Manhattan High teacher played pro baseball

John Ostermann, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

Stepping up to the plate with a deep breath and a little shoulder shrug, eyeing down the pitcher, watching a ball come in at over 80 mph and swinging for the fences. Manhattan High teacher Drew Biery was used to that feeling after playing baseball at Kansas State for four years. After playing himsel...

Student sparks law group

Kami Bussmann, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


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There are a lot of clubs and student groups offered at Manhattan High. The possibilities are pretty close to endless when it comes to trying to chose one group to join. For students who are interest in law, junior Suzie Hwang has started an interest group catered specifically to that subject. Ma...

AP Art stresses rigor, creativity

Maiesha Hossain, Features Editor

November 14, 2017


Filed under Features

While many seniors are busy filling out college applications and writing college essays, there is a group of Manhattan High students who have another load of work on top of all that: the AP Art students. MHS offers an AP Art class for which students work on numerous art pieces independently. Each stu...

Show Time, The MHS Musical Is Here

Maiesha Hossain, Features Editor

November 10, 2017


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It’s finally time to say hello to Dolly. With November comes the fall musical, a much anticipated staple of Manhattan High School. This year the drama department is putting on “Hello Dolly.” The story follows Dolly Levi, a widow turned matchmaker setting people up left and right. She travels all...

A Place Where We Can All Be Safe

Aloera Ostermann, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


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Making a difference is something that students often want to do but don’t really know how to do. Katie Spooner, a junior at MHS, took matters into her own hands and decided to make a difference. She started to make T-shirts to help raise awareness for suicide prevention. Although the T-shirts are impor...

Red ribbon week is here

Alyssa Stevens, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


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Red Ribbon Week means it’s time to start getting serious and proactive for our community. Students Against Destructive Decisions hosted Red Ribbon week, which is a week-long pledge for students all across America to stay drug free and make safe and healthy choices.   “The best part is ...

SkillsUSA members develop new friendships and skills

Leah Beyer, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Features

Two members of the SkillsUSA chapter at Manhattan High School attended the Mid-America Leadership Conference where they were given the opportunity to compete in different areas, learn different organization procedures and attend opening and closing ceremonies. From MHS, both Zach Payne, junior, and Kylie...

Ivy Auletti speaks at capital building in Topeka

Alyssa Stevens, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


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Raising awareness for feminism and rallying government officials to take action in making Kansas a more equal opportunity place to live were goals for sophomore Ivy Auletti during frequent visits to Topeka in October. “People may not see the problems with equality in the US but it’s so much mo...

Anime Club kicks off their fundraising event with coffee sales

Elizabeth Alexander, Trending Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under Features

Every club and organization has their motivation, and for the Manhattan High School Anime Club, members strive for a grand trip to Overland Park, Kansas through fundraising and concessions. The club’s goal is to visit Naka-kon, an event that brings lovers of anime, comics, graphic novels and fando...

How to get a senior ad in the yearbook

October 19, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

All you have to do to get a senior ad in the yearbook is download this pdf and fill out the form. Simple as that. If you have any questions send them to [email protected]   PDA Ad 2017

Clubs collaborate to create more opportunities

Leah Beyer, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Features

Spanish Club members, Thespian Troupe 941 members and other members of the student body came together in the first of many collaborations between clubs that can be expected in the future. As the circle of students practiced the different steps, the latin music in the gym changed with the various dances...

MHS Showcases New Dance Group

Maiesha Hossain, Features Editor

October 3, 2017


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Lights, camera, dance.  Manhattan High School has always been well renowned for its stellar drama department.  Now, MHS has another group of talented performers, this time in the form of MHS’s Musical Theatre Dance group.  Founded this fall and run by seniors Ashlyn Gillespie and An...

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