FFA places sixth at State

Julianna Poe, Sports Editor

May 13, 2019


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All year, Manhattan High FFA has worked to prepare for and attended many district competitions leading up to a sixth-place Food Science state finish this past week, which was held on Monday and Tuesday at Kansas State University. Seven FFA members -- seniors Ayden Boyles, Elise Jackson and Chanae Parker...

Forensics competes in The National Invitational Tournament of Champions

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 13, 2019


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The Manhattan High forensics team has finished their academic calendar competitions, finalizing the school-year season with state competition May 4 and the National Invitational Tournament of Champions this past weekend. While the team didn’t fare as they had hoped, the students are preparing for ...

Retiring teachers share the impacts they left on students

Katya Tarabrina, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019


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Seeing teachers come and go can be upsetting for students who know they won't see their teachers next year. Through the years, many long-term teachers leave, but are not forgotten. Though they leave, it doesn't mean students can't celebrate what lasting memories they have left on the student body. T...

Red Cross Club hosts mental health panel follow up, continue discussion about topic

Emma Elliott, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019


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Following the mental health panel hosted in Rezac Auditorium, Red Cross Club members decided to host a smaller, more intimate mental health talk in the little theater to bring more in-depth attention to the topic. The event, meant to be more along the lines of a group discussion rather than a speakin...

AP students continue to power through exams

AP students continue to power through exams

Emma Elliott, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019


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Throughout the last few weeks as students have been worrying about finals, some have been worrying about an arguably more daunting task: passing their AP tests. The tests, which have been held in the North gym throughout the week and will continue into this one, have been for 19 different classes ra...

BPA explores California, learns about business skills

BPA explores California, learns about business skills

Katya Tarabrina, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019


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Over a period of four days, nine Business Professionals of America students from Manhattan High School who placed top three at state in February, went to several seminars, competed in events, attended conferences, visited Disneyland and saw sights all over California while at their national competition. ...

Horticulture students sell at local Farmer’s Market

Julianna Poe, Copy Editor

May 6, 2019


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After nearly six months of hard work nurturing herbs, hanging plants, succulents and vegetables, Horticulture I and II students loaded up all their plants early last Saturday morning and set up a booth -- most likely the only booth for this year -- at the Downtown Farmer’s Market of Manhattan. “A wh...

Schools enter secure campus following juvenile inmate escape

Kris Long, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019


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Both Manhattan High campuses, as well as elementary schools close to the downtown area, were advised by the Riley County Police Department to go into secure campus midday today. The decision was made after a juvenile inmate escaped from transport to the Riley County Courthouse. According to West Campus School Resource Off...

Manhattan High hosts Apprenticeship Fair

Emma Elliott, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019


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Businesses throughout Manhattan are partnering with Manhattan High for the second year in a row to bring students the Apprenticeship Fair. The event, which was set up by sophomore principal Michael Dorst  and counselor Katie Ball is about bringing job opportunities to students who don’t plan ...

Prom ticket sales set new record, event creates new memories

Prom ticket sales set new record, event creates new memories

Julianna Poe, Copy Editor

April 27, 2019


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Twinkling lights blink, golden hues glisten, radiant gowns twirl, contagious laughter bubbles -- prom has come and gone. Yesterday, many Manhattan High students -- mainly juniors and seniors -- lined up along the downtown sidewalks, braving the chilly spring wind. Some invited dates, some went with fri...

Student Council names 2019 – 2020 officers

Student Council names 2019 – 2020 officers

Kaitlin Clark, Print Editor-in-Chief

April 24, 2019


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As the school year begins to come to an end, Manhattan High Student Council is planning for the year that lies ahead, including naming the newly-elected officers. The 2019-2020 student body officers will consist of current juniors Hannah Higgins as president, Will Bannister as vice president, Elizabe...

Envirothon team advances to nationals

Envirothon team advances to nationals

Meredith Comas

April 24, 2019


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For the first time in Manhattan High history, an hour and eight minutes away from home at Camp Wood, the MHS Envirothon Team won first place at the state Envirothon competition, qualifying them for nationals in July. “I think [winning] was an important goal for all of us especially considering w...

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