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True Life: Senioritis as told from a current senior

True Life: Senioritis as told from a current senior

Jaime Lopez

May 22, 2019

If you’re a senior then you’re probably experiencing some hardcore senioritis right now.  Springtime brings a lot of senioritis. Being a high school senior in the springtime is the worst because you have so much to stress over. You’re so close to graduation, yet just not close enough. Alon...

MHS track teams win big over rival East Catholic

MHS track teams win big over rival East Catholic

Pierre Asamoah, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

On Tuesday April 30, Manchester High School hosted a track meet against crosstown rival East Catholic High School. It was a very exciting meet as athletes worked hard and many of them reached personal bests. Manchester won the meet by a landslide -- the boys won 112-32 and the girls 101-45. Athle...

Voices of the Activists: Q&A With MHS Students Pushing For Mascot Change

Voices of the Activists: Q&A With MHS Students Pushing For Mascot Change

Harbinger Staff

May 15, 2019

A vibrant movement to change our school's mascot has recently begun at Manchester High. The students behind this are part of the Student Activist Team. Who are these activists? Some of these students  -- juniors Liam Chenette, Gio Martinez, Majesty Moore, and Katherine Miner -- shared their thoughts...

Movement To Change Manchester High Mascot

Movement To Change Manchester High Mascot

Aislinn Gara Grady, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

Do you find our school's nickname and mascot --  the Indians -- offensive? Some of our students do and they are committed to seeing a change at Manchester High School. For a year, the Student Activist Group has maintained a conversation about the ethics of our mascot, raising the question of ...

Around The World, Slavery Still Persists

Around The World, Slavery Still Persists

Pierre Asamoah

February 27, 2019

Do you think slavery is a big problem in today’s world? Most people might assume that slavery is not widespread in modern society, but research says otherwise. According to 2016 statistics from the organization Anti Slavery International, 10 million children were enslaved across the world. Other s...

Profile: John Hegenauer

Profile: John Hegenauer

Darius Holmes, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018

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

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...

My Love For XXXTentacion

My Love For XXXTentacion

Gianna Burti, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

The artist I mostly listen to on my playlist is XXXTentacion. I started listening to X last year when I was really depressed and found that his lyrics walked me through the depressive state I was in and helped me get better overall. His real name is Jahseh Onfroy and he mostly made rap music abo...

Profile: Nikki Milewski

Profile: Nikki Milewski

Jaime Lopez, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

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: Kassandra Holder

Profile: Kassandra Holder

Gianna Burti, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

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

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...