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  • Feeling Festive?
    Arts & Entertainment, Features, Local, News

    Feeling Festive?

    Sheridan Meek, News Editor

    December 2, 2016

    It’s officially December, which means that even the scrooges of the world can’t argue that it is the holiday season. If you’re looking for festive ways to celebrate the season, look no further! These 10 ideas range from right within your own home to a bit of a drive away.   Bake and decorate cookies. It’s a fairly inexpensive way to celebrate the season with your friends! ... READ MORE »»

    Photo: Instagram: silkcitycoffee

  • Students React: Power Hour
    Features, Opinion, Profiles

    Students React: Power Hour

    Morgan Smith, Social Media Editor

    December 1, 2016

    Power Hour is a dominating factor in the daily lives of students at MHS, when no bell rang to signal the start of the free period it came as a shock. On Manchester’s shortened week before the Thanksgiving break, the schedule on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday was a little different then what students were used to. This change included the absence of Power Hour. When talking to faculty around MHS, ... READ MORE »»

  • “When we need someone to listen or give advice, we know that they completely get it.”
    Features, Profiles

    “When we need someone to listen or give advice, we know that they completely get it.”

    Julia Pardi, Editor-in-Chief

    November 23, 2016

    Manchester High School is full of a wide variety of teachers who all have their personal stories. However, three couples of teachers share their lives with one another. The Snuffers, Tedescos, and Mazzottas are all married staff members who share the love of helping students with one another. The Snuffers In a couple of days, November 29th, the longest marriage of these couples will be celebra... READ MORE »»

  • Thanksgiving in Manchester
    Events, Features, Local, News

    Thanksgiving in Manchester

    Julia Pardi, Editor-in-Chief

    November 18, 2016

    Every Thanksgiving, Manchester holds a special tradition where runners and walkers all over the country come and celebrate on Main Street. This Thanksgiving, the Manchester Road Race will be held on Thursday, November 24th at 10:00 am. Roughly 15,000 runners and walkers are registered to run. The Manchester Road Race committee works year round to put this event on. Many Manchester residents are... READ MORE »»

  • “God of Carnage” Preview
    Arts & Entertainment, Events, Features, Local, News

    “God of Carnage” Preview

    Aminah Nassiff, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

    November 17, 2016

    This weekend Manchester High School’s Sock & Buskin club is putting on a production of the play “God of Carnage.” It follows the meeting of two sets of parents after one child is accused of hurting another on the playground. Cast member Sierra Mainard said, “It’s really chaotic. It starts out very calm, they’re all very collected… and then it starts to slowly deteriorate.” ... READ MORE »»

    Photo: Kelly Shea

News

Elizabeth Lodge Commits to UHart

Elizabeth Lodge Commits to UHart

Aminah Nassiff, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

Room 293 was full on Wednesday afternoon with friends, family, teachers, and coaches as MHS senior Elizabeth Lodge signed her letter of intent to be on the women’s track team at ...  Read More »

Nov 16 • 1 Comment

Community Service: Lending a Hand

Community Service: Lending a Hand

Joseph DiBella, Staff Writer

Purple flowers in a pot in the park, the repainted side of a building, the freshly cut wood of a bridge in the forest; where do they come from? Someone put them there, but who, and wh...  Read More »

Nov 14 • No Comments

National Honor Society’s Blood Drive

National Honor Society’s Blood Drive

Katy Facas, Senior Staff Writer

Come out and save a life (or three)! On November 28, the Red Cross “Save a Life” bus will be at Manchester High School from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm. Sign ups started on Monday, Nov...  Read More »

Nov 11 • No Comments

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Features

Community Service: Lending a Hand

Community Service: Lending a Hand

Joseph DiBella, Staff Writer

Purple flowers in a pot in the park, the repainted side of a building, the freshly cut wood of a bridge in the forest; where do they come from? Someone put them there, but who, and wh...  Read More »

Nov 14 • No Comments

National Honor Society’s Blood Drive

National Honor Society’s Blood Drive

Katy Facas, Senior Staff Writer

Come out and save a life (or three)! On November 28, the Red Cross “Save a Life” bus will be at Manchester High School from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm. Sign ups started on Monday, Nov...  Read More »

Nov 11 • No Comments

Senior Girls Take the Win

Senior Girls Take the Win

Sheridan Meek, News Editor

Every year, Manchester High School students, friends, and families break out their mittens, hats, and blankets to bear the cold November weather and support the junior and senior g...  Read More »

Nov 11 • No Comments

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