FFA celebrates with friends at banquet cookout

Julianna Poe, Copy editor

April 15, 2019


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After a school year full of multiple accomplishments, FFA settled down for fellowship, fancy food and fantastic fun. This informal banquet was held from on Saturday at Pottawatomie County State Lake 2. “Our goals … were to celebrate being together and [to] start to celebrate the end of the year [as w...

Culture clubs work together for Cultural Appreciation Event

Culture clubs work together for Cultural Appreciation Event

Emma Elliott, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019


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Manhattan High’s Black Student Union, as well as German, French and Spanish clubs, joined together to host MHS’s first Cultural Appreciation event on Sunday. Black Student Union, a club created to discuss racial issues and create a voice for students, took initiative and presented the idea to...

Forensics take home success at National Qualifiers

Forensics take home success at National Qualifiers

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

April 15, 2019


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Manhattan High Forensics is preparing for the victory bells, heading into the final stretch of the competition season with seven entries to two different national tournaments and 20 entries to the State Tournament. “It’s been [a] very long and hectic season,” head coach Mac Phrommany said. ...

FFA takes third in horse judging contest

Julianna Poe, Copy editor

April 10, 2019


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Manhattan High FFA competed in the North Central District Horse Judging Contest in Beloit. Below are the results of our sibling tag team -- out of 15 individuals and seven teams -- who earned a plaque and two medals respectively. Senior Horse Judging Team - 723 - 3rd Place Sophomore Chanae ...

Student Council hosts second blood drive of school year

Student Council hosts second blood drive of school year

Brianna Carmack, Opinions Editor

April 9, 2019


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Student Council advertised that three lives can be saved from one pint of blood. On Tuesday, 120 lives were saved at the blood drive, which was held in the South Gym, run by Student Council and the Red Cross. All of these lives were saved due to the tremendous amount of blood, 40 pints, that was d...

AFS students travel to New York

Kris Long, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019


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For the first time in program history, students involved in AFS had the opportunity to visit New York on a short exchange trip from March 28 to last Tuesday. Manhattan High has hosted short exchanges from Argentina and China in previous years but have never traveled elsewhere on a short exchange in ...

Students go to K-State for many opportunities after high school

Brianna Carmack, Opinions Editor

April 8, 2019


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With each year bringing students closer and closer to the end of their time in high school, some students are making early preparations. Sophomores and up were able to take a trip to Kansas State University to tour the campus and learn about the many majors K-State has to offer on Friday. The studen...

FFA receives first in food science at CCCC Aggie Day

Julianna Poe, Copy editor

April 8, 2019


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Last Thursday, five Manhattan High FFA members -- seniors Ayden Boyles and Elise Jackson, juniors Jacoby Kerr and Lauren Waldrat and sophomore Tessarae Harris -- competed in the Kansas Cloud County Community College Aggie Day and placed in the categories Food Science and Vet Science. Before the even...

Life Skills classes compete at Job Olympics

Kaitlin Clark, Print Editor-in-Chief

April 8, 2019


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Every week this school year, the Life Skills group has gone on a trip somewhere in the community, and recently, their trip was to the Job Olympics competition at K-State, where they earned a total of six awards. Job Olympics is an annual competition in which high school students in Special Educati...

Forensics heads to National Qualifiers hopeful

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

April 8, 2019


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Manhattan High forensics has returned with victories from the Blue Valley Southwest Invitational, taking home two more state qualifications for a total of 20 and now holding three national qualifications. According to head coach Mac Phrommany, the trip was intended to help the team find a wider rang...

Board of Education announces new principal

Duncan O'Brate and Gabe Jernigan

April 4, 2019


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The Video Production crew at Manhattan High School earned fourth place in the Video Production News category at the Kansas Student Technology Leaders contest at Kansas State University on April 3 with this video. 

Senior graduation speaker selection process different

Julianna Poe, Copy Editor

March 31, 2019


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With graduation just seven weeks away, Manhattan High is in the process of selecting this year’s senior graduation speakers. Compared to previous years, the selection procedure is new. “I got feedback from students, faculty, teachers [and] administration last year with regards to how things had b...

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