100 years in counting

Anika Nyp, Blue M Editor-in-Chief

August 12, 2019

It’s been one wild summer, even though most of mine has been spent in room C-107-- the journalism room. I’m happy to share that it’s the Manhattan High Blue M Yearbook’s 100th edition, and I’m excited for what we have planned so far. I'm determined to make this year a great one for the y...

Welcome to the pursuit of truth and education

Meredith Comas, Print Editor-in-Chief

August 12, 2019

Dear reader,   I’ve sat at this computer for hours, desperately trying to formulate the most magnificent and iridescent line of words that would, within the word-count allotted, change your entire mindscape on a subject I have yet to reach.  The truth is, dear reader, that I am not...

Letter from the student body president

Hannah Higgins, Guest Columnist

August 12, 2019

Hey Manhattan High School, my name is Hannah Higgins and I am your Student Body President this year.  I want to start off by saying how pumped I am for this year and everything it will bring. Being a part of Student Council has brought experiences and opportunities that I am very grateful for ...

Students, teachers need to focus on content to make up time this school year

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

August 12, 2019

In order to accommodate for construction, the USD 383 school district has shortened the school year by six days and added 15 minutes onto the end of every school day. Around two minutes will be added to class on regular schedule days and two minutes to passing period on block schedule days. With the c...

Your stories make publications possible

Sophia Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

August 12, 2019

Because I am the Online Editor-in-Chief, it would be the coolest thing for me to say that MHSMentor.com is my website. I would love to walk around knowing that I am now the keeper of everything that happens within the walls of this school because I would feel the greatest sense of power and pride. I cou...

Boris Johnson unfit to be British prime minister

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

August 7, 2019

British prime minister Boris Johnson, the man president Donald Trump has dubbed “Britain Trump,” is taking up residence in 10 Downing Street this afternoon, and is completely unfit to be there.  The similarity between the two leaders is striking. The hair, the racism, the unapologetic at...

Iran U.S. conflict hypocritical, dangerous

Kris Long, Opinion Editor

June 24, 2019

There are many suggested motivations for the United States to go to war with Iran. Supporters of the conflict claim that Iran has been attempting to gain control over countries in the Middle East and they are also concerned that Iran could be building up nuclear weapons. Most likely, the reason the...

How to say goodbye

Kaitlin Clark, Print Editor-in-Chief

May 13, 2019

When I sat down to write this, I realized I only had one shot. Roughly 500 words to express everything that high school has meant to me and everything that I have learned. I wasn’t sure how to do this. To be honest I’m still not sure how to write this. How do you condense every farewell you could hope t...

Choices made in high school

Duncan O'Brate, Indian Insider Videographer

May 13, 2019

The time spent here at Manhattan High means different things to different students. To some it means just going to school and waiting all day to go back home. To others it means getting the chance to gather up with people they feel close to. Some students even take the opportunity to join some of the...

Mindset key to success in, beyond high school

Micheal Simmons, Blue M Editor-In-Chief

May 13, 2019

High school is an experience that is unique to everyone of us. However, if you look closely, every individual who wants to be successful throughout and eventually beyond high school has found their way, or formula of doing just that. With my days left at Manhattan High being numbered, I have reflecte...

Seniors need to act like adults

Ayden Boyles, Business Manager

May 13, 2019

There are many things that signify becoming an adult, ranging from purchasing a car to joining the workforce. However, there is one major event that truly marks the start of adulthood: graduating high school. Graduating opens a portal to new career and life opportunities; it is the key to becoming an ad...

Senior time to choose

Makenna Wollenberg, Assistant Photo Editor

May 13, 2019

As we wave our goodbye to our friends at Manhattan High School we think about our future and what that will be.  Will it be going to college, getting a job, or traveling. As a senior I get the same question over and over: What are you going to do after high school? I look at them and I am ho...

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