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Choir performs in KMEA concerts

Anika Nyp, Blue M Editor-in-Chief

March 2, 2020

Three Manhattan High students were chosen to perform in the Kansas Music Educators Association All-State choir this past weekend. Senior Tysen Plumber and juniors Alissa Kohls and Bernice Poulter auditioned for KMEA earlier this year and among many students made it into the mixed choir.   ...

Trump Rally brings Kansas into national news

A member of the crowd hold up a sign as President Donald Trump speaks. Trump spoke in Topeka, Kansas on Oct. 6 to show support for Secretary of State of Kansas Kris Kobach, who is running for governer, and Steve Watkins, who is running for Senate, while also promoting his 2020 campaign.

Kaitlin Clark, Print Editor-in-Chief

October 20, 2018

Thousands of red hats emblazoned with “Make America Great Again” waved in the crowd as President Donald Trump held his Make America Great Again Rally at the Topeka Expo Center on Oct. 6. In stark contrast, protestors lined the sidewalks bordering the Expo Center entrance who lead anti-Trump chant...

2018 Fall Homecoming

Freshman Anika Nyp poses during her dance routine. Nyp and six other dancers performed their dance during the homecoming pep rally. The dancers had to learn this and their routine for October sixth band festival. Photo by Makenna Wollenberg

October 9, 2018

Recap of Fall Homecoming 2018.

Graduation 2018 DVD order

Graduation 2018 DVD order

May 16, 2018

DVDs of the 2018 graduation ceremony can be ordered via the form at   https://tinyurl.com/y8yo3pjj DVDs will be ready to pick up at the MHS West main office by May 30.   

Salute to Broadway gives students opportunity to shine on stage

Salute to Broadway gives students opportunity to shine on stage

Elizabeth Alexander, Trending Editor

April 10, 2018

Rezac Auditorium set the stage for actors of varying ages, giving them a chance to shine bright under the spotlight. On the evenings of March 29 and 31, many Manhattan High School thespians took part in the annual show, Salute to Broadway. “I was actually the narrator, and I also did a little number with my friend Ry...

Boys drop third-straight close game

Senior John Ostermann rises up for a three point shot over a Hayden defender. Ostermann had 7 points on the night all coming in the first half.

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2018

Add Hayden to the list of close losses Manhattan High has suffered this year, the longest list this senior class has seen in their time with the program. “It’s so hard as seniors because we’re supposed to be the leaders and we want to show the way for all the younger kids under us,” seni...

Manhattan High Retirees of 2018

Elizabeth Alexander and Aloera Ostermann

February 6, 2018

Welcome to part one of two on the retirees at MHS. Look forward to part two in the next edition of The Mentor. Ed Chandler  Elizabeth Alexander                                          Trending Editor The amount of time Ed Chandler has put into teachi...

Students party it up at SubDeb

Students party it up at SubDeb

Aloera Ostermann, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

" order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" maximum_entity_count="500"]   Unique and different ways to invite dates to the annual SubDeb dance were common over recent weeks for girls at Manhattan High. The “Sadie Hawkins” dance always has the girls ask the guys to at...

Spotlight shines on senior men

Junior Suman Wang rides on the 'magic carpet' helping senior Will Erickson with his performance of the beloved Disney movie

Elizabeth Alexander, Trending Editor

January 23, 2018

  A common tradition at Manhattan High School gives senior men an opportunity to not only show off their talents, but also to bond with a group of peers and give a shot at earning the title Mr. MHS. Mr. MHS is an annual pageant event, and 2018 marked the 33rd pageant. Rather than abid...

Board approves Physical Mascot

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

January 4, 2018

Next year, when attending Manhattan High sporting events, people may see a wolf roaming the sidelines. The USD 383 Board of Education approved the use of the wolf as a physical mascot for MHS on Wednesday night. The board passed the motion on a 4-3 vote, with president Darrell Edie, Marcia Rozell a...

Board moves forward with committee recommendations

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2017

The physical mascot was not the only committee recommendation discussed at the USD 383 Board of Education meeting Wednesday night. Assistant Superintendent Eric Reid gave a report on the status of the renaming of the commons to be the Frank Prentup Commons. According to Reid, there will be a cerem...

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