Manhattan Arts Center Summer Programs offer summer activities, fun

Meredith Comas, Opinions Editor

May 24, 2018


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There are many summer activities in Manhattan. From swimming, to camps, to various sports, there is something for almost everyone, including those in the performing arts. When looking for activities that are inclusive of the arts, the Manhattan Art Center has a wide selection of activities throughout the su...

MHS Orchestra commemorates seniors with last concert

Sophia Comas, Features Editor

May 24, 2018


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While the rest of the school is saying goodbye with tests and exams, the Manhattan High Orchestras said their final farewell during their very last performance of the 2017-2018 school year. The concert, held May 8, featured performances from the freshmen Concert Orchestra, the Symphonic Orchestra and the W...

MHS band prepares for final concert of year

Sophia Comas, Features Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

As the curtain closes on the 2017-2018 school year, the Manhattan High band has been preparing for a literal curtain close of their own through their last performance of the semester. The concert, set for May 15, will feature performances from the Concert and Symphonic Bands along with the Wind ...

Choirs prepare for final concert, continue traditions

Kaitlin Clark, Entertainment Editor

May 24, 2018


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It’s always tough for seniors to say goodbye, but for those in choir, they have one last chance. The choirs are preparing for their final concert, which is set to take place on May 17. “I’m going to miss the choir program a lot mostly because I know I probably won’t be involved too much wi...

Artist of the Week: Claire Todd

Javi Mercado, Staff Photographer

May 24, 2018


Filed under Artist of the Week, Features

Where do you get your daily inspiration from? I enjoy being semi entertaining along with artist in the media, you can find people you admire and be like “Hey that’s cool” and be able to incorporate that into your life just in general. Who do you find to be your most supportive person in...

‘Infinity War’ does not hold back *Caution Spoilers*

‘Infinity War’ does not hold back *Caution Spoilers*

Megan Klug, Blue M Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2018


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As I sat in the cushioned chairs at the AMC theaters in Manhattan Town Center, I watched as more and more people came into the theater. “Avengers: Infinity War” was undeniably highly-anticipated and its fans filled theaters quickly. Breaking records in the box office for fastest grossing movie, “...

MHS Pops, Varsity Choirs display talent through annual Showcase Concert

Sophia Comas, Features Editor

May 8, 2018


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The Pops and Varsity Choirs displayed their natural vocal talent through their annual Showcase Concert while also preparing to say their final goodbyes to their classmates on May 3. The event also featured the Jazz Band and payed tribute to beloved drama teacher Linda Uthoff, who made the decision t...

MHS music department successful at state festival

Sophia Comas, Features Editor

May 8, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The Manhattan High music department has proved their skill when students from band, orchestra and choir participated in the State Solo and Small Ensemble Festival organized by the Kansas State High School Activities Association. Out of the 201 student participants who earned superior ratings at regiona...

Mendes’ ‘Youth’ anthem for modern generation

Kaitlin Clark, Entertainment Editor

May 8, 2018


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Shawn Mendes has never been one to shy away from addressing heavy topics in his songs, and his new single “Youth” makes this more apparent than ever. Canadian singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes released “Youth” on May 03, featuring singer-songwriter Khalid. The song was inspired by the 2017 ...

Artist of the Week: Aurora Mercado

Javi Mercado, Staff Photographer

May 8, 2018


Filed under Artist of the Week, Features

How long have you been painting? I’ve been painting for almost two years now but I’ve always had a thing for it since I was little.   What is your favorite painting? My favorite painting is the water lily by Claude Monet because the technique used in it is just beautiful and me...

Spring play ends year on positive note

Elizabeth Alexander, Trending Editor

April 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Walking into Rezac Auditorium, I expected a dreary tragedy with dashes of romance, fitting Shakespeare’s famous take on theater. However, what I got was nearly three hours of romance and tear-jerking comedy. The Manhattan High School theater troupe took an interesting take on Shakespeare’s “M...

MHS Orchestra travel to Lawrence for annual festival

Sophia Comas, Features Editor

April 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The Manhattan High Symphonic and Chamber Orchestras traveled to Lawrence High to perform in the State Large Group Festival last Thursday. Throughout the day, a total of 22 schools performed for a panel of three judges and were evaluated after playing for 20 minutes. “For everyone in the orch...

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