USD 383 bell schedule changes

Julianna Poe, Sports Editor

May 13, 2019


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

As year comes to close, seniors prepare to say goodbye to MHS

Emma Elliott, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019


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In the day in the life of a soon-to-be high school grad, life is moving fast. As the school year quickly comes to an end with prom over, finals approaching, and AP tests soon coming to a close, seniors are rushing to make a wrap on their final year of high school. A day in the life of our MHS seniors in thei...

University Level Research, Mentorship students present at symposium

Kris Long

April 29, 2019


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A year’s worth of hard work and dedication was finally concluded last Tuesday, when University Level Research and Mentorship students presented their research findings to the Manhattan community. Seniors Lauren Cassou, Chris Carter, Greg Chikan, Cameron Comstock, Carson Gido, Zane Kohl and Teja...

IPS puts on 11th annual America’s Got Special Talent

Kris, Long

April 29, 2019


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Months of hard work put into the show paid off last Thursday night when members of Interpersonal Skills and Big Lakes Developmental Center performed for a packed house. This was the 11th America’s Got Special Talent put on by MHS and by far the longest. The students put together 39 acts compared...

SkillsUSA attends State Conference

SkillsUSA attends State Conference

Madison Ritz, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019


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Say the name “SkillsUSA” at Manhattan High and many people think of a club for automotive technology students. But MHS students saw firsthand that it’s so much more when they competed in six of the dozens of categories at the state competition at Hutchinson Community College last week. Two o...

Sam Hankins national track star at MHS

Micheal Simmons, Blue M Editor-In-Chief

April 29, 2019


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Manhattan High is home to many things and many students. Rarely do those things or students land at the top of a national list, or even draw national attention. However, junior Sam Hankins currently holds the furthest javelin throw in the nation for his grade, and third overall, with a throw of ...

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