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MHS to Host Annual Unified Sports Tournament & MARC Dance

MHS to Host Annual Unified Sports Tournament & MARC Dance

Jenna Leon, Opinion Editor

March 9, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Events, Features

As we near St. Patrick’s Day next Friday, we also look forward to our celebration tomorrow. On March 10th, the Annual MARC Dance and Unified Sports tournament is held at Manchester High School. The National Honor Society ...

Checking in with Broadcast Journalism Classes: “We become a close-knit family.”

Checking in with Broadcast Journalism Classes: “We become a close-knit family.”

Joseph DiBella, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features

The Pulse, MHS’s own weekly news show just started up again a few weeks ago. The Pulse is a news broadcast also happening in addition to the Red Report announcements. MHS Students wanted to weigh in with their opinions on The Pulse coming back, and they had good things to say. Junior Justin ...

Prom or Future?

Prom or Future?

Ashley Anglisano, Managing Print Editor

March 7, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Events, Features

For many people, the decisions surrounding prom are what dress to wear or who to bring to prom. But the big question surrounding this year’s senior prom is: “Prom or Future?” This year’s senior prom is taking place on May 20th, but also that day is a Future, Migos, A$AP Ferg, Kodak Black, and Zoey Dollaz concert. While most people look forward to dressing up and taki...

MHS Harbinger Gets SNO Site Excellence Badge

MHS Harbinger Gets SNO Site Excellence Badge

Elizabeth Turley, Managing Digital Editor

March 3, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features

MHS Harbinger was recently awarded Student News Online’s “Site Excellence” badge, making it one of the most prestigious student news sites on the Internet. In honor of this award, we took a look back at Harbinger’s early days. And here are some of our top stories since October 2015:  ...

The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Sheridan Meek, News Editor

March 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel, Features, Music

To some, the “music wing”, as it has been dubbed by many students, is simply the hallway next to the auditorium. For others, it is the home of Manchester High School’s very successful performing arts program. Most can assume that our orchestra, band and chorus classes all take place there, but if t...

What It Takes to Be a Teacher

Jenna Leon, Opinion Editor

March 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Profiles

High school students aren’t always happy about the work we have to do for our classes, but we tend to forget the amount of time and preparation that goes into being a teacher as well. So, I decided to ask a few of our Manchester High teachers about their careers. How do you balance teaching high schoo...

Being Betty Tracy: The Beloved Para-Educator Turns 90

Being Betty Tracy: The Beloved Para-Educator Turns 90

Julia Pardi, Editor-in-Chief

February 25, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, Profiles

On Friday, Feb. 17, Manchester High School para-educator Betty Tracy was told there would be a mandatory meeting in Room 293. Little did she know it was a celebration for her 90th birthday. Ms. Tracy, who turned 90 Wednesday, was honored by the MHS community. “The party was a complete surprise...

Standout Seniors: Favorite Memories

Standout Seniors: Favorite Memories

Morgan Smith, Social Media Editor

February 20, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features

Manchester High School has been a home for some of us for 4 years, and over the years the chance to form amazing memories has grown. Seniors have been through many ups and downs while at MHS, and through all of this, amazing memories have been developed for the seniors graduating in June soon. When asking...

Only Months Left for MHS Seniors

Only Months Left for MHS Seniors

Joseph DiBella, Staff Writer

February 19, 2017


Filed under Features

The year is wrapping up for seniors, and soon they will be graduating in June. There are only 4 months left of school and they are already planning their future. Three students had a few things to say about their last few months at MHS. Alanis Perez said, “It's crazy to think that I only have 90 da...

He Picks Things Up, He Puts Them Down: Axel Miazga

He Picks Things Up, He Puts Them Down: Axel Miazga

Ashley Anglisano, Managing Print Editor

February 15, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, Profiles

Manchester High School senior Axel Miazga has taken going to the gym to a whole new level. Going to the gym daily, Axel focuses on “powerlifting,” a sport that encourages participants to lift large amounts of weight. Since starting to train his junior year, Axel is now able to deadlift 455 pounds...

As Schools Match Wits

As Schools Match Wits

Aminah Nassiff, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

February 15, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Events, Features

On Saturday February 11th, a team of four MHS students participated in the 2016-2017 season of the high school trivia competition, As Schools Match Wits. Matthew Boyer, Katyland Facas, David Mazzotta, and Aminah Nassiff traveled to Westfield State University in Massachusetts to compete in the televised tri...

The Travel Club Preps for April Break Abroad

The Travel Club Preps for April Break Abroad

Aminah Nassiff, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features

A group of MHS seniors are sharpening their language skills and packing their bags in preparation for an international experience. Over April break, these seniors, who call themselves the Travel Club, will travel to Paris, France and Madrid, Spain with French teacher Madame Jay and Spanish teacher Profe. ...