Red Cross Club hosts summer blood drive

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor

August 9, 2018


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Blood. Everyone needs it. No one can live without it. Yet, as seen commonly during the summer months, there isn’t enough of it. After the American Red Cross issued a nationwide state of emergency, the Manhattan High Red Cross Club decided to combat this blood shortage by hosting a blood driv...

Artist of the Week: Claire Todd

Javi Mercado, Staff Photographer

May 24, 2018


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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...

Taking a look behind the gavel: Q&A with student council seniors

Sophia Comas, Features Editor

May 24, 2018


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Lily Colburn Student Body President   What are your hopes for next year’s StuCo?   “I hope they provide more activities for students and increase involvement in those activities. When it comes down to it though, I’m not sure my hopes mean much. More importantly, I hope nex...

Two seniors attend Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Kaitlin Clark, Entertainment Editor

May 24, 2018


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While seniors Stephanie Fu and Luann Jung have had two different paths leading to their acceptance to one of the top technology schools in the country, they have one thing in common: they light up when talking about their future. Both Fu and Jung were accepted to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a coll...

Seniors Dudley and Belin to accept military scholarships

Micheal Simmons, Sports Editor

May 24, 2018


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The biggest question during high school is what someone plans to do with their future. Some high schoolers have responded with amazing accomplishments. Such as senior Cole Dudley receiving offers from both the United State Naval and Air Force Academies and senior Olivia Belin received a full ride scho...

Jobe uses non-traditional teaching methods

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2018


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In many English classes at Manhattan High, students are focused on reading the next section of the required novel or writing the next required essay. Morgan Jobe chooses to teach English a different way. “I felt like the traditional way of teaching English just felt kind of outdated,” Jobe said, “a...

Fundraiser supports local teacher

Leah Beyer, Blue M Academics Editor

May 8, 2018


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Every day is a new chance to make a difference in the community. For sisters MaKenna, senior, and Hailey Eilert, sophomore, this means hosting a fundraiser to help a teacher who is battling mast cell disease. Laura Heyd is a teacher at Amanda Arnold elementary whose symptoms of nausea, vomiting, fatigu...

MHS hosts annual America’s Got Special Talent

Sophia Comas, Features Editor

May 8, 2018


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Manhattan High celebrated the skills and talent of its Special Education department through their annual America’s Got Special Talent Show while also raising money for the USD 383 Families In Transition Closet on May 2. The event featured small performances from both Special Ed and Interpersonal Ski...

Artist of the Week: Aurora Mercado

Javi Mercado, Staff Photographer

May 8, 2018


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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...

Students destroy robots in free time

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2018


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Sometimes, the best part of building something is watching it destroy other things. “[I joined] because robots are cool and destroying robots is even cooler,” sophomore Noah Jayne said. Jayne, along with three other Manhattan High students, is a part of a group working on what they call a...

MHS students celebrate annual Tulip Festival

Sophia Comas, Features Editor

April 26, 2018


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The students of Manhattan High temporarily migrated to Manhattan’s welcoming, if not dainty, neighboring town to the east to celebrate the annual Wamego Tulip Festival that took place on Saturday and continued through Sunday. The event hosted many different vendors and entertainment for adults and c...

Artist of the Week: Elijah Emory

Javi Mercado, Staff Photographer

April 26, 2018


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What instruments do you play? Trombone and trumpet.   How long have you been playing those instruments? I’ve been playing trombone for four months and trumpet for five years.   Do you plan on doing anything in the future that might include playing the trombone or trumpet? ...

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