Announcements – 28 April, 2017

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2017

Don’t forget to visit the MSHS Art Show tonight from 6 – 8 p.m. in the SILC building. There is some mind blowing artwork on display – you will not want to miss it! Activity Announcements: Seniors and Juniors, The theme of prom this year will be Secret Garden, and it will be held at the Ant...

What You Need to Know about the Winter Dance

What You Need to Know about the Winter Dance

Kaylin Cole, Student Council Correspondent

February 15, 2017

Manitou Springs High School's Winter Dance is here once again and we are in the midst of spirit week! The theme of the dance this year is, "A Journey Through the Seasons." For spirit week, there are five different dress up days students are encouraged to participate in and each day is based off of...

Editorial: Betsy DeVos’ Education Plans Will Negatively Affect Public School Students

Editorial: Betsy DeVos' Education Plans Will Negatively Affect Public School Students

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2017

On Tuesday, Feb. 7, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the United States Education Secretary, with a senate vote of 51-50. As a Colorado public high school student, this affects my peers and I greatly. Not only is DeVos wildly unqualified for the job via her lack of experience with public education or studen...

What You Need to Know About the Upcoming Musical

What You Need to Know About the Upcoming Musical

Abi Beebe, Guest Correspondent

February 7, 2017

How to Audition for the Sound of Plaid 1. Sign up outside the Theater Lab 2. Pick up an audition sheet and fill it out. Putting down an accurate schedule is important! 3. Find a 1-2 minute contemporary monologue, comedy or light drama and memorize/work it. 4. Look at the following YouTube videos of ...

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

Kaitlyn Davidson (11, left), Parker Hall (9, middle) and Sage Stevens (11) march through downtown Colorado Springs.

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2017

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...

Students Participate in Annual Night Out to End Youth Homelessness

(from left to right) MSHS students Aubrey Hall (11), Tyler Jungbauer (11), Maya West (11) and GSTA advisor Mark Searle pose for a photo beneath the archway of Colorado Springs' First United Methodist Church, where the event was held. Students from Manitou Springs High School have participated in the night out for the past three years,  but participation in the event was first spearheaded by the GSTA last year.

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

November 18, 2016

At 6am on Friday, November 17, several Manitou students awoke outside of the First United Methodist Church in downtown Colorado Springs. Frost and snow layered the ground and temperatures were in the low 30’s. For the third consecutive year, the school’s Gay Straight Transgender Alliance (G...

Editorial: If Donald Trump was a Woman

Editorial: If Donald Trump was a Woman

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2016

Consider the presidential candidacy of an impetuous, rich, over-suntanned female real estate agent. She’s filed for bankruptcy six different times and has never held a political position before. She’s currently on her third marriage, and she has five children split between her spouses. Welcome to...

Announcements – 21 October, 2016

Announcements - 21 October, 2016


October 21, 2016

Activity Announcements: Want to go play table top games, board games, and role-playing games all day, like Magic, Dungeons and Dragons, Pathfinder, and chess? Then GameCon is for you! It's on Saturday, November 12th, at Rampart High School from 8 am - 5 pm. Absolutely no experience or materials necessary;...

Sitting is Dangerous

Sitting is Dangerous

Tyler Jungbauer, Guest Writer

September 28, 2016

We don’t really think enough about how dangerous sitting actually is. In fact, sitting is so vastly dangerous that when one does it during the National Anthem, this very act of sitting is the sole cause of distress for the rest of that person’s life.  In other words, we must accept that the National...

Review: Think! App

Hunter Warren, Reporter

May 13, 2016

A movie involving a spinning top and a gun=what? Top Gun of course. This is only one of the many categories and mind games that are available in the game called Th!nk, which is available on the App Store. It provides categories such as countries, movies, tv shows, etc. and icons to go along with...

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