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Student Spotlight: ’19 Kaylyn Jones, Creator of Mahana

Student Spotlight: ’19 Kaylyn Jones, Creator of Mahana

Jaime Lopez, Staff Writer

January 18, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Features, Profiles, Uncategorized

Manchester High junior Kaylyn Jones, also known as “Kash," is the creator of a group/movement called Mahana. Her inspiration to start the group started when she became very aware of different mental disorders, specifically depression. Kaylyn wanted to make a group where everyone is safe and able...

#TimeWasUp at the Golden Globes

#TimeWasUp at the Golden Globes

Noor Majid and Grace Goldberg-Doyle

January 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel, Features, Movies & TV, News

A red carpet night typically known for its lavishly-styled stars, noteworthy hosts, and deserving major-motion pictures, the Golden Globes is an enjoyable event to tune into and watch while relaxing. This year, however, viewers saw something much more charged come to the screen -- a political edge whic...

Video Review: “I’m Not Racist”

Pierre Asamoah, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel, Features, News, Uncategorized

Late last month, Joyner Lucas released a new song titled “I’m Not Racist.” Some are calling this the most important video of the year, while others are not so sure. Lucas, who is from Worcester, Mass., successfully presented the topic of racism in a way everyone would be able to understand. The...

“The Silence Breakers” — TIME’s 2017 Person of the Year

“The Silence Breakers” —  TIME’s 2017 Person of the Year

Noor Majid, Staff Writer

December 18, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, Opinion

When Taylor Swift countersued DJ David Mueller in her -- now infamous -- sexual assault case for a grand total of $1, she made a statement for the history books. Her testimony alone was one to remember, with hard-hitting lines including “I’m being blamed for the unfortunate events of his life that are a p...

NFL Profile: Dallas Cowboys OT Tyron Smith

NFL Profile: Dallas Cowboys OT Tyron Smith

Kely Maloney, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, Global, NFL, Profiles, Sports, Uncategorized

Without a doubt Tyron Smith is one of the NFL’s best offensive linemen. A four-time Pro Bowler and two-time All Pro Smith allowed only two sacks in 2016 and has only given up two so far in 2017. Given that last year he was blocking for a rookie quarterback only giving up two sacks is very impressive...

Behind the MHS Murals

Behind the MHS Murals

Grace Goldberg-Doyle, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel, Features, MHS

Everyone has seen the beautiful and vibrant mural hanging on the wall near the MHS auditorium. It's hard to miss, with its array of bright colors spilling out of a plain grey robot’s head. Students who stop and look at the painting may wonder about the inspiration behind this work of art. We went to the source and ...

Repeat: Class of 2019 Wins Top Float At Homecoming Parade

Grace Goldberg-Doyle, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, Local, MHS, News

  The Class of 2019 kept its winning streak alive with a third victory in a row at the 2017 Homecoming Parade Thursday. Once again the dancing was amazing during the junior class’ production, with Saige Rago again choreographing the whole routine and the rest of the class executing it perfectly...

Miss MHS 2017: Taylor Keyt Takes the Crown

Miss MHS 2017: Taylor Keyt Takes the Crown

Noor Majid, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Events, Features, Local, Uncategorized

From dancing T-Rexes to a heartfelt original song, Miss Manchester High School 2017 was a night to remember. With the event co-hosted by Justin Williams and Cristobal Colon, 18 girls competed in this year’s show on October 20 and six took home winning titles. Taylor Keyt, also the senior class president,...

Mid-Way Through Soccer Season: MHS Varsity Girls

Mid-Way Through Soccer Season:  MHS Varsity Girls

Noor Majid, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, MHS, Sports

“Come on, girls!” “Let’s go!” “Yes!” These are just a few of the words of encouragement and motivation the MHS varsity soccer girls shout to each other every day during practices. They color-coordinate their outfits for each practice, have a rambunctious group-chat, and support each ot...

‘16 MHS Graduate Genesis Robles Visits Harbinger

‘16 MHS Graduate Genesis Robles Visits Harbinger

Jaime Lopez and Kaylyn Jones

October 11, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, Local, MHS, Uncategorized

Before we (Kaylyn and Jaime) met HOT 93.7 radio personality and 2016 Manchester High School graduate Genesis Robles, we followed her on social media and looked up to her. Genesis’s Instagram feed always grabs our attention and we always get a positive vibe from her. When Genesis first came into our classroom,...

Questions About the Welcome Back Dance

Questions About the Welcome Back Dance

Asiana Flordelis and Grace Goldberg-Doyle

October 5, 2017


Filed under Events, Features, News

Homecoming, Snoball and Prom are popular dances every year at Manchester High School. But what about the Welcome Back Dance? The dance was scheduled for September 30, but this is the second year in a row it has been cancelled. Every year it is planned, but fewer and fewer students seem interested. W...

New Year, New MHS

New Year, New MHS

Noor Majid, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Events, Features, MHS, News, Uncategorized

In only the last five years, Manchester High School has undergone four schedule changes. In 2012, there was block scheduling, with lunch waves and four 90-minute periods a day. In 2013, there were six periods a day with lunch waves (much like this year’s schedule without Flex). And from 2014 to 2016...