Manual RedEye

Clara Lewis’ second school year during summer

Morgan Loy

May 25, 2012

Summer break is defined as a vacation in the summertime between school years in which students and instructors are off school; but for Clara Lewis (11), summer break is a time to take more math and SAT practice classes at...

Opinion: Senioritis, or just relief?

Morgan Loy

May 8, 2012

The home stretch, the last inning, the final four: I’ve heard everything from my teachers to describe these last four weeks of high school for me and my fellow classmates. I’ve also heard too many reasons for why we...

Review: The Lucky One is another natural love story

Morgan Loy

April 25, 2012

Nicholas Sparks has done it again. Warner Bros. and director Scott Hicks worked together to turn Sparks’s award-winning book, The Lucky One, into a motion picture that was released in theatres on Friday, April 20. Zac Efron st...

The Effects of Tanning

Morgan Loy

April 6, 2012

Most students will be escaping the cooler weather of Kentucky to catch the warm rays of the sun in Florida during this spring break. In preparation for the break, both boys and girls have visited tanning beds to...

Opinion: Manual is an exception to the increase in bullying amongst teens (reported by NY times and CNN)

Morgan Loy

April 5, 2012

Bullying has always been a main concern of parents, administration, and especially students in high school. Children are bigger, stronger and in most cases, more dangerous in high school. I had heard the rumors of students getting...

The Hunger Games Craze

Morgan Loy

April 2, 2012

“Winning means fame and fortune. Losing means certain death. The Hunger Games have begun...” It was 12 a.m. on March 23, and these words filled Facebook and Twitter news feeds. It was the movie premiere of the New York Time’...

Filing Taxes

Morgan Loy

February 27, 2012

Tax Day was set for April 17 this year. Because many of the employed seniors are 18-years-old, they have the option to file their taxes. "The big problem with kids this age is they choose not to file their taxes when they c...

Pinterested in Pinning

Morgan Loy

February 14, 2012

Recently, many students—specifically the girls—have joined a website that has really caught their interest—or should I say Pinterest? Pinterest is a virtual pin-board that allows you to organi...

Opinion: A new driver’s life-altering experience

Morgan Loy

December 14, 2011

Getting a car back in June could not have been a happier moment for me. I was one of the last of my friends to drive on my own, and the anticipation killed me. While my parents slightly disagreed, I thought I was a good driver. I di...

Manual student chosen to attend the Middle Level Education Conference

Morgan Loy

November 24, 2011

On Nov. 10, Parker Bowling (12) attended the Middle Level Education 38th Annual Conference with Jefferson County’s superintendent, Donna Hargens, and Kentucky’s Commissioner of Education, Terry Holliday.Bowling was the...

Students vote for the first time in November election

Morgan Loy

November 9, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Election Day, several Manual seniors took part in voting for the upcoming governor of Kentucky. The student voters at Manual were from the senior class. While some of the seniors had the opportunity to vote for...

Third Annual Clack Mountain Festival At Morehead University

Morgan Loy

May 31, 2011

Regional and national artists will perform on June 3-4 at 11 AM at Morehead University (on First Street) for the 3rd annual Clack Mountain Festival. All ages are welcome. The festival, which was previously known as Bluegrass...