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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...

Manitou Students Make Voices Heard at State-Wide Women’s Marches

Manitou Students Make Voices Heard at State-Wide Women’s Marches

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief
January 24, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On January 21, 2017, the day after the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, millions of people across the US participated in protest “Women’s Marches.” Several students from Manitou Springs High School attended local marches either in Colorado Springs or Denver. Aubrey Hall (11), Becca...

Announcements – December 12, 2016

Announcements – December 12, 2016

Talia Traxler, Reporter
December 15, 2016
Filed under Announcements

Monday December 12th Activity Announcements: Mrs. Johnson will be meeting with 11th graders during advisory tomorrow regarding their PSAT scores. Teachers: Please take attendance and bring them down to the Jack Willie Gym. Attention all actors! Don't forget that today's Mustang Thespian Society...

Junior Varsity Football Team to Advance to Playoffs

Junior Varsity Football Team to Advance to Playoffs

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor
November 8, 2016
Filed under Sports

Of the seven games JV Football has played over the course of the season, the team has won three and lost four. Every game has ended with at least a touchdown in the favor of the team. The first game of their season occurred on the September 3rd. Manitou started off their winning streak with a tou...

Freshman Soccer Players Make Impact

Freshman Soccer Players Make Impact

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor
May 19, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Manitou Springs Varsity Soccer team had an influx of freshman team members from the middle school this year. These seven players make up nearly half of the team and replaced last years graduating seniors, both teams having 18 players. In the 2014- 2015 season, the team had a state ranking of 809 an...

Girls’ Soccer Wins League

Girls’ Soccer Wins League

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor
May 6, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a game against Salida on Tuesday, the girls' soccer team advanced to the top and won league against 5 other teams. Manitou's championship stemmed from their five wins and zero losses during the season. Behind them was the Colorado Christian school with 3 wins and 1 loss. At their game...

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...

Student Body Executive Board Members Announced

Student Body Executive Board Members Announced

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor
April 26, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Council

On April 22, Manitou Springs High Schools' new student body executive board was announced. After weeks of tireless campaigning, including hanging posters adorned with puns and passing out t-shirts and pins, four students have been voted into office to serve for the 2016-2017 school year. During advisory...

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...

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...

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