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FBLA Wins Big at States

FBLA Wins Big at States

Ashley Anglisano, Managing Print Editor

March 29, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Events, Local, MHS, News

On Monday, March 28, sixteen members of Manchester High School’s chapter of Future Business Leaders of America traveled to Radisson Hotel in Cromwell to compete in the State Leadership Conference. While there, they competed in business-related events and attended business-themed workshops. At the State Lea...

Seth DeValve supporting Manchester

Seth DeValve supporting Manchester

Jason Owen, Sports Editor

March 28, 2017


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

On April 28th, 2016,  former Manchester High School and Princeton student-athlete Seth DeValve was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the fourth round of the NFL Draft. Before he made it to the NFL Seth played wide receiver and tight end for Princeton, where he finished with 101 receptions, 10th in sc...

Broadcast in Cali

Broadcast in Cali

Morgan Smith, Social Media Editor

March 28, 2017


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

Manchester High School’s Broadcast program will be traveling to Anaheim, California this coming Monday to compete in the West Coast STN competition! Broadcast traveled to Atlanta, Georgia last year to compete in the East Coast STN competition, and was awarded The Northwest Regional Excellence Award along...

School Prepares for Luau-Themed Mr. MHS Pageant

Morgan Smith, Social Media Editor

March 23, 2017


Filed under News

Mr. MHS is an event put on by Manchester High’s Activities Planning Board (APB), allowing the entry of junior and senior boys who want to show off what they've got. Mr. MHS consists of a few important questions at the beginning of the night, followed by formal wear, beachwear, and talent portions...

“Godspell” Spellbinds Audiences in Bailey Auditorium

“Godspell” Spellbinds Audiences in Bailey Auditorium

Aminah Nassiff, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2017


Filed under Carousel, News

On Thursday March 16th, Friday March 17th, and Saturday March 18th, the Manchester High School Performing Arts Department put on productions of the musical “Godspell.” The show explains parables from the Gospel of Matthew in a creative way, and is set to pop rock music, as opposed to the typically Bro...

True Colors Conference 24

True Colors Conference 24

Elizabeth Turley, Managing Digital Editor

March 20, 2017


Filed under Events, Local

Connecticut’s 24th annual True Colors Conference kicked off at 9 A.M. on a bright, brisk Friday morning as thousands of LGBTQ+ students, their mentors, and their allies flooded UConn’s Jorgensen Theater for the opening session on March 17. True Colors, Inc. “works with other social service age...

MHS Future Problem Solvers Head to State Competition

MHS Future Problem Solvers Head to State Competition

Aminah Nassiff, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Local, News

The Future Problem Solving Program is an international problem solving competition for students in grades 4 through 12. This is Manchester High School’s second year of having a Future Problem Solving club, though it is offered in younger grades as part of the town’s Enrichment Program. MHS has one...

Why Do You Relay?

Why Do You Relay?

Jenna Leon, Opinion Editor

March 8, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Local, News

Celebrate. Remember. Fight Back. Three simple terms that mean the world to the caregivers and survivors of cancer. This the motto of Relay for Life, an event hosted by the American Cancer Society which includes over 4 million people in twenty-six different countries globally. Woodstock, Connecticut ...

PETA Protests “A Dog’s Purpose”

PETA Protests “A Dog’s Purpose”

Maddie Bockus, Features Editor

February 19, 2017


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

On January 27, 2017, the movie A Dog’s Purpose premiered in theaters after being postponed from its original premiere date on January 21st. Accompanying the release were protests of the movie throughout the opening weekend. The prior week on January 19th, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (commonly known ...

Snow Cancellations: Behind the Scenes

Snow Cancellations: Behind the Scenes

Ashley Anglisano, Managing Print Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under Carousel, News

Any sign of snow in the weather forecast is all students need to start hoping for a snow day. Waking up to a text from WFSB and rolling over and going back to sleep is one of the best feelings. But what really goes into the decision of cancelling school over inclement weather? Manchester Public Scho...

The Women’s March on Washington

The Women’s March on Washington

Aminah Nassiff, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Global, News

On Saturday, January 21st, hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Washington, D.C. to protest for women’s rights. People of every age, race, and gender came together, united by a common wish for equality. “Sister marches” were held in cities across the United States, and around the world, i...

MHS Anticipates the 2017 Inauguration

MHS Anticipates the 2017 Inauguration

Joseph DiBella, Staff Writer

January 18, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Global, News

A big celebration will be taking place this week. On Friday, January 20th, the next president and vice president and their administration will be sworn in into the White House at 12 noon. The recurring ceremony occurs whenever we elect a new president every four years and the process of the inau...