Foreign language classes lack diversity

Madison Ritz, Blue M Student Life Editor

March 2, 2020

At Manhattan High, we have our standard three foreign language classes: German, French and Spanish.  I discovered that those three are the only ones available when I was looking for classes to take for my senior year, a...

Student ambassadors help eighth graders explore CTE pathways

Madison Ritz, Blue M Student Life Editor

January 27, 2020

Students from both middle schools gathered at Manhattan High Tuesday for Explore CTE Day. This event focused on Career and Technical Education, students from MHS's different CTE pathways helped eighth grade students from Anth...

College professors teach high school students

Madison Ritz, Blue M Student Life Editor

January 15, 2020

This year’s automotive technology students are having a different experience than the past years, due to a change of instructors that has brought two professors from Manhattan Area Technical College to also teach at Manhattan High...

Phones missing from girls locker room

Madison Ritz, Blue M Student Life Editor

October 28, 2019

Manhattan High School is about three months into this school year and already four phones have already been stolen from the South Gym girls locker room during first hour Physical Education.  According to sophomore Eszter Chikan, one of...

Varsity tennis players excited about successful match

Madison Ritz, Blue M Student Life Editor

October 20, 2019

Manhattan won first place, still maintaining their streak of games won and placing at first. Varsity girls tennis were given time to pack and rest before their Regional Tournament this past Saturday. Varsity started off thei...

Varsity tennis players play open-seeded tournament

Madison Ritz, Blue M Student Life Editor

September 28, 2019

Varsity tennis players played in Topeka at 9 a.m. on Tuesday for their Washburn Rural Invite meet. In the last two days, Varsity has won two matches back to back. Varsity played with Washburn Rural, Maize, Emporia and Der...

School running out of lunch

Madison Ritz, Blue M Student Life Editor

September 16, 2019

Back in September 2018, I wrote the article, “School lunch needs to change.” I explained that school lunch needed more options for vegetarians and vegans, along with needing to change how much food we are supplying for the s...

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 platf...

Girls tennis wins first game of season

Madison Ritz, Student Life Editor

September 9, 2019

Despite the outrageous heat on the tennis courts, the Manhattan High Varsity girls tennis team traveled to Junction City for their first game -- competing against Salina South, Junction City, and Lawrence Free State -- winning ...

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