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Manchester High Schools Theater Department Relights the Stage With an Outstanding Performance of Beauty and the Beast

Manchester High School’s Theater Department Relights the Stage With an Outstanding Performance of “Beauty and the Beast”

Clara Minor and MaKenzi Pelletier, Student Writer May 12, 2022

On March 25, 2022, Manchester High School's Sock and Buskin theater club put on the hit musical "Beauty and the Beast." This was the first spring musical after 2020 when the play “Fame” unfortunately...

MHS Faces Two School Threats Following the Recent Oxford High Shooting

MHS Faces Two School Threats Following the Recent Oxford High Shooting

Ashly Ortega-Torres, Staff Writer January 18, 2022

Throughout many years, schools have dealt with a variety of safety issues across the world. Unfortunately, school shootings have been around since 1764 when one of the first school shootings was recorded....

Dummy Boyz (left) and The Aceholes (right) go head to head

The Volleyball Tournament Serve

Brianna Wallen, Staff Writer January 18, 2022

On November 24, 2021, MHS hosted a volleyball tournament in the gym at 11:30 am. The event was organized by the 2022 Class Board as a fundraiser. The tournament united the MHS community, as students and...

MHS 2021 Turkey Bowl... Rigged?

MHS’ 2021 Turkey Bowl… Rigged?

Dejavon Morrett, Staff Writer January 18, 2022

The Turkey Bowl was far from boring and the end result was very controversial. The results of the game presented the question... was Turkey Bowl rigged? Turkey Bowl, a Manchester High School tradition,...

Embarking On the Trip of A Lifetime In Vieques, Puerto Rico

Embarking On the Trip of A Lifetime In Vieques, Puerto Rico

Julienna Lofstrom, Staff Writer January 14, 2022

Vieques, Puerto Rico is a small Caribbean island right off the mainland of Puerto Rico. The island may only be 23 miles long but the possibilities and views are bigger than you can imagine. Your vacation...

Mentor Group: The Change That Needs to Be Seen

Mentor Group: The Change That Needs to Be Seen

Madison Scott, Staff Writer January 14, 2022

High school can be a hard time for many students, but going out into the real world is a lot harder than the crowded hallways. Manchester High School's mentor group periods on Wednesdays are a time for...

The Requiem for Musical Isolation

The Requiem for Musical Isolation

Sophia GoldbergDoyle, Staff Writer January 14, 2022

Many visual artists reported quarantine as a positive experience for them, giving them lots more time to explore the bounds of their creativity. Yet, at Manchester High School, the students of the music...

MHS Actors Retell the Story of She Kills Monsters

MHS Actors Retell the Story of “She Kills Monsters”

Clara Minor, Staff Writer January 14, 2022

During the weekend of November 18, 2021, Manchester High School's actors and actresses put on their very own rendition of the drama-comedy play She Kills Monsters written by Qui Nguyen. The play is...

The Rise of Platform Shoes

The “Rise” of Platform Shoes

Glaiza Fuentes, Staff Writer December 2, 2021

From acting to disco to punk, platform shoes have had a wide history across the world. Starting c. 220 BC, Greek actors wore platforms to establish their importance as performers. The taller the shoe means...

Certified Lover Boy or DONDA?

‘Certified Lover Boy’ or ‘DONDA’?

Dejavon Morrett, Staff Writer December 2, 2021

With the pressure of keeping up with the new generation, can Drake and Kanye manage to stay relevant?  These two artists have been staples in the hip hop/rap game for over a decade and they have influenced...

Reviewing Colleen Hoovers Books: Which Ones to Read

Reviewing Colleen Hoover’s Books: Which Ones to Read

Julienna Lofstrom, Staff Writer December 2, 2021

As book Tik-Tok pulls teens into the world of reading, the name Colleen Hoover has become well known. Her books It Ends with Us and Ugly Love have become an obsession for many teenage girls, and once you're...

Mental Illness Treatment Needs to Stop Being Overlooked

Mental Illness Treatment Needs to Stop Being Overlooked

Ahjeiza Adrian, Staff Writer December 2, 2021

CDC statistics state that mental health disorders are among the most burdensome health concerns in the United States. Nearly 1 in 5 US adults aged 18 or older (18.3% or 44.7 million people) reported any...

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