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The Mentor

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K-State computer coding contest

Ayana Jones, Staff Writer November 8, 2021

The Kansas-State University Engineering and Computer Science department hosted a computer programming contest where they invited teams of students, from all different high schools, to compete in a coding...

FCCLA conference deemed ‘successful’

Taryn Robinson, Sports Editor November 8, 2021

During the three days of travel that Manhattan High School’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, junior Connor Andreason was awarded third place in culinary knife skills nationally. He also...

Debate hosts tournament

Debate hosts tournament

November 8, 2021

The Manhattan High debate team hosted its annual home tournament this weekend. Home tournaments usually mean that no teams from MHS compete, but this weekend was unusual in the fact that there were teams...

Marvel Studios’ ‘Eternals’ unique, humorous, breathtaking

Marvel Studios’ ‘Eternals’ unique, humorous, breathtaking

Advith Natarajan, Staff Writer November 8, 2021

 Marvel’s “Eternals” was released on Friday in theaters and served as an intriguing alternative to the classic MCU movie.      The story follows “The Eternals,”...

Interact Club maintains trees

Eddie Bruegger, Audio Producer November 8, 2021

Over the weekend, members of the MHS Interact Club met at the Northeast Community Park to follow up on some trees that they had planted in the past. This is part of an ongoing project that the Interact...

One Acts coming soon

Lasirra Hines, Blue M Editor-in-Chief November 7, 2021

Every year, Thespians hold Night of Scenes, where students perform One Acts -- a play with only one act -- as the name implies. The Advanced Repertory class take over and direct their own performances,...

MHS students go on marketing class trip at KSU

MHS students go on marketing class trip at KSU

Laneya Christian, Staff Writer November 5, 2021

To help entrepreneurship students prepare their business plans and pitches, business teacher Kathy Ricketts jumped on the opportunity to take her students on a field trip to Kansas State University. The...

Lightsaber Guild builds community

Lightsaber Guild builds community

Kris Long, Print Editor-in-Chief November 4, 2021

Anyone walking through the Prentup Commons on a regular Monday afternoon at MHS West campus will be met with an irregular sight: 10 to 15 members of the Manhattan High Lightsaber Guild dueling Jedi-style...

Senior Halle Gaul works on her graphic design for the Adjudicator Club at Manhattan High. Photo by Madelyn Cook

MHS student opens graphic design business

Julianna Poe, Online Editor-in-Chief November 4, 2021

Senior Halle Gaul, an obscure, emerging artist with a well-established company and aspirations for future business, works tirelessly every week in first hour graphic design. “I think my favorite memory...

Junior Kaylee Kurman beams at the judges at the cheer showcase in Hays on Saturday. The MHS stunt group received Division I for their performance. Photo by Julianna Poe

Cheer participates in cheer showcase

Laneya Christian, Staff Writer November 2, 2021

Last Saturday  Manhattan High Cheerleaders went to a showcase competition in Hays. Their showcase was originally supposed to go to Louisburg. “They didn't have enough people for the event to...

Final week of Socktober Drive

Anna Wollenberg, Staff Writer November 2, 2021

Sophomore Student Council is hosting a sock collection drive throughout the month of October to collect donations for the fit closet. The Socktober drive ends this Friday, Nov. 5. Students can stop by...

House Cafe’s 4th annual Family Celebration

Azrael Wolf, Staff Writer November 2, 2021

Back in 2014, Chris Jacobs and Quinn Jacobs had only lived in Ogden, Kansas for four years. In those four years they had seen some pretty sad things. According to Chris, a high rate of kids were dropping...

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