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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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Manual ranked best KY high school by U.S. News and World Report  WDRB

Manual is one of three Jefferson County Public Schools high schools among the 10 best in Kentucky, according to the rankings.

DuPont Manual tops list of Kentucky’s best high schools  WAVE 3

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - U.S. News and World Report has released their list of best high schools in Kentucky and a number of schools from WAVE Country are ...

JCPS board member says district should focus on building rather than renovating  WDRB

Chris Brady, who represents District 7 on the school board, was the only person to vote against the plan for a new HVAC system and electrical and architectural ...

Students Rise to the Challenge to Help Solve Critical Issues  Spectrum News 1

20 Jefferson County schools are participating in this year's Aspen Challenge in an effort to engage students to find solutions.

Manual High School getting $34M in upgrades  Louisville Business First

One of Louisville's top high schools is undergoing a $34.4 million renovation project that is set to wrap in 2020. Work at DuPont Manual High School, which was ...

Governor's School for Entrepreneurship selects 72 high school students for summer program at NKU  User-generated content

The Governor's School for Entrepreneurs (GSE), within the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, has announced 72 high school students ...

72 high school students picked for competitive summer program - ABC 36 News  WTVQ

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Governor's School for Entrepreneurs, within the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, announced 72 high ...

Goldwater scholarships go to two UofL students – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News  The Lane Report

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Two University of Louisville juniors, Praneeth Goli and Garrett McGrady, have earned Goldwater Scholarships. The recipients were ...

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 ...


BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – On Saturday, 86 students representing 43 counties from across the Commonwealth of Kentucky were recognized during The Gatton ...

duPont Manual senior scores composite 36 on ACT  Courier Journal

Aditya Mehta, a senior at duPont Manual High School, scored a composite 36 on the July ACT, the highest score possible on the college entrance exam.

After investigation, Manual principal who made racial remarks is out  Courier Journal

DuPont Manual High School Principal Gerald "Jerry" Mayes will no longer lead the high-performing magnet school, satisfying calls from current and former ...

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.

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 ...

Manual High School honors veterans with educational assembly  WLKY Louisville

Since Veterans Day is around the corner, students at DuPont Manual High school got to learn more about the holiday Friday afternoon. Students with Rho ...

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

'Will JCPS have school?' Meet the student behind the Twitter account everyone follows  Courier Journal

He started the twitter account as a lark. Now @jcpsclosings has more than 15000 followers.

Manual teen creates group to help students with mental health issues  Courier Journal

Allison Tu is the founder of StAMINA, the Student Alliance for Mental Health Innovation and Action.

Charles Austin Farley | Obituaries  The Star Democrat

EASTON — Charles Austin Farley, 83, peacefully passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Heartfields of Easton, MD.

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 ...

'It’s our futures.' Louisville students call for action on Green New Deal  Courier Journal

About 60 people, including students, gathered on the University of Louisville campus to spread the word that action must be taken to combat climate change.

Black students feel voiceless at Manual High School, so I staged a sit-in  The Courier-Journal

When my peers at Manual High School were frustrated by race-based comments made by our principal, I knew I had to do something.

Whooping cough reported at 3 Jefferson County Public Schools  WAVE 3

Cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, have been reported in three Jefferson County Public Schools.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Manual senior wins national award for STEM training program for girls  Courier Journal

Anjali Chadha won an award for Empowered, a nonprofit organization to educate and empower minority high school girls in the world of technology.

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.

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.

JCPS student named top Ky. youth volunteer for mental health initiative

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — One Jefferson County Public Schools student was named a top Kentucky youth volunteer of 2019 by The Prudential Spirit of Community ...

10 Louisville students win top prizes at International Science Fair  Courier Journal

Achievement: Ten local students won top prizes at The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) in Pittsburgh in May. Students win invitations ...

duPont Manual principal reprimanded over recorded conversation with students  WDRB

The insensitive comments made by Jerry Mayes, and the plan JCPS has to review the allegations.

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 ...

Will your JCPS student be affected by building changes? Check out this list  Courier Journal

Among the changes: a new centralized ESL Newcomer Academy, an all-male academy and renovations at several schools.

duPont Manual students who marched in D.C. hope to keep momentum going  WDRB

Those who traveled to Washington, D.C., kept a full schedule of interviews to broaden their coverage of Saturday's march.

The Gatton Academy selects 96 students for class of 2021 – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News  The Lane Report

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky has selected 96 Kentucky sophomores for the class of 2021. “We are ...

WAVE Country students honored with Black History Makers of Tomorrow scholarships  WAVE 3

McDonald's offered a college scholarship to each student -- totaling $18000.

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.

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 ...

15 Louisville teens honored for commitment to strengthening community  Courier Journal

Fifteen local students from the Louisville area were named 2018 Youth Character Award honorees by the YMCA of Greater Louisville.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

With Summit, JCPS Aims To Keep Bullying And Suicide Prevention On The Agenda  89.3 WFPL News Louisville

JCPS is trying to keep a dialogue going about mental health in schools, at a time when more youth are taking their own lives in Kentucky and nationally.

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 ...

Meet JCPS’s Racial Equity Policy Advisory Council  Insider Louisville

The community members tasked with helping Jefferson County Public Schools develop and implement its touted racial equity policy have been selected.

JCPS wants to build four new schools by 2024  Courier Journal

Faced with aging facilities and overcrowded buildings, Jefferson County Public Schools wants to build one new middle school and three new elementary ...

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 ...

Aidan Robbins will sign with Louisville football after all  Big Red Louie

After exploring other options, 2019 DuPont Manual running back Aidan Robbins will sign with Louisville football on Wednesday.

House sends one bill that prompted JCPS 'sick out' to Gov. Bevin's desk  WDRB

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDRB) -- Despite a protest that drew hundreds of Jefferson County Public Schools teachers to the Capitol, Kentucky's House of ...

duPont Manual High students to take different version of AP test Thursday  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The 349 freshmen at duPont Manual High School who had part of their college-credit exam postponed Friday will be allowed to take ...

Kentucky lawmaker calls for JCPS response to 'illegal' teacher sickouts  Courier Journal

FRANKFORT – With Jefferson County Public Schools shut down for the third straight day — on the heels of three other recent teacher “sickouts” — a Louisville ...

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: ...

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 ...

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.

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!

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.

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.

Breaking Barriers for people with disabilities

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The411: Tonight, the Metro Disability Coalition will host their 20th Annual Breaking Barriers Spotlight Awards at Our Lady of Sorrows, 770 ...

Yared Nuguse runs with a purpose  Observer Online

Charlie Ortega Guifarro | Wednesday, September 5, 2018. Dentists. Races. Friendships. At the age of 13, Yared Nuguse knew he wanted to be a doctor.

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 ...

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."

Two-Time Basketball National Champion Barnstable Dies Saturday  WYMT News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Dale Barnstable, a two-time Kentucky men's basketball national champion, died Saturday morning. He was 93 years old. Barnstable, a World ...

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.

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

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

Lessons in Leadership: Louisville schools chief details blueprint for positive culture, avoiding state takeover  Education Dive

Two decades of rising through the ranks of Kentucky's Jefferson County Public Schools left Martin Pollio best equipped to take on the superintendency last April ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

JCPS and Oldham Cty. schools ranked top in list of best KY high schools

LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- Six JCPS schools and three Oldham County schools were ranked among the top 25 high schools in Kentucky by US News and World ...

We rank 21 JCPS high schools by their average ACT scores  Louisville Business First

In the Oct. 13 edition of Louisville Business First, we rank the area's public high schools and private high schools by enrollment for grades nine through 12 for the ...

The Next Louisville: For These Teens, Age Is The Only Acceptable Excuse For Not Voting  89.3 WFPL News Louisville

For 18-year-olds across America, registering to vote is a rite of passage, one of the first acts they can take as legal adults. There are certainly many reasons ...

Two area high school seniors receive McDonald's Black History Makers of Tomorrow scholarships  Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW— Two area high school students have received the McDonald's Black History Makers of Tomorrow scholarships.

Record number of Gatton Academy students named National Merit finalists  WBKO

Twenty-one seniors from The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science have been recognized as finalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship ...

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.

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.

Tuesday afternoon Cardinal news and notes  Card Chronicle

—Computer rankings update: NET: 18. Ken Pom: 39. Sagarin: 21. —Louisville football coach Scott Satterfield will address the media tomorrow afternoon at 1:30 ...

Manual student making national news with hearing device  Insider Louisville

A Manual junior in the school's Math, Science and Technology program recently won the Kentucky State Science Fair for creating a hearing aid.

‘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 ...

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

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

Actors Theatre's 43rd Humana Festival — reported on by a younger generation of arts journalists  Louisville Eccentric Observer

The youth arts journalism program Arts Bureau Edge covered Actors Theatre of Louisville's 43rd Humana Festival of New American Plays.

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 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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

CRAWFORD | Remembering Wildcat star and WWII veteran Dale Barnstable, 1925-2019  WDRB

Remembering the life of former Kentucky basketball player and World War II veteran Dale Barnstable, who died Saturday at age 93.

Meet the 2018 Bell Award recipients  WLKY Louisville

The WLKY Spirit of Louisville Foundation announced 10 recipients of the 2018 WLKY Bell Awards and two recipients of the WLKY Bell Awards Youth *Service* ...

duPont Manual’s news magazine will tackle citywide youth culture  Insider Louisville

duPont Manual replaces newspaper with citywide youth culture magazine.

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.

JCPS 'might have to explore' more money for new schools  WDRB

A plan approved by the district's Local Planning Committee on Monday and sent to the Kentucky Department of Education for review calls for a new middle ...

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 ...

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