & Roses: The Worst, Best and Most Absurd  Louisville Eccentric Observer

A bouquet of roses to Occupy ICE for finding new ways to protest the actions of this rogue agency. Nine members were arrested while trying to block entrance to ...

Here's the updated graduation calendar for JCPS' class of 2018  The Courier-Journal

Thanks to Friday's school closure, high school graduation dates were pushed back for the class of 2018.

Here Are The Louisville-Area State House Seats On The Ballot  89.3 WFPL News Louisville

Every single one of Kentucky's 100 state house seats is up for re-election this year. Here's a list of all the contested ones in and near Louisville.

Publication ranks six JCPS Schools among top public high schools in Kentucky  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Six Jefferson County Public Schools District schools rank among the top public high schools in Kentucky and have earned national ...

24 local students receive awards in PTA contests unique to Kentucky  Courier Journal

24 local students received awards in two PTA contests unique to Kentucky: “Christa McAuliffe” Rising Star Award and PTA Self Esteem essay contest.

Bummed about Louder Than Life? Here are 10+ ways to make the most of your weekend

If you bought tickets to Louder Than Life, you can get a refund, but the question is: what now?

School Smarts: High school planner gets students ready for college  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- High school guidance counselors say it's never too early to start planning for college. Kentucky public schools require students ...

Frederick Douglass, St. Xavier top latest AP Class 6A football poll  Courier Journal

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The top teams in the Kentucky Associated Press high school football polls, with first-place votes, records, total points and previous ...

FHS ranked 19th best high school in Kentucky - The State Journal

One of Kentucky's top 20 high schools is located in Franklin County, according to a national magazine. In U.S. News and World Report's Best High Schools ...

Mark your calendars, class of 2018. Here's a list of JCPS graduation dates  The Courier-Journal

Here's when and where graduation ceremonies will take place.

Meet the teacher who keeps suing the state of Kentucky to get pensions fully funded  Lexington Herald Leader

Kentuckians will watch this winter as Gov. Matt Bevin and the General Assembly struggle with an estimated $41 billion public pension shortfall. School teacher ...

Which JCPS schools have the best ACT scores?  Louisville Business First

How do Jefferson County Public Schools rank on the ACT compared nationally or state average? Check out the slideshow of 21 JCPS high schools and the ...

Kentucky's Top Youth Volunteers Of 2018 Selected By National Program  PR Newswire

FRANKFORT, Ky., Feb. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Anjali Chadha, 15, of Louisville and Rachel Ritchie, 14, of Vine Grove today were named Kentucky's top two ...

Your ultimate guide to the St. James Court Art Show in Old Louisville  Courier Journal

The St. James Court Art Show returns to Old Louisville this weekend with 700 artists, 160000 visitors and more than a few metal bird sculptures.

Here's how Kentucky can stop gun violence and make our schools safe  The Courier-Journal

Shaken by recent school shootings in Kentucky and Florida, students, a U of L professor and a Kentucky politician offer solutions to protect our kids.

Judging The Judges: Davis V. Garvey In Jefferson County District Court Division 3  89.3 WFPL News Louisville

In Jefferson County District Court's 3rd Division, the seat is open. Vying for the position are two attorneys: Tracy Davis and Kristina Garvey.

High school teachers Tim Holman and Bill Jones work tirelessly to earn their ExCel Awards  WHAS (subscription)

Tim Holman from Dupont Manual High School and Bill Jones from New Washington High School talk about the work in their classrooms which earned them ...

SUNDAY EDITION | Breaking down the unprecedented firing of a longtime JCPS principal  WDRB

It hasn't been a significant problem for Jefferson County Public Schools in the past, but with the recent firing of a longtime principal, the issue of student ...

Investigation into AP Exam leak at duPont Manual HS complete

Sherman said the investigation confirmed students did not access secure materials prior to the test. The board also cleared a Manual teacher of any wrongdoing.

Family, friends 'bring the thunder' on 20th anniversary of teen Quintin Hammond's murder  The Courier-Journal

Twenty years after the killing of Manual High teenager Quintin Hammond, family and friends came together to remember him and stand against violence.

Former duPont Manual basketball star killed; family hopes for justice  WLKY Louisville

Just a few years ago he was a local high school basketball star. Now his family wants to know why someone would take his life. Family members told WLKY that ...

Koch group backs 5 GOP House incumbents facing Kentucky teachers  Courier Journal

The Koch brothers-backed Americans for Prosperity has waded into Kentucky's elections, endorsing 5 GOP incumbents facing challenges from teachers.

V is for Vaping: What you don't know about your teens' new habit  Louisville Eccentric Observer

Louisville schools are overwhelmed by students using e-cigarettes, according to interviews with 26 students, teachers and administrators.

‘Science Fair’ Celebrates Beautiful Minds  Jewish Journal

Every year, 1,700 of the best and brightest high school students from 80 countries compete in the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). At stake is a ...

Jefferson County union urging Kentucky teachers to protest on Friday  The Courier-Journal

The Jefferson County Teachers Association is calling on members to use personal days Friday to protest in Frankfort, rather than calling in sick.

UK Helping Belfry High School Research Team Get to India  UKNow

LEXINGTON, Ky., (Feb. 26, 2018) — When the University of Kentucky sent water testing equipment to nine schools around the state and 10 schools in India, ...

10 students honored as Black History Makers of Tomorrow by McDonald's  WAVE 3

McDonald's of Kentuckiana is celebrating Black History Month by honoring ten local high school students.

Get to know the JCPS board candidates  Insider Louisville

Insider talked to this year's Jefferson County Board of Education candidates to learn about their background and stances in a time of transition.

Marty Pollio named superintendent of Jefferson County Public Schools  The Courier-Journal

Marty Pollio, soon able to drop the "acting" from his title, faces a gauntlet of challenges ahead - including a possible state takeover.

Louisville students join national 'March for Our Lives' to call for stricter gun laws  The Courier-Journal

Louisville students joined thousands of their peers across the country in the "March for Our Lives," a call for stricter gun laws prompted by last month's tragic ...

Belfry High School team to travel to India to present water quality research  Williamson Daily News

Staff reportGOODY, Ky. - A team of students from Belfry High School will travel to Kolkata, India, in June to present their research on groundwater quality in Pike ...

Probation for former teacher caught with student  WAVE

A former biology teacher at duPont Manual High School who was arrested after police found her partially clothed in a parked car with a 17-year-old student in ...

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Perennial volleyball powerhouse Penn State is in town this weekend for the Active Ankle Challenge, hosted by the University of Louisville. Louisville native Deja ...

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