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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 as the largest silk m...

Fredo Santana Death

Austin Ellis, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018

Filed under Midyear Stories 2017-2018, Music

Just the other day, on Friday a chicago rapper Fredo Santana died of kidney failure that caused him to have a seizure in his LA mansion home in Cali. He was found by his wife on the floor, unresponsive, people are saying his death was related to his harsh use of drugs like lean which is a syrup with codeine in it, and many ...

Tom Brady’s Legacy

Tom Brady’s Legacy

January 26, 2018

Debatably the best Quarterback and coach duo of all time. Tom Brady has the most wins of any player in ...

MHS Ski Club Still Going Strong

MHS Ski Club Still Going Strong

January 26, 2018

Ski club has been going on for years here at Manchester High School (MHS). I think that it is a really goo...

The Curtain Rises for the Peanuts Gang at MHS

Cristobal Colon, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018

Filed under Art, Arts & Entertainment, Carousel, Events, Local, Midyear Stories 2017-2018, Music

It’s time once more for the annual school musical at Manchester High School.  This school year, the musical will be a classic; “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.”  Cast was set Monday, December 4th, and rehearsals began on Wednesday, December 13th.  I myself am going to be taking part in the musical, playing ...

How To Land A Job

Jasen Gonzalez, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018

Filed under Midyear Stories 2017-2018

The first thing everyone needs to know who wants to become a employee of any establishment is you need to show drive and initiative really be a go getter. The first real physical step to finding a job would be applying which is the easy part of the processes, you can pretty much go in to any store or business and get an applicat...

Why Did Our Government Shut Down?

Eamon Gara Grady, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018

Filed under Carousel, Global, Midyear Stories 2017-2018, News, Politics

So a Government Shutdown is a situation which occurs when either Congress fails to pass legislation which outlines government spending, or if the President vetoes Congress’ legislation. This past week on January 20th as there were not enough votes to secure the 60% threshold in the Senate for ratification of the new appropriat...

NBA All-Star Game Has a New Look

January 26, 2018

The NBA’s All-Star game/weekend occurs about halfway through the season in February of each year, but t...

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 loud and passionate fanbas...

Dealing With Midterm Stress

Grace Goldberg-Doyle, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

Filed under Midyear Stories 2017-2018

As midterms approach, it quickly becomes evident the toll that stress takes on the student body at Manchester High School. This can be one of the most difficult times of the year, and the anxiety that comes along with it stems from more than just a few tests.   “What causes most of my stress is trying to balance studying f...

College Planning Organization Tips

Asiana Flordelis, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

Filed under Midyear Stories 2017-2018

Trying to balance high school and other outside responsibilities is stressful enough, but adding in planning for after high school could make life very overwhelming for students. As the Imagine College Coordinator, Ms. Batista is experienced in helping students choose their college route. She explained the most common mist...

Alaskan Tsunami

Trent Hasemann, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

Filed under Midyear Stories 2017-2018

This morning on January 23, 2018 an earthquake with the magnitude of 7.9 struck in the Gulf of Alaska at 4:31 AM EST. This is the biggest earthquake to strike Alaska this year out of 1488 earthquakes that have occured in Alaska since January 8, 2018 according to earthquake.alaska.edu from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Most earthquakes that occur are n...