Marching band performs at homecoming during halftime

Sophia Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 23, 2019

The student section in Bishop Stadium is eerily quiet. Typically, kids are shouting along to the cheers, but not now. Now, student after student rests their aching feet and all sit down. The sea of red, white and blue outfits is still.  On the football field, players are not chasing each other amid t...

PowderPuff proves beneficial for relationship building, making memorable moments

PowderPuff proves beneficial for relationship building, making memorable moments

Brianna Carmack, Entertainment Editor

September 23, 2019

With a score of 12-6, the sophomore and senior PowderPuff football team won once again, since claiming their second victory in a row. As a part of the long standing tradition at Manhattan High, the two teams -- female students divided up by sophomore-senior team (pink) and freshmen-junior team (b...

Juniors create account dedicated to pursuing their passion

Brianna Carmack, Entertainment Editor

September 23, 2019

After becoming inspired by watching YouTuber Casey Neistat through his drone in aerial photography and videography, juniors Lane Religa and Sean Anderson began their work of aerial shots last summer through their youtube channel and Instagram account “ksaerials.” After getting a license to fly their drones,...

Seniors start new ‘Sticker Scrunchies’ business

Brianna Carmack, Entertainment Editor

September 16, 2019

From adding stickers to a fancy new water bottle to matching scrunchies to an outfit, these trendy accessories have taken over the teenage world.  Due to such a popular growth for the love of scrunchies and stickers, seniors Carter Wiens and Alayna Girard have co-owned a business called “Stic...

FCA hosts beneficial clothing drive for students at MHS

Brianna Carmack, Entertainment Editor

September 14, 2019

To start off the new school year, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes hosted a clothing drive in partnership with the Families In Transition Closet to help donate new clothes to students for the new year.  “We got a lot of clothes from donations from the FIT Closet and then we all got toge...

Daniel Harkin travels out of state for Tennis Tournament

Rachel Edie, Business Manager

September 9, 2019

At this time of year sports fans expect to see Daniel Harkin's name associated with big wins in cross country. But Harkin spent Labor Day weekend focused on the other sport he excels in: tennis.  Every year, certain students from the Manhattan High tennis team are selected to participate in an ...

2A to 6A

2A to 6A

Meredith Comas, Print Editor-in-Chief

September 9, 2019

12:40 p.m. It’s lunchtime at Manhattan High.  It’s Friday, Sept. 6. Students begin flooding in and out of the front entrance for lunch; others begin taking their seats, blanketing the wood-paneled walls and cement floors of the Prentup Commons in waves of blasé chatter and white noise. ...

IPS members ‘make new connections’ at Camp Wood

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

September 9, 2019

Members of Interpersonal Skills explored Camp Wood -- a Young Men’s Christian Association camp in Elmdale --  on Wednesday, Aug. 28 to kick of IPS’s school year. IPS has been attending Camp Wood consistently for the past 11 years. They use it as a team building experience to get to know eac...

Summer camps wrap up with success

Katya Tarabrina, Blue M Organizations Editor

August 12, 2019

It’s common for summer to be associated with vacation time, but for many Manhattan High students it is the beginning of preparing for their next year by attending camp. Summer activities vary from camp to camp, depending on their activity focus, such as debate practicing debating and band camp pract...

County Fair gives opportunity for those with serious passions

County Fair gives opportunity for those with serious passions

Brianna Carmack, Entertainment Editor

August 12, 2019

During the last week of July, the Riley County Fair is full of people looking forward to seeing the rodeo, eating fair food and riding rides. However, some enjoy entering the many 4-H contests that the fair has to offer. Some of these contests include photography, horticulture, crafting, entomology and cake d...

Fair King takes huge responsibility for 4-H

Madison Ritz, Staff Writer

August 12, 2019

There’s a lot that goes into the fairgrounds, and a lot of responsibility to keep the ceilings still standing inside the 4-H building while the Riley County Fair was taking place. After participating in the fair for nine years, senior Jonathan Hoepner got the title of Fair King. As the Fair King, ...

A Day in the Life of Dorst

A Day in the Life of Dorst

Sophia Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

August 12, 2019

Most of the time, Michael Dorst comes to school early. Usually, whenever he wakes up is when he leaves for West Campus, but on some occasions he’ll be in as early as 4 a.m. As soon as he gets to the building, he’ll turn off the alarms that ensure the building’s security when no one is inside...

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