Key Club hosts junior mental health panel

Key Club hosts junior mental health panel

Julianna Poe, Copy Editor

April 15, 2019


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Mental health is a difficult topic for many, but this year Key Club has made an effort to open up discussion and help make it easier to talk about mental health in depth for Manhattan High students, teachers and staff. “The opportunity to help others is really important to me and helping other...

GSA celebrates with Pride

GSA celebrates with Pride

Hannah Heger, Features Editor

April 15, 2019


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Gathered in City Park, many people  with an estimate of 1,000 people attending came out to celebrate the LGBTQ community and provide support at Manhattan's 10th annual Little Apple Pride parade and festival. “This years Pride, like every year before, Pride is a chance for people to get out...

Hugs for Humanity hopes to ‘spread compassion and positivity’ to MHS

Hugs for Humanity hopes to ‘spread compassion and positivity’ to MHS

Kris Long, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


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Five Manhattan High clubs are joining together April 24 to spread love and compassion around MHS through the Hugs for Humanity event. The clubs participating include: Students Against Destructive Decisions, Key Club, Thespians, Interpersonal Skills and Environmental Science Investigations. The event wa...

Key Club hosts junior mental health panel

Julianna Poe, Copy Editor

April 11, 2019


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Mental health is a difficult topic for many, but this year Key Club has made an effort to open up discussion and help make it easier to talk about mental health in depth for Manhattan High students, teachers and staff. “The opportunity to help others is really important to me and helping other...

Dorst prepares for new responsibility with school transitions

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor

April 8, 2019


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With great challenge comes great opportunity for current sophomore principal Michael Dorst, who uses that philosophy every day to make sure he’s always at his best. Dorst, who was selected to be the new building principal last month, is already planning for the next step of facing those challenge...

Music department finds success at Regionals

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor

April 8, 2019


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Saturdays are supposed to be relaxing, lazy, hang-out-with-your-friends kind of days right? Wrong. For the Manhattan High music department, it was busier than ever with a day packed of performances and competition within the Regional Solo and Ensemble Festival held by the Kansas State High School Activi...

Student makes custom made boutonnieres and corsages

Brianna Carmack, Opinions Editor

April 8, 2019


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With corsages and boutonnieres ranging from about $15 to $65, senior Makenna Wollenberg has decided to take on her artistic ability by creating her own to sell for $15 a pair. “I went to go buy a corsage and boutonniere and it came to like $40,” Wollenberg said. “I thought that was ridiculous...

SADD prepares Spring Fling

Hannah Heger, Features Editor

March 25, 2019


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Welcoming the new spring season, Manhattan High celebrates with a celebration hosted by Students Against Destructive Decisions. Having a variety of activities, ranging from laser tag to Dancing with a DJ, SADD plans to give the students a carnival-like experience. “We also have 12-15 clubs participating wi...

New York students visit Manhattan in AFS exchange

Emma Elliott, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019


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Last week, New York students visited the city of Manhattan Thursday, when the whole club visited the K-State campus and went bowling. The next day, they attended the high school where they were partnered with a Manhattan high student to shadow. “Me and [Alexis Schlieper, junior] talked online prior, so the...

Anime Club attends Anime Convention

Madison Ritz, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


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After months of hard work selling goods to fund their voyage, the Manhattan High Anime Club traveled to their annual convention for a weekend of new and fun experiences. Before the trip, Anime Club put together a coffee fundraiser to raise money for the bus ride and cost to get to the convention in O...

Key Club hosts Mental Health Panel, encourages healthy transition to college

Key Club hosts Mental Health Panel, encourages healthy transition to college

Julianna Poe, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019


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Last Wednesday, Key Club hosted a Mental Health Panel during advisory in Rezac Auditorium. The guest speakers for this event included Pawnee Mental Health supervisor Jurdene Coleman and therapist Heidi Swanke as well as science teacher Clancey Livingston. While the presentation was open to Key Club ...

SkillsUSA attends automotive conference

SkillsUSA attends automotive conference

Madison Ritz, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019


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SkillsUSA sponsor Christopher Collins and seven students attended an automotive service technologies-based conference on Feb. 26. Last week, Collins and his students traveled to Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas, for an amount of three and a half hours, to drive to an automotive ser...

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