The Mentor

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Debate attends first overnight tournament of season

Debate attends first overnight tournament of season

McKayla Clark Snodgrass, Page Editor October 15, 2021

The Manhattan High Debate team attended their first overnight tournament in over a year at the Blue Valley North Invitational. “I think [the tournament] was a good mix between debating and just kind...

The Manhattan High Debate team lines up against their transportation bus. Overall, the team placed first at the USD 345 HS Fall Classic Debate Tournament. Photo by Carmello Streckfus

Debate places first at Seaman

McKayla Clark Snodgrass, Page Editor October 4, 2021

The Manhattan High Debate team placed first and took the top nine spots in the Novice division at the USD 345 HS Fall Classic Debate Tournament over the weekend. This is the second weekend in a row that...

Accounting and Finance students go to KSU Accounting Camp

Ayana Jones, Staff Writer October 4, 2021

Manhattan High students left school Thursday morning to attend Kansas State University Accounting Camp, where they participated in several activities. KSUAC is a conference for accounting students -- sponsored...

Junior StuCo fundraises for 2022 prom

Sarah Sheele, Staff Writer October 4, 2021

The Junior Student Council held a Thrift Store Pop Up on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Manhattan High School gym. They have been collecting clothing donations over the past few weeks...

Debate places 1st at Emporia

Debate places 1st at Emporia

McKayla Clark Snodgrass, Page Editor September 30, 2021

The Manhattan High Debate team placed first overall at the Emporia High Glass Breakers Debate Invitational the weekend of Sept. 24. “There was still a bit of a challenge there which is always fun,...

Manhattan High 11th largest school in Kansas, holds implications for sports

Kris Long, Print Editor-in-Chief September 30, 2021

6A Classifications released last Monday make Manhattan the 11th-largest high school in Kansas and the largest in the Centennial League.  The classifications come after Manhattan and Rural were...

MHS moves to parent-teacher conferences in fall, student-led in spring

Kris Long, Print Editor-in-Chief September 30, 2021

Manhattan High had their first typical parent-teacher conference in three years last Wednesday and Thursday. The school now intends to split their fall and spring conferences between regular parent-teacher...

Debate opens season at Washburn Rural

Debate opens season at Washburn Rural

McKayla Clark Snodgrass, Page Editor September 20, 2021

The Manhattan High debate team opened their season at Washburn Rural after a year of competing online on Saturday.  Sophomores Allina Dougherty and Jordyn West went 2-4 in the Open Division. This...

Freshmen StuCo emphasizes unity, friendship, student voice

Freshmen StuCo emphasizes unity, friendship, student voice

Advith Natarajan, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

The freshmen Student Council held their first official meeting after elections this past week. The council members discussed a variety of topics including fundraisers, social media presence, student voice,...

TikTok Vandalism reaches Manhattan High

TikTok Vandalism reaches Manhattan High

Ayana Jones, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

Vandalism known as Devious Licks -- a new TikTok trend that encourages teens to steal and vandalize school property -- has made its way to Manhattan High, causing our school bathrooms to close and having...

Konza Dental Clinic screens students teeth

Konza Dental Clinic screens students teeth

Avery Snider, Staff Writer September 16, 2021

Manhattan High provided the annual dental health screenings on Tuesday, Sept. 14. Students were called down to the Little Theatre by grade, a process that took all school day. There were several volunteers...

Mask mandate extended to Oct. 22

Mask mandate extended to Oct. 22

Kris Long, Print Editor-in-Chief September 15, 2021

The USD 383 universal mask mandate was extended to at least Oct. 22 at the Board of Education meeting on Wednesday. The motion passed 5-2 with Kristin Brighton, Katrina Lewison, Curt Herman, Karla Hagemiester...

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