Artist of the Week

Artist of the Week

Makenna Wollenberg, Assistant Photo Editor

February 4, 2019


Filed under Artist of the Week, Entertainment

Ashley Savage Senior   How did you get into art? “I started doing art probably when I was five years old. It kind of runs in the family. My great grandma and grandma are both artists part-time and it [is] something that I have just really loved as I have gone through it. Being able...

Drama Department prepares for winter play

Kaitlin Clark, Print Editor-in-Chief

January 29, 2019


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Thespian Troupe 941 always strives to perform bold and interesting shows, but this year’s winter play is among the most unique they have ever planned to perform. Titled “Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play,” the show follows a group of apocalypse survivors who decide to form a travelling theatre tr...

MHS choirs wow at annual Serenade

MHS choirs wow at annual Serenade

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor

January 28, 2019


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Members of the choirs within MHS came together for a night of liberated performances sung within the walls of Rezac Auditorium as they artfully opened the doors to their annual Serenade Concert. The performers selected and rehearsed popular music from every genre imaginable, entirely independent from t...

2019 Oscar Nominations leave students hopeful

Riley Williamson, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


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It is that time of year again for the Academy Awards, this year being the 91st. The 2019 Oscar Nominations were announced Jan. 2, by Kummail Nanjini, well known as a stand-up comedian, and Tracee Ellis Ross, an actress. You can expect many celebrities to attend the award ceremony, but only 10 tota...

‘i’m so tired…’ worth playing on repeat

Madison Ritz, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


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Lauv and Troye Sivan came together and made a beautiful song called “i’m so tired…”. I almost cannot stop listening to this song on repeat. I’ve been a fan of Lauv, and didn’t realize that he’d someday come together with another beautiful and inspiring artist, Troye Sivan. I’ve never...

Artist of the Week

Artist of the Week

Makenna Wollenberg, Assistant Photo Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under Artist of the Week, Entertainment

Jose Santos Pacho  Sophomore Jazz Band   What got you interested in Jazz Band? “In Spain I already played the guitar for a few years. When i found out there was a jazz band here (Manhattan High School) I just had to do it.” Do you only play the guitar? “Yes, that is ...

Choir performs at middle schools, raises awareness of performing arts courses

Emma Elliott, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

Manhattan High’s Chamber Choir visited Eisenhower and Anthony middle school on Friday to illicit interest in enrolling for the class. The choir students were excused from third through seventh hours to perform in the gymnasium at each school. The singers chose to perform a musical theater medl...

Artist of the Week

Artist of the Week

Emma Elliott, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Artist of the Week, Entertainment

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...

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