News & Notes

Get Closer with NewTech@Mann

Would you like to know more about our program or see a NewTech@Mann class in action? You should check out one of our information events or school tours. 

Classroom Observations -- Beginning in October we will open the NewTech@Mann classrooms for current and prospective parents to come and see how a project-based classroom works.  Your student is welcome to come with you.  You do not need to call ahead, just come to the J. L. Mann front office at 9:00 a.m. on one of the following dates. We will host tours on October 4, November 1, January 17, February 7, March 6, and April 4 from 9:00am - 10:30am. Please note that tours are cancelled if we are not in school for any reason.

Information Nights -- we will host information nights for parents and prospective students beginning in January. At these informative evening events, those interested can come by and hear more about our program and ask any questions they may have of the director, staff, and students. These events will be hosted January 19 and 31, February 9 and 23. Sessions are from 5:30pm - 6:30pm in the Media Center.

ECHO Accounts and Training for Parents

Echo - New Tech Network

Parents of new students, we are glad to offer you an ECHO account for following your student's progress. Access includes the ability to monitor course activities/projects, agendas, and gradebooks. All new parents must request a new account in order to access ECHO. Please complete the ECHO Parent Account Sign-Up form and you will be given access and notified within a few days. Also, you can check out the resources below for tutorials on how to use ECHO features.

Interested in NewTech@Mann Distinction?


If you are interested in or have questions regarding NewTech@Mann distinction, you can read more about it and the requirements here:

NewTech@Mann Distinction