Track Competes at State Qualifying “Twilight Meet”

Track Competes at State Qualifying
April 29, 2019

The April 5th track meet was anything but ordinary. The second state qualifying meet out of the whole season is referred to as the “Twilight Meet”. This meet not only defined the athletes' futures...

World Language and Culture Night Changes Theme for Fourth Year

The audience gets involved with the African drum circle song that opened the night. The drum circle was available in the French classroom throughout the night.
April 1, 2019

Every year, Manitou Springs High School plans an event called World Language and Culture Night (WLACN). This night is primarily for students in language classes—at every level— to pick a topic...

“Captain Marvel” Has Nothing to Prove to Its Male Audience

March 21, 2019

[DISCAIMER: This article contains spoilers for Captain Marvel.] With the release of the first trailer for Captain Marvel in September, there was an outburst from some fans critiquing Brie Larson's performance...

MSHS Yearbook Editor-in-Chief Wins National Photography Contest

The winning photo Sophie McKeown (10) submitted to Popup XQ Magazine features MSHS seniors Ava Spangler, Allison Wilson, Maya Alexander, and Olivia McKenna. The photo was taken during the 2018 Homecoming Bonfire.
March 21, 2019

For Sophia McKeown (10), having an award-winning photograph represented much more than just an accomplishment. “This experience validated me. It moved me from being someone who does photography...

Manitou Baseball in Full Swing as Tryouts Begin

Manitou Baseball in Full Swing as Tryouts Begin
March 7, 2019

As the true Colorado winter blows in, Spring sports are now in full swing at Manitou Springs High School (MSHS). As the snow melts off the diamond and the outfield grass becomes green again, the 2019 baseball...

I Want To Believe: A Look Into the MSHS Staff’s Supernatural Experiences

Zachary Brown is not amused by the
February 27, 2019

Ghosts and spirits are such a huge part of today's culture. For those of us who believe, the stories of ghosts and ghouls aren’t hard to imagine. For the non-believers though, while they may want to...

The Superior Sport: Skiing vs. Snowboarding

The Superior Sport: Skiing vs. Snowboarding
February 25, 2019

Colorado is home to a section of the most beautiful mountain range in all of North America. Snowsports are a significant part of the culture around the region, which makes residents question which style...

Caileen Sienknecht’s Last Year On the Court and Field

Caileen Sienknecht is a involved athlete as well as a leader on many MSHS teams.
February 25, 2019

For senior athletes at MSHS, this year is their last one. One such athlete is Caileen Sienknecht (12). Sienknecht is a basketball and soccer player, a leader and a stellar student. She is now going through...

Three Strikes and You’re Out

Three Strikes and You’re Out
February 25, 2019

Student-athletes– some of the students contributing to the pride and joy of Manitou Springs– are held to a higher standard than most of their peers. Meant to be symbols of responsibility and examples...

Time of Turmoil: Track Introduces New Faces and Emphasizes Old Goals

Time of Turmoil: Track Introduces New Faces and Emphasizes Old Goals
February 20, 2019

This upcoming track and field season shows a lot of promise. Despite some concerns regarding periodic adjustments– a new head coach and team composed mainly of underclassmen– there’s also...

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