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The Art of an Art Show

The Art of an Art Show

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter
May 3, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Manitou Art Show, which started on Friday and will go for for the next week, displayed student artwork and creativity. As visitors walk in, they are greeted by Bob Ross. The student's art work is set to the backdrop of the Garden of the Gods that is seen through the window. This lets the audien...

Review: Plaid is Rad

Review: Plaid is Rad

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter
April 28, 2017
Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

The Sound of Plaid: Forever Plaid, is the story of a musical group who reached the height of their popularity in the 1950's. They came back from purgatory for one last chance at a show stopping performance. The play was written by Stuart Ross. It is a comedic tale that deals with death and love. Mani...

Manitou Participates in Dodgeball Tournament

Manitou Participates in Dodgeball Tournament

Allie Robbins, Reporter
April 28, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

Manitou Springs Student Council had hosted a dodgeball competition last night. One thing about Manitou is that the students are very competitive. All the teams were filled with seniors. The dodgeball games were a great way to have school spirit! Many people enjoyed their time. Melissa MacDonald (9)...

Arts14 Adds Afterschool Activities

Arts14 Adds Afterschool Activities

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter
February 28, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The start of the new quarter also brings new Arts14 classes available after school. There are a multitude of new classes, as well as reputable old classes. Several of them are available to high school students. Maria Navaratne, part of the Arts14 team, had lots to say about the Arts14 mission t...

M-Term Classes Offered in Many Subjects

M-Term Classes Offered in Many Subjects

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter
February 8, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Coming up soon is M-Term, a day where students get to choose what to learn. There are new M-Terms being offered, such as Skiing. At this point, M-Terms, new and old, deserve to be highlighted. Programing, Jewelry Making and Job Shadowing are all M-Terms that the student body may want to learn more...

Aubrey Hall: Working to Increase Voter Registration at MSHS

Aubrey Hall: Working to Increase Voter Registration at MSHS

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter
January 30, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Millennials make up one of the largest voter groups in the United States. Roughly 69.2 million millennials (ages 18-35) were eligible to vote in the 2016 election, according to Pew Research Center's analysis of the U.S Census Bureau data. That is about 31% of the total votes in the United State. There is a problem, this large percentage of voters has one of the lowest voter turnout rates of the e...

Standout TAWC Students Making a Difference

Standout TAWC Students Making a Difference

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter
January 30, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Teen drug abuse is a troubling epidemic. The Teen Advocates for a Well Community (TAWC) are trying to change this troubling trend. Through the use of social media campaigns and personal meetings, this group is is changing their community. This week, Jan. 23-27, is a huge step forward in the right direc...

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...

Sophomore Creates Literary Magazine for MSHS Students

Sophomore Creates Literary Magazine for MSHS Students

David Misyura, Reporter
December 12, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Kaitlyn Cashdollar (10) recently created the Manitou Muse, a literary magazine that aims to showcase Manitou students' artistic works, showcasing her future aspirations as a book editor. Cashdollar describes the Muse as, "A creative outlet where students can publish their work and their expression," ...

Review: “‘Awaken, My Love!'” Was Worth the Wait

Review: “‘Awaken, My Love!'” Was Worth the Wait

Mo Heinger, Reporter
December 12, 2016
Filed under Reviews, Showcase

After a noticeable hiatus, "Childish Gambino" ha returned to the music scene with an album that has a sound unlike any other. This addition to the artist's long list of hit songs was definitely worth the wait and here's why.

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