BSU attends annual leadership conference

Sophia Comas, Features Editor

April 25, 2018


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The Manhattan High Black Student Union attended the Fifth Annual State BSU Leadership Conference on April 17 in the Student Union Ballroom at Kansas State University. The event, rescheduled due to unforeseen weather circumstances, lasted all day and is meant to emphasize unity and acceptance in stude...

Forensics members qualify for nationals

Kaitlin Clark, Entertainment Editor

April 25, 2018


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After months of preparation, hard work and a disappointing tournament earlier in the week, six Manhattan High forensics students have qualified for nationals. The road to nationals has not been a easy one. The forensics team’s week began with a Public Forum Debate national qualifying tournament o...

District conducts community surveys for future improvements

Kaitlin Clark and Sophia Comas

April 25, 2018


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Throughout the month of April, USD 383 has conducted a series of online and phone surveys that they are still in the process of completing. The surveys ask for public opinion regarding future additions and renovations to district facilities and address overcrowding. “There was a survey for all USD 383 staff ...

Manhattan High FCCLA takes third at state, receives scholarships

Meredith Comas, Opinions Editor

April 25, 2018


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On April 15 through April 17, three students from the Manhattan High Family Career and Community Leaders of America team -- junior Mason Jackson, as well as seniors Cristina Martinez and Jonah Kermer -- travelled to Campus High School in Wichita to compete in the FCCLA Culinary Arts state competition...

Prom setup cretes enduring challenge

Maddy Gleason, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


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It’s not easy setting up a beautiful prom with a huge chandelier, a candlelit photo wall, and a huge buffet of snacks. Even though Junior Class Student Council makes it look easy, it really takes hard work and lots of time. This year's theme was “A Night in Candle Light”, which included classic...

Students test language skills

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2018


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While many students at Manhattan High are learning foreign languages, the chances to put that language into practice are few. For 12 German students, Thursday’s German Language Diploma 1 exam (DSD1) was that perfect opportunity. “I think it’s a very exciting thing to give to the students,” German ...

Indian mascot designer passes away

Sophia Comas, Features Editor

April 17, 2018


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Charles “Brent” Yancey, former Manhattan High art teacher and coach, died in Good Shepherd Hospice House on March 25 at 84 years old.   Yancey, born on July 23, 1933, was a lifelong resident of Manhattan and an active participant within the community, as well as MHS. Yancey taught va...

MHS Music Department hosts regional competition

Sophia Comas, Features Editor

April 17, 2018


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Last Saturday, the music department of Manhattan High woke up bright and early to grace the halls with their talent, showcased in the Kansas State High School Activities Association Regional Solos and Ensembles. The event brought along various different schools within the West Campus as they all con...

Weather complicates forensics tournament

Kaitlin Clark, Entertainment Editor

April 17, 2018


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It was an unfortunate weekend for the Manhattan High Forensics team as they competed in the Topeka High PFD Tournament. Due to inclement weather, the team was only able to stay for half of the tournament, therefore not receiving scores and rankings. Several pairs felt that if it weren’t for the weather, they ma...

Students Against Destructive Decisions kicks off new season with Spring Fling

Students Against Destructive Decisions kicks off new season with Spring Fling

Sophia Comas, Features Editor

April 10, 2018


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Despite the current contradictory weather, Manhattan High celebrated the coming of the spring season with carnival-type activities at Spring Fling. The annual event, hosted by Students Against Destructive Decisions, was held 6-9 p.m. on March 30 at West campus and allowed the different clubs at MHS to mak...

Schnee honored through prestigious award

Schnee honored through prestigious award

Sophia Comas, Features Editor

April 10, 2018


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Manhattan High Special Education and Interpersonal Skills teacher Kim Schnee has been recently awarded the Susan M. Scott Community Leadership Award. Schnee’s work with IPS and Special Olympics has made her the perfect candidate to receive the award, as well as her seven-year partnership with Kansa...

Forensics competes at T-High tournament

Kaitlin Clark, Entertainment Editor

April 10, 2018


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It was another busy week for the Manhattan High Forensics team as they competed in the Topeka High School April Celebration of Non Qualification. There were a number of successful competitors including senior John Domingo, who won first in Program Oratory Interpretation and Original Oration, soph...

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