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Bryce Van Derveer Shares his Passion for the Ukulele

Bryce Van Derveer Shares his Passion for the Ukulele

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter
January 30, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sound Nook Sessions

https://soundcloud.com/mshsprospector/bryce-van-derveer-presents-under-palm-trees Bryce Van Derveer (12) was recently the first person to ever perform an original composition at a Manitou Springs High School band concert. He made up his own small ensemble and played his ukulele Christmas song, titled...

Winter Band Concert Features New and Unique Music

Winter Band Concert Features New and Unique Music

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter
January 10, 2017
Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

This band concert was unique from others because unlike the past, they only had two group pieces for each different band. Before they had it where they did three or more group pieces, and maybe a few ensembles. This concert, they had many ensembles and very few group pieces. The strings ensemble...

Editorial: Does “The Jungle Book” Controversy Continue in 2016?

Editorial: Does “The Jungle Book” Controversy Continue in 2016?

Bryce Van Derveer, Reporter
April 27, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

The Jungle Book is among the most cherished of the Disney classics. From its charming animated style to its jazzy, addicting sound track, it truly represents what Disney is all about. Unfortunately, in this case, this came back and kicked he cooperation in the teeth. For those who don’t know, Disney...

Students Participate in Winter Series

Students Participate in Winter Series

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor
March 18, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Pikes Peak Road Runners, an organization run by the larger branch of Road Runners of America prides itself on promoting and advocating personal fitness through running. This group administer education, training, and volunteer opportunities. The club is open to everyone, who pays an annual membership of 20 doll...

Announcements – March 9, 2016

Announcements – March 9, 2016

Bryce Vanderveer, Reporter
March 9, 2016
Filed under Announcements

GOOD MORNING MANITOU SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9 Just a reminder: ALL students are to enter through the commons doors at all times. All AP testing forms and payment are due to Mrs. Johnson by March 17 before 1st block. There are no exceptions. Activity Announcements: Ready...

Announcements – March 8, 2016

Announcements – March 8, 2016

Bryce Van Derveer, Reporter
March 8, 2016
Filed under Announcements

State basketball: Spirit bus dismissed at 2:40 Free to Ride Cost of event is $8.00 Sign up with Mrs. Glass Parents must call students out of school.   Baccalaureate: Sign up with Mrs. Glass, Mr. Leve, Mr. Killian, INSERT Due to office by April 1st Underclassmen welcome   Manitou...

Review: Annual One Acts Join Coffee House to Showcase Talent

Review: Annual One Acts Join Coffee House to Showcase Talent

Bryce Vanderveer, Reporter
February 10, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Performing Arts, Reviews, Showcase

Theater is among the largest clubs in the Manitou School District, sporting multiple first place awards for their one act performances. The group has entertained the district for years with their many other annual plays. This, of course, does come at some cost. That is where the Coffee House progr...

Manitou runners log extra miles in off-season winter series

Manitou runners log extra miles in off-season winter series

Hunter Sherraden and Lizzy Anderson
March 11, 2015
Filed under Sports

This winter, a group of MSHS students, parents, and teachers braved the cold to participate in Pikes Peak Road Runners’ annual Winter Series. “The Series,” as some runners call it, consists of four races across the months of January and February. Most of the school’s runners raced in the L...

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