Project Graduation provides safe space for student celebration

Meredith Comas, Staff Writer
May 15, 2017
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Kari Humes, Manhattan High School’s Drug and Alcohol Prevention Coordinator, has aimed to provide a safe party atmosphere for graduating students by planning this year’s annual giant, safe and regulated after-party for new MHS graduates, also known as Project Graduation.   “The idea really is...

BPA heads off to the world of Disney

BPA heads off to the world of Disney

Nina Kumle, Staff Writer
May 15, 2017
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It has been an eventful year for the Manhattan High School Business Professionals of America team as they have have recently gone to nationals and qualified for finals just this last Wednesday through Saturday. Approximately 8,000 students from around the nation put on their seat belt for a trip to O...

Freshman StuCo prepares for dance

Mikayla Larkin, Staff Writer
May 15, 2017
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The annual freshman end-of-the-year dance is happening at the freshman center. The freshman Student Council met last week to prepare for the dance, which is 8:30-10 p.m. on Friday. Tickets will be sold for $5 during lunch this week at East campus. Of course with every dance, there is a theme and color scheme. T...

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Mira Bhandari, Copy Editor
May 15, 2017
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Trump fires FBI Director   Based on allegations that FBI Director James Comey mishandled the investigation regarding former secretary of state and democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, President Donald Trump removed him from office last Tuesday. Trump plans to fill the position...

Manhattan High receives national accreditation for ninth year

Savannah Cherms, Trending Editor
May 15, 2017
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Manhattan High has done it again. For the ninth year in a row, MHS has been named one of America’s most challenging high schools by the Washington Post. Alongside Manhattan are Kansas schools like Blue Valley North and Shawnee Mission East. After receiving this award a small handful of times, one might t...

Fit 6 brings sixth graders together

John Ostermann, Online Editor and Chief
May 1, 2017
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Sweat dripping down your brow, pulling on a rope with your team, fighting to bring the rope to your side and overtake the opposing team. Many sixth graders from across the district experienced a fun-filled day full of activities such as tug-of-war last Tuesday. The Interpersonal Skills Class at Manhattan High ...

A letter from your Student Body President

A letter from your Student Body President

Lily Colburn, Business Manager
May 1, 2017
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As your student body president I promise to bring better school lunch, end all homework and make the school day shorter. Perhaps this trope of a student body president trying to accomplish something everyone knows they have no control over, combined with a cliche popularity-ridden election proces...

StuCo elections bring about promising results and high expectations

Michael Simmons, Staff Writer
May 1, 2017
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Nerve-wracking is a term that sums up what it feels like to speak in front of approximately 1,600 students while competing for an officer position in the Student Council. StuCo elections were held on Wednesday and organized by Leslie Campbell. This year’s elections brought about some fairly com...

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Mira Bhandari, Copy Editor
May 1, 2017
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North Korean tensions grow internationally   Worldwide efforts have commenced to bring North Korea’s predicted nuclear weapon use to a halt. On Friday, U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, made contact with Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, who denied that China’s trade links would...

Bingo fundraiser supports educational Europe trip

Mira Bhandari, Copy Editor
May 1, 2017
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When rare opportunities present themselves, putting forth hard work can help make the best of them. In order to fundraise for Manhattan High’s upcoming summer trip to Italy and Greece in 2018, freshmen Duru Dogan, Abbey Shaneyfelt and junior MaKenna Eilert organized a bingo night at Purple Wave Au...

GSA, MHS students attend eighth annual Little Apple Pride

Elizabeth Alexander, Features Editor
April 26, 2017
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Waving flags to represent various orientations, wearing pride colors of their choosing and spreading their message, Manhattan High and Gay-Straight Alliance members attended Little Apple Pride this past weekend. Started back in 2010, Little Apple Pride is an annual event that brings together Manha...

Freshman boys Envirothon team takes fourth at regionals, looks forward to state.

Meredith Comas, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
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In a competitive gathering of Kansas’ finest young biologists, the freshman Manhattan High Envirothon Team made MHS history by becoming the first team from Manhattan to ever participate in the competition, with the girls team placing ninth and the boys fourth in their regionals April 5. “Consid...

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