Wrestling takes 12th at state, placing four

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

March 2, 2020

Manhattan High’s young wrestling team came in12th with 95.5 points in 6A state wrestling to finish the season, the first time since 2009 the team didn’t make the state top 10. Despite the disappointment, the team came a long way over t...

WorkKeys should be valued by students

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

March 2, 2020

For the first time this year, MHS administered a free ACT WorkKeys test to all Manhattan High juniors who did not opt out of the program along with the regular ACT test. As the test was on an opt-out basis, more students who don’...

Manhattan students participate in Wamego Science fair

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

March 2, 2020

Three Manhattan students qualified for the state science fair in Wichita after competing in the Wamego Science fair on Saturday.  Senior Alexis Schlieper entered the event through the University Level Research Mentorship cla...

Model UN makes waves in Topeka

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

March 2, 2020

Manhattan High Model United Nations left their mark in Topeka last Monday and Tuesday, bringing a record number of students to the capital and winning seven awards. MHS brought 34 students to Topeka,  and a jump compared to ...

Tribe changes admissions process to be more inclusive

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

March 2, 2020

Manhattan High’s pep club, Tribe, is changing the way they admit people starting next year in an effort to be more inclusive and better represent the school.  In past years, students have submitted an application in the spr...

Manhattan takes fifth in boys and girls regionals, takes nine to state

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

February 24, 2020

Manhattan High wrestling came out of both regional tournaments this week and last with a fifth place finish. Eight boys joined #123 sophomore Dache Island-Jones in making the cut, with three of the boys taking home the Regional cha...

Wrestling takes 10th at Owasso dual tournament

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

January 27, 2020

Varsity wrestling went 3-3, placing 10th in the Owasso dual tournament in Tulsa, over the weekend. It was a drop from previous success, considering they placed fourth for the past three years, but the young team still wrestled w...

School should pay for recycling

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

January 27, 2020

Manhattan Environmental Club (formerly known as Environmental Science Investigations) sent out an email to other MHS clubs on Jan. 15 asking for assistance in paying for recycling. Which, in previous years, which has been paid for ...

America’s Got Special Talent prepares for upcoming performance

Lassira Hines, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

The Interpersonal Skills students have begun planning and rehearsals for this year’s version of America’s Got Special Talent.  Each year IPS holds the talent show for those who aren’t always given an opportunity to ...

Dodge City wrestling tournament cancelled

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

January 15, 2020

The wrestling team’s first tournament of the semester at Dodge City was cancelled on Friday, as with all other athletic events, due to severe weather. The meet will not be rescheduled.  “With wrestling tournaments when you have ...

Students should be open to advisory credit

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

January 15, 2020

Manhattan High's new pilot program to make advisory a for-credit class has proven unpopular among students, but it's the opinion of The Mentor Editorial Board that the for-credit system could be beneficial and that students sh...

Students need to be more aware of companies they support

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

December 10, 2019

TikTok, a popular social media app used by much of Manhattan High’s student body, is again wrapped up in controversy after suspending teenage Feroza Aziz’s account for expressing anti-Chinese political views, a claim that T...

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