Students continue to make SubDeb dance a popular event

Aloera Ostermann, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019


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Many students of Manhattan High School spent last Saturday night at the Kansas State Alumni center for the annual Subdeb dance. at Subdeb at the Kansas State Alumni center. The Alumni center had been transformed by the all female Subdeb committee to mirror a Masquerade. Subdeb, short for Suburban ...

Thespians receive gold troupe ranking at state

Kaitlin Clark, Print Editor-in-Chief

January 15, 2019


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While most students returned to class after winter break, Thespian Troupe 941 was busy performing and learning new skills at the Thespian State Conference in Wichita, where they once again received a gold troupe ranking. The gold troupe ranking is the highest a troupe can receive, and this year mark...

Debate end season with varsity highs from junior pairs

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

January 15, 2019


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The debate season for Manhattan officially ended last Saturday at Garden City, with the team taking high marks for juniors Trinity Brockman and Will Bannister at the T-Speaker KASHAA Debate tournament. “The weekend was really fun and a great experience for the team,” Bannister said. “We were...

Medical Explorers trips provide new experiences for students

Naysa Hicks, Junior Photo Editor

December 17, 2018


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  Manhattan High has a variety of unique clubs, but not many of them include the intensive hands-on experience that help students determine if a career is truly for them.The Medical Explorers Club provides students with an interest in learning more about medical topics the opportunity to get a...

Manhattan High prepares for finals week

Kris Long and Kaitlin Clark, Junior News Editor and Editor in Chief

December 17, 2018


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With finals coming up students are working harder than ever to cram as much knowledge into their brains as they possibly can before the big tests. Most people have finals in almost all of their classes, creating a studying frenzy. This combined with catching up with the end of the semester workload c...

AFS Club provides cultural experience opportunities by planning trip to New York

Emma Eliot, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


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In March of 2019, AFS club plans to take its members to Buffalo, New York, to engage cultural experiences. Tony Wichmann, club sponsor, says the trip will be set up with another school in Buffalo, who will be coming to Manhattan while MHS students visit New York. New York students will go to the...

Manhattan High gets a little more international with summer trips

Gavin Gaston, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


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Manhattan High is no stranger to being international. Students from multiple countries come to this school every year, and, every so often, students and teachers get to go to these countries, or other countries around the world. One such trip was one to Greece and Italy, which students went to both cou...

Students learn and teach Computer Programming

Tara Wood, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


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Computer students from Manhattan High shared their knowledge of programming and code at local elementary schools Amanda Arnold and Woodrow Wilson last week. The students took an active part in teaching the information they have learned in Kathy Ricketts’ Computer Applications, Animation and Web Design and Ga...

Debate succeeds as district national qualifiers

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2018


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Debate is continuing on in their competition season, spending the weekend competing at the Flint Hills District National Qualifier. The double-elimination tournament pitted 32 competitors against each other, leaving one first-year Manhattan High team -- sophomore Jonathan Stanger and junior Dominykas Metlevs...

Class, department changes to occur in 2018-2019 year

Class, department changes to occur in 2018-2019 year

December 11, 2018


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Recently-approved course and department changes are expected to occur in the 2018-2019 school year. The Mentor explores specific changes and how they will effect students.

StuCo prepares for Club Feast

Kaitlin Clark, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2018


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Manhattan High’s Student Council has had a busy year, and as the first semester draws to a close, they are still putting their all into their work as they prepare for the annual Club Feast. StuCo invites the clubs of MHS to come together tonight at 6 p.m. for a potluck-style dinner and play games t...

Recent Varsity tournament loss from overconfidence upsets Scholars Bowl

Brianna Carmack, Opinions Editor

December 4, 2018


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After a recent loss, Scholars Bowl is working hard on improvements for future competitions. “[It was] definitely one of the worst meets I’ve been to, still fun though,” junior Styopa Zharkov said. The varsity team traveled to Seaman last Thursday for a meet expecting to take home the prize but ended...

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