Harvey the Turtle: Full of Rage

Harvey is a curmudgeonly  little fellow, hissing aggressively whenever Hilt picks him up to transport him around the room.
September 4, 2014

    With the beginning of the school year rolling in, there are many new changes that have gone into effect. As a handful of you may have seen, Mr. Hilt has a new and interesting little...

Fall Sports Preview: Manitou Football Has Real Grit

Tight End Danny McGee (12)
September 4, 2014

This past Friday, August 29, the Manitou Mustangs played a game against Faith Christian and, while it was a loss, we put up quite the fight and only lost by 3 points. Both teams threw numerous interceptions,...

A Roaring Prom Night

Left to right: Keagan Vernon (12), Emma Buth (12), Maddie Conarro (12), and Trevor Hunt (12).
May 20, 2014

On May 3, 2014, at 8:30 pm, Juniors and Seniors gathered at the Mining Exchange for the 2014 prom, "Great Like Gatsby."  They danced the night away for 3 hours until the dance was over at 11:30 pm. The...

Manitou Freshman Holds His Own in Winter Series

May 16, 2014

Bryce VanDerveer, a freshman, was the only student at Manitou who ran four races with adults and around 15 other people his age. His cross country coaches had suggested that he do this and he thought it...

Racing Machine

Sophomore Taylor Finn is a year-round athlete, participating in cross country in the fall and track in the spring.
Manitou track star overcomes injury to continue on the road to state.
May 15, 2014

Taylor Finn is in the 100 and 300 meter hurdles and was one of the fastest on the team coming in first not only in the heat but placed second and first in the event as well. An injury earlier in the...

Say hello to Hello Dolly!

Irene Molloy (Isabel Dufford) sings with passion about her want for a husband. Irene wants a husband, but does not love Horace Vandergelder. She declares that she will wear an elaborate hat to impress a gentleman (
May 8, 2014

Over in Manitou Springs there was an old classic musical that was revitalized by the talented actors and actresses of Manitou Springs High School by the name of Hello Dolly! Most people would probably...

Student Council Executive Board to be Announced

Student Council Executive Board to be Announced
May 2, 2014

The 2013-2014 school year is coming to an end. The senior countdown is now in single digits. Students are beginning to become worried about all their missing work, and teachers are being drowned in...

Programming Class Recreates ’80’s Video Games

Freshman Staven Guerro is designing an island as part of the programming class.
April 28, 2014

We all know that Manitou Springs High School is a very high-tech institution. Every student knows how to handle an iPad and has one of their own. Most in-class projects involve the online design of a presentation,...

Ombré Playlist

April 14, 2014

The last song on this playlist is one of the saddest things I've ever heard, but it's one of my favorites. Before you get there, though, this playlist will take you through a wide range of emotions. "Let...

The Smoking Section Mix

April 10, 2014

The question, "Would you like to sit in a smoking or non-smoking section?" is no longer used in restaurants. This playlist was inspired by the days of when puffing away on a cigarette while enjoying a...

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