Manual RedEye

Little Women begins full-cast rehearsals

Olivia Cook

September 23, 2012

The cast of Little Women, directed by Ms. Katie Blackerby (YPAS Theater), begin the first full-cast rehearsal on September 24 in transition from musical rehearsal for principal roles. This is the first rehearsal with the full...

The YPAS Files: AP Music Theory

Nathan Foster, News Director

September 16, 2012

Every spring, the students at Manual choose their class schedules for the upcoming school year. It is a process of choosing between the classes you want and the classes you need, deciding what kind of year you want to have. The...

Ms. Jen Groseth follows love of mechanics and teaching to YPAS

Zoe Schaver

September 5, 2012

There are two worlds Ms. Jen Groseth (Design & Production) has always been driven to be a part of: hands-on work, in carpentry and mechanics, and higher-level education—or simply anything to do with school. New teache...

For Mr. Hinds, a lifetime of theatre leads to teaching position at YPAS

Travis Ryan

August 30, 2012

Originally from Maine, Mr. Brian Hinds (Theatre) began working with theatre at a young age while in kindergarden. “There's a book called Swimmy by the great children's author Leo Lionni about this little fish who didn't fit in, and ...

Review: The Rivals

Anna Dryden

May 30, 2012

The most recent play performed at the YPAS Experimental Theater is "The Rivals", an 18th-century British comedy written by Richard Brinsley Sheridan. "The Rivals" follows the story of rich Britons living in the city of Bath and...

Gallery: Students practice a play during algebra class

Noelle Pouzar

May 28, 2012

[nggallery id=662] Two students rehearse for a skit in late April for YPAS classes.

Breakdance Club resumes practice

Alexis Weaver

March 21, 2012

The Breakdance Club will hold its first meeting of 2012 this Thursday from 2:30 - 3:45 p.m., after it had been put to a rest for a month due to YPAS practices for dance majors. Members of the club are excited about starting...

The Wedding Singer ends and actors make up grades

Emma Harris

January 5, 2012

The Wedding Singer cast performed its final show on November 28 on the MainStage Theater in the Youth Performing Arts School Building. “I feel the show was an overall success. We had a lot of talent,” actress Cate Payne...

Manual AM: Basketball season begins, The Wedding Singer, & building intruder

December 1, 2011

In this episode we cover the upcoming basketball season, the YPAS production of The Wedding Singer, and an unexpected building intruder. ...

Review: Despite faulty original story, YPAS successfully adapts “Wedding Singer”

Carolyn Brown

November 28, 2011

YPAS’s recent production of “The Wedding Singer,” directed by Ms. Georgette Kleier, was a high-quality production despite an unfortunately predictable and contrived story. “The Wedding Singer,” originally a...

Freshmen prepare for first YPAS recital

Taylor Browning

November 3, 2011

On Nov. 14, the freshman vocal majors will have their first high school performance. The recital will be held at the Youth Performing Arts School building at 6:30 p.m. This performance allows family and friends to see all that the...

Our memories of Mr. Vaught: Morgan Loy and Tian Chan

Tian Chan

October 18, 2011

Poodle skirts, go-go boots, and tie dye shirts colored the Manual hall ways on this Tuesday morning. Cameras captured the many smiling students dressed as their favorite decades. We thought this was going to be another exciting day ...