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Announcements – 2 December, 2016

Announcements – 2 December, 2016

Eryn McQueen, Reporter
December 2, 2016
Filed under Announcements

Activity Announcements:   Today’s Activity/Athletic Announcements: 9:00pm                                    BBB @ TRINIDAD TOURNEY 4:00pm – 7:00pm            GBB (H) KENT DENVER (JV/V) /4/530 Sat Dec 3 7:00am – 5:00pm      ...

Yuji Zhong, Chinese Exchange Student, Talks American Experience

Yuji Zhong, Chinese Exchange Student, Talks American Experience

Eryn McQueen, Reporter
November 16, 2016
Filed under Features

Many international students have come Manitou Springs High School this year, including Yuji Zhong (11). Prior to her current living situations, Zhong lived in Beijing, China. The transition has been a bit turbulent due to the vast amount of changes in culture. The major adjustments for Zhong are...

Return to the Springs with Pierce Gillard

Return to the Springs with Pierce Gillard

Eryn McQueen, Reporter
October 21, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

This year, the staff of Manitou Springs High School has had many new additions, including Pierce Gillard. This is Gillard's first year in the teaching career. Prior to this, the 23-year-old was studying at the University of Wyoming. After graduating from Rampart High School in Colorado Springs in...

Annual World Language Culture Night

Annual World Language Culture Night

Eryn McQueen, Reporter
October 18, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

On Tuesday, October 25, starting at 5:30pm and ending at 7:30, the annual World Language Culture Night will be held at Manitou Springs High School. Admission is free. World Language Culture Night (WLCN) is an event featuring different languages, typically the languages offered by the school. All...

Editorial: Gender Identity Respect

Editorial: Gender Identity Respect

Eryn McQueen, Reporter
October 11, 2016
Filed under Opinions

From the moment we're born, were confined to one binary gender, either female or male. As our lives progress, we get to know ourselves and find out who we are. But not everyone continues to discriminate themselves as male or female.  The issue is, we need to respect individuals who wish not to be...

Editorial: Teenage Male Perfection Pressure

Editorial: Teenage Male Perfection Pressure

Eryn McQueen, Reporter
October 4, 2016
Filed under Opinions

It's commonly known and talked about how much pressure is rested upon girls, typically in their teenage years, to be virtually perfect. They're expected to have an hourglass figure, clear skin, long hair, etc. What isn't addressed often, is the expectations aimed towards males. Whether we notice it...

Yuji Zhong: A Year To Remember

Yuji Zhong: A Year To Remember

Eryn McQueen, Reporter
September 20, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Yuji Zhong (11) is a foreign exchange student from Beijing, China. Zhong arrived in Colorado on August 24, 2016, which was a bit hectic since school started just two days later. She lives with her host family, Yvonne and Matt Carpenter, along with their daughter Kyla Carpenter (9), who also attends...

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