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Last Dance Recital Features Exchange Students

Last Dance Recital Features Exchange Students

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief
May 23, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Performing Arts, Showcase

This dance concert was a special event due to the variety of originally composed dances. There was a total of four dances that were choreographed by students this semester. Two of these were done by exchange students who were taking the class. Godwill Ofori-Atuahene (12) was one of the exchange stud...

Student Council Elections Shine a Light on Next School Year

Student Council Elections Shine a Light on Next School Year

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter
May 12, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

In a time when elections seem to be in the center of everyone's mind, there was one that was especially close to home. Instead of an election for the future of the nation, this was an election for the future of the school. Manitou Springs High School's student body went to work deciding what sort of...

Band Ends the Year with Award Concert

Band Ends the Year with Award Concert

Hanny Chairunnisa, Reporter
May 12, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Showcase

The Manitou Springs High School Band successfully held the end of the year concert on May 10th. This concert was special because it was the last time the seniors would perform in a MSHS Band concert. As well, awards and honors would be given to students who showed leadership and skill throughout t...

Baseball Suffers Loss Against Rival St. Mary’s High School

Baseball Suffers Loss Against Rival St. Mary’s High School

Ariana Olson, Reporter
May 9, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Wednesday, May 3, the Manitou Springs Varsity Boys Baseball Team fell short to their rival St. Mary's High School in a comeback that ended 3-5. Starting the game in the first inning, the Mustangs slid into home twice, courtesy of Hunter Zentz (10) and Christian Mack (10). St. Mary's didn't score...

Editorial: Disney is for All Ages

Editorial: Disney is for All Ages

Allie Robbins, Reporter
May 8, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

I strongly agree that people are never too old to be a Disney fan. Disney movies are amazing because they teach people about loving one another, bring back childhood memories and are easy to relate to. They make for the best marathons. The songs featured in the films are amazing and the chara...

Band Improves Festival Scores From Last Year

Band Improves Festival Scores From Last Year

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter
May 5, 2017
Filed under Music, Showcase

Last year, Manitou Springs High School Symphonic Band competed in a prestigious competition called CHSAA Large Group and Solo & Ensemble Festival. They played the pieces "Overture for Winds" by Charles Carter and "The Thunderer" by John Philip Sousa. They scored II's across the board, I being the b...

Girls Soccer Ahead in Their League

Girls Soccer Ahead in Their League

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter
May 5, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Girls Soccer Tri-Peaks Leagues has been mentioned in the school announcements recently, and for good reason. In the soccer world, Leagues is a big deal. Schools from all across Region 2, or the Tri-peaks League, compete in order to reserve a spot at playoffs. From playoffs, they can go to state, and then ...

Review: Beauty and the Beast

Review: Beauty and the Beast

Ariana Silvi, Reporter
May 4, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

The new movie "Beauty and The Beast" is definitely one to see. Usually, princess movies by Disney express the idea that girls need the help of a man. This new Disney movie, however, is not like the rest. Belle is played by Emma Watson and the Beast is played by Dan Stevens. Belle is an i...

Editorial: Top 4 Summer Trips in Colorado

Editorial: Top 4 Summer Trips in Colorado

Chloe Cupit, Reporter
May 4, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

It's almost summer, now it is time to start looking for the best and cheapest places for vacation. These are some of the best places to go to during the summer for cheap. The good place to visit for little to no money is the Rocky Mountain National Forest. It is in Divide, and there are 415 miles...

The Art of an Art Show

The Art of an Art Show

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter
May 3, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Manitou Art Show, which started on Friday and will go for for the next week, displayed student artwork and creativity. As visitors walk in, they are greeted by Bob Ross. The student's art work is set to the backdrop of the Garden of the Gods that is seen through the window. This lets the audien...

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