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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...

Our Harbinger Memories

Our Harbinger Memories

Harbinger Staff Seniors

June 12, 2017


Filed under Features

Being involved in Harbinger for the past three years has opened my eyes to parts of MHS and the Manchester community that I never would have experienced without this opportunity. I grew up around journalism, and have always had such a love for it. Whether it is writing a feature on someone who has an ...

Pollution: A Growing Issue

Pollution: A Growing Issue

Maddie Bockus and Ashley Anglisano

June 7, 2017


Filed under Features, Local, News

In the 21st century world that we live in, pollution is all around us and is a part of our daily lives. The pollution that is most commonly seen in town consists of litter and illegal dumping. However, this type of pollution is more controllable than most might think. In order to improve the cleanli...

How To Transfer Google Drive Files

How To Transfer Google Drive Files

Joseph DiBella and Elizabeth Turley

May 26, 2017


Filed under Features

Attention to all seniors: Are you wondering how to keep your Google drive files from your MPS Pride account? Well, there is an answer. At the end of the year, your MHS Google Drive and Gmail account will be shut down, and all your stuff will either be locked out or deleted. The way to keep your ...

Senior Picnic Wrap-Up

Joseph DiBella, Staff Writer

May 26, 2017


Filed under Events, Features

The school year is wrapping up and with it come all of the late year activities such as dances and field trips. One popular event in particular, the senior picnic, was held  Thursday, May 18th at the High Meadows Resort in North Granby, CT. The  picnic was an event held for the senior Class of 2017, but...

MHS Among Best Large Schools at Journal Inquirer Meet

MHS Among Best Large Schools at Journal Inquirer Meet

Morgan Smith, Social Media Editor

May 24, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Events, Local, MHS, Sports

The 36th annual Randy Smith Journal Inquirer track meet occurred this past Saturday, May 20th at Manchester High, and the boys and girls track teams did exceptionally well. The girls team won the large school division of the JI meet while the boys came in second behind East Hartford. The girls tea...

Will There Be a Project RedStorm 2017?

Will There Be a Project RedStorm 2017?

Elizabeth Turley, Managing Digital Editor

May 24, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Events, News

For the last five years, Manchester High School’s Project RedStorm has been a spirited and fun experience for all those involved. This year, however, the lip-sync video will not be created. RedStorm 2017 was originally scheduled for May 26th, but that date coincided with a large field trip to Six ...

Harbinger Advisor Named CT Sportswriter of the Year

Harbinger Advisor Named CT Sportswriter of the Year

Ashley Anglisano, Managing Print Editor

May 15, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, Global, Local, Profiles, Sports

Manchester High School’s print publication and digital news source, the Harbinger, is lucky to have the opportunity to work with an award-winning journalist, Paul Doyle. Mr. Doyle has been advising the Harbinger for four years, providing insight to the editorial staff. His experience with professi...