ENRICHED LEARNING

Manhattan Catholic Schools supports healthy learning opportunities within and beyond the classroom. Each grade's curriculum is enriched with age-appropriate activities such as these:

 

All Grades

  • Catholic Schools Week

  • Veterans Day Parade

  • Field Day

  • Talent Show

  • Winter & Spring Music concert

  • Grandparent’s Day

  • Science Fair (Required for 6-7)

  • Geography Bee (4-8)

  • History Bee (5-8)

  • Spelling Bee (4-8)

  • Wide Horizons

Kindergarten

  • Fire Department Truck

  • Book Buddies (with 3rd grade)

  • Young People’s Concert

  • Sunset Zoo

  • 100th Day Celebration

  • May Crowning

First Grade

  • Fire Department Truck

  • Young People’s Concert

  • Book Buddies (with 4th) Grade

  • 100th Day of School

 

Second Grade

  • Book Buddies (with 5th Grade)

  • Make Bread for First Communion

  • Beach Art Museum

  • Make Rosaries

  • Theater at McCain

  • Young People’s concert

  • Riley County Extension Lessons

  • Fire Department Truck

  • Wonder Workshop

Third Grade

  • Book Buddies w/Kindergarten

  • William Allen White

  • Kansas Ag. Day

  • Catholic Schools Week Mass

  • Biography Report

  • Soil Conservation Contest

  • Book-It Program

  • Young People’s Concert

  • Beach Museum

 

Fourth Grade

  • States’ Fair

  • Book-It Program

  • Rolling Hills Zoo Field Trip

  • Grandparent’s Day Mass

  • Recorders

  • Tuesday Mass Lectors

  • Wolf House Museum

  • Book Buddies w/First Grade

  • Beach Museum

Fifth Grade

  • STARBase

  • Altar Serving

  • Guardian Angels for Kindergarten

  • Band

  • Singing at both parishes during CSW

  • McCain Auditorium Theatre

  • Konza Prairie Field Trip

  • Flag salute (raising/lowering)

Sixth Grade

  • Science Fair

  • History Fair

  • Band & Honor’s Choir

  • Student Council

  • MLK, Jr.Writing Contest

  • Vocations Day with Diocese

  • Sponsor Spring Dance (for Eighth grade)

  • MCS Cardinal Athletics: Volleyball, 
    Boys' & Girls' Basketball, Track

 

Seventh Grade

  • Science Fair

  • Topeka Field Trip

  • Band & Honors Choir

  • Student Council

  • MLK Jr. Essay Contest

  • Veteran’s Day Writing Contest

  • Host Graduation Breakfast

  • Sponsor Winter Dance

  • MCS Cardinal Athletics: Volleyball, Football, 
    Boys' & Girls'Basketball, Track

  • Scholar’s Bowl

 

Eighth Grade

  • Student Council

  • Band & Honors Choir

  • Sponsor Fall Dance

  • Veterans Day Contest

  • MLK Jr. Essay Contest

  • Produce the yearbook & monthly 
    newsletter (Messenger)

  • Living Stations of the Cross

  • Field Trip to Worlds of Fun

  • MCS Cardinal Athletics: Volleyball, Football, 
    Boys' & Girls' Basketball, Track

  • Scholar’s Bowl

  • Graduation

 

Counseling: All grades

  • Olweus Bullying Prevention

  • Character Education/Fruits of the Holy Spirit

  • Group Counseling

  • Individual Counseling

  • Military Group

  • Community Resources/
    Referrals

  • Child Lures Program

  • Human Sexuality - New Creations

Enriched learning opportunities are 
subject to change based on 
curriculum needs and program availability. 
For more information, please contact 
principal Scott Hulshoff.