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Medical Explorers trips provide new experiences for students

Naysa Hicks, Junior Photo Editor

December 17, 2018


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  Manhattan High has a variety of unique clubs, but not many of them include the intensive hands-on experience that help students determine if a career is truly for them.The Medical Explorers Club provides students with an interest in learning more about medical topics the opportunity to get a...

Manhattan High prepares for finals week

Kris Long and Kaitlin Clark, Junior News Editor and Editor in Chief

December 17, 2018


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With finals coming up students are working harder than ever to cram as much knowledge into their brains as they possibly can before the big tests. Most people have finals in almost all of their classes, creating a studying frenzy. This combined with catching up with the end of the semester workload c...

AFS Club provides cultural experience opportunities by planning trip to New York

Emma Eliot, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


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In March of 2019, AFS club plans to take its members to Buffalo, New York, to engage cultural experiences. Tony Wichmann, club sponsor, says the trip will be set up with another school in Buffalo, who will be coming to Manhattan while MHS students visit New York. New York students will go to the...

Manhattan High gets a little more international with summer trips

Gavin Gaston, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


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Manhattan High is no stranger to being international. Students from multiple countries come to this school every year, and, every so often, students and teachers get to go to these countries, or other countries around the world. One such trip was one to Greece and Italy, which students went to both cou...

Students learn and teach Computer Programming

Tara Wood, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


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Computer students from Manhattan High shared their knowledge of programming and code at local elementary schools Amanda Arnold and Woodrow Wilson last week. The students took an active part in teaching the information they have learned in Kathy Ricketts’ Computer Applications, Animation and Web Design and Ga...

Debate succeeds as district national qualifiers

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2018


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Debate is continuing on in their competition season, spending the weekend competing at the Flint Hills District National Qualifier. The double-elimination tournament pitted 32 competitors against each other, leaving one first-year Manhattan High team -- sophomore Jonathan Stanger and junior Dominykas Metlevs...

Class, department changes to occur in 2018-2019 year

Class, department changes to occur in 2018-2019 year

December 11, 2018


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Recently-approved course and department changes are expected to occur in the 2018-2019 school year. The Mentor explores specific changes and how they will effect students.

StuCo prepares for Club Feast

Kaitlin Clark, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2018


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Manhattan High’s Student Council has had a busy year, and as the first semester draws to a close, they are still putting their all into their work as they prepare for the annual Club Feast. StuCo invites the clubs of MHS to come together tonight at 6 p.m. for a potluck-style dinner and play games t...

Recent Varsity tournament loss from overconfidence upsets Scholars Bowl

Brianna Carmack, Opinions Editor

December 4, 2018


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After a recent loss, Scholars Bowl is working hard on improvements for future competitions. “[It was] definitely one of the worst meets I’ve been to, still fun though,” junior Styopa Zharkov said. The varsity team traveled to Seaman last Thursday for a meet expecting to take home the prize but ended...

Debate heads into state with season wins

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

December 2, 2018


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The halls of Manhattan High stood alert and alive late Monday morning. The buzz from the classrooms peeked out of wooden doors in the fluorescent hallways, and E hall stood so still that a single footstep was thunderous, quieting when reaching a large wooden door desperately attempting to contain the racke...

FFA takes on Abilene for district competition

Kamryn Bussmann, Staff Writer

December 1, 2018


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Ten students from Manhattan High drove to Abilene to compete in Food Science and Agriculture Communications Career Development Events (CDE’s) for their district competition. Seniors Elise Jackson, Ayden Boyles, juniors Payton Day, Jacoby Kerr, Lauren Walradt sophomores Chanae Parker, Tessarae Ha...

Cadavers trip shows medical opportunities

Hannah Heger, Features Editor

November 30, 2018


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Most students have not seen a dead body, let alone interacted with the organs and muscles of a human body. The students in Accelerated Anatomy and Physiology got to attend the Kansas State University cadaver lab. This opportunity allowed many students to get close to a human cadaver, explore the ins...

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