Field trip to the dead

MaKenna Eilert and Leah Beyer

January 23, 2018


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Field trips allow students to experience learning in an entirely different way. Students in the Accelerated Anatomy and Physiology class were given this opportunity with a visit to a cadaver lab. Cadaver labs give students an up-close look at the human body and how everything is connected. “It was rea...

Forensics prepares for first tournament of season

Kaitlyn Clark, Entertainment Editor

January 23, 2018


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The new semester brings with it a new focus for the debate and forensics team. After a successful debate season, students are now working on their forensics entries, which include speeches, acting performances, and poetry and prose pieces. “I think we’ll end up being fine, but the first few tourname...

Spotlight shines on senior men

Spotlight shines on senior men

Elizabeth Alexander, Trending Editor

January 23, 2018


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  A common tradition at Manhattan High School gives senior men an opportunity to not only show off their talents, but also to bond with a group of peers and give a shot at earning the title Mr. MHS. Mr. MHS is an annual pageant event, and 2018 marked the 33rd pageant. Rather than abid...

Board approves Physical Mascot

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

January 4, 2018


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Next year, when attending Manhattan High sporting events, people may see a wolf roaming the sidelines. The USD 383 Board of Education approved the use of the wolf as a physical mascot for MHS on Wednesday night. The board passed the motion on a 4-3 vote, with president Darrell Edie, Marcia Rozell a...

Schartz remains head coach ‘at this time’

Schartz remains head coach ‘at this time’

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 20, 2017


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For the time being, Joe Schartz remains the head football coach at Manhattan High. After a 60-minute executive session Wednesday night, the USD 383 Board of Education chose to take no action concerning Schartz’s job as a teacher and coach. “The USD 383 Board of Education has a strong policy a...

Scholars Bowl finishes semester strong

Kami Bussmann, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017


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From competition to competition, Junior Varsity or Varsity, this year’s Manhattan High Scholars Bowl team has been on fire. Varsity and J.V. have been pushing through the competition from other schools this whole season. On Dec. 11, J.V. competed at Southeast Saline along with Junction City, Flint ...

FCC dismantles net neutrality in a close-call vote

Elizabeth Alexander, Trending Editor

December 19, 2017


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Actions speak louder than words as the Federal Communications Commission turns a blind eye and a deaf ear to the people who defend net neutrality in a 2-to-3 vote, repealing net neutrality and Title II as a whole. The vote on whether or not to repeal net neutrality and its regulations took place...

Math classes raise awareness for St. Jude’s

Lauren Race, Photographer

December 19, 2017


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Thousands of schools across the country host Math-a-thon events throughout the year to help raise awareness for the St. Jude’s Research Hospital. The Math-a-thon at Manhattan High happened on December 6 and 7 and the actual contest nearly lasts around an hour and a half. This year 52 students in all Ja...

Debate prepares for state, forensics season approaches

Kaitlin Clark, Entertainment Editor

December 19, 2017


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After months of hard work, the efforts of the debate team are preparing to pay off. Three debate pairs will be competing at the upcoming state tournament, an achievement other high school debate teams continuously strive for. “I think we will do pretty well at state and we will be successful if we ...

Great turnout at StuCo club feast

Kami Bussmann, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


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Manhattan High Student Council has a tradition that brings the clubs at the school together to create a better environment for the school: a club feast. “The idea is to get all the clubs together to talk with each other and encourage fellowship between clubs,” sophomore class president Hannah Higgins ...

Physical mascot proceeds controversially

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2017


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Manhattan High’s physical mascot is on to the final stage. At the USD 383 Board of Education meeting on Wednesday, senior student body president Lily Colburn, in conjunction with Manhattan High principal Greg Hoyt, recommended that the board accept the naming of the MHS physical mascot as the wol...

Debate gains experience at national qualifying tournament

Kaitlyn Clark, Entertainment Editor

December 12, 2017


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Manhattan High’s debate team competed in the National Debate Qualifiers tournament last Friday and Saturday, and although they may not have found victory, they did gain a great deal of experience. “This tournament is definitely much more difficult than the rest,” Raven Arasmith, junior, said. ...

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