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Chri$tmas Consumerism

Chri$tmas Consumerism

Melanie Amato, Editorial Editor

January 6, 2016


Filed under Tea Time

As soon as the Back-to-School merchandise is moved off the shelves in late September, the holiday season seems to implode upon us. As soon as Halloween touches the economy, name-brand stores such as Target, Macy’s, Toys R Us and Kohl's start promoting their “holiday sales.” It seems as if every ...

Recipe: Peppermint Meringues

Recipe: Peppermint Meringues

Julia Pardi, Sports Editor

January 5, 2016


Filed under Features, Tea Time

Our sports editor shares a family recipe

Mulberry Street Pizza

Mulberry Street Pizza

Ashley Anglisano and Maddie Bockus

January 4, 2016


Filed under Carousel, Features, Tea Time

Mulberry Street Pizza, or The “Mulb” as it is known around Manchester, has been a popular destination for pizza in the town for years. The owners, Bob and Danita Sulick, are proud to represent the community. They enjoy being part of the town and remain connected through donations to companies such as ...

Tell Mel: Holiday Edition

Tell Mel: Holiday Edition

Melanie Amato, Editorial Editor

December 16, 2015


Filed under Carousel, Features, Tea Time, Tell Mel

Mel Heeeelp. I always get to school late and I never have time to eat all my breakfast. My dad won’t let me out the house any earlier than 7:00. What do I do? —Better Latte than Never? Well, if you’ve tried waking up earlier and that hasn’t worked out, I think talking to your dad about when you le...

How to Survive the Winter

How to Survive the Winter

Elizabeth Turley, Co-Webmaster

December 9, 2015


Filed under Carousel, Local, Tea Time

Ah, winter. The season of snow and … more snow. Luckily for you, I have compiled a survival guide. This is your only weapon against the bitter cold and biting wind. Use it wisely. First things first, you will need a sweater. Continue layering sweaters on top of sweaters until you: a) run out of sweaters or b) ...

What’s YOUR Sleep Number?

What’s YOUR Sleep Number?

Sheridan Meek, Managing Editor

November 30, 2015


Filed under Carousel, Features, Tea Time

The importance of sleep has been ingrained in student’s brains since kindergarten. Teenagers have come a long way since they resented being put down for a nap - many students are now taking daily naps just to be rested enough to function. The National Sleep Foundation currently recommends 9.5 hours...

‘Twas the Night Before Turkey Day…

‘Twas the Night Before Turkey Day…

Melanie Amato, Editorial Editor

November 25, 2015


Filed under Carousel, Features, Tea Time

It seems to start the day after Halloween, when it is suddenly socially acceptable for stores to begin pulling out all their Christmas decorations and merchandise, and for radio stations to begin playing Christmas tunes. What ever happened to Thanksgiving? November is suddenly transitioning into a “pr...

Should I Get a Job?

Should I Get a Job?

Aminah Nassiff, Origination Editor

November 20, 2015


Filed under Carousel, Features, Tea Time

There always seems to be pressure to get involved in everything in high school. It’s very difficult to walk around MHS right now and find any student, upperclassmen especially, who is not stressed about something. You’re expected to get good grades, be involved in sports and clubs, and, for some...

Is MHS Addicted to Cumberland Farms?

Is MHS Addicted to Cumberland Farms?

Maddie Bockus, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015


Filed under Carousel, Features, Local, Tea Time

It is the place to go for iced coffee, snacks, and slushies of every flavor imaginable to cool you down and help you destress after school. Anyone who goes to Cumberland Farms at the end of the school day can see the many groups of students walking down the side streets. If you haven't noticed the new ...

Social Media in the Classroom

Social Media in the Classroom

Ashley Anglisano, Layout Editor

November 19, 2015


Filed under Carousel, Features, Tea Time

Goodbye pen and paper, hello teachers writing on our “classroom wall.” The Digital Age is upon us and there’s no going back now. It seems as though for every class you take, there is an online classroom to haunt you at home. Social media has become more present in our classrooms in the pa...

That Awkward Time Between Sports…

Jennah Kellie, Staff Writer

November 8, 2015


Filed under Carousel, Features, MHS, Sports, Tea Time

As the fall sports games and practices start to slow down, the activities and school work certainly start building up. Athletes in Manchester High School go through the “awkward time” between their main sport seasons. Fall sports teams are wrapping up their 2015 seasons and waiting on their w...

College Visits

College Visits

Bernard Adalyy, Staff Writer

November 2, 2015


Filed under Carousel, Features, Tea Time

My experiences on the college trips so far were great because I got a chance to see what I’m working towards my whole high school career. I feel like as a sophomore, I don't get enough guidance when it comes to what I need to do in school to get into a great college and collect as many scholarship...