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Profile: John Hegenauer

Profile: John Hegenauer

Darius Holmes, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Features, Local, News, Profiles

Former aspiring chef John Hegenauer runs the Young Men's Leadership group and is a paraeducator at Manchester High. Hegenauer provides support and assistance to both students and teachers in the classroom for all subjects. He is a 2006 MHS graduate, and went to Manchester Community College and C...

Profile: Jeffree Star

Profile: Jeffree Star

Gianna Burti, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts & Entertainment, Features, News, Profiles, Uncategorized

Jeffree Star is an entrepreneur and now makeup mogul who broke onto the scene in the early 2000's. He started out small on Myspace and became the most followed person on the platform by 2006. On Myspace, he would post pictures that showed off his unique sense of fashion, makeup skills, and his own musi...

Valee could be rap’s next big star

Valee could be rap’s next big star

Pierre Asamoah, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, hip hop, Music

You probably have never heard of him, but Valee is an up-and-coming rapper from Chicago. His style of rapping is so unique that other famous artists have taken it for their own. 6ix9ine, Nicki Minaj, and Tyler the Creator are just a few of the big names that have used Valee’s style as inspiration ...

Profile: Nikki Milewski

Profile: Nikki Milewski

Jaime Lopez, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Features, Local, News, Profiles, Uncategorized

Nikki Milewski did not start off wanting to be an English teacher. Instead, she wanted to be a “best-selling author.” Her mom said that it wasn’t a practical career, and she finally agreed.  So she chose to go to college for education because she thought it was a great choice for her life....

Profile: Erica Gonsalves

Profile: Erica Gonsalves

Pierre Asamoah, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Features, Profiles, Uncategorized

Erica Gonsalves is more than just a teacher at Manchester High. She is a very creative, intelligent and hardworking individual who can take inspiration as a writer from anywhere. She is currently writing a story and she got the main idea from a question asked by a speaker at a writing workshop --...

Profile: Kassandra Holder

Profile: Kassandra Holder

Gianna Burti, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Features, Local, News, Profiles

Kassandra Holder is a physical education teacher at Manchester High School. She graduated from MHS eight years ago, and now is a coach and health teacher.  She also has a deep interest in coding. She explained that in her “ MySpace days” she would use coding on her profile, by typing in cert...

Significance of Pride Month

Significance of Pride Month

Kaylyn Jones, Staff Writer

June 15, 2018


Filed under Events, Local, News, Tea Time, Uncategorized

On June 26th, 2015, The Supreme court announced that gay Americans have the right to marry throughout the nation. On that Friday evening, The white house was illuminated in rainbow colors for an achievement of gay rights. The significance of this event portrays the hard-work of those that fought for gay am...

Junior Year to Senior Year: Some Advice

Asiana Flordelis, Staff Writer

June 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Local, MHS

Junior Year is definitely the hardest year high school students have to go through. The stress of maintaining good grades, juggling extracurriculars and sports, starting college plans, and overall balancing your personal life in and out of school. So, although juniors might feel excited that they’...

Fantastic Festivals at MHS

Fantastic Festivals at MHS

Noor Majid, Web Developer

June 4, 2018


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

This past Thursday (May 31), MHS music students participated in the Fantastic Festivals competition hosted in our very own Bailey Auditorium. The music groups which played were the Freshmen and Combined Orchestra, MHS Concert Band, Percussion Ensemble, Choir, and Handbell Choir. All students played ...

Our Guide To Binge-Worthy Netflix Shows

Our Guide To Binge-Worthy Netflix Shows

Asiana Flordelis, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts & Entertainment, Features, Movies & TV

A huge part of the world’s population has a Netflix account, but not everyone knows what to watch. Here are some shows to binge watch -- in no specific order -- with their summaries from Netflix’s website: Shameless - A dramedy based on a British series that centers on siblings in a dysfunctional Ch...

Return of The Incredibles

Return of The Incredibles

Tyler Lentocha, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts & Entertainment, Features, Global, Movies & TV

The Incredibles was initially released in 2004 and was a massive success. Fourteen years later, they have finally decided to come out with a second movie. The movie is set to premiere on June 15th. In this film Elastigirl (Holly Hunter) springs into action to save the day, while Mr. Incredible (Craig T. Nelson) fa...

The Royal Wedding: Why It Was Important

The Royal Wedding: Why It Was Important

Kely Maloney, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts & Entertainment, Carousel, Events, Features, Global, News

Whether it was the pastor’s sermon, the rendition of Stand By Me, or the stars in attendance, the royal wedding did not disappoint. The cultural impact is huge given Meghan Markle is the first black person to be married into the Royal Family. This was clearly the most diverse royal wedding ever....