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Anime Club raises money for MHS

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


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This year at Manhattan High, the anime club has partnered with the Gay Straight Alliance club to raise funds not just for the school, but also for other activities. One activity, in particular, is the club’s yearly trip to Naka-Kon on Mar. 17-19 in Overland Park, Kansas. Naka-Kon is a large cosplay co...

What is the purpose of physical education for students?

Coy Cavender, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


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Many students ask this question everyday. What purpose does physical education have when it comes to school? Well, there just happens to be a handful of things that are important when it comes to physical education in school. As many kids sit in there desks all school day and don’t have much physi...

Manhattan High’s BSU informs on their new Step team

Chloe Henderson, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


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Manhattan High has recently added a Step team to the Black Student Union club, which is optional to participate in. Stepping, or step-dancing, is a form of dance where the person uses their entire body to create music. BSU’s president of two years, senior Greg VanDyke, said that stepping was ad...

Freshmen square dance the semester away

Freshmen square dance the semester away

Rachel Edie, copy editor

December 17, 2018


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The final unit for the freshmen physical education class is square dancing. The unit has been going on for two weeks at this point and is quite different in contrast for previous units which include volleyball, pickleball, football and lacrosse. “It’s a dance people would do with people that helped them h...

Recycling to better environments

Recycling to better environments

Hannah Heger, Features Editor

December 11, 2018


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Schools depend on students and faculty to keep the hallways and classrooms clean. Lately many students at Manhattan High School have been throwing away food waste in the recycling bins the school provides. While throwing food waste into the recycling bin seems easy, it can cause many problems for the ...

Student excels in stained glass

Student excels in stained glass

Hannah Heger, Features Editor

December 11, 2018


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Seeing her older brother work on metalwork for his art class inspired junior Marin Poulson to join jewelry as an art class. Since then Poulson has also learned about working with stained glass. “[Stained glass] is very beautiful. But it's also been around for a long time,” Poulson said. ”It's ki...

Culinary classes participate in food truck designing

Riley Williamson, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


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Culinary Arts 1 is finishing up the semester with an unusual final. The students had the opportunity to compete in a food truck design competition. “They had to develop a business plan for a food truck, including designing the outside and what equipment they would need on the inside of the truck,...

Humanities students study ‘around the world’

Madison Ritz, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


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At the beginning of the semester, Educational Humanities and Composition teacher Jenna Grater assigned her senior students to research a country of their choosing. The students present them to the class, teaching their classmates about the countries’ traditions and culture. “We just kind of p...

Geometry classes race around math problems

Madison Ritz, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


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Solving math problems to progress through challenges similar to the CBS show "The Amazing Race" has been a new project in Jancy Radke's math classes this week. Students are given a paper folded together similar to the actual tickets that the contestants on the show receive during the race. The p...

Spanish classes decode lockboxes

Madison Ritz, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


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While Spanish students study the words and phrases, Spanish teacher Lindsy Clark creates a twist to their daily studying. Clark came up with an idea to put together a little black box covered in different varieties of locks. It made it impossible to break in without cracking each code. Students we...

Clubs unite to volunteer

Tara Wood, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


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‘Tis the season to help others, and Interpersonal Skills, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Common Ground and a school social worker, Stephanie Thomas, are doing just that by providing aid to students here at Manhattan High,  Salvation Army and Operation Christmas Child. Sherry Lancaster, a v...

Flipping into Interactive Notebooks, ‘Whodunnit’s’

Flipping into Interactive Notebooks, ‘Whodunnit’s’

Madison Ritz, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


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From flip pages to cut out and paste for math notes, educational math teacher Jancy Radke takes a turn to student’s typical notes. Radke started something new with her students last year called ‘interactive notebooks’ which is a book that corresponds with their course title. The book has thing...

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