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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...

My Love For XXXTentacion

My Love For XXXTentacion

Gianna Burti, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Global, hip hop, Music, News

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


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: 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 ...

Khalid Comes to CT

Kaylyn Jones, Staff Writer

June 2, 2018


Filed under Local, Music

Khalid Robinson, a twenty year olds debut album “American Teen” was previously certified platinum. Khalid had also been nominated for best new artist, best R&B song, and best urban contemporary album. He was raised in a by a single mother who was stationed at Fort Campbell in Kentucky, Fort Drum...

Coming Soon To Netflix: The Obama Family

Coming Soon To Netflix: The Obama Family

Tyler Lentocha, Staff Writer

June 1, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Global, Movies & TV, News, Politics

Netflix has made a deal with the Obama family to produce series and movies for the streaming service. “One of the simple joys of our time in public service was getting to meet so many fascinating people from all walks of life, and to help them share their experiences with a wider audience,” for...

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....