GSTA Raises Money for Urban Peak Through “Rocky Horror Picture Show”

GSTA Raises Money for Urban Peak Through

Anela Wright, Senior Reporter

November 6, 2017

The Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Gay Straight Trans Alliance (GSTA) is persistent about raising awareness for the less fortunate kids within the LGTBQ+ community. In spirit of Halloween, the club held a movie night showing of "Rocky Horror Picture Show" to raise money and toiletry items for Urban...

MSHS Football Remains Optimistic After Defeat

MSHS Football Remains Optimistic After Defeat

Anela Wright, Senior Reporter

September 21, 2017

The Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Football Team started off the season with a roar as they secured a win over St. Mary's. Although, the players fought a game of tug-a-war for points and suffered a hard loss during last Friday's game against Faith Christian. During the first quarter, it looked like the...

How to Make It “All Around the World” During Homecoming Week

Alaura Lopez (12) and Ellery Lane (11) support the football team at the homecoming parade (2016).

Anela Wright, Senior Reporter

September 15, 2017

Homecoming is not only a dance, but a week to show school spirit. Each day of Homecoming week, Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) will have dress up days, girls playing football, boys cheering them on and a very exciting football game. Here are the events to know about for the exciting week: Saturday...

Annual Club Carnival Gets Students Involved

Kaitlyn Cashdollar (11), Aubrey Hall (12) and Jessica Moen (staff), inform people about the purpose and goal of the Gay Straight Transgender Alliance (GSTA). This year they are participating in events such as Urban Peak's Night Out to End Youth Homelessness and Day of Silence.

Anela Wright, Senior Reporter

September 8, 2017

Each year, Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) holds a club fair to encourage students to become a part of the school community. Students talk to each club to attain information, and in return they receive a ticket that can be cashed out for games, drinks and food. Over a dozen different clubs prese...

Manitou Seniors Receive Local Scholarship

Henschel talks about her experience as a StuCo member

Anela Wright, Reporter

May 24, 2016

Earlier this month, the Manitou Springs Educational Foundation announced their scholarship winner and their vocational scholarship winner. Mahalia Henshel (12) won the MSEF business alliance scholarship Colton Sherraden (12) won the vocational scholarship. Henshel plans to attend CSU Fort Collins with...

Band Performs Last Concert of Year

The seniors line up to be told things Leve thinks are great about them (Meghann Root)

Anela Wright, reporter

May 12, 2016

  On May 10, the Manitou Springs high school band performed at their last concert of the 2015-2016 school year. It was an emotional night full of goodbyes to the seniors and awards given to the most determined musicians. Alena Akse (10), Mollie Anderson (9), Mason Aurand (11), Marc Ekker ...

Editorial: Animals Used as Entertainment are Continuously Abused

Jane Goodall bonding with a Chimpanzee in Africa

Anela Wright, Reporter

May 10, 2016

In the past couple of months, rumors have surfaced that Ringling Brothers Circus will stop using elephants as part of their act. But as of March 5 2016, it was confirmed true. The elephants are to be sent to the Ringling Brothers animal conservation in Florida. There have been many accounts that the ...

“The Breakfast Club” Celebrates 30th anniversary

Anela Wright, Reporter

April 11, 2016

This past spring break, students were on beaches and with friends. But those of us who are Breakfast Club fans were celebrating the 30th anniversary of when this classic movie took place. The Breakfast club is about five high school students representing different stereotypes meeting in detention.  ...

Schedule Change on Friday

Off to class at MSHS

Anela Wright, Reporter

April 4, 2016

The Manitou springs high school testing schedule has been finalized for April. Please see the folwing dates and times to know what to report to school. April 12, 9th grade PARCC testing. Normal dismissal. (Grades 10, 11, and 12 NO SCHOOL) April 13, 9th and 11th grade PARCC testing.  2:30 dismissal,...

Editorial: Honor Roll Analysis Reveals Average Statistics, but Causes Aren’t Obvious

Editorial: Honor Roll Analysis Reveals Average Statistics, but Causes Aren't Obvious

Anela Wright, Reporter

March 14, 2016

A couple weeks ago, the honor roll and honorable mention students for last quarter were announced. Looking at that very long list of students, we wonder if MSHS students are average academically. When the math is done, 22 percent of students who go to MSHS are on the honor roll. That's 115 students ...

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