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Favorite Winter Drinks

Favorite Winter Drinks

Bella Lane, Junior Co Editor-In-Chief

December 17, 2018


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As winter comes, people tend to like to stay inside, covered in blankets and watching Netflix with a nice drink. There are a variety of winter “themed” drinks. Just like in fall when many rave over pumpkin spice anything, people will do the same over peppermint. In a voluntary poll via The Mentor’s socia...

Unusual Holiday Dishes

Coy Cavender, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


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Over the holidays, most of us can agree that we eat a whole bunch of food. While most people eat turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, etc., some people take holiday food to another level. There are many people who make food that is extremely unusual and what many would find gross and disgusting. One of thos...

Not Just St Nick shows up at this time of year

Parker Dawdy, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


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You may know the jolly fat man that bring gifts on Christmas by names like Saint Nicholas, Saint Nick, Father Christmas, Kris Kringle, or simply Santa. The Santa you probably grew up with was inspired by the United Kingdom’s Father Christmas, the Netherlands’ Sinterklaas, the Germanic God Odin and even ...

Other Holidays around Christmas

Elisa Ohler, Junior Trending Editor

December 17, 2018


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December is a time full of different celebrations; Christmas being the main focus, but Christmas isn’t the only big holiday around this time of the year. Kwanzaa is one of the many celebrations around Christmas time. Kwanzaa is more of a cultural celebration than religious as it is a celebratio...

Christmas Traditions and Differences

Hannah Le, Junior Copy Editor

December 17, 2018


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Christmas has been observed as a religious holiday for centuries and has been observed worldwide by non-religious people as well since the early 20th century. In a 2017 Pew Research Center Survey, 90 percent of Americans said that they celebrated Christmas. Although Christmas originated in the B...

Insight on setup of the Homecoming Dance

Kris Long, Ethan Morrow, and Cole Schmitt

September 27, 2018


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The Homecoming Dance is taking place at 7:00 pm. Saturday, Sept. 29, in the Manhattan High West Campus North gym and commons area. The theme for the dance is called True Colors. “Monday is going to be like a certain color,” said Tribe Co-President Erin Stenberg, “like everyone wear pink. Th...

NHS game night tradition sparks student bonding

Heidi Hansen and Julianna Poe

September 27, 2018


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Are you ready for this year’s Homecoming week? Well, this year National Honor Society club will be continuing their tradition of hosting a game night. The details are yet to be determined. “We maybe would do some rendition of volleyball, some not official volleyball game… like a twist on vo...

Homecoming Expectations Q&A

Bella Lane and Parker Dawdy

September 27, 2018


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From freshman to senior, students have many different expectations for Homecoming. We asked students, “What are your expectations for Homecoming?”. Here are some of their responses.   Deeshana Nilaweera: “Having a good time with friends and nothing more.” Maria Arroyo: “To ...

Creative asks are proving successful

Heidi Hansen and Julianna Poe

September 27, 2018


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Manhattan High School students are kick-starting homecoming excitement early by creatively asking one another to the dance. For example, freshman Zeke Cole asked his girlfriend, freshman Emy Bise, this past week to the dance in a unique way. He bought her a Starbucks drink and made her a poster th...

Preview of Homecoming Pep Rally

Hannah Le and Katya Tarabrina

September 27, 2018


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With the 2018 Homecoming Pep Rally approaching on Wednesday, Sept. 26, the students are busy preparing for their performances. The cheer and dance team, as well as the band, will be performing at the rally. “We’ve come together as a team, [both Junior Varsity and Varsity] with three-hour-long prac...

Manhattan High football team prepares for homecoming game

Coy Cavender and Joe Hall

September 27, 2018


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Manhattan High will face off against Emporia High on Sept. 18 for the big homecoming game. The undefeated Indians will try to keep their winning streak going as they face the 1-2 Spartans. The game will be at Bishop Stadium. "We are practicing, watching film, scouting and lifting," senior captain C...

PowderPuff football tradition, showcases school spirit

Meredith Graves, Ryleigh Lancaster, and Rachel Edie

September 27, 2018


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Manhattan High PowderPuff football and cheer teams have been working hard at practice to achieve the goal of entertaining students during Homecoming week. “Expect a good and funny show,” Lawson Monico, senior, said. PowderPuff has been a tradition at MHS for a long time. PowderPuff is a football ga...

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