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MHS student dies, cause of death under investigation  Manhattan Mercury

A student at Manhattan High School has died, according to Manhattan High School Principal Greg Hoyt.

Full text of USD 383's guidelines for transgender students  Manhattan Mercury

The Manhattan-Ogden School Board planned to vote Wednesday on a policy to provide protections for transgender students. The board provided the full text of ...

Father of Tiger Woods buried in unmarked Kansas grave  KCTV Kansas City

A story buried but not forgotten was uncovered in Kansas. See the connection between the unmarked grave and golfing champion Tiger Woods.

Manhattan High School names new principal  KSNT News

Michael Dorst has been named the principal of Manhattan High School.

Mayfield experiences 'unreal' moment in setting Manhattan High school record  Manhattan Mercury

When senior Clara Mayfield finished the first mile in five minutes and 17 seconds, she knew she was on pace. The prize was in sight.

Dorst named principal of Manhattan High School  Hays Post

JC Post. Michael Dorst. (Photo courtesy of USD 383 ). MANHATTAN — Michael Dorst has been named the new principal of Manhattan High School. He has ...

Sam Hankins Stays Grounded Even as His Javelin Soars  MileSplit

Manhattan\'s Sam Hankins maintains healthy perspective while rising to the top of the U.S. rankings.

District wants input on next Manhattan High principal  KSNT News

The Manhattan-Ogden school district is asking residents to fill out a short survey as the district searches for a new high school principal.

SCHOOL NOTEBOOK | Committee to interview 5 for MHS principal  Manhattan Mercury

The search committee will begin the interview process for a new Manhattan High School principal on Feb. 25 with five days of interviews.

Gay Manhattan commissioner, Manhattan High community fight Westboro high school protest  The Topeka Capital-Journal

A Manhattan city commissioner reached out to local high school students in an open letter about his experience as a gay man in preparation for picketing ...

Manhattan High girls blow out Dodge City to set up 3rd matchup with Topeka High  Manhattan Mercury

This postseason is a bit different for Manhattan High girls basketball.

Holloway makes bid for MHS principal job | News  Manhattan Mercury

Dave Holloway made his case Tuesday for why he should move up from Manhattan High School assistant principal to head principal next year.

MHS principal candidate announcement delayed | Education  Manhattan Mercury

The school district won't announce the interview committee's pick for Manhattan High School principal until after spring break, assistant superintendent Eric Reid ...

USD 383 announces MHS principal candidates | Education  Manhattan Mercury

USD 383 officials have named five candidates they will interview next week for the Manhattan High School principal position. The search committee will ...

MHS principal candidate talks challenges, excitement | Education  Manhattan Mercury

Mike Norris said Monday he considers the Manhattan High School principal position a “Super Bowl” job.

Manhattan High wrestling finishes in 2nd in home dual tournament  Manhattan Mercury

Saturday marked the final time Manhattan High wrestling will compete at home.

Manhattan High wrestling notebook: Catch up with the team as it nears the midway point of the season  Manhattan Mercury

Recently, Manhattan High wrestling assistant coach Danny Grater approached head coach Robert Gonzales.

Kansas Supreme Court goes on tour, to hold special session at Manhattan High School  Kansas City Star

The Kansas Supreme Court continues its statewide tour by hearing oral arguments in two cases on Monday at Manhattan High School. The justices will meet ...

MHS teacher uses her love of math to reach students  Manhattan Mercury

Manhattan High math teacher Dedra Braxmeyer welcomed her students to class Friday or National Mason Jar Day as indicated on her whiteboard.

Manhattan High softball sweeps Junction City | Sports  Manhattan Mercury

Manhattan High head softball coach Connie Miller was just happy to come away with two wins on Friday afternoon in Junction City. After run-ruling the Lady ...

Beloved Manhattan football coach remembered fondly  KSNT News

Lew Lane, who served as the head football coach for Manhattan High School from 1976 to 1997, died Sunday after suffering a stroke, according to school ...

MHS opens with Hays in Diamond Classic | Manhattan High  Manhattan Mercury

Manhattan High School (7-1) will face Class 5A West baseball regional co-leader Hays (11-0) in the first game of the round-robin Western Diamond Classic ...

MHS students disciplined for fighting | Education  Manhattan Mercury

Several Manhattan High School girls were disciplined this week for a fight Monday off campus.

USD 383 Bond | Board plans $33.3M for high schools, $9.8 million for district services  Manhattan Mercury

Editor's note: This is the fourth in a four-part series breaking down the costs of projects included in the Manhattan-Ogden School board's proposed $129.5 million ...

Kansas HS reels after longtime soccer coach suddenly dies of pancreatic cancer  USA TODAY High School Sports

Frank Alonso was in his 19th season with the Manhattan (Kan.) boys soccer team when he contracted pancreatic cancer. He died Sunday at 52.

USD 383 to vote on bond proposal for overcrowding, security issues  Kansas State Collegian

The Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 school board proposed a $129,500,000 bond to be voted on on Tuesday by the school district, which includes portions of Riley, ...

Manhattan High girls take control of game, down Seaman 48-39  Manhattan Mercury

The Manhattan High girls basketball team led by six at halftime. When the Indians were in the locker room, assistant coach Kelly Moylan delivered a message.

Hays High principal to interview in Manhattan - News  Hays Daily News

The Hays High School principal is a candidate for the same position at Manhattan High School. In a posting on its website earlier this week, Manhattan-Ogden ...

Manhattan High boys soccer coach Frank Alonso dies after battle with cancer  Manhattan Mercury

Manhattan High boys soccer coach Frank Alonso died Sunday morning. He had been battling stage IV pancreatic cancer.

MHS students score high on ACT | Education  Manhattan Mercury

Manhattan High School students last year exceeded both the state and national averages on the ACT.

First Team  Dodge City Daily Globe

Each year, The Topeka Capital-Journal chooses the All-State Academic Team, a recognition of the best and brightest young minds the Sunflower State has to ...

Hays High's Straub to interview for Manhattan principal position  Hays Post

According to information released by the Manhattan school district, Hays High Principal Martin Straub will interview for the Manhattan High School principal ...

USD 383 to hire architect for bond projects | Education  Manhattan Mercury

The Manhattan-Ogden school board is scheduled to announce its pick for architectural design services and a construction manager at-risk at its meeting ...

Manhattan coaching legend Lew Lane passes away  WIBW

On Sunday, Manhattan High School football coaching great Lew Lane passed away after suffering a stroke some time in the previous week.

Former MHS football assistant dies | News  Manhattan Mercury

Earl Gritton, who served as an assistant coach for four decades on the Manhattan High School football staff, died on Wednesday, The Mercury has learned.

Manhattan High wrestler to represent Kansas at Fargo Nationals  WIBW

For a second straight year, Manhattan High School senior wrestler Clayton Wilson will be representing Kansas at the Fargo Nationals--one of the biggest ...

Dorst: Better accountability, culture important at MHS | News  Manhattan Mercury

Michael Dorst said Wednesday in his bid to become Manhattan High School's next principal that he wants to see the creation of a faculty handbook and plans for ...

Former players, MHS administrators reflect on legacy of Lew Lane  KSNT News

The Manhattan community is mourning the loss of long time high school football coach Lew Lane.

Manhattan High School adds new mascot  KSNT News

Manhattan High students have voted on a second mascot to join the Manhattan Indian.

Groups to hold concert for retired music teacher's cancer fundraiser  Manhattan Mercury

Several groups are coming together for a benefit concert to help a retired Manhattan music teacher as he battles cancer.

USD 383 gives initial OK to transgender students policy  Manhattan Mercury

The Manhattan-Ogden School Board Wednesday approved 6-1 an initial reading of transgender student guidelines for the district.

MHS wrestling loses to tough Bonner Springs team on Senior Night  Manhattan Mercury

Whereas Senior Night is almost always near the end of a season, Manhattan High wrestling celebrated its five seniors on Thursday in the first home dual meet of ...

Westboro Baptist Church to protest at MHS, Landon Lecture  Manhattan Mercury

The Westboro Baptist Church will be protesting outside the Manhattan High School West Campus Thursday morning, according to a press release.

Davila, Bammes make second bid for principal | Education  Manhattan Mercury

The two candidates for the Lee Elementary School principal job want to do more to get parents involved in the school.

Manhattan High School will soon be getting a new symbol to rally around  WIBW

TOPEKA (WIBW)-- The face of Manhattan High School is changing. The Manhattan-Ogden School Board voted Wednesday to change the mascot from an Indian ...

Marlatt principal leaving for Clay Center superintendent job  Manhattan Mercury

Manhattan High School won't be the only school next year with a new principal.

Hoyt to retire at end of next year  Manhattan Mercury

Manhattan High School Principal Greg Hoyt announced Friday he plans to retire after next school year.

MHS boys soccer coach Alonso: 'It's really in poor taste to talk about soccer on a day like today'  Manhattan Mercury

On a day when many Manhattan residents were displaced or lost belongings due to flooding in the town, Manhattan High boys soccer coach Frank Alonso ...

Manhattan hires MHS alum as assistant city manager  Manhattan Mercury

A Manhattan High alum is coming home to become assistant city manager.

SCHOOL NOTEBOOK | NHS wants prom dresses to give to peers  Manhattan Mercury

The National Honor Society members are trying to make it easier for their peers to go to prom.

Greg Hoyt has been a force in education in MHK  Manhattan Mercury

Greg Hoyt has done it all at Manhattan High School, and he's done it all well.

Local agencies shut down Manhattan High School for active shooter training  KSNT News

MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNT) - Local law enforcement and first responder agencies are shutting down Manhattan High School for a three day active violence ...

Report confirms Manhattan Town Center death as suicide  Manhattan Mercury

The Riley County Police Department listed the death of a Topeka man at Manhattan Town Center was a suicide, according to a RCPD report obtained by The ...

MHS Seniors earn scholarships and awards, June 17, 2018 | News  Manhattan Mercury

Many Manhattan High School seniors earned several scholarships and awards this year. This is a continuation of the list.

USD 383 board to put forth a $130 million bond issue  Manhattan Mercury

The Manhattan-Ogden school board is going all in on a $130-million school facilities plan.

Kansas Supreme Court meets in Manhattan for special session  WIBW

MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) - Students in Manhattan had the chance to get an inside look at the Kansas Supreme Court. Monday night's session was part of the ...

Manhattan High XC qualifies boys, girls teams for state with top-3 finishes at regionals  Manhattan Mercury

Susan Melgares is used to the feeling by now. The Manhattan High girls and boys cross country teams both finished in the top three at Saturday's Class 6A ...

Manhattan High School coach to keep job after alleged hazing incident  KSNT News

MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNT) – A local high school football coach will keep his job after an alleged hazing incident involving the school's football team last fall.

'Nothing easy!': Manhattan High boys suffocate Seaman in 43-27 victory  Manhattan Mercury

TOPEKA — In the final minutes, Manhattan High players flew around the floor, trapping when possible, clamping down in the lane, rotating over to shooters.

Manhattan High boys fall just short in 50-45 loss to Emporia  Manhattan Mercury

Manhattan High trailed 49-45 as Emporia's Spencer Stewart went to the free throw line for a one-and-one with under a minute to play on Tuesday. He missed the ...

Racist note hidden in tampon applicator prompts outrage at New York City school  WABC-TV

An alleged racist incident involving a female African American student prompted emergency meetings with families, students and administrators at a prestigious ...

Manhattan wins fourth-straight Centennial League wrestling title  WIBW

A recap of the tournament plus a list of individual champions.

Kansas Prep Zone Preview: Manhattan Indians  WIBW

MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) -- We asked senior offensive lineman Christian Schepp to illustrate a Friday night for him in Manhattan. He smiled for most of the ...

Manhattan High names new Asst. Principal and Human Resources Director  WIBW

MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) — Manhattan High School has made a couple of major front office hires. On Thursday, the school names Trina Dibbini has been ...

MHS debate wins 4th at local competition | Education  Manhattan Mercury

A total of 18 Manhattan High School debaters competed in the Junction City High School Invitational Debate Tournament Oct. 17.

MHS debaters place 8th at competition | Education  Manhattan Mercury

Manhattan High School debaters placed eighth at a recent competition.

Manhattan High soccer beats Topeka High 3-2; 2 players share good news  Manhattan Mercury

At halftime on Tuesday, Manhattan High coach Mike Sanchez spoke to his girls and asked them how great it would feel if they turned a 2-1 deficit into a victory.

Manhattan High hoops teams both suffer losses at Topeka High  Manhattan Mercury

Things were already going south for the Manhattan boys before tipoff of their 53-32 loss to Topeka Friday night.

Vote NO on USD 383 bond issue | Letters  Manhattan Mercury

The USD #383 bond issue does not solve the largest problem in the school district; a long-term solution to extreme overcrowding in the elementary schools.

Manhattan native returning to help run hometown  WIBW

MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) A Manhattan native is returning to his hometown to help run the city where he was raised. City Manager Ron Fehr announced ...

Manhattan school officials respond to alleged hazing incident  WIBW

Manhattan High School officials say they take seriously an alleged hazing incident involving the high school football team.

Kansas Supreme Court hears cases in Manhattan for 1st time  Manhattan Mercury

People from around the area filled most of Manhattan High's Rezac Auditorium on Monday night to hear oral arguments for two Kansas Supreme Court cases.

No charges for Manhattan High football coach; Lyon Co. prosecutors to decide on players  WIBW

Manhattan High School head football coach Joe Schartz will not face charges following an alleged hazing incident that has also led to calls for his ouster.

MHS sophomore selected by Team NSAF | Sports  Manhattan Mercury

Manhattan High sophomore Sam Hankins is one of 28 high school athletes selected to represent Team NSAF in an international junior competition June 2 at the ...

MHS student scores perfect 36 on ACT | Education  Manhattan Mercury

A Manhattan High School student received the highest ACT score possible this year.

MHS shines at first meet of 2018 | Sports  Manhattan Mercury

The Manhattan High boys and girls cross country teams kicked off the 2018 season in fine fashion Saturday, sweeping the team and individual titles at their ...

RCPD completes battery investigation at Manhattan High School  KSNT News

The Riley County Police Department reports they have concluded their investigation into a battery report involving members of the Manhattan High School ...

KU to honor more than 3700 high school seniors statewide  Manhattan Mercury

LAWRENCE— This fall, the Kansas Honor Scholar Program, a longstanding tradition of the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment, will ...

West Campus plan includes tearing down A Hall, adding third gym  Manhattan Mercury

The Manhattan-Ogden school board's plan to expand Manhattan High School's West Campus includes tearing down the wing known as A Hall on the school's ...

USD 383 board approves masonry work for MHS west campus  Manhattan Mercury

The Manhattan-Ogden school district will repair masonry at Manhattan High School West Campus to fix leaks.

Nuss asks USD 383 to consider social service center at MHS east campus  Manhattan Mercury

A local community organizer has a plan for the future use of Manhattan High School east campus.

'Relic' takes eighth grader to state bee | Education  Manhattan Mercury

There were plenty of hugs at the 45th annual Riley County Spelling Bee Saturday morning as parents comforted their children and one student celebrated ...

USD 383 mulls plan for MHS East Campus | Education  Manhattan Mercury

More than 20 community groups are interested in using empty space in the Manhattan High School East Campus if voters approve a bond issue next month.

5 MHS speakers qualify for nationals | Education  Manhattan Mercury

Several Manhattan High School students have qualified to compete in the National Speech and Debate Tournament in June.

Kansas Supreme Court to hear Dickinson County case today  Abilene Recorder Chronicle

TOPEKA — The Kansas Supreme Court will hear a case from Dickinson County in a special session Monday at Manhattan High School. The new case to be ...

Texas head coach owes 'a lot' to Manhattan  Manhattan Mercury

They called him “The Kamikaze Pilot.” When Michael Center drove to the hoop for Manhattan High's boys basketball team, opponents had to brace themselves.

MHS girls XC wins Centennial League, boys finish 2nd  Manhattan Mercury

The Manhattan girls cross country team padded its own league record in dominating fashion Saturday, capturing its ninth-consecutive Centennial League ...

Mysterious illness continues to spread at Manhattan High School  KSNT

MANHATTAN, Kans. (KSNT) - The number of students being sent home at a local high school due to an illness continues to increase daily. Since last week there ...

Manhattan edged by Washburn Rural, 47-40, for second straight loss  Manhattan Mercury

Tyce Hoover pump-faked, drew the foul and finished.

Explanation of The Mercury's decision to stop printing Mondays  Manhattan Mercury

Dear Mercury readers: Starting in March, we are going to stop printing the Monday newspaper. We'll still produce one and send it to you, but you'll receive it in ...

MHS officially honors former coach, teacher Frank Prentup  Manhattan Mercury

Frank Prentup was a one-of-a-kind individual who cared deeply about his students and players, his son Duke Prentup said Friday night.

Area students named National Merit Semifinalists | News  Manhattan Mercury

Four Manhattan High School students on Tuesday were named National Merit Semifinalists.

Starbucks barista stays active, cheery at 80 | Local News  Manhattan Mercury

There are two ways to get a pick-me-up at the Dillons East Starbucks: drinking caffeine and talking to barista Shirley Wilson.

MHS' Harkin looks to build off strong freshman season  Manhattan Mercury

Looking back, Daniel Harkin believes getting flu-like symptoms last year might have helped him out in the long run.

Abilene's Terry Taylor approaching 600-win high school coaching milestone  Abilene Recorder Chronicle

Abilene High School head basketball coach Terry Taylor is approaching 600 wins at the varsity level in his illustrious basketball-coaching career.

Dozens push change to Manhattan HS mascot  WIBW

The Manhattan High School mascot is causing a controversy among a group of locals who want to change the school's controversial Indian mascot figure.

Braum's is coming to Manhattan  Manhattan Mercury

Braum's is coming to west Manhattan, according to the city of Manhattan Twitter page.

Police investigating 'birthday beatdown' incident involving MHS football players  Manhattan Mercury

Two Manhattan High School football players on Wednesday reportedly were beat up by some of their teammates in a hazing ritual.

Teachers with decades of experience finish careers at USD 383  Manhattan Mercury

Greg Marn would not have made it 42 years if he was in a standard classroom, he said.

SCHROLL-STOCKEMER | Features  Manhattan Mercury

Kristy Schroll and John Stockemer announced their engagement on Christmas.

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