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It's P.A.C.K. Week! (Pack Assorted Colors for Kids) 

P.A.C.K. is a national health-eating program aimed at encouraging children to eat more colorful fruits and vegetables. 

During P.A.C.K. Week, each day is dedicated to a different color of fruits and vegetables. 

  • Monday, March 12th - Purple 
  • Tuesday, March 13th - White
  • Wednesday, March 14th - Red
  • Thursday, March 15th - Yellow/Orange 
  • Friday, March 16th - Green

MannPower Session III

After-School Enrichment Program - Important Dates

Registration for MannPower Session III is now open! Check out the classes in this session's Guide, available for download here.  

Registration Open: March 11 at 2:00 PM through March 18 at 2:00 PM
Session Runs: April 2 - May 18

Mann Variety Show 2018 - Registration

The 2018 Mann Variety Show will take place at the Julian Auditorium on Friday, May 18, 2017. 

The Performer Registration for the 20th Variety Show is now OPEN! Your opportunity to register runs now through Monday, March 19 at 6:00 PM. Students from all grades are invited to participate.  

1.  Please CAREFULLY read and complete the PERFORMER REGISTRATION. There you will find details about performances, dates, times and requirements.  Performer registration should be completed by each solo act or the group leader (act with two or more performers).

2.  Complete a PERMISSION FORM prior to Tuesday, April 10. Group leaders can forward the permission form link to each of their group participants.

Looking forward to a terrific year! 

Click here for the online sign-up form

Click here for the online Permission Form

The Annual OPEF Cocktail Party and Fundraising Auction 

Saturday, March 17th, Columbus Park Refectory

Grab some friends, and attend OPEF’s biggest fundraiser of the year! The William C. Staszak Annual Gala is a hip cocktail party and fundraising auction. Mix and mingle with passionate supporters of Oak Park public education. Enjoy small plates, desserts and an open bar.

Click here for more details

Girls on the Run at Mann School

Girls on the Run is coming to Horace Mann School this spring!
Girls in grades 3, 4 and 5 are eligible.

Practices Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Girls on the Run is much more than a running program and welcomes ALL girls, regardless of athleticism or ability to pay. So don't delay--register today! Be sure to tell your friends!
"This program has given her so much. New friends that she would not have interacted with at school, as well as compassion, empathy and teamwork. We love everything about it."
-GOTR Parent

Warming Center - Indoor Recess Help

It's that time of year!  Some children like to take breaks from the cold weather during lunch recess. We need parents to help supervise the warming center!


Waste-Free Wednesdays!

Please remember to pack a Waste Free Lunch for your kids or bring a reusable utensil/cloth napkin for Hot Lunch. Need some more containers/boxes/utensils?

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3/12: P.A.C.K. Week

3/22: D97 Choral Concert, 7:00 - 8:30 PM

3/26 - 3/ 30: SPRING BREAK

4/2: Mann Power Session III begins

4/6: Mann Block Party Evening event!


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Please click here to see some of the Art Appreciation projects on display in the main lobby. 


Volunteer Opportunities are endless with the PTO. To sign up and make a difference at Mann School, click HERE!

School Crossing Information

Please click HERE for the Safe Crossings Newsletter.