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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...

Girls’ Tennis Dominates on Senior Night

Girls’ Tennis Dominates on Senior Night

Ashley Anglisano, Managing Print Editor

May 24, 2017


Filed under Carousel, MHS, News, Sports

Manchester High School’s girls tennis team came together Tuesday afternoon to celebrate senior night. Seniors Madeline Bockus, Natalie Dahl, Dasia Jones, Myhang Ly, Meredith Hartnett, Octka Bowen, Anne Congleton, and Veronica Alvarez were honored by the underclassmen through gifts and posters ha...

Will There Be a Project RedStorm 2017?

Will There Be a Project RedStorm 2017?

Elizabeth Turley, Managing Digital Editor

May 24, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Events, News

For the last five years, Manchester High School’s Project RedStorm has been a spirited and fun experience for all those involved. This year, however, the lip-sync video will not be created. RedStorm 2017 was originally scheduled for May 26th, but that date coincided with a large field trip to Six ...

What’s Next for Power Hour

What’s Next for Power Hour

Jenna Leon, Opinion Editor

May 18, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Local, News

At the beginning of 2014, a new idea was implemented into the Manchester High School culture, creating yet another schedule change for the students and staff of MHS. During the prior school year, Manchester superintendent Matthew Geary purposed an hour in the middle of the day for not only lunch, but...

Dedication Ceremony to Be Held for New Barry “Mitch” Mitchell Athletic Complex

Tyler Madden, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Events, Local, News, Sports

The Manchester High School community has another opportunity to come together to honor someone who meant so much to each one of us. On Saturday, May 20th, there will be an official ceremony to name the athletic complex here at MHS The “Barry ’Mitch’ Mitchell” Athletic Complex. This name fits well, a...

A Drop in School Event Participation

A Drop in School Event Participation

Maddie Bockus, Features Editor

May 8, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Events, Local, News

More and more school activities that have been successful in the past have been cancelled in this past school year and, if recent trends continue, more may be cancelled in the future. The lack of participation in what are usually popular activities and traditions at MHS, such as the Welcome Back Dance,...

Letters to Harbinger: Aidan Puffer Update

Kyle Puffer, Harbinger Reader

May 3, 2017


Filed under Global, Local, Local, News, Sports

Last year, you posted an article on Aidan Puffer, from Manchester, CT who set an 11 year old 5k world record. I would like to let you know that he is now 12 and has done it again. Aidan set his second world record mark on April 15, 2017 at the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) 5k race in Boston, ...

The Class Election Results Are In!

The Class Election Results Are In!

Joseph DiBella, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Local, News

The MHS Class elections are over, and now next year’s classes have new leaders. The incoming Junior and Senior classes have definitive positions like President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary. However, the incoming Sophomore class have board member positions. In this leadership position, th...

Europe Trip 2017

Europe Trip 2017

Julia Pardi and Aminah Nassiff

April 26, 2017


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

During April break, we traveled in a group of 18 students and teachers to Paris, France and Madrid, Spain to learn about the French and Spanish culture and practice our language skills. The days were packed with sightseeing, activities, and experiences that we will never forget.   Day 1- Fri...

New Bridge Allows For More Manchester Connections

New Bridge Allows For More Manchester Connections

Ashley Anglisano, Managing Print Editor

April 24, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Local, News

A new addition has recently been added to the Manchester Public School system. A bridge has been put in place over School Street, connecting Bennet Academy (currently an all 6th grade school) to the Cheney Building (currently being renovated). The 90-foot-long walkway is similar to the one already i...

Exploring the Final Frontier: Elon Musk, SpaceX, and Interplanetary Transportation

Exploring the Final Frontier: Elon Musk, SpaceX, and Interplanetary Transportation

Joseph DiBella, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Global, News

Space, the most mysterious thing humans have ever known, is being explored every single day with rovers, probes and satellites we have sent around our solar system. Almost 60 years ago we first set for the moon and landed our banner on a place beyond our own atmosphere. After the space race, we have b...

“The Pulse” Competes at Student Television Network Convention

“The Pulse” Competes at Student Television Network Convention

Tyler Madden, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017


Filed under Carousel, News

Manchester High School’s broadcast journalism students returned early Sunday morning from the Student Television Network Convention in Anaheim, California. The main event that the students competed in was the Crazy 8’s Competition. They were given eight hours to create a news program no longer than e...