Recognizing famous Native Americans

Julianna Poe, Sports Editor

October 7, 2019

In 1992, exactly 500 years after Christopher Columbus knocked on the New Land’s doors, Indigenous People’s Day emerged to counter-celebrate Columbus Day. Due to the fact that Columbus is not the “founder” of America, but rather the Native Americans, Indigenous People’s Day was born. Offic...

The Safety Team of MHS

Jeremy Emberton, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

Natural disasters. They happen all the time. From fires to earthquakes to tornadoes, they all wreak havoc. However, if Manhattan High happens to find itself in one of these disasters, its safety team will be there to help. Trina Dibbini, the sophomore principal, is the person in charge of the safet...

Realities of a Highschool SRO

Hannah Heger, Trending Editor

September 23, 2019

Walking the halls, many students will see Sonia Gregoire, Manhattan High School’s Student Resource Officer, patrolling around the school to check for students skipping class. But many students don’t know just how much experience with kids and teenagers Gregoire has. “I've always been really in...

The real deal about fires and how to respond

Hannah Heger, Trending Editor

September 23, 2019

We have all been told stories and given advice about what to do in case of a fire from the time we were young.  But most of the time when there is a fire, our first reaction is to freak out and run away from the fire. Without thinking, some people run back inside the fire to grab either pets, im...

Manhattan Emergency Services protect citizens

Kyla Barnett, Features Editor

September 23, 2019

From the very common flooding to the occasional tornado, the citizens of Manhattan have become very accustomed to crisis situations. Usually with little warning, citizens are left unprepared and scrambling to ready themselves.  That is where the Manhattan Emergency Services -- which includes...

Wide Horizons loses touch with Sunset Zoo

Anika Nyp, Blue M Editor-in-Chief

September 16, 2019

At Manhattan High School, students have the chance to become even more hands on with animals through the Wide Horizons class. It allows for them to interact with different animals as they learn about how to work as a team. “Right now they're starting to narrow in on what their topics are going to be for...

Sunset Zoo provides overflow parking

Sunset Zoo provides overflow parking

Kyla Barnett, Features Editor

September 16, 2019

It is 7:40 a.m. and students are continuing to circle around the parking lots. After two or three loops, they make their way into the next parking lot. Their frustration grows as they endlessly circle every parking spot MHS has to offer. After making their rounds once again, they signal their way past other drivers ...

Sunset Zoo provides unique volunteer opportunities

Julianna Poe, Sports Editor

September 16, 2019

Look no further than Sunset Zoo for the opportunity to receive volunteer service hours and care for animals. In addition to having a convenient location in relation to Manhattan High, Sunset Zoo offers two volunteer programs targeted toward teenagers -- Zoo Crew and Zoo Teen.  “[Through Zoo Cr...

Their own rhythm

Meredith Comas, Print Editor-in-Chief

September 9, 2019

Music -- it’s a daily habit for most. In the car. In the shower. Walking to math class. Doing homework. The rhythmic beats and melodies we adore have become an almost instantaneous commodity provided at the push of a “shuffle play” button. For those in the music community, there’s a new, ever-changing...

New club rally against Sexual Violence

Jeremy Emberton, Staff Writer

September 9, 2019

Sexual violence has been a hot topic in the news lately, as many celebrities and government officials have been under scrutiny for accusations of sexual violence and impropriety. The men and women of this country have been taking a stand against sexual abuse. Similarly, even students in Manhattan High...

Social Media allows students to show self-expression

Madison Ritz, Blue M Student Life Editor

September 9, 2019

Our generation, known as Gen Z, MillenGenerationZ and “the Internet generation” has been taking to social media to express its feelings onto a variety of major platforms. Instagram, TikTok and YouTube are just a few majorly named platforms that students are able to express themselves without b...

Old made new

Kyla Barnett, Features Editor

September 9, 2019

If you went back in time, you’d see that while some things have stayed the same, a lot has changed. This is true for fashion throughout the early 2000s to now. When walking the school hallways, you're guaranteed to see old trends resurfacing, like scrunchies and chokers from the ‘80s and ‘90s, but...

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