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Lee Elementary hostage situation declared hoax

Julianna Poe, Sports Editor

November 18, 2019

Exactly two weeks after the Halloween shooting threat at Manhattan High East Campus, Lee Elementary went under heightened security following a concerning call from a man who feigned a kidnapping and detaining of a captive inside the school building. According to a press release from the Riley County Po...

Red Cross to visit VA center

Kyla Barnett, Features Editor

November 18, 2019

Over the past three weeks, Manhattan High School's Red Cross club has been gathering donations to give to the Topeka Veterans Administration Medical Center. The club has been collecting personal hygiene products, clothing and non-perishable food items to donate. In addition, they have been making cards for...

NHS plans for eventful end of semester

Meredith Comas, Print Editor-in-Chief

November 18, 2019

The Manhattan High chapter of National Honors Society is in for an eventful end of first semester, starting this weekend by doing a can drive for local food pantries, along with raking leaves for staff members as a service of appreciation. “NHS is always quick to respond to the needs of service, since...

StuCo holds fall blood drive

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

November 18, 2019

"We want your blood."  That's what the signs around school have said over the past few weeks. But it wasn't not vampires, it was Student Council advertising the fall edition of the twice-annual blood drive last Tuesday. “I heard they were doing it and I thought it was interesting,” senior Alej...

Scholars Bowl undefeated with 9-0 record

Brianna Carmack, Entertainment Editor

November 18, 2019

Making this their fourth meet for the season, Varsity Scholars Bowl went undefeated, making them place first last Tuesday in Chapman.  "We were pretty pumped when we heard we went undefeated," senior Josh Brandt said. "This is the first meet of the season where we went totally undefeated." ...

School takes action to enforce additional mascot

Julianna Poe, Sports Editor

November 11, 2019

In light of the ongoing conversation, Student Council, Tribe and cheer captains met to discuss the logistics of the implementation of a secondary mascot at Manhattan High. “We're two years later and there's been a lot of articles written about it, a lot of opinions met with student leaders and asset...

Student Council hosts parking spot raffle

Brianna Carmack, Entertainment Editor

November 11, 2019

Parking has been a hot topic at Manhattan High for years. Students are faced with the challenge of finding a parking spot in the morning, often settling to park outside of school lots. However, Student Council is giving one student the opportunity to to stand aside and watch the madness unfold as they pull int...

School board in discussion over Juul lawsuit

Sophia Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 11, 2019

The USD 383 Board of Education heard a proposal to join a litigation against the company Juul at their latest meeting last Wednesday. Should they vote to take action, the board would become the sixth school district in Kansas to join the lawsuit.  The proposal, brought to the board by Kansas...

StuCo changes constitution to accommodate members

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

November 11, 2019

Student Council is currently in the process of implementing changes to make meeting attendance more flexible for StuCo members. The change comes after widespread violation of guidelines requiring members to miss no more than two meetings before facing impeachment. According to senior StuCo President Will ...

Pre-construction processes beginning at MHS West

Pre-construction processes beginning at MHS West

Kyla Barnett, Features Editor

November 11, 2019

The new school year has come with plenty of changes, one of which is the construction that will be happening at Manhattan High. Last fall’s bond referendum voted to expand MHS, adding new parking lots, fields, classrooms and common areas, as well as making space for the freshman who will join W...

SADD hosts annual Red Ribbon Week

SADD hosts annual Red Ribbon Week

Meredith Comas, Print Editor-in-Chief

November 4, 2019

Students Against Destructive Decisions took up the fight to combat the day-to-day routine of fall last week by hosting student activities for Red Ribbon Week, an annual event observed in the last week of October to advocate for a drug-free America.  “[It] just kind of encapsulates all of it...

BPA sells chicken to raise for Nationals

Katya Tarabrina, Blue M Organizations Editor

November 4, 2019

Several students at Manhattan High enjoy chicken, and Business Professionals of America club took advantage of this fact last Tuesday when they hosted a fundraiser with Chick-fil-A.   “The money we earn helps us pay for State, which is in Wichita in February,” club advisor Kristen Ho...

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