How to say goodbye

Kaitlin Clark, Print Editor-in-Chief

May 13, 2019


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Senior exit project should be required

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

May 13, 2019


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For seniors whose last May at Manhattan High has come and is diminishing quickly, this is the last chance to put the finishing touches on all they have worked towards in the past four years. Whether this be heading into Regionals with their teams, putting on their last performance, composing their la...

Transgender athletes deserving of equal rights

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor

May 6, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Sports Column

In light of the new transgender guideline policy passed for the entirety of USD 383, parents and coaches alike took the opportunity provided by the Board of Education to publicly address what they consider to be the largest concern within the new legislation -- athletics. The unamended policy says: ...

New transgender guidelines proves impactful at MHS

Brianna Carmack, Opinions Editor

May 6, 2019


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During an era where ‘being who you are’ is highly encouraged, there are still many people who believe differently. Last Wednesday, the USD 383 Board of Education presented a new transgender guidelines at Manhattan High, which caused several conversations before, during and after the meeting. Tho...

Unfair judgment given to pressured opinions

Julianna Poe, Copy Editor

May 6, 2019


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Having an opinion, especially a concrete opinion, has always been a difficult thing for me. Both sides of every story that I have encountered consistently have seemingly right and wrong variables within their fabrication. Not only that but hearing both perspectives constantly sways my view back and forth. M...

Lying detrimental to all aspects of life

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor

May 6, 2019


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The truth hurts. That’s a simple fact of life that a lot of us are just now figuring out. It’s why we act the way we do around our peers and normalize lying. It’s why we constantly sugar coat scenarios to the people we see on a daily basis out of a false sense of protecting their feelings. It...

‘Ridin’ Solo’

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2019


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Dear reader, I’ve been reminiscing on my childhood recently, more specifically, the music that takes me back to hazy summer afternoons at the pool with my siblings, when nothing anyone thought mattered except the smell of chlorine and cherry snow cones. Most of us Generation Z kids remember the m...

Vaccination is necessary, disease easily preventable

Brianna Carmack, Opinions Editor

April 29, 2019


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Diseases, such as measles and typhoid fever, have reached a point in which they are getting progressively more and more uncommon… until now. After the recent measles outbreak in New York, California, the Philippines and other places around the world, vaccination has progressively become a conten...

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