SkillsUSA prepares for 2018-2019 school year

Ayden Boyles, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


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SkillsUSA is preparing for an exciting year full of leadership. SkillsUSA is a leadership-based club, with an emphasis on workplace leadership. The club also prepares its members for many different potential professions through competitions. “[SkillsUSA holds] different competitions everything...

YoungLife offers students place to come together

Kami Bussmann, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


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Most students have something to look forward to every week. For some that may be Friday night lights or even block schedule days. In this case, these students look forward to Monday nights where they attend club night for a group called YoungLife. According to their website, this organization is a non-denominat...

Acknowledging BSU’s history, new changes

Riley Williamson, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


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The Black Student Union became a club at MHS in the 1970-71 school year. During their first year as a club, they hosted a talent show and sponsored black awareness week. Like they do today, BSU strived to serve MHS that first year and that goal has never changed. “The purpose for the Union is to provide a...

Journalists travel to State Fair

Aloera Ostermann, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


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Once a year the journalists of Manhattan Highschool are challenged to put together a paper and a newscast in just under nine hours. The  students go to the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson Kansas. Journalism teacher Kristy Nyp takes a group of students to participate in the Kansas Students Press Co...

Red Cross Club hosts summer blood drive

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor

August 9, 2018


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Blood. Everyone needs it. No one can live without it. Yet, as seen commonly during the summer months, there isn’t enough of it. After the American Red Cross issued a nationwide state of emergency, the Manhattan High Red Cross Club decided to combat this blood shortage by hosting a blood driv...

Artist of the Week: Claire Todd

Javi Mercado, Staff Photographer

May 24, 2018


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Where do you get your daily inspiration from? I enjoy being semi entertaining along with artist in the media, you can find people you admire and be like “Hey that’s cool” and be able to incorporate that into your life just in general. Who do you find to be your most supportive person in...

Taking a look behind the gavel: Q&A with student council seniors

Sophia Comas, Features Editor

May 24, 2018


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Lily Colburn Student Body President   What are your hopes for next year’s StuCo?   “I hope they provide more activities for students and increase involvement in those activities. When it comes down to it though, I’m not sure my hopes mean much. More importantly, I hope nex...

Two seniors attend Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Kaitlin Clark, Entertainment Editor

May 24, 2018


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While seniors Stephanie Fu and Luann Jung have had two different paths leading to their acceptance to one of the top technology schools in the country, they have one thing in common: they light up when talking about their future. Both Fu and Jung were accepted to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a coll...

Seniors Dudley and Belin to accept military scholarships

Micheal Simmons, Sports Editor

May 24, 2018


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The biggest question during high school is what someone plans to do with their future. Some high schoolers have responded with amazing accomplishments. Such as senior Cole Dudley receiving offers from both the United State Naval and Air Force Academies and senior Olivia Belin received a full ride scho...

Jobe uses non-traditional teaching methods

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2018


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In many English classes at Manhattan High, students are focused on reading the next section of the required novel or writing the next required essay. Morgan Jobe chooses to teach English a different way. “I felt like the traditional way of teaching English just felt kind of outdated,” Jobe said, “a...

Fundraiser supports local teacher

Leah Beyer, Blue M Academics Editor

May 8, 2018


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Every day is a new chance to make a difference in the community. For sisters MaKenna, senior, and Hailey Eilert, sophomore, this means hosting a fundraiser to help a teacher who is battling mast cell disease. Laura Heyd is a teacher at Amanda Arnold elementary whose symptoms of nausea, vomiting, fatigu...

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