Nickels for Noland Brings Community Together in Support of Former Teacher

Mr. Noland walks hand in hand with his youngest son, Ben, after speaking during the assembly.

Sophia McKeown, Warhorse Editor-In-Chief

February 25, 2020

Back in late October of 2019, Nick Noland, a former Manitou Springs Middle School (MSMS) teacher, embarked on a journey that would bring forth tremendous obstacles, while at the same time drawing the Manitou community together in the face of tragedy. Noland was involved in a hiking accident while desce...

Hatred Has No Home in Manitou Springs

Abigail Kilpela (11) holds LGBTQ flags, dances and shows her kindness while welcoming students to school on Monday morning.

Sophia McKeown, Warhorse Editor-In-Chief

October 20, 2019

Editor's Note: The full names of some students have been withheld for their protection. A few weeks before Oct. 14, 2019, Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) became the target of an infamous hate group: the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC). A school that is known for its progressive ideas and acts of ...

Manitou Springs High School Invites the Community to Join Their “Culture of Kindness”

GSTA and SOS leader Dr. Moen and her daughter parade down Manitou Ave during Homecoming, dressed up in support of the GSTA club.

Sophia McKeown, Yearbook Editor-In-Chief

October 6, 2019

My name is Sophie McKeown, I am a junior at Manitou Springs High School (MSHS), as well as a Student Council representative and a Student Journalist. It has been brought to the attention of the students at MSHS that the surrounding community is willing, if not eager, to support the school members as...

Wish Upon A Star: MSHS Completes Their Wish Week

Grace Olson (10) throws up a

Sophia McKeown, Warhorse Editor-In-Chief

March 15, 2019

On Monday, March 4th, a long-awaited snow day kicked off Wish Week at MSHS and created a level of excitement among Mustangs that lasted all week long. Wish Week is an annual event held by Student Council in partnership with Make-A-Wish Foundation Colorado. This year, the Mustangs helped support a young k...

Announcements- April 19, 2018

Announcements- April 19, 2018

Sophia Mckeown, Reporter

April 20, 2018

Activity Announcements: There is a Senior Class meeting tomorrow during advisory in the small gym. You were emailed about this meeting at the beginning of the week. Please plan to attend - and bring a pencil. There will be NO football skills and drills today after school. Today’s Activity/Athletic...

Announcements- April 18, 2018

Announcements- April 18, 2018

Sophia Mckeown, Reporter

April 18, 2018

Activity Announcements: Come watch the Knowledge Bowl team take on the faculty today at lunch in the media center. Today’s Activity/Athletic Announcements:

MSHS Students Help Make A Dream Come True

Students Jayden Omi (11), Byrd McCarley (11), Cole Sienknecht (12), Jace Gwyn (12), and Hunter Zentz (11), cheer loudly from the stands during the Staff vs. Staff basketball game. The boys took on the role of pumping up the crowd and making their cheers heard above the opposing student section.

Sophia Mckeown, Reporter

April 9, 2018

Manitou Springs High School Student Council organized Wish Week this week, consisting of five school days worth of activities leading up to the Spring Dance on Saturday. These activities all revolved around making one kid’s dream come true. Jackson is six years old and is diagnosed wi...

Girls’ Basketball Finishes the Season Narrowly Missing State

Haleigh Foster (12) lines up her shot for a free throw after being fouled by a Vanguard player. The Mustangs played the Coursers on February 6th and got a big win of 61-40. In this game, Maren Mildestvedt almost broke the scoring record with 32 points.

Sophia Mckeown, Reporter

March 7, 2018

Varsity Girl's Basketball took their victory over Florence and Buena Vista last weekend at Districts and carried it with them three hours to La Jara. At Centauri High School, 32 teams competed in Regionals in hopes of ending up in the top eight to qualify for state. The Mustangs first game was aga...

Girls’ Basketball Pull Off a Miraculous Win

After barley escaping a loss in the last five seconds, the team huddles up and prepares for overtime. Coaches Justin Armour and Amy Schofield had just finished giving the Mustangs an inspirational talk and encouraged them to fight hard.

Sophia Mckeown, Reporter

March 1, 2018

Manitou Springs High School's (MSHS) Girls' Varsity Basketball team traveled to district tournaments at Pueblo Central last Friday, Feb, 23rd. JV ended the week, before but varsity continued on, beating James Irwin for their last regular season game. To determine placing for the district tournament, ...

Announcements- Feb. 21, 2018

Announcements- Feb. 21, 2018

Sophia Mckeown, Reporter

February 21, 2018

GOOD MORNING MANITOU SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21 Staff and students: There is a card in Ms. Wendy's office for our Manitou Springs Police Department thanking them for keeping us safe and for their presence at our schools. Please come by sometime today and sign i...

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