A world of opportunities awaits you at Mann Magnet

Our faculty and staff are dedicated to providing an engaging learning environment that will challenge students to go beyond what they think is possible. Make sure to see the notice below.

Mann Represented at Thea Paves the Way 2015

Thea Paves the way is an annual side walk chalk event held by the Thea Foundation. Students gather to create murals on the sidewalk at the Clinton Presidential Center. A total of 21 students showed up to represent Horace Mann. They worked together to recreate a painting by Jacob Lawrence.  Parents, siblings, and friends provided extra help and moral support.




Date: September 16, 2015


Battle of the Books


Battle of the Books has started.  The first rounds of battles have completed and the battles were fierce.  The winners of the first round are now reading second round books.  Be sure to check them out from the library.  The defeated still have a chance to come back and win it all.  Be sure to keep winning! Battles will resume after Winter Break. 


Date December 11, 2015


2015-2016 Science Fair Presentations

On January 14th, the Lab Science students will be presenting their science fair projects to be judged and graded. Students and parents are invited to attend and take part in touring the excellent projects presented. The projects will be housed in the Auditorium from 9 to 3 for viewing. Please come by and check out what our students are learning!


Updated: December 11, 2015


Mann Principal

Mr. McGeedemo

John Wooden, NCAA Hall of Fame Basketball Coach, stated “Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation.  Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.”  Mr. Keith McGee is a man who strives to be of great character. 

Updated: September 14, 2015


New Music

An EAST Production

Will Standridge is up to it again. Listen to his latest song here!

Updated: April 19, 2013

What's New at Mann Magnet!

Congratulations to all of the Drill Team Candidates.  You did a fantastic job last week.  The 2016-2017 Drill Team members are:

Brianna Young
Danielle Washington
Jamiya Tillman
Kendyll Walker
Kennedy Moore
Kierra Thomas
Makayla Moseby
Nia Joyner
Nkyia Archer
Ondreja Harris
Raven Guess
Skylar Smith
Sydney Montgomery
Zekiah Farmer
Zoe Williams

Reminder:  There will be a Parent Meeting on May 10, 2016, at 5:30pm in the Library.  Your first payment is due in the form of a money order or cashier’s check only.



Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) Officers for 2015-2016

Congratulations to the 2015-2016 Elected Officers for the Mann PTSA!

  • PTSA President -- Mrs. Claudia Smith
  • First Vice President -- Mrs. Fran Carter
  • Second Vice President, Communications -- Mrs. Amber Helms
  • Third Vice President, Membership -- Mr. Todd Washington
  • Secretary -- Mrs. Jan Burl
  • Treasurer -- Mrs. Tammy Gridley
  • ViPS -- Mrs. Virginia Stuckey
  • Parliamentarian -- Mrs. Charlene Harmon
  • WATCH Dog Chairperson -- Mr. Michael Woolfolk
  • Faculty Representative -- Mrs. Cassandra Harding

If you are interested in joining PTSA, please contact Mr. Todd Washington, 501-690-7999. Membership fees are $5 for the year!

Mann, Can You Read?!”

Ahhh... the highly anticipated summer break is finally upon us.   Whether you’re traveling miles away or relaxing together at home, it’s the ideal time for families to recharge and reconnect.
Also, it’s a great time for students to read for the pure pleasure of it – without the pressure of time constraints or looming assignments.  Reading during the summer months is a great way to increase fluency and sharpen previously learned literacy skills.   Conversely, those students who do not read can easily slip backward with decreased reading proficiency. 
 In an effort to combat this “summer slide,” we encourage all rising 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students to participate in Mann’s summer reading program.  
Slide [slahyd](verb)
1.  Decline or decrease
2.  Slip or skid


  • Read books! Use the list for the grade you are entering. 

  • Complete either the fiction or nonfiction book report form after reading the book.

  • The reading lists and the book report forms can be found at this link--Summer Reading Packet with Book List.

  • Upon returning to school in August, turn in all completed forms to your English teacher.

  • Each form is equal to one chance for the grand prize, so the more books you read the more chances you have to win!

  • All participants will receive some type of a reward incentive!

Source: Reading Is Fundamental



First In Math and MyON

First In Math and MyON are free online resources that Mann Magnet provides to all of its students. If you can access the internet on a device such as a computer, cell phone, or tablet, you are able to access these wonderful resources. The students would log on as follows:

First In Math

  • ID = student id number (lunch)
  • Password = the letter "s" followed by the student id number


  • School = Mann Magnet Middle School in Little Rock
  • ID = firstname.lastname
  • Password = student id number

Why choose Mann Magnet as your middle school?

Whether it be our rich history, diverse student population, unique offerings in the arts and science disciplines, competitive athletic programs, or our highly trained staff of educational professionals, Horace Mann Magnet offers something for everyone.

Our faculty understands the challenges that face middle-school students. The transition from elementary school can be intimidating. Conversely, preparing for high school can be equally as daunting. Large student populations, greater freedom of choice, and high expectations of academic acheivement are some of the issues that students will face.

Our mission is simple: create a culture that is conductive for learning, challenge our students and let them thrive. Our expectations are high. Our standards are unwaivering. If you choose Mann Magnet, you choose to follow the principles that we hold dear.

For more information or to schedule a school visit, please contact our administrative offices. We hope to see you soon.

Updated: September 14, 2015
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