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Student teacher builds bonds with classes

Student teacher builds bonds with classes

Katya Tarabrina, Blue M Organizations Editor

January 15, 2020

As the new semester kicks off, new student interns from Kansas State University join classrooms to further their learning and grow to become a true teacher. “Right now it’s kind of an introductory phase,” business teacher Paige McCarthy’s current student-teacher Brock Lerous said. “The first couple of weeks [McCarthy] shows [students] what classes [are about],...

MHS Alumni Wall of Fame induction postponed

Julianna Poe, Sports Editor

January 15, 2020

With icy weather blanketing the roads on Friday night, the Manhattan High Alumni Wall of Fame induction -- which was to take place during halftime at the Varsity basketball games against Topeka High -- has been postponed to an impending date. “We have proposed Friday, Feb. 7 for [the rescheduled date],...

College professors teach high school students

Madison Ritz, Blue M Student Life Editor

January 15, 2020

This year’s automotive technology students are having a different experience than the past years, due to a change of instructors that has brought two professors from Manhattan Area Technical College to also teach at Manhattan High this year.   Alex Anderson and Jeff Pishny are both curre...

Role Models

Adam Wollenburg, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

Many people can influence your life in positive and negative ways. Role models can be important and positive people in your life. They are used to help you through your life when things get tough. Role models should be someone you respect and someone who you look up to. The models can be anyone. ...

New Year’s resolutions in abundance at MHS

Adam Wollenburg, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

The new year is almost upon us, and this year starts a new decade. Every New Year people are filled with the drive to do better.  New Year's resolutions are nothing new. They have been a tradition for about 4,000 years.The ancient Babylonians are credited with starting New Year's resolutions.  ...

The music of those who have passed still live on after they are gone

William Robben, Junior Opinions Editior

December 19, 2019

The death of Jarad Higgins, most commonly known as American rapper “Juice Wrld,” is the latest example in a too-long list of performers whose popularity explodes after their untimely death.  Higgins died suddenly on Dec. 8, just a few days after his 21st birthday. On that day, Juice Wrld’...

AFS holds Potluck

AFS holds Potluck

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

November 11, 2019

Members of both the adult and student chapter of AFS had the opportunity to interact Sunday during the semi-annual potluck dinner. It was a chance for foreign exchange students’ host families to meet and for Manhattan High students to learn more about the exchange students’ cultures.  “PIcking u...

Scholars Bowl begins season with three successful meets

Brianna Carmack, Entertainment Editor

November 11, 2019

Scholars Bowl began their new season for the 2019-2020 school year last week by participating in a total of three meets Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. MHS ended up placing first in their latest meet, making this their first win for this season.  “We should have a good chance of winning m...

Key Club creatively collects donations for UNICEF

Key Club creatively collects donations for UNICEF

Julianna Poe, Sports Editor

November 4, 2019

Through holiday themed fundraising techniques, Key Club set out to raise money for the United Nations Children's Fund. One of their approaches included selling Halloween candy grams -- similar to the well-known candy cane grams during Manhattan High’s winter festivities. Club members set up a bo...

FFA takes break to bond

Julianna Poe, Sports Editor

November 4, 2019

Crisp autumn air tickles your apple colored nose as the smell of sweet, warm cider and burnt orange pumpkins surrounds you. Welcome to one of the countless Manhattan community's fall interests: pumpkin patches. In the Saturday afternoon sun, FFA members met up at Britt’s Farm to engage in relax...

ESI changes name

Kyla Barnett, Features Editor

November 4, 2019

For one Manhattan High club, the name has changed but the mission remains the same. Earlier this year, Environmental Science Investigation club decided to change its name to Manhattan Environmental club because of some confusion the name caused within the school and administration. “[ Principal Michael Dorst] asked us if we...

Spanish incorporates Day of the Dead

Spanish incorporates Day of the Dead

Madison Ritz, Blue M Student Life Editor

November 4, 2019

Spanish teacher Olivia Leon incorporated her Spanish classes - Spanish 2 and 4 - into teaching them how important Day of the Dead is in Mexican cultures.  The Day of the Dead is normally celebrated by Mexicans and Spanish cultural countries. It’s a two-day holiday on Nov. 1 and 2, to celeb...

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