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End of Year Brings Student Council Elections

End of Year Brings Student Council Elections

Sage Stevens, Student Council Correspondent
April 12, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Council

Student Council elections are quickly approaching as the year draws to a close. For the first time in over a decade, the position of Student Body President is unopposed. Amanda Nagel (12) is the only nominee for Student Body President. Nagel has been a member of Student Council for two and a half years,...

What You Need to Know about the Winter Dance

What You Need to Know about the Winter Dance

Kaylin Cole, Student Council Correspondent
February 15, 2017
Filed under Student Council

Manitou Springs High School's Winter Dance is here once again and we are in the midst of spirit week! The theme of the dance this year is, "A Journey Through the Seasons." For spirit week, there are five different dress up days students are encouraged to participate in and each day is based off of...

Annual Craft Fair Attracts a Crowd

Annual Craft Fair Attracts a Crowd

Mo Heiniger, Reporter
November 30, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Council

With planning starting as early as August, this year's craft fair culminated on Nov. 19. Chairperson of the event Andrea Edwards (12) said, "There were more people involved than I thought that there would be. I had a committee with two other people. There was Mrs. Stoneback, obviously and then Ms. Wendy....

Student Body Executive Board Members Announced

Student Body Executive Board Members Announced

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor
April 26, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Council

On April 22, Manitou Springs High Schools' new student body executive board was announced. After weeks of tireless campaigning, including hanging posters adorned with puns and passing out t-shirts and pins, four students have been voted into office to serve for the 2016-2017 school year. During advisory...

Manitou Springs High School Receives National Student Council Award

Manitou Springs High School Receives National Student Council Award

Andrea Edwards, Student Council Correspondent
April 13, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Council

Manitou Springs High School Student Council has been awarded a 2016 National Gold Council of Excellence Award by the National Association of Student Councils (NASC). Right now, you're probably wondering what this award is all about and the significance of it all. According to Ann Postlewaite, who...

Student Council: That’s What We’re Talking About

Student Council: That’s What We’re Talking About

Mo Heiniger, Student Council Correspondent
March 16, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Council

Each year at about this time here at Manitou, we find ourselves in a calm spring. The crazy season of dances, Drive Smart campaigns and spirit days has ended; students and teachers are in the swing of things as we are nearly three-quarters of the way through the year. All of the chaos that the fall ...

Snowcoming Rescheduled

Snowcoming Rescheduled

Leland Spangler, Reporter
March 5, 2015
Filed under Announcements, News, Student Council

After a flurry of winter weather mayhem, MSHS Student Council has been given the green light to reschedule the snowcoming dance for Friday, March 20th from 8:30 - 11:30 pm. The after party will run until midnight.

Mustangs for Wish Kids

Mustangs for Wish Kids

Kelsey Hartwig, Student Council Correspondent
January 13, 2015
Filed under Student Council, The Slideshow

Though the season of giving is nearly to an end, it is just the beginning for Manitou Springs High School. MSHS is a proud supporter of the Make-A-Wish foundation, a very large foundation that "helps make the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience...

Ten ways to de-stress during finals week

Ten ways to de-stress during finals week

Daniela Pinto Payares, Student Council Correspondent
January 8, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Council

The end of the first semester is approaching quickly and with that comes finals. This is the time when some cannot sleep because they are worried they will not pass a class, when they stay up late studying for that class they just do not understand, when the heart starts to race and the nails are not...

Manitou’s Chance at Redemption in Food Drive Against St. Mary’s

Manitou’s Chance at Redemption in Food Drive Against St. Mary’s

Mia Elliott, StuCo Correspondant
October 21, 2014
Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Council

The canned food drive - we've seen the fliers, we've seen the window paintings, and we've seen the internalized competitiveness among peers. This annual event is a monumental one, resulting in much more than just a large sum of food donated to the Manitou Food Pantry. This is a dual competition; it is...

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