Boys soccer is off to a great start this year. They have played 5 games to date, and haven’t had one loss. The boys have defeated South Windsor, Bloomfield, Northwest Catholic, and our inner town rivals East Catholic. The boys went into double overtime in their game against Bristol Central on Wednesday, tying with a score of 1-1.
The boys, led by senior captains Myles Hurley, Evan Boucher, and... READ MORE »»
As fans and students fill the stands for the Manchester High football team's home opener this Friday night against Enfield, it might just feel like a regular game. But this game has been long awaited because it will be the first football game on school’s new turf.
Construction on the athletic field began a few weeks before school ended in June and continued all the way up until just last week... READ MORE »»
At the beginning of every school year, Manchester High School’s students are settling in and adjusting to their workloads, but with the fall season comes the exciting tradition of Homecoming. Each class will meet this year to construct the best Dr. Seuss themed float, dance, and costumes for the Homecoming parade.
The week leading up to the parade are the Spirit Days. Monday through Thursday ... READ MORE »»
Newspapers and media seem to simply be the outlet for the disaster of the world lately. Terrorist attacks, death, rape, starving children. It is hard to look at the headline of a newspaper and not be depressed. Reading about these horrible trends and events, while sometimes necessary, makes me sick to my stomach. I’d like to take a break from the shootings and “decaying of young minds due to technology”,... READ MORE »»
Welcome to MHS, class of 2020. As a senior, I like to pretend that I know what I’m talking about, at least some of the time. That’s why I’ve compiled a list of 10 things that I think you should know. That being said, each of us will have a unique experience in this school. My experience and your experience will not be the same, but some of what I’ve learned could help.
So, if you’d please... READ MORE »»
With the coming of fall, you can expect Connecticut having local fairs coming to the state. The ongoing fall tradition is at its peak, with multiple events coming up. Here are all the ones that are going to be taking place from September until October.
During kindergarten graduation at Highland Park Elementary School the class went down a line and every child said what they wanted to be when they grew up. There were a few doctors, policemen, teachers, and Major League baseball players. I was the only five year old to get up on the platform and say “I want to be a waitress.”
Now, almost 13 years later, when I’m asked the infamous question, “So, what do you want to be?” I have to laugh at that first graduation; whatever career you chose was a possibility and it didn’t matter what you said because it was really just for fun. Back then going into first grade was such a milestone, but now it’s time for a different milestone where what career you choose does indeed have a major impact on the rest of your life. However, it doesn’t determine your life.
Although I am lucky to have my heart set on a major, it is perfectly okay at this point to still not know what you want to do. We are 17 and 18 years old. We have... Read More »