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Lighting Up the Dark

Lighting Up the Dark

Adriana Lucero and Adelyn Powell

April 19, 2019

What do high school students normally do on a Friday night? Sitting at home and staying up late is what most students do but for some Manitou art students and parents, this Friday is special. On Friday the 5th of April, the Manitou community got together and walked from Memorial Park to Soda Springs...

World Language and Culture Night Changes Theme for Fourth Year

World Language and Culture Night Changes Theme for Fourth Year

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

“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

MSHS Yearbook Editor-in-Chief Wins National Photography Contest

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 ...

Spill the Tea: Inside Look at Digital Photo’s Latest Project

Spill the Tea: Inside Look at Digital Photo’s Latest Project

Meara Sauer, Junior Reporter

February 6, 2019

In his digital photo class, Paul Bonner assigned the class a project that pushed their creativity and made them tell a story with just photos. The project was coffee themed, but the students were allowed to tell their story with any beverage. Some told their stories to provoke emotion while others...

“Roma” Wins Big This Award Season

“Roma” Wins Big This Award Season

Oda Tiller-Brattebø, Senior Reporter

January 17, 2019

[This article contains spoilers for the movie Roma] Roma– a Netflix original from the renowned director, writer, producer, and cinematographer Alfonso Cuarón– is this award season's biggest winner. It has taken home two Golden Globes in the categories of Best Director and Best Foreign-Language ...

“Into the Spider-Verse” Creatively Portrays Spider-Man in a Different Way

“Into the Spider-Verse” Creatively Portrays Spider-Man in a Different Way

Mackenna Yount, Copy Editor

January 17, 2019

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was released in mid-December, and has continually blown up among both dedicated Marvel fans and casual moviegoers. On January 6th, it won Best Animated Motion Picture at the 76th Golden Globes. This movie is a great one to start off with if you haven’t seen many Ma...

Craft Time

Craft Time

Adele Goodwin, Henry Ilyasova, and Remi Hayek, Junior Reporters

December 7, 2018

On November 17th, Manitou Springs hosted a Craft Fair that had 71 local vendors. Crafting is a hobby billions of people of people worldwide participate in every single day. Many people express this in different ways: some make bracelets and necklaces out of beads, others could make doors and tables out...

Choir Students Shine in the Spotlight at Honor Choir Concert

Choir Students Shine in the Spotlight at Honor Choir Concert

Zak Talbot, Sports Editor

November 29, 2018

There is nothing quite like music, whether it’s the soft, slow piano of classical or the deafening screams of heavy metal. Music inspires us, teaches us, and builds us up, and not just by listening to it: by making music. And sing is exactly what eight Manitou Springs High School students did over...

Spooky Photos in Digital Photo Class

Spooky Photos in Digital Photo Class

Meara Sauer and Adelyn Powell, Junior Reporters

November 16, 2018

In Paul Bonner’s Digital Photo class, students learn to take interesting photos, use a camera, edit in photoshop and much more. Bonner’s goal for his digital photography class is to teach the understanding of camera functions, photoshop usage and basic techniques that will help them later on in life. “Hopefully...

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