Artist of the Week: Ashley Savage

Javi Mercado, Staff Photographer

April 17, 2018


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How long have you been interested in art? I have been drawing since I was three. I never started painting till freshman year but I always doodle in class.   Who is someone that inspires you? William Keith is a huge inspiration and good at doing landscapes.   Do you plan ...

MHS’s Neff named 2018 Teacher of the Year

Sophia Comas, Features Editor

April 17, 2018


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Chemistry teacher James Neff has been awarded the title of USD 383’s 2018 Secondary Teacher of the Year after years of contributing to the education and well-being of MHS students. The selection process is solely based on staff nominations, as an email goes out building-wide requesting willing tea...

Artist of the Week: Emma Wendt

Artist of the Week: Emma Wendt

Javi Mercado, Staff Photographer

April 10, 2018


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  What do you take pictures of?   People take pictures of what they love, so I often take pictures of family and friends, also little things that make me happy like the outdoors.   2.) How long have you been interested in taking pictures? I’ve always loved taking ...

MHS senior recognized in national photography competition

Leah Beyer, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


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Practice makes perfect, but for some people it doesn’t take as long as others. Senior Jayden Plummer picked up photography as a hobby about a year ago and has excelled in that short time, including recognition in a national competition. Around two months ago, Plummer submitted a few photos he had tak...

Interpersonal Skills fundraises for Special Olympics

Interpersonal Skills fundraises for Special Olympics

Sophia Comas, Features Editor

April 10, 2018


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The Interpersonal Skills class at Manhattan High assisted at the 40th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Road Race on March 17 to help raise money for their yearly participation in Special Olympics. Both students and teachers appeared at 10 a.m. to volunteer their services to the runners across Aggievill...

Ugrin shines in Entrepreneurship Challenge

John Ostermann, Online Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2018


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Manhattan sophomore Jerin Ugrin competed in the Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge contest of 2018 with his business Re-Treads Premium Footwear. Ugrin presented his business plan in a four minute presentation to the five judge panel. He was awarded the second place prize of $1,000. “The money [is ...

Anime Club members experience unique Kansas City convention

Elizabeth Alexander, Trending Editor

April 10, 2018


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After months of fundraising, volunteering and preparation, Manhattan High’s Anime Club achieved their annual goal of attending Kansas City’s  annual Naka-Kon Anime Convention. During spring break, on March 16-18, Anime Club loaded their bus with students of various classes to travel to Ov...

Manhattan High culinary students attend ProStart competition, gain experience

Meredith Comas, Opinions Editor

April 3, 2018


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Select Manhattan High culinary students attended the ProStart Culinary Competition --sponsored by the Kansas Restaurant and Hospitality Association -- in Wichita. MHS sent two teams to the competition -- made up of five upperclassman and five underclassman -- for the first time in three years. “It...

Anime Club eagerly awaits their annual convention trip

Elizabeth Alexander, Trending Editor

April 3, 2018


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Anime Club has done months of fundraising and volunteering in order to make their dream a reality and will attend Kansas City’s annual Naka-kon during spring break. Naka-kon is the annual trip that Anime Club fundraises every year to attend in order to allow club members to experience something ...

Artist of the Week: Kristine Gevock

Javi Mercado, Staff Photographer

April 3, 2018


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How long have you been playing violin? I have been playing the violin for about seven years.   What made you interested in playing and what kept you playing? When I was in first grade, someone came to visit my class, a parent of a friend or something like that, to show us the violin a...

Hispanic Club Comes Into Action

Aloera Ostermann, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018


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Not often do students get the opportunity to explore someone else’s culture, but Manhattan High is quickly changing that with the newly founded Hispanic club. Nearly every Wednesday during advisory, the Hispanic Club meets in room E-114 to represent what Hispanic culture is really made of. W...

Rowing pushes athletes to their limits

John Ostermann, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2018


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Every athlete has experienced the pains of training and physical toll it takes on your body. Going through tough workout after tough workout makes for an exhausting life but athletes still put themselves through this physical toll. For rowers there is no offseason and they put themselves through con...

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