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Hayley Hamblin Illustrates Choreographic Ability in New Dance Music Video

Hayley Hamblin Illustrates Choreographic Ability in New Dance Music Video

Mia Elliott, Reporter
May 12, 2016
Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

Starring Hayley Hamblin (12), Josh Chambers (11) and Bri Anderson (8), this intricate dance piece is a tender senior goodbye. Choreographed by Hayley Hamblin to John Mayer's Stop This Train, the trio tells a story of difficult departures and high school friendships through the form of dance. ...

Manitou Band Earns “Excellent” Rating at CHSAA Festival

Manitou Band Earns “Excellent” Rating at CHSAA Festival

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor
May 4, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Performing Arts

The symphonic band piled on the bus early Friday morning and waited nervously for their arrival at Wasson High School in Colorado Springs, for "Festival" hosted by CHSAA. Here, they would perform a series of tasks and eventually be judged on their playing abilities. The band filed into the high...

Freshman Friday: Quinn Hersey Makes Memories

Freshman Friday: Quinn Hersey Makes Memories

Sita Ahlen and Mia Elliott
April 2, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase, Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RfXMqJCJQZ4 Taylor Finn (12), a friend of Quinn Hersey (9) through Student Council and Track, remarks on her friend's quirky attitude and fun personality. Since coming to High School, Hersey has been involved in nearly everything, becoming engrossed in making memories...

Mighty Five on Fridays: Episode 2

Mighty Five on Fridays: Episode 2

Zach McGee, James Baker, Reporter
March 11, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

The Mighty Five is a video segment highlighting outstanding performances by MSHS students in the past few weeks. We will be looking across all activities, school and non-school sponsored and determining who are the might five Mustangs. This week features Agnes Navaratne and Max Hexom who preforme...

Freshman Friday: Tyler Doherty talks Theatre, Swim

Freshman Friday: Tyler Doherty talks Theatre, Swim

Sita Ahlen and Mia Elliott
March 4, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

In the second episode of Freshman Friday, the MSHS Prospector interviews Tyler Doherty. An avid swimmer, participant in the Arts, and devoted student, Doherty is able to balance his multiple lively occupations. Tea Santos, Doherty's friend since 6th grade, shares their artistic bond by revealing Doherty's...

Abby Beebe: Mentor and Manager of the Stage

Abby Beebe: Mentor and Manager of the Stage

Sita Ahlen and Mia Elliott
February 20, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

  Freshman Friday is a video segment highlighting freshmen students who attend sports or activities, despite the idea of students laying low their first year. This week's featured freshman is Abby Beebe. Beebe was able to be part of the One Act play, where she played an assistant of Houd...

“The Last Illusion,” Earns Manitou Theatre First Place in Competition

“The Last Illusion,” Earns Manitou Theatre First Place in Competition

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief
February 6, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Performing Arts, Showcase

Anticipation was high in the Mitchell High School Auditorium on the evening of February 5. Students from eleven neighboring high schools were gathered around the stage, waiting for the winners of the annual One-Act Competition to be announced. “We’re going to try something and we don’t...

Auditions for Spring Musical, “The Music Man,” Approaching

Auditions for Spring Musical, “The Music Man,” Approaching

Mia Elliott, Drama Club Correspondant
January 31, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

After the splendid success that was West Side Story, last year's spring musical, anticipation for this year's promising production of The Music Man is growing. As the early February auditions roll around, here's what any ambitious cast member-candidate needs to know. The Monologue Audition Mon...

Manitou Maintains Streak of Best Drive Smart Campaign

Manitou Maintains Streak of Best Drive Smart Campaign

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor
January 28, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

In the fall of 2015, Manitou Springs High School student council members were hard at work on their annual Drive Smart campaign, which urges students to drive and ride responsibly. This year’s theme was distracted driving. Along with the usual aspects of Manitou’s campaign, newer additions this ...

Preview: “The Last Illusion” pays Homage to Houdini through Magic and Drama

Preview: “The Last Illusion” pays Homage to Houdini through Magic and Drama

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief
January 25, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Performing Arts, Showcase

The theatre department is hard at work preparing for their annual winter performance, the one-act play. The cast of twenty-one students spent rehearsal on Wednesday, January 21 practicing magic tricks, trying on costumes and climbing inside of a wooden crate. The play is “The Last Illusion” by B...

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