Summer camps wrap up with success

Katya Tarabrina, Blue M Organizations Editor

August 12, 2019

It’s common for summer to be associated with vacation time, but for many Manhattan High students it is the beginning of preparing for their next year by attending camp. Summer activities vary from camp to camp, depending on their activity focus, such as debate practicing debating and band camp pract...

nty Fair gives opportunity for those with serious passions

nty Fair gives opportunity for those with serious passions

August 12, 2019

During the last week of July, the Riley County Fair is full of people looking forward to seeing the rodeo, eating fair food and riding rides. However, some enjoy entering the many 4-H contests that the fair has to offer. Some of these contests include photography, horticulture, crafting, entomology and cake d...

Fair King takes huge responsibility for 4-H

Madison Ritz, Staff Writer

August 12, 2019

There’s a lot that goes into the fairgrounds, and a lot of responsibility to keep the ceilings still standing inside the 4-H building while the Riley County Fair was taking place. After participating in the fair for nine years, senior Jonathan Hoepner got the title of Fair King. As the Fair King, ...

A Day in the Life of Dorst

A Day in the Life of Dorst

Sophia Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

August 12, 2019

Most of the time, Michael Dorst comes to school early. Usually, whenever he wakes up is when he leaves for West Campus, but on some occasions he’ll be in as early as 4 a.m. As soon as he gets to the building, he’ll turn off the alarms that ensure the building’s security when no one is inside...

Cool treats to try before summer ends

Julianna Poe, Sports Editor

July 1, 2019

Sweet, fruity flavors swing; frozen, tropical tastes fly; creamy, sugary sensations climb -- summer treats are in. Many summertime sweets provide a new, fresh and delicious way to keep cool. Mix in some seasonal fruits -- such as peaches and strawberries -- and you have the perfect party treat.&n...

USD 383 bell schedule changes

Julianna Poe, Sports Editor

May 13, 2019

Next year's bell schedule will be different due to the needs of upcoming construction projects. With the new USD 383 bond passed in the fall, Manhattan High will eventually receive additions and renovations, as will both middle schools and some current elementary schools. A new elementary school i...

StuCo officers plan for 2019-2020 school year

StuCo officers plan for 2019-2020 school year

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

May 13, 2019

After a year of accomplishments in the 2018-2019 school year from the Student Council, 2019-2020’s StuCo has a lot to live up to. Among other things, StuCo put on a number of blood drives and the prom with record-breaking attendance. “This year I’m really proud of the way prom turned out.” H...

New IPS members announced

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

May 13, 2019

With the end of the year coming closer, students and teachers are planning for the changes next year will bring. As most Interpersonal Skills Club members are seniors, the change in the club will be particularly impactful. IPS is a class that hopes to help serve the Manhattan High community and h...

Seniors give advice to underclassmen

Kaitlin Clark, Print Editor-in-Chief

May 13, 2019

As the senior class of 2019 prepares to graduate, a few students agreed to give underclassmen a piece of advice that they thought would be beneficial to them as they continued on their high school journeys.   “Find something beautiful in every day and find something to love in every day you hav...

Graduation speakers prepare to perform

Julianna Poe, Sports Editor

May 13, 2019

In just five days, our Manhattan High seniors will be lifting their hats off to their high school careers, whereas seniors Gregory VanDyke Jr. and Jered Zhang will additionally have the opportunity to leave an impact on their class through their graduation speeches. “We always want speeches to be inspiration...

Grad parties take over

Cole Schmitt, Social Media Manager

May 13, 2019

Graduation parties have been taking over the past couple of weeks, along with invitations and talk about them from the seniors and their families as they celebrate this great accomplishment. Although most friends and family just show up to the party, many don’t realize the time and effort it takes to...

Senioritis: One academically deadly disease

Brianna Carmack, Entertainment Editor

May 13, 2019

Your last year of high school consists of many things: prom, football games, graduation… senioritis. Yes, senioritis. The most common reason why many seniors or early graduates academically decline. The symptoms caused by senioritis include procrastination, careless work, skipping school, lazine...

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