Friends find fun times in All-Star game

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor
May 25, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports

    The afternoon of the last day of school is reserved for hanging out with friends, doing something fun. For some Manhattan High students, that means playing basketball. Unlike any other basketball game, this one is special. Dubbed the All-Star game, the game is played under NBA ru...

Journalism recognized for hard work

Journalism recognized for hard work

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor
May 19, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

  All-Kansas. Those two words are the highlight of any student journalist’s year. They symbolize all of the hard work they have put into their publication and shows that others think they did a great job. “Sophomore year I set a bunch of goals for what I wanted for the publications...

AP Spanish students prepare for exam

Nina Kumle, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Features

April 10 marks the last month of preparation for those taking the Advanced Placement Spanish Literature Exam. For seniors Brandon Cook, Ben Brokesh, Tony Liu and Saubhagya Shrestha, this is the end of several months of work for the upcoming AP Spanish Literature exam. They have been preparing for ...

Anime Club, Gay Straight Alliance fundraising efforts prove successful, provides water fountain

Elizabeth Alexander, Features Editor
April 11, 2017
Filed under Features

Through two long school years of collaborating, fundraising and promoting, the Manhattan High School Anime Club and Gay Straight Alliance have achieved their goal of installing a water bottle station. Cooperative efforts between the two clubs have finally resulted in raising the funds required to o...

Art students create portfolios

Savannah Cherms, Trending Editor
April 11, 2017
Filed under Features

Many students throughout their high school careers will take a physical art class. Be it photography, sculpture or ceramics, some students end up in these classes to get their fine arts credits out of the way. However for AP Studio Art students, art classes are a whole other ballgame. “It’s re...

Custodians provide clean environment

Hailey Eilert, Photographer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Features

Going into any establishment you expect a level of cleanliness. No grime, puddles or rotting food to ruin the ambiance. The often unacknowledged hard work from custodians is what makes this level of cleanliness possible at Manhattan High. While students sleep, go to class or relax during summer br...

Senior plans future in uncommon hobby

Savannah Cherms, Trending Editor
April 4, 2017
Filed under Features

If you went up to an elementary school student and asked the young students what their dream job is, many of them might answer with things like veterinarian, doctor or astronaut. Fast forward to high school and those kids have more realistic goals: maybe still a doctor, maybe an engineer. For senior B...

Chilly Business Takes Two Juniors to Nationals

Nina Kumle, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Features

Juniors Taylor Ruckert and Kaitlyn Hagadorn proposed snow-cone business, will take them to nationals after winning the Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge. “It was like a business, so start your own business by coming up with an idea that you actually put into action,” Ruckert said. “You descri...

MHS yearbook wins All-American Award

Savannah Cherms, Trending Editor
April 4, 2017
Filed under Features, News

Manhattan High is no stranger to awards, through sports teams, Science Olympiad, and now through its publications. The 2016-2017 Blue M has received the honor of being named an All American publication from the National Scholastic Press Association. Think of it as a league championship, but with 288 ...

Friendships worth more than medals in competition

John Ostermann, Online Editor and Chief
April 3, 2017
Filed under Features

“POP! POP! POP! POP!” That is all sophomore Brendan Becker hears as he fires off the final rounds in his pistol. Sweat on his brow, finally able to relax the look of focus and determination that had been set on his face. Becker has experienced this feeling for a long time now, doing an activity th...

Germany trip provides cultural exposure, new perspectives

Mira Bhandari, Copy Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Features

Without being bogged down by schoolwork and other such engagements, spring break is an ideal time for students to travel to new places. In honor of the 500th year of the Lutheran Reformation, a group of Manhattan High students went on a church trip to Germany during their week off. “This was my fi...

Gavin & Hans Productions presents “The Restroom Talk”

Hans Ahorro and Gavin Larios
April 1, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Features, Multimedia

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