Track Competes at State Qualifying “Twilight Meet”

Track Competes at State Qualifying

Adele Goodwin and Kayla Hendricks

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 but defined their spot on the track team they competitively compete in. Abbie Boren (12) has been...

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.

Sophie McKeown, Warhorse Editor-in-Chief

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 relating to a different country and create a presentation. While in the past the themes of the presenta...

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

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief

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 (in the two-minute video). Many complained about they thought she showed little to no emot...

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.

Aliah Char, Copy & Photography Editor

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 to be able to call myself a photographer,” she said. No longer were her photos only for ...

Manitou Baseball in Full Swing as Tryouts Begin

Manitou Baseball in Full Swing as Tryouts Begin

Zak Talbot, Sports Editor

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 team takes the field with eager eyes and high hopes for the coming season. With tryouts beginning...

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

Zachary Brown is not amused by the

Adelyn Powell, Junior Reporter

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 believe, the lack of evidence nudges them in the other direction. “I’m a skeptic, so I believe...

The Superior Sport: Skiing vs. Snowboarding

The Superior Sport: Skiing vs. Snowboarding

Samuel Richardson and Lance Warner

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 is superior. They’re multiple factors that make both skiing and snowboarding unique. Reasons such...

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.

Giulia Vidossi and Ashlyn Thomson

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 her last season of high school sports. “It’s really sad because everything is going to ...

Three Strikes and You’re Out

Three Strikes and You’re Out

Madi March and Paige Laurie

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 of good citizens, some athletes fall short of those goals and fall victim to the Three Strike Poli...

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

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

Aliah Char, Copy/Photography Editor

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 a lot of room for growth. According to Jayden Omi (12), there are “possibilities for State qua...

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