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Artist of the Week

Artist of the Week

Emma Eliot, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


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Mekaila Rickert   What got you into art? I’ve been doing it since I was little. It was just kind of an always thing. I’m probably more influenced by my brother because he was always sketching when I was little.   What is your favorite medium and why? Watercolor, because...

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a breath-taking experience

Gavin Gaston, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


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There is a new ground-breaking game in town, and it wears a cowboy hat and and rides a horse. Rockstar Games, creator of the award-winning franchise Grand Theft Auto, recently released their third game in the Red Dead franchise, Red Dead Redemption 2. RDR 2 is a prequel to the popular 2010 game,...

One-Acts strikes hearts

Julianna Poe, Junior Print Editor-in-Chief & Junior Features Editor

December 17, 2018


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Through creative, dramatic and comical performance, the Manhattan High Drama Department and Thespian Troupe 941 proudly presented their One-Act Play Festival. Last Friday and Saturday, the one-act festival featured “The Mariner’s Revenge” by The Decemberists, “The Seussification of Romeo and Jul...

Choir in preparations for Serenades

Jimmy Marshal, Junior Entertainment Editor

December 17, 2018


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Every year at Manhattan High around this time of the year comes the annual winter choir serenades. These performances have groups consisting of members of the Manhattan High Choir sing songs of their own selections together on stage in front of their audience. This year’s winter choir serenades will be ...

Robotics Club Adds Their Own Spin To Orchestravaganza

Parker Dawdy, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


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  The Manhattan High School’s Robotics Club made a vividly colored turtle for the Orchestravaganza VI that took place on Dec. 12 and 13. The Robotics Club made this turtle on request of Nate McClendon because he wanted a prop for every song and he thought it’d be more interesting to have a r...

Art students enter pieces to contest

Meredith Graves, Junior Photo Editor

December 17, 2018


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This year several Manhattan High School art students have entered into the MLK Show and the Early Expressions Art Show. Though all the art has been judged and scored the MLK show will take place on Jan. 19 at the Manhattan City Building and the Early Expressions show will be on Feb. 6 at the Beach Museu...

MHS Orchestra performs for sixth annual Orchestravaganza

MHS Orchestra performs for sixth annual Orchestravaganza

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor

December 17, 2018


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The Manhattan High Orchestras came together Wednesday and Thursday night to end the semester on a more than successful note with the commencement of the sixth annual Orchestravaganza. The concert featured performances from the Concert, Symphonic and Chamber Orchestras along with assistance from t...

Artist of the Week

Artist of the Week

Makenna Wollenberg, Assistant Photo Editor

December 11, 2018


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Mikayla Larkin Senior Stained Glass    How did you get into art? “I have known Mrs. [Sonda] Copeland for many years and I talked to her son and he recommended to take one of her classes. I agreed and I really wanted to take a class from her before I graduated anyways. The...

New Little Mix album empowering, expected iconic

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2018


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Iconic is an adjective that transcends it’s formal definition, associating with entities throughout history, from Coco Chanel’s classic perfumes and designs to Christian Louboutin’s red-bottomed stilettos. It’s virtually impossible to itemize everything the word itself defines, but it is quite...

“Thank U, Next” a cinematic masterpiece

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor

December 3, 2018


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In the wake of her recent break up with ex-fiance Pete Davidson, singer Ariana Grande debuted her new music video for her single “Thank U, Next” Friday, featuring her and other celebrities in a parody of iconic 2000s movies. The singer scraped up roughly 95 million views in the span of three days w...

Instrumentals at Manhattan High have eventful weekend

Instrumentals at Manhattan High have eventful weekend

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor

December 3, 2018


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It has been a big weekend for the instrumental music groups at Manhattan High, full of riveting performances and spontaneous cancellations. The Manhattan High Marching Band had the rhythm taken out of their steps for their performance on Nov. 30 when they took to Rezac Auditorium for a time spent inside ...

Artist of the Week

Artist of the Week

Makenna Wollenberg, Assistant Photo Editor

December 3, 2018


Filed under Artist of the Week, Entertainment

Abbey Shaneyfelt Stained Glass, Jewelry    What got you into art? “I think I have always had an interest in art I suppose, not necessarily 2-D I have always done unconventional mediums. My sister did jewelry and I saw that she got to do a glass suncatcher and it was cool to me...

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