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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 ...

MHS Music Students in Boston

MHS Music Students in Boston

Noor Majid, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Carousel, MHS

On November 30, three coach busses chock-full of bustling MHS music students departed from the Bailey Auditorium parking lot and set forth for Boston. They were en route for the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s open rehearsal, which included soloist Leonidas Kavakos, a world-renowned violinist.  The Boston S...

Music, Football, and Politics: Kaepernick in the Midst

Music, Football, and Politics: Kaepernick in the Midst

Noor Majid, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Opinion, Sports

“Is it the end of an era? Is it the end of America?” croons Elizabeth Grant, better known under her stage name, Lana Del Rey, in her sultry and languid song, “When the World Was at War, We Kept Dancing.” New York-born Del Rey is no stranger to controversial, and sometimes downright uncomf...

Kate Hedlund, Joey Pearl Running In New England Championship Saturday

Kate Hedlund, Joey Pearl Running In New England Championship Saturday

Kely Maloney, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


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

Last Friday, Manchester High sophomore Kate Hedlund finished fourth and senior Joey Pearl finished sixth in the CIAC cross country State Open at Wickham Park. This leads to an appearance for both at the New England Championship in Belfast, Maine this Saturday for a chance at National Championships...

Repeat: Class of 2019 Wins Top Float At Homecoming Parade

Grace Goldberg-Doyle, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, Local, MHS, News

  The Class of 2019 kept its winning streak alive with a third victory in a row at the 2017 Homecoming Parade Thursday. Once again the dancing was amazing during the junior class’ production, with Saige Rago again choreographing the whole routine and the rest of the class executing it perfectly...

Amazing Alumni ’08: Olympian Michael Hartfield

Amazing Alumni ’08: Olympian Michael Hartfield

Pierre Asamoah, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Global, Global, MHS, News, Sports

Michael Hartfield graduated from Manchester High in 2008. While he was there, he competed in both indoor and outdoor Track and Field, and became one of the best long jumpers in New England in both. As a senior, he was Class LL and New England outdoor champion in the Long Jump, and Class LL and St...

Mid-Way Through Soccer Season: MHS Varsity Girls

Mid-Way Through Soccer Season:  MHS Varsity Girls

Noor Majid, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, MHS, Sports

“Come on, girls!” “Let’s go!” “Yes!” These are just a few of the words of encouragement and motivation the MHS varsity soccer girls shout to each other every day during practices. They color-coordinate their outfits for each practice, have a rambunctious group-chat, and support each ot...

‘16 MHS Graduate Genesis Robles Visits Harbinger

‘16 MHS Graduate Genesis Robles Visits Harbinger

Jaime Lopez and Kaylyn Jones

October 11, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, Local, MHS, Uncategorized

Before we (Kaylyn and Jaime) met HOT 93.7 radio personality and 2016 Manchester High School graduate Genesis Robles, we followed her on social media and looked up to her. Genesis’s Instagram feed always grabs our attention and we always get a positive vibe from her. When Genesis first came into our classroom,...

Inside UConn’s Goal Patrol

Inside UConn’s Goal Patrol

Eamon Gara Grady, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Local, Sports, UConn

When you think of UConn athletics, the first things that probably come to mind are the ultra-successful basketball teams which have won four men’s National Championships and eleven women’s NCAA championships. In addition to their unparalleled dominance, these two teams have Gampel Pavilion to c...

New Year, New MHS

New Year, New MHS

Noor Majid, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


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

In only the last five years, Manchester High School has undergone four schedule changes. In 2012, there was block scheduling, with lunch waves and four 90-minute periods a day. In 2013, there were six periods a day with lunch waves (much like this year’s schedule without Flex). And from 2014 to 2016...