The Mentor

The student news site of Manhattan High School

The Mentor

The Mentor

Girls basketball defeated in first round of Substate 
Amelia Knopp, Senior Staff Writer • March 2, 2023

The Manhattan High School girls basketball team fell 30-43 at Washburn Rural on March 1, drawing the season to a close in the...

Athlete of the month
Avery Inman, Blue M Editor-in-Chief • February 19, 2023

Sophomore Willow Graves has been a stand-out athlete on the Boys swim team for the 2022-2023 season. From qualifying in multiple...

Boys basketball moves ahead with a 11-8 record going into substate
Will Ivester, Sports Editor • February 18, 2023

The Manhattan High School boys basketball team has just improved to 11-8 after their dominant win over Washburn Rural on Friday....

What song would you want to play at Prom?
April 10, 2022
Smoke, odor leaks occur at MHS West
Danny Biniecki, Editor-in-Chief • March 2, 2023
Swatting calls create scare at Kansas high schools
March 1, 2023
Community members protest at East Campus
Julianna Poe, Online Editor-in-Chief • January 29, 2022
Sports Scores
AFS wins national recognition
Jack Spiegel, Staff Writer • February 22, 2023

Manhattan's AFS club is the 2023 winner of the national Global Schools award. AFS Coordinator Janet Hanson...

The Thespians put on a ‘fetch’ performance of “Mean Girls”
Danny Biniecki, Mentor Editor-in-Chief • February 19, 2023

When the Performing Arts department announced the Winter Musical 2023 would be “Mean Girls,” the...

BPA competes at State in Wichita
Avery Inman, Blue M Editor-in-Chief • February 18, 2023

After many months of preparation the Manhattan High students in Business Professionals of America headed...

Americans concerned with China and TikTok
Laneya Christian, Mentor Editorial Staff • February 16, 2023

With the recent concerns about the discovery of a Chinese surveillance balloon that floated over the United States has become really popular on the social...

Students desensitized to school shootings
Avery Inman, Blue M Editor-in-Chief • January 19, 2023

Parkland, Sandy Hook, Ulvade. Immediately you think of school shootings, just by hearing those names. Schools that probably wouldn’t be known otherwise.  Guns...

Graduation requirements need clear
Sossi Gallagher, Business Manager • December 6, 2022

Twenty-one credits to graduate, three credits of this, four credits of that. The Kansas Department of Education is putting in place new graduation requirements...

Teen favorite shows more harmful than we think
Amylee Gil, Staff Writer • February 19, 2023

As a teenager of Gen-Z, I’ve seen a good amount of the most popular drama shows presented to young...

Rihanna’s halftime show wasn’t disappointing
Otis Mazurkiewicz, Staff Writer • February 6, 2023

Like a diamond in the sky, Rihanna spent much of her halftime show in the air. Rihanna knows what it...

Harley Quinn and The Joker: Sound Mind doesn’t mind sounding uncharacteristic
Danny Biniecki, The Mentor Editor-in-Chief • January 30, 2023

 Classic Batman, a world where crime runs rampant in the city of Gotham and criminals are at large...

Stop sexualizing women in video games
Danny Biniecki, The Mentor Editor-in-Chief • January 22, 2023

If you play video games, there’s a high chance that you will encounter a woman that looks like she...

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Robotics start building
Will Ivester, Sports editor • February 20, 2023

The Manhattan High Robotics Club has started their building process of their...

Model UN ready to compete
Amelia Knopp, Senior Writer • February 20, 2023

The Manhattan High Model United Nations team is ready to face the world’s...

Winter Homecoming: Evangelidis and Delort crowned royalty after strenuous Spirit Week
Otis Mazurkiewicz, Staff Writer • February 18, 2023

From jerseys to pajamas, students all across Manhattan High School represented...

Tribe prepares for Hommecoming
Kaylee Kurman, Online Editor-in-Chief • September 26, 2022

Tribe has always been one of Manhattan High School’s main source of school spirit. For this coming...

IPS teaches acceptance, inclusion
Ayana Jones, Staff Writer • April 11, 2022

Several Manhattan High classes have selective enrollment, from applications to auditions, but Interpersonal...

USD 383 moves towards personalized ed
Kris Long, Print Editor-in-Chief • April 11, 2022

USD 383 is set to begin integrating personalized learning into the wider curriculum next school year....

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