Annual Salute to Broadway event canceled

Kaitlin Clark, Print Editor-in-Chief

March 30, 2019


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During this time of the year, Manhattan High’s Drama department usually focuses on both their spring production and their annual Salute to Broadway performance, but this year, the latter has been canceled. Salute to Broadway was originally planned to take place tonight. Salute to Broadway was originally an opportu...

Michael Dorst named new Manhattan High principal

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor

March 25, 2019


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Last week students, parents and staff at Manhattan High waited in anticipation for who the next building principal would be, they can now be put to ease with the announcement of who will hold the position. Current sophomore principal Michael Dorst has been named the new building principal, putting an ...

Junior class Student Council prepares for prom

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor

March 25, 2019


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While most students go about preparing for an event such as prom in the usual manner of buying a dress or asking their date, juniors in Student Council must prepare in a different way. As the hosts of prom, they must fund, plan and set up prom in ways that the rest of the school will enjoy. Curre...

ESI cancels one event, Green Champions to sponsor another

Kaitlin Clark, Print Editor-in-Chief

March 25, 2019


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The environmental organizations of Manhattan High saw both highs and lows  last week as the Green Champions organization prepared for their upcoming Green Gathering trip and the Environmental Science Investigations club officially cancelled their scheduled Reach Out Day event. After a long plan...

Robotics Club improves at regionals, falls short of desired placement

Emma Elliott, Staff Writer

March 24, 2019


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Robotics Club made it to alliance finals when they traveled to an annual regional competition created by For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology Robotics late last week in Kansas City to compete against other schools and their robots . The club payed $5,000 for a membership fee t...

Forensics heads into mid-season with national qualifications

Forensics heads into mid-season with national qualifications

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 24, 2019


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Manhattan High Forensics is steaming into mid-season success, the wall of the cinderblock E-hall classroom now home to 17 state qualification certificates and two nationally qualified performance. They scored yet another national qualification last weekend at Topeka High from junior Trinity Brockman...

Key Club attends statewide convention

Julianna Poe, Copy Editor

March 18, 2019


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While most of us were either at home sleeping in until the afternoon or in another state enjoying the sun’s warmth over spring break, Key Club members traveled to Wichita to learn about leadership. The 69th Kansas Key Club Convention was held March 15 through 17 and was filled with workshops, leadership...

MHS chess team wins state, Jack Easton takes first individually

Kris Long, Staff Writer

March 9, 2019


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For the first time in the history of the Manhattan High chess program, the four members of the MHS chess team held up the state chess first place trophy. A school year of hard work paid off Saturday resulting in the win. The team has been practicing every Tuesday since the beginning of the school ye...

FFA places eighth in Poultry Judging Contest

Julianna Poe, Copy editor

March 6, 2019


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Over the past three months, five Manhattan High FFA members -- sophomores Cade Carson and Tessarae Harris, junior Lauren Walradt and seniors Ayden Boyles and Elise Jackson -- have been preparing for a Poultry Judging Contest. The contest was held on March 6 from 9:00 to 1:15 a.m. at Riley County High....

Forensics maxes state qualifications, anticipates state

Forensics maxes state qualifications, anticipates state

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2019


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The Manhattan High Forensics team has been busy the past few weeks, gaining 16 state qualifications out of a goal of 20, as well as gaining two separate “bids” for the national tournament at the Olathe North West tournament this past week. The Olathe tournament featured 34 different schools from across ...

MHS considers candidates for new principal

MHS considers candidates for new principal

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor

March 4, 2019


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As Manhattan High prepares to say goodbye to current building principal Greg Hoyt, it opens its doors to another. However, that other still remains unknown as students and staff work toward finding the perfect person for the job. Although it’s uncertain as to who will lead the school for the coming years, ...

Proposed 2019-2020 bell schedule to shorten school year

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor

March 2, 2019


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In light of the bond referendum passing, the district has found itself needing to change aspects of the daily schedule for the 2019-2020 school year in order to make accommodations for construction. To provide those extra days, administration has been asked to increase the length of each construct...

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