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Field-Trips at Manchester High School

Austin Ellis, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Carousel, MHS, Uncategorized

Here at Manchester High School in Connecticut we have many different opportunities for our students here at our school including many different clubs, sports etc. With many of these clubs and sports come field trips. I have spoken to a few of my friends and other students in the high school and I got...

STN Convention Recap

Chris Pagano, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Events, MHS

From March 14th to March 20th, members of our very own Broadcast Journalism here at Manchester High School flew to Nashville, Tennessee for the annual STN Convention. The Student Television Network (STN) Convention is an event that takes place in a different location each year, alternating from west coa...

Cav’s “Active” at the Trade Deadline

Chris Pagano, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

Coming into the 2017/2018 season, the Cleveland Cavaliers were expected to once again be atop of the Eastern Conference and make a return to the finals. The team had a busy offseason with highlighted moves such as the trade with Boston that brought them Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic, and th...

Coin Toss Controversy: Team USA PyeongChang Flag Bearer

Coin Toss Controversy: Team USA PyeongChang Flag Bearer

Noor Majid, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News, Sports

The 2018 Winter Olympics, taking place in PyeongChang, South Korea, have officially begun, and while the iconic Opening Ceremony has dazzled, wowed, and reintroduced the world to the oiled flag bearer from Tonga, controversy regarding one country’s choice of flag bearer already seems to be simmering. On February 7, the flag bearer fo...

Manchester Ranked #1 Town In Connecticut

Pierre Asamoah, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


Filed under Local, Local, Midyear Stories 2017-2018

Manchester first started off as a farming community known as Orford Parish, but in 1823 it was renamed Manchester. It’s many rivers provided enough power for the lumber and textile industries, which helped the town grow into an industrial center. In 1838, the Cheney family started what became known...

Tom Brady’s Legacy

Tom Brady’s Legacy

Tyler Lentocha, staff writer

January 26, 2018


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Midyear Stories 2017-2018, NFL, Sports

Debatably the best Quarterback and coach duo of all time. Tom Brady has the most wins of any player in history and has 488 touchdowns. Brady and  Belichick continue to dominate the NFL by consistently winning game after game. The Patriots are now heading to their 8th Super Bowl in less than 2 weeks...

MHS Ski Club Still Going Strong

MHS Ski Club Still Going Strong

Dylan Kennedy, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


Filed under Local, MHS, Midyear Stories 2017-2018, Sports

Ski club has been going on for years here at Manchester High School (MHS). I think that it is a really good club to have here at MHS because not everyone here is into winter sports. So with ski club you go every Wednesday right after school to Ski Sundown in New Hartford. You are there until about 8:00 ...

NBA All-Star Game Has a New Look

NBA All-Star Game Has a New Look

Tristan Beatty, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


Filed under Midyear Stories 2017-2018, Sports

The NBA’s All-Star game/weekend occurs about halfway through the season in February of each year, but this year they’re putting a twist on the classic Eastern Conference vs Western Conference matchup. Like every year the all stars get chosen by A fan, player, and media voting system with the fa...

The Most Important Part of a Team: The Fans

January 26, 2018


Filed under MHS, Midyear Stories 2017-2018, Sports

Recently there has been increased fan interest in boys basketball and the team has been playing extremely well. Is there any correlation? If you ask me, I would say yes. Look at the Seattle Seahawks, home of the 12th man. Seattle has been dubbed as the hardest place to play in the NFL because of a lo...

Just As SI Predicted: George Springer And The Astros Win The World Series

Just As SI Predicted: George Springer And The Astros Win The World Series

Dylan Kennedy, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Global, News, Sports, UConn

In 2014, Sports Illustrated predicted that the Houston Astros would win the 2017 World Series. The also decided to put Connecticut’s George Springer on the front cover. This is crazy is because they were right. The Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2017 World Series. The series ...

NFL Profile: Dallas Cowboys OT Tyron Smith

NFL Profile: Dallas Cowboys OT Tyron Smith

Kely Maloney, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, Global, NFL, Profiles, Sports, Uncategorized

Without a doubt Tyron Smith is one of the NFL’s best offensive linemen. A four-time Pro Bowler and two-time All Pro Smith allowed only two sacks in 2016 and has only given up two so far in 2017. Given that last year he was blocking for a rookie quarterback only giving up two sacks is very impressive...

Behind the MHS Murals

Behind the MHS Murals

Grace Goldberg-Doyle, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel, Features, MHS

Everyone has seen the beautiful and vibrant mural hanging on the wall near the MHS auditorium. It's hard to miss, with its array of bright colors spilling out of a plain grey robot’s head. Students who stop and look at the painting may wonder about the inspiration behind this work of art. We went to the source and ...