The Mentor

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The Mentor

The Mentor

FACS students go on culinary trip around town

Laneya Christian, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

Family and Consumer Science students senior Eduardo Barrera, senior Delayney Lunsway, junior Connor Andresen, junior Skylar Dechant, junior Axel Fraire, junior Dylan Goodsel, junior Matthew Lancaster,...

Envirothon takes first in Regionals

Kris Long, Print Editor-in-Chief April 11, 2022

Manhattan High Envirothon teams placed at the Regional competition in Council Grove last Wednesday, with the upperclassman Team A taking first and the freshman Team B placing fourth.  The upperclassmen...

Sophomore’s incessant passion for books gains widespread following

Sophomore’s incessant passion for books gains widespread following

Advith Natarajan, Staff Writer April 11, 2022

Just a few months ago, sophomore Sonika Khosla reached a milestone only few could imagine: 10,000 followers on Instagram. A project which Khosla had started just over a year ago had now become an established...

FCCLA attends leadership conference

Laneya Christian, Staff Writer April 11, 2022

It's been nine years since Manhattan High has had a competitor in the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America leadership conference, and senior Kirra Facey, gold medal winner, will be advancing...

StuCo hosts spring blood drive

McKayla Clark Snodgrass, Page Editor April 11, 2022

Student Council hosted their Blood Drive in the north gym from nine a.m. to two p.m.. The event occurs twice a year. This blood drive was the smallest they’ve had. “The blood drive was a collaboration...

Students perform in Regionals Festival, qualify to State

Lasirra Hines, Blue M Editor-in-Chief April 11, 2022

Students from choir, orchestra and band partook in the Kansas State High School Activities Association Solo and Ensemble Regional Festival last Saturday. Preparation for the event looked different for...

March Mammal Madness competition complete

Azrael Wolf, Staff Writer April 10, 2022

March Mammal Madness is over for the MHS students, as well as everyone else, having just recently ended its 10th annual competition.  Much like March Madness, March Mammal Madness is a competition...

Ukrainian student shares story

Daniel Biniecki, Staff Writer April 10, 2022

During Russia's assault on Ukraine, many people have fled their country in fear for their lives after constant bombardment from the Russian military. One of those refugees includes newly arrived MHS freshman...

Junior Allie Cloyd proudly presents her Poetry Out Loud Champion plaque.

Forensics student’s ‘side quest’ successful

Julianna Poe, Online Editor-in-Chief April 9, 2022

When sophomore Allie Cloyd added forensics to her schedule, she had no idea the impact the class would have on her life and the experiences she would come to cherish.  “I just signed up for [forensics]...

MHS Science Olympiad team places forth at State Olympiad

Laneya Christian, Staff Writer April 9, 2022

The Manhattan High Science Olympiad team competed in the State Science Olympiad at Wichita State University on April 2, where the team placed fourth overall.  “Unfortunately for the [students]...

MHS Robotics team makes Semifinals

Avery Snider, Staff Writer April 4, 2022

Manhattan High School’s Robotics Club qualified for the Semifinals at the Regional Robotics Competition in Sedalia, Missouri.​​ The team left for Sedalia Thursday afternoon and competed through the...

Senior Ashi Wickramasundara accepts her Key Club Talent Show first place award.

Key Club attends annual conference

Avery Inman, Staff Writer March 29, 2022

This past weekend the Manhattan High Key Club attended their annual conference in Wichita. The three-day conference, which took place Friday to Sunday, was a chance for Key Club chapters all over the state...

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