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#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...

Just As SI Predicted: George Springer And The Astros Win The World Series

Just As SI Predicted: George Springer And The Astros Win The World Series

Dylan Kennedy, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Global, News, Sports, UConn

In 2014, Sports Illustrated predicted that the Houston Astros would win the 2017 World Series. The also decided to put Connecticut’s George Springer on the front cover. This is crazy is because they were right. The Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2017 World Series. The series ...

Kate Hedlund, Joey Pearl Running In New England Championship Saturday

Kate Hedlund, Joey Pearl Running In New England Championship Saturday

Kely Maloney, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Local, Local, MHS, News, Sports

Last Friday, Manchester High sophomore Kate Hedlund finished fourth and senior Joey Pearl finished sixth in the CIAC cross country State Open at Wickham Park. This leads to an appearance for both at the New England Championship in Belfast, Maine this Saturday for a chance at National Championships...

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,...

Amazing Alumni ’08: Olympian Michael Hartfield

Amazing Alumni ’08: Olympian Michael Hartfield

Pierre Asamoah, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Global, Global, MHS, News, Sports

Michael Hartfield graduated from Manchester High in 2008. While he was there, he competed in both indoor and outdoor Track and Field, and became one of the best long jumpers in New England in both. As a senior, he was Class LL and New England outdoor champion in the Long Jump, and Class LL and St...

‘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,...

Inside UConn’s Goal Patrol

Inside UConn’s Goal Patrol

Eamon Gara Grady, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Local, Sports, UConn

When you think of UConn athletics, the first things that probably come to mind are the ultra-successful basketball teams which have won four men’s National Championships and eleven women’s NCAA championships. In addition to their unparalleled dominance, these two teams have Gampel Pavilion to c...

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...

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...