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Children Need their Childhood

Children Need their Childhood

Emery Schmidt, Staff Writer February 8, 2024

The days of children running barefoot in grass and making messes for the fun of it are over. Fantasizing about toy stores and having an endless supply of candy couldn't seem more distant from what children...

Promposals sap the fun out of dances.

Promposals sap the fun out of dances.

Jack Speigel, Senior Staff Writer January 28, 2024

With Manhattan High School’s Sub-Deb Dance right around the corner, high school students are scrambling to find dates to the dance. However, what should start as an easy “You down?” turns into a...

Modern Warfare Three Review

Modern Warfare Three Review

Kael Stock, Staff Writer November 26, 2023

Call of duty is a game franchise that has been around since the dawn of time. In fact, this game is so old that even our parents used to play it. Frankly in that time they have produced some of the best...

Connor Price’s ‘Thrillin’ Carries New Sounds

Luke Romo, Staff Writer November 10, 2023

Connor Price recently released a brand new song titled “Thrillin” and I believe it’s one of his best. The song starts with a very eerie sound to it with thunder in the background, sort of sounds...

Freshman jump start club about sexual assault

Freshman jump start club about sexual assault

Emery Schmidt, Staff Writer November 10, 2023

Freshmen Maegan Ackerman and Ella Adams are embracing their new roles as club leaders for the Students Against Sexual Violence club that was passed down to them. “The purpose of SASV is to raise awareness,...

Mr. MHS comes back after two year deficit

Gabby Turner, Managing Editor October 26, 2023

After two years of hiatus, Mr. MHS has come back to Manhattan High School. In 2021, Student Council decided to cancel Mr. MHS, saying that there weren't enough signups. They re-branded for the following...

1000 Ducks Hidden Around the School 

1000 Ducks Hidden Around the School 

Peyton Berry, Staff Writer September 17, 2023

On Thursday, Sept. 14 1,000 plastic ducks were hidden around MHS. This trend was started by Freshman Aubrey Heier. “We are hiding 1,000 ducks all around the school. No rules steal them, rehide them,...

Blue Notes Performs at Pitt University

Jack Spiegel, Staff Writer March 4, 2023

The Manhattan High School Blue Notes Jazz Band went to Pittsburg State University for the Kansas Jazz Band Contest on March 3.  Blue Notes director Devin Burr thought the experience would be a...

Thespians take off with ‘Almost Maine’

Danny Biniecki, Managing Editor October 26, 2022

Silence is extremely rare when it comes to audience members, but when the lights went down, and Almost Maine began, they were. Thespians performed the Fall Play, Oct. 8 and 9 and the next weekend, Oct....

Lil Nas X serves new hits, but not all were good

Lil Nas X serves new hits, but not all were good

Lasirra Hines, Blue M Editor-in-Chief September 21, 2021

After the release of “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” and “Industry Baby,” rapper Lil Nas X, birth name Montero Lamar Hill, announced on Aug. 25  he was releasing his new album “MONTERO”...

Mortal Kombat was visually appealing, but not the best story

Lasirra Hines, Entertainment Editor May 5, 2021

It’s time to choose your character. You have a wide selection, ranging from the Outworld warrior Sub-Zero to Hollywood action movie star and martial artist Johnny Cage. It’s a battle to the death,...

Musical Revue successful, final production this year

Brianna Carmack/Lasirra Hines, Print/Entertainment Editor May 5, 2021

Choir and drama students collaborated in creating a variety show called the Musical Revue that occurred on April 22, 24 and 25.  “It was a huge blessing and miracle to be able to produce the...

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