Freshman Saves Lives: Lifeguarding Class Offered at MSHS

Even though she's only a freshman, Carina Villarreal can help save your life.
May 5, 2014

Freshman Carina Villarreal took a class to save people’s lives. She is now a certified lifeguard after completing the lifeguarding class at the Manitou Springs Pool and Fitness Center this winter. "The...

TURN IN SENIOR SURVEYS

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May 5, 2014

All Seniors need to turn in their Senior Surveys TODAY. A link should have been sent to your email and it will also be provided below. You must be signed into your mssd email in Safari in order to access...

Franz Ferdinand: All the Right Grooves

A renovated movie theater, The Gothic Theater's art deco style fit perfectly with Franz Ferdinand's aesthetic.
April 28, 2014

Last Monday night, I had an existential crisis, or maybe an existential breakthrough -- which was not what I planned when I stepped into The Gothic Theater, in Denver, to see Scottish rock band Franz Ferdinand...

Save a Kidney (and some Money) for Prom

This could be you May 3rd.
April 17, 2014

Prom is set for the night of Saturday, May 3 at the Mining Exchange in downtown Colorado Springs. A lot can be said for the sentimental value of prom, but we're not here to talk about the fleeting quality...

Green and Golden Boy: Ryan Carpenter

Ryan Carpenter (12) took ninth place at the wrestling championship to cap
off his collection of awards from his four years as a Manitou
wrestler.
March 26, 2014

Senior Ryan Carpenter was recently awarded first place at the Regionals wrestling competition, held at Colorado Springs Christian School. This accomplishment sent him to State, where he would represent...

The iThief: Over $4000 in iPads Stolen from MSHS

March 20, 2014

Since January, eleven iPads- equivalent to $4,598- have been stolen from Manitou Springs High School. They were taken from lockers and classrooms from both students and staff members. Students will not...

The Ultimate Showdown: Remakes v. Originals

Mecha Godzilla implores you to stop making crappy remakes!
March 14, 2014

Reboots and sequels of movies are not new. It's a notion that has been around for almost fifty years, starting with the original Godzilla, filmed in Japan by Toho Company, LTD in 1954. But lately (perhaps...

Buzzer Beater Finish- Boys’ Basketball One Step Closer to Championship

Senior James Finsterwald (right) celebrates the Mustang's victory after the last second shot with team mates, while a Jefferson Academy Jaguar falls to his knees in defeat.
March 12, 2014

A Hollywood finish took place in Saturdays game at Jefferson Academy as the Mustangs defeated the number one ranked Jefferson Academy Jaguars, knocking the Jaguars out of the state tournament. With...

Robot? Or Human?: Vending Machine Brings New Healthy Choices

Junior Hali Krause staring into the glorious abyss that is the
h.u.m.a.n. vending machine
March 6, 2014

We have a new revolutionary addition to the school. Make way for "The Media Mogul" vending machine, a brand new machine created by the fellow humans at the h.u.m.a.n healthy vending company. It features...

No Name Calling Week is Bleeped

These were the unapproved posters: Skank, Tramp, Wench, Tranny, Prude, Floozy, Fagg*t, Sl*t, Wh*re, Dyke and (previously) Gay.
February 24, 2014

Words have power. This was probably the biggest lesson I learned during this past week (Feb. 10-14th) when I helped lead the Gay-Straight-Trans* Alliance (GSTA) in No Name Calling Week, one of the largest...

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