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Girls’ Track Team Reigns Victorious at John Tate

Girls’ Track Team Reigns Victorious at John Tate

Kaitlyn Davidson, Reporter
April 13, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

For the second year in a row, the Manitou Springs High School girls' track team won the prestigious 1st place at the John Tate meet. The large meet hosted over 30 schools and two divisions. This meet has been known to be highly competitive, as the records set by student athletes rarely stay in...

Murdock, 8-Season Cheerleader, Retires from Manitou Cheer

Murdock, 8-Season Cheerleader, Retires from Manitou Cheer

Anela Wright, Reporter
March 3, 2016
Filed under News

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...

Heartbreaking Loss for Reigning State Cheer Champs

Heartbreaking Loss for Reigning State Cheer Champs

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor
December 15, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

As Manitou’s cheer team took to the performance floor on Friday, December 11 at the Denver Coliseum, they carried with them the hard work of a long and arduous week. Along with the usual pressures leading up to the cheerleaders’ most important annual competition, there was the loss of their hea...

Cheerleaders Place First at League Competition

Cheerleaders Place First at League Competition

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor
December 3, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

All were abuzz with anticipation on the evening of December 1, when cheerleaders and fans alike congregated in the new gym of Manitou Springs High School for the annual 3A Tri-Peaks League competition. This was the first time in three years that Manitou has hosted the event. After weeks of early ...

First Dress Up Day Flips Everyone Inside Out

First Dress Up Day Flips Everyone Inside Out

Bailey Visscher-Nickerson, Reporter
October 6, 2015
Filed under News

Yesterday marked the kickoff the 2015 Homecoming Week at MSHS. It was the very first dress-up day of the year. The idea of "Inside Out/2015 Day" came from a scene in the movie, "Back to the Future." In this scene, Marty McFly is wearing all of his clothes inside out because he has travelled to th...

“Who We Are” Assembly

“Who We Are” Assembly

Bailey Visscher-Nickerson, Reporter
September 16, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

The "Who We Are" Assembly has been a beginning of the year tradition here at MSHS for about 4 years now. The point of this assembly is to show the students, freshmen especially, that high school isn't such a bad place and that Manitou is a fun and welcoming environment. Usually it also showcases the s...

Fall Sports Preview: Cheerleading

Fall Sports Preview: Cheerleading

September 4, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

“Our role is to promote teamwork and leadership in everything we do, in school and cheer,” says Ryan Murdock (12). “This past year, the team was really close because of our unconditional love for each other.” The Manitou Springs Cheer Team had a successful season last school year. Followi...

STUCO elects new executive board for 2015/2016 school year

STUCO elects new executive board for 2015/2016 school year

Elizabeth Anderson, Writer
April 22, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

Papers lined the halls these last three weeks advertising potential future STUCO leaders. During the weekly video announcements, commercials played with reasons why the candidates should be voted for. During the assembly on April 15, the candidates presented the student body with speeches on why they sho...

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...

Cheerleaders Place First at League

Cheerleaders Place First at League

Sita Ahlen and Aubrey Hall
November 21, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Manitou Springs' High School Cheerleading team attended league on Thursday, November 20th. Out of the eight cheer teams at the event, Manitou took the floor second to last. They overcame several blips, and narrowly avoided some as well. One cheerleader nearly landed off of the mat, having t...

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