BeYOUtiful: Campaign for Kindness wants Manitou Students to see their own inner beauty

Some students who participated in the

Hunter Sherraden, Writer

May 1, 2015

Manitou Springs High School's Campaign for Kindness has launched a new campaign with the title “beYOUtiful.” It may seem like a silly play on words or even a marketing phrase, but for the members of the club, it means so much more than that. “It’s really important to spread our message ...

Lady Mustangs’ big win against Jefferson Academy and Valley

McKenzie Petricko shoots the ball amidst opposing players.

Hunter Sherraden and Lizzy Anderson

March 12, 2015

  It is well known throughout the state that the Manitou Mustangs are a force to be reckoned with. On Friday, March 6th and Saturday, March 7th, the Lady Mustangs dominated both Jefferson Academy and Valley as they head into the state tournament. Friday's score was 47-28, with the Mustangs walki...

Manitou runners log extra miles in off-season winter series

Sophomore Jen Cole approaches the finish in the final Winter Series race.

Hunter Sherraden and Lizzy Anderson

March 11, 2015

This winter, a group of MSHS students, parents, and teachers braved the cold to participate in Pikes Peak Road Runners’ annual Winter Series. “The Series,” as some runners call it, consists of four races across the months of January and February. Most of the school’s runners raced in the L...

Manitou preps for new generation of tests

A student at Manitou Springs High School takes the PARCC test on his iPad.

Hunter Sherraden and Ryan Cantwell

March 6, 2015

Over the course of the past couple of years, Colorado has transitioned from the CSAP standardized testing program to the TCAP program. This year the state switched once again, to the displeasure of many students and administrators. Starting in 2015, all students from 3rd grade through 11th grade must...

Students plan elaborate “proposals” for dance dates

Katelinn surprised Jorrey with a poster and balloons. The sign reads,

Hunter Sherraden, Writer

February 25, 2015

  Although it’s not nearly as extensive as prom, “proposals” for Snowcoming tend to be a big deal at MSHS. For a couple weeks before the dance, the halls and the commons are filled with cute couples asking or being asked to go to Snowcoming. Sometimes, it’s just little freshmen asking eac...

Student Council wins awards for 2014 Drive Smart week

Student Council wins awards for 2014 Drive Smart week

Hunter Sherraden, Reporter

February 4, 2015

A big congratulations is in order for the Manitou Springs High School student council. Led by Mrs. Alice Stoneback, Student-Body President Carter Sandras, and Student Body Vice President Leland Spangler, they have won $795 in prize money this year through their Drive Smart campaign. Each year, high...

Snow day or no? The decision-making process behind District 14 snow days

The cars parked at the high school were covered with snow.

Hunter Sherraden, Reporter

January 30, 2015

We all know the feeling; the alarm clock jolts us awake, and before we can process anything else, we wonder if the school has graced us with what most of us would consider the greatest gift they could give - a snow day. However, there is much more behind these blissful extravagancies than most of us...

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