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Students Demand Action Formed in MHK

Students Demand Action Formed in MHK
January 13, 2021

When Manhattan High School sophomore Sophia Steffensmeier decided to start a local chapter of Students Demand Action in the summer of 2020, she knew that her hard work could produce something special. Now,...

MHS Students Fill Essential Roles

January 13, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of essential workers and the vital services they provide to the public. Essential occupations include positions in health care, government, transportation...

Scholars Bowl works with COVID-19 guidelines

January 13, 2021

Much like other clubs at Manhattan High, Scholars Bowl has been working with the COVID-19 guidelines, including social distancing, wearing masks and using an online buzzer system called Buzzin.live rather...

Hispanic Student Union donates meals to healthcare workers

January 13, 2021

MHS’ Hispanic Student Union decided to give back to Manhattan’s health care workers, right before the upcoming holidays. On Dec. 18, club members delivered 70 meals, water bottles and goodie baskets...

Online Editor

December 14, 2020

Getting extra time for creativity and access to specific arts materials was the purpose of a new group started by two Manhattan High art students last semester. Now, they are joined twice a week by more...

Winning Wednesdays beneficial for academic success

December 14, 2020

At the Boys and Girls Club on Wednesday nights in 7-12th grade, students can go here and get homework help. Alyssa Baquero is the director of clubhouse services at BGC. She is also a teen director and...

NHS volunteering at K-State suites proves successful

December 14, 2020

The National Honors Society hosted their final K-State suites football volunteering opportunity this past week on Friday. Altogether, they have participated in five events this school year with around...

Broadcasting in 2020

December 14, 2020

A year ago, Manhattan High basketball games met in a gym completely full of fans cheering for the Indians, a pep band blasting tunes from the corner of the gym, concessions being sold in the lobby and...

Pandemic affects functionality of Scholars Bowl greatly

November 26, 2020

Scholars Bowl is one of the many activities modified due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Like many extracurriculars, Scholars Bowl had to consider how to safely conduct meets. Their season thus far has only...

Gschwind’s English Project

November 26, 2020

Seniors in Kyle Gschwind’s Humanities and Composition class have been assigned an unusual project this first semester: The 20Time Project. “Basically it's a passion project -- what [you are] interested...

Debate attends Halloween tournament

Debate attends Halloween tournament
November 3, 2020

The Manhattan High Debate team competed in the Iowa Caucus and Olathe East tournaments last weekend.  The Iowa Caucus tournament was held at a national level with 12 states represented. Junior...

BSU changes trunk-or-treat

November 3, 2020

Plans changed for the Manhattan High Black Student Union on Tuesday when they planned to hold a trunk-or-treat event.  “Originally it was supposed to be in the Manhattan Town Center parking lot,”...

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