Forensics continues success in early season

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2019


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“Move fast and break things,” says the quote written on the small whiteboard on the busy wall of room E-139, more commonly known as the debate and forensics room. Manhattan High forensics is certainty doing just that. It’s week two of the forensics season, and MHS is moving in on the competition fa...

 Scholars Bowl places first at regionals

Brianna Carmack, Opinions Editor

February 4, 2019


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After a long season of focus, training and preparation, Scholars Bowl placed first at Regionals in Wichita on Jan. 31. “I knew we had a very solid team going in giving us a very good chance to advance to State,” Ted Dawdy, Scholars Bowl sponsor and math teacher, said. Team morale was high ...

Water main break affects sandbox lab

Micheal Simmons, Blue M Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2019


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A water main located in the wall of the S-102 computer lab leaked water into the computer lab, which threatened the computers in the room and rendered the room useless on the night of Wednesday, the leak occurred due to the extremely cold temperatures that were present during the night. After inspect...

Freshmen explore 2019-2020 electives

Madison Ritz, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019


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In just 16 short days, the deadline for enrollment will be upon the students of Manhattan High. The date is especially ominous for freshmen, who are enrolling this year with significantly more options than ever before. “Freshmen will have more choices this year then they’ve had in any other year ...

Scholars Bowl places second in home meet

Scholars Bowl places second in home meet

Brianna Carmack, Opinions Editor

January 28, 2019


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With a 6-1 record, Scholars Bowl took home the bragging rights of placing second in last night’s Junior Varsity meet hosted at home. MHS trailed first-placing Washburn Rural, and Topeka High rounded out the top three. “Towards the beginning of the year, our varsity team was consistently placing t...

Elective Fair to give students course previews

Katya Tarabrina, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


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The Elective Fair is an event that offers students information about all of the elective courses at Manhattan High school. Students will learn about elective classes they can enroll in for the next school year at the annual Enrollment and Elective Fair at MHS West campus on Wednesday. While a lot of ...

USD 383 opens survey for new principal

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor

January 28, 2019


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As the 2018-2019 school year nears it end, USD 383 has been planning for a change within the walls of Manhattan High. The search for a new principal has commenced, and the district is looking to the community for someone who has the potential for taking the new position currently held by Greg Hoyt,...

Forensics kicks off season with success in first tournament

Forensics kicks off season with success in first tournament

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

January 28, 2019


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Manhattan High forensics welcomed the new competition season with team success at the Shawnee Heights competition this past weekend, scooping up three state qualifications for the State Forensics Tournament in May, as well as a handful of high tournament placements for individuals. “This [win] s...

Enrollment Information

January 28, 2019


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The following links will connect you to short informative videos about each elective area available at Manhattan High School. Explore opportunities to take courses from any of the following pathways to your future. More details about each course are available in the Course Description Book.    Course Catalog: 20...

Illegal Intentions

January 15, 2019


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In this series, The Mentor goes in-depth behind Manhattan High substance use -- both legal and illegal. 

Two new additions to Business pathway expand student options

Katya Tarabrina, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019


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This semester, two new courses were added into the Business pathway. Business Communications is being taught at Manhattan High for the first time, along with Internet Marketing, which is a class that after having been removed from the roster a few years ago, has now come back. At this time, these c...

Chess club provides unique experience for MHS students

Kris Long, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019


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The Manhattan High Chess Club has been providing a chance for students to “...compete, hang out and have fun...” for almost three years, according to Chess Club sponsor Darren McCoy. Chess club members meet every Tuesday directly after school in C-206 where they discuss strategies, tutor less experi...

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