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Horticulture II students host second plant sale

Julianna Poe, Trending Editor May 5, 2021

Looking to supply the community with an additional wave of starter plants, the Manhattan High Horticulture II class is selling a wide array of vegetable and fruit starts this week. “If you [take horticulture...

Environmental club sets up Earth day booth

Taryn Robinson, Opinions Editor May 5, 2021

In the 2021 year, Earth day took place on Apr. 22 with the environmental club setting up a small booth during first, second and third lunches. In this booth, environmental club members took turns running...

Manhattan takes first at Envirothon Regionals

Sonika Khosla, Staff Writer May 5, 2021

The Annual Kansas Envirothon Regional Competition was on April 14, where our own Manhattan High School team took first place, securing them a spot in the state competition. Envirothon is a competition...

Continue to advocate and educate yourself after Autism Acceptance Month

Lasirra Hines, Entertainment Editor April 14, 2021

It’s Autism Awareness Month, or what should be and is now being called Autism Acceptance Month. Today, there is constant misrepresentation and lack of knowledge when it comes to autism, and awareness...

Historical icons with autism

Katya Tarabrina, Blue M Editor-in-Chief April 14, 2021

Many of our favorite movies, shows and other forms of media have been created by individuals with autism, and here is a few that you might recognize. Tim Burton One of the most creative and interesting...

Historical background of National Autism Awareness Month

McKayla Clarksnodgrass, Photo Editor April 14, 2021

April is a time for acceptance, and National Autism Awareness Month. National Autism Awareness Month started, according to the Autism Society, as National Autistic Children’s week in 1972 by the Autism...

March Chaos

Grant Snowden, Commentator March 31, 2021

Every year millions of people fill out their brackets hoping to win the grand prize of $18,000. Or perhaps the $25 challenge and bets among friends to keep it fun. Regardless, March is a time of madness...

Women’s tournament rundown

Amelia Knopp, Staff Writer March 31, 2021

The 2021 National Collegiate Athletic Association Women’s Basketball Tournament has not failed to deliver the madness this March. The first three rounds of the tournament involved highly-anticipated...

Freshmen compete with March Mammal Madness brackets

Taryn Robinson, Opinions Editor March 31, 2021

Every year at Manhattan High School, all ninth grade and some 10-12 grade Biology classes participate in March Mammal Madness. The students are given a bracket along with different species of animals (alive...

Perfect bracket is impossible

Cole Schmitt, Online Editor-in-Chief March 31, 2021

Making a prediction and submitting it into a challenge or even multiple is a long-time tradition with the men's competition. If you’re like me, the first thing you think of when you're finished picking...

Kiwanis offers variety of scholarships for Key Club members

Katya Tarabrina, Blue M Editor-in-Chief January 28, 2021

There’s a special kind of stress that comes with not being able to afford to pay for college. Oftentimes, scholarships are the only thing those struggling financially can turn to. However, it can be...

Winter activities during pandemic

Katya Tarabrina, Blue M Editor-in-Chief January 13, 2021

Winter season can be an exciting time for many students, teachers and faculty. People are excited for the joy that Christmas brings, the new hopes of New Years and finally seeing their families. Chances...

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