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Knowledge Bowl Competes at State

Knowledge Bowl Competes at State

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter
March 16, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Knowledge Bowl competed at State on the 14th and 15th of this month. They went up to the hotel the Sunday before the competition, and stayed until that Tuesday. When they first arrived, there was an introduction to Colorado State University, and a talk about rules. The first round of it was th...

Apple and the FBI Face Off

Apple and the FBI Face Off

Kieran Lynch, Swim Corespondent
March 10, 2016
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Most people have heard a lot about the disagreement between Apple and the FBI, and more than likely have read some very skewed perspectives and perhaps assigned judgement based on biased information. The reality is that the situation is far more complicated than it first appears. In order to help you f...

Upcoming Rock Concert: The Furzurds play the Flux Capacitor

Upcoming Rock Concert: The Furzurds play the Flux Capacitor

Sarah Bogush, Reporter
March 9, 2016
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Do you like music? Everyone likes music. There's a rock concert coming up this Sunday at the Flux Capacitor venue.  The bands of the night will include Flaural, MemoryBoy, Loanword, and our very own local band: The Furzurds. As an incentive, this concert is completely donation-based, so you could...

Pakistani Exchange Student Talks MSHS Robotics

Pakistani Exchange Student Talks MSHS Robotics

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter
March 4, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

The Robotics club is a group of very dedicated students involved in STEM education. They have a mix of intense practices and even more intense competitions. They have a team of great mentors and teachers, and students who are very hard-working. Three hours of work after school requires commitment a...

Murdock, 8-Season Cheerleader, Retires from Manitou Cheer

Murdock, 8-Season Cheerleader, Retires from Manitou Cheer

Anela Wright, Reporter
March 3, 2016
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Ryan Murdock (12) has been a cheerleader for twelve years, and has been on the Manitou Springs High School cheer team since her freshman year. At a recent basketball game, Murdock was recognized by the 2016 cheer team for her commitment for the past four years. The girls lined up with roses, eac...

Urgent Schedule Change on Friday

Urgent Schedule Change on Friday

James Baker, Reporter
March 2, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Teachers across the high school on Monday opened their emails to see that there would be hour-long classes on Friday, leading to school being closed at 1P.M. The news was a rare example of good news being shared on a Monday. The early release schedule is due to both girls' and boys' basketball teams...

Knowledge Bowl Team Advances to State Competition

Knowledge Bowl Team Advances to State Competition

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter
February 29, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Following Manitou's high-achieving sports teams, such as swimming and wrestling, the high school's Knowledge Bowl team is also on their way to state. State is on March 14th and 15th, at Colorado State University in Pueblo. The team is going up together on Sunday and staying at a hotel for both da...

Foreign Exchange Student Cultivates “Han Club”

Foreign Exchange Student Cultivates “Han Club”

Sage Stevens, Reporter
February 23, 2016
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Jay Huang (11) is an exchange student from China. He established Chinese Club after his first quarter here in Manitou Springs High School. After winter break, Huang changed to name to "Han Club". The meeting on February 9 was focused on the Chinese New Year. He shared a presentation about how Ch...

“Think Tank” Club Up and Running

“Think Tank” Club Up and Running

Anela Wright, Reporter
February 23, 2016
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Issac Patterson (10), William Pranchak (9), Benjamin White (10), John Ives (10), Eric Ayers (10), Spencer Briggs-Hale (10), Alex Speicker (10), Tyler Jungbauer (10), Piccioni, Ryan Strickland, Nick Vidovich, and Nathan Plush, are all a part of a Club called Think Tank. If you are looking for a Club...

Manitou District Earns “Healthy School Champion” Title

Manitou District Earns “Healthy School Champion” Title

Sarah Bogush, Reporter
February 19, 2016
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As of now, our district is deemed the "Healthy School Champions"of 2015. This is the first time that all four of our schools, including Ute Pass, Manitou Springs Elementary, the middle school, and the high school, have earned that title together. The Healthy School Program evaluates districts on their...

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