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Girls basketball struggles through ‘physical’ game
Girls basketball struggles through ‘physical’ game
Julianna Poe, Online Editor-in-Chief • December 5, 2021

Coming into the new season, the Manhattan High Varsity girls basketball team went head-to-head with Topeka High at home, losing...

Football falls to Lawrence in sectional final
Football falls to Lawrence in sectional final
Advith Natarajan, Staff Writer • November 13, 2021

Manhattan football’s postseason campaign ended last Friday, losing to Lawrence High 41-22 in the quarterfinals of the state...

Boys swim and dive hopeful for 2021 season
Boys swim and dive hopeful for 2021 season
Avery Inman, Staff Writer • November 7, 2021

Manhattan High boys swim and dive will kick off their season on Nov. 15. With the 2020 season having its fair share of curveballs,...

Is Christmas music appropriate this time of year, why or why not?
November 5, 2021
K-State computer coding contest
Ayana Jones, Staff Writer • November 8, 2021
Debate hosts tournament
Debate hosts tournament
November 8, 2021
Final week of Socktober Drive
Anna Wollenberg, Staff Writer • November 2, 2021
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East Campus moves to three lunches
Advith Natarajan, Staff Writer • November 4, 2021

Due to the colder weather forcing students inside for lunch, East Campus students shifted to a three...

Hagemiester, Morris-Hardeman, Weixelman win school board election
Hagemiester, Morris-Hardeman, Weixelman win school board election
Kris Long, Print Editor-in-Chief • November 3, 2021

In an unofficial tally, the USD 383 school board elections ended with two liberals and one conservative...

Jostens sells graduation items to students
Julianna Poe, Online Editor-in-Chief • October 29, 2021

Six months until graduation, the Class of 2022 kicks off their graduation preparations with pre-orders...

Parents need to understand their children better
Parents need to understand their children better
Lasirra Hines, Opinions Editor • November 8, 2021

There is no handbook when it comes to raising a child, and it’s mostly trial and error. People who have more than one child understand this. It’s learning...

School should communicate better with students
School should communicate better with students
Lasirra Hines, Opinions Editor • November 1, 2021

It’s that time of year when seniors begin to buy their cap and gown, preparing to walk at graduation. Jostens is the company that Manhattan High uses...

BOE decision to remove mask mandate good; timing wrong
BOE decision to remove mask mandate good; timing wrong
Lasirra Hines, Opinions Editor • October 26, 2021

In a six-to-one vote, the motion to remove the mask mandate passed the USD 383 Board of Education based on the recommendation of the Medical Advisory Board...

Daylight savings time has unnoticed benefits
Daylight savings time has unnoticed benefits
Taryn Robinson, Sports Editor • November 8, 2021

As per usual, most of us experienced Daylight Saving Time this Saturday, falling back an hour, gaining...

Manhattan Kansas in need of public indoor pool
Manhattan Kansas in need of public indoor pool
Avery Inman, Staff Writer • November 8, 2021

For many of us in high school, sports are a big part of our lives. For me swimming is my sport and, in...

Why cant our school use reusable trays
Why can't our school use reusable trays
Laneya Christian, Staff Writer • November 7, 2021

I think that MHS should implement the use of reusable plastic trays because they are more environmentally...

Why we can’t ‘agree to disagree’
Why we can’t ‘agree to disagree’
Kris Long, Print Editor-in-Chief • November 2, 2021

When I venture into the world of right-wing politics, as I do from time to time just to make sure I’m...

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FCCLA conference deemed ‘successful’
Taryn Robinson, Sports Editor • November 8, 2021

During the three days of travel that Manhattan High School’s Family, Career...

Marvel Studios’ ‘Eternals’ unique, humorous, breathtaking
Marvel Studios’ ‘Eternals’ unique, humorous, breathtaking
Advith Natarajan, Staff Writer • November 8, 2021

 Marvel’s “Eternals” was released on Friday in theaters and served...

Interact Club maintains trees
Eddie Bruegger, Audio Producer • November 8, 2021

Over the weekend, members of the MHS Interact Club met at the Northeast Community...

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Over involved parenting can cause burnout
Lasirra Hines, Blue M Editor-in-Chief • November 8, 2021

Parental involvement in a child’s life leads to confidence and success in achieving their goals. There...

Parents, teenagers need to find balance
Kris Long, Print Editor-in-Chief • November 8, 2021

“Imagine that you had invested 15 years of your life into growing this plant,” said Dr. Bradford...

Students reflect on guardian support, trust
Students reflect on guardian support, trust
Julianna Poe, Online Editor-in-Chief • November 7, 2021

From support in expressing new interests and ideas to the independence and freedoms given, for a number...

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