Trump Rally brings Kansas into national news

Trump Rally brings Kansas into national news

Kaitlin Clark, Print Editor-in-Chief

October 20, 2018


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Thousands of red hats emblazoned with “Make America Great Again” waved in the crowd as President Donald Trump held his Make America Great Again Rally at the Topeka Expo Center on Oct. 6. In stark contrast, protestors lined the sidewalks bordering the Expo Center entrance who lead anti-Trump chant...

Kansas Supreme Court special session held at MHS

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor

September 29, 2018


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Manhattan High welcomed the Supreme Court of Kansas to its halls on Sept. 24 for the first time ever. It was only the ninth time in the court’s 157 year history that it has held a session in the evening. The special session followed a question and answer session that took place during seventh hour and ...

MHS takes third at regional Eco-Meet

Tara Wood, Staff Writer

September 29, 2018


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One of the two teams representing Manhattan High at the Eco-Meet at Milford Lake Nature Center last Wednesday took third place overall, automatically qualifying them for state. Science teacher Noah Busch, who has been the team's sponsor on and off for seven years, took two teams to the annual regio...

Students flip places for annual PowderPuff game

Aloera Ostermann, Staff Writer

September 29, 2018


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While football players are mostly boys and cheerleaders are most often girls, Manhattan High reversed these roles Wednesday for the PowderPuff football game. Senior girls paired up with sophomores to face the juniors and freshmen in the annual Homecoming event. The teams practiced about eight times ...

MHS homecoming royalty crowned

Aloera Ostermann, Staff Writer

September 29, 2018


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During halftime of the Varsity football game many students got to be announced as the top candidates for homecoming queen and king. Each couple came up with their own handshakes ranging from back handsprings to remaking handshakes from the television show “Zack and Cody.” Students were nominated by the sport or scho...

West Campus safety week begins

Madison Ritz, Staff Writer

September 29, 2018


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This week, Manhattan High’s West Campus will be putting on an annual safety week. “... our district makes a safety week for each school where they focus on emergency responses ranging from a secure campus, lockdowns, fire drills, severe weather drills and sometimes to include an evacuation o...

Tribe offers break from stress, tradition with fall homecoming

Micheal Simmons, Blue M Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2018


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Fall homecoming filled the minds of Manhattan High students during spirit week. Dozens of nerve-racking dance proposals were made, which built up to one night encompassed by flashing lights, dancing and screaming from several hundred students. “I had a blast at the dance,” junior Morgan Day said....

Students take interactive trip to K-State Greenhouse

Brianna Carmack, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


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Greenhouse students went to the Kansas State University greenhouse in order to learn about the subject of botany and experiment with different types of plants last week on Thursday. The main purpose of the trip was for greenhouse students to see a functional greenhouse and see how K-State uses it to...

Student Council hosts Regional Conference

Kaitlin Clark, Print Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2018


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The Manhattan High Student Council hosted their first major event of the year with the Student Council Regional Conference yesterday. The StuCo Regional Conference included several high schools from across central Kansas who came to Manhattan High to learn more about leadership and swap ideas. The l...

Firearm found in auto tech class

Micheal Simmons, Blue M Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2018


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Despite signage and regulations in place to stop firearms from arriving on campus, a handgun was found in the vehicle of an Auto Technology customer on Thursday. An Intro to Auto Technology student discovered the handgun in a vehicle belonging to a "patron of the community," according to Manhatt...

Environmental Science Investigations plans for eco-friendly year

Kami Bussmann, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


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Environmental Science Investigations club is doing what they can do to help the environment and community. “[We] focus on making the school and community environmentally healthy,” secretary Elora Neff, junior, said. This year they already have a couple things planned such as a garden clean-up, a mo...

MHS Debate starts season of well with Washburn Rural tournament

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2018


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The Manhattan High debate team broke in the new competition season at two-day DCI tournament hosted by Washburn Rural Sept. 14-15, with teams competing in both Open Division and Varsity Division debates. This and the debates to come are all practice to argue the season’s national debate topic. A...

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