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Citizens speak out over possibility of teaching CRT in USD 383

Kris Long, Print Editor-in-Chief June 3, 2021

The atmosphere at the June 2 USD 383 school board meeting was tense. The Robinson Education Center’s meeting room was packed with those looking to make citizen comments -- 22 speakers in total -- and...

Teachers tackle both learning models

Kris Long, Sports Editor May 5, 2021

All teachers have had to make adjustments this year, but for many, now that hybrid is over, teaching has returned to a level of normalcy. For others teaching remote full-time, the switch to five-day-a-week...

Forensics has many semi-finalists at State

McKayla Clarksnodgrass, Photo Editor May 5, 2021

The Manhattan High Forensics team had three students place and four students make it to semi-finals at the Kansas State High Schools Activities Association State tournament. Sophomore JB Brock competed...

Yellow Ribbon committee to partner with SADD club

Sonika Khosla, Staff Writer May 5, 2021

Manhattan High School’s chapter of Students Against Destructive Decisions will partner with the Manhattan Yellow Ribbon committee to help with suicide prevention trainings. The Yellow Ribbon Suicide...

Envirothon team wins first at state competition

Sonika Khosla, Staff Writer May 5, 2021

Manhattan High School’s Envirothon team took first at the state competition and will be continuing on to the national competition which will take place July 25 - 28. The team -- comprised of juniors...

More parking spots will be available after construction

Lasirra Hines, Entertainment Editor May 5, 2021

The construction for the addition onto the Manhattan High West Campus is underway, and the team is working on catching up due to weather issues the past few days. Administration is hoping to get things...

Last week of school details

Cole Schmitt, Online Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2021

With the last day of school looming in the near future, some may be uncertain of what is to come and what all needs to happen before then. For seniors, their last day of school is Thursday, May 6. For...

Mask and vaccine requirements undecided for next year

Kris Long, Sports Editor May 5, 2021

There is still no word on potential requirements for vaccination or mask wearing next school year, and there is no expected date for an announcement as of yet. Though school is expected to be fully...

Forensics has 7 National qualified students

McKayla Clarksnodgrass, Photo Editor May 5, 2021

The Manhattan High Forensics now seven students qualified for the National Speech and Debate Association’s National Tournament after the Individual Events National Qualifier on April 17. Junior Sam...

ULRM students present final projects

Kris Long, Sports Editor May 5, 2021

Students from the University Level Research Mentorship class and students involved in independent research projects presented their work to mentors and family Thursday night. Seniors Mia Thompson and Koen...

Teachers tackle both learning models

Kris Long, Sports Editor April 16, 2021

All teachers have had to make adjustments this year, but, for many, now that hybrid is over, teaching has returned to a level of normalcy. For others teaching remote full-time, the switch to five-day-a-week...

StuCo blood drive successful

Brianna Carmack, Print Editor-in-Chief April 14, 2021

Student Council hosted their annual blood drive of the year last Wednesday. A few precautions were made in order to follow proper COVID-19 safety measures. “The blood drive was similar to last year,”...

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