• September 15Graduation is on May 20th at 1 p.m. at the football field.

  • July 30Track state is May 17th through May 19th.

  • July 30The Girls' Golf state meet is May 21 through May 22.

Review: Coco Beautifully Captures Mexican Tradition and Culture

Review: Coco Beautifully Captures Mexican Tradition and Culture

Mackenna Yount, Junior Reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Music, Reviews

The Disney Pixar movie, "Coco", hit theaters in November of 2017, and it was an instant hit. Directed by longtime Pixar director, Lee Unkrich, movie lovers of all types will instantly adore this movie. At the 90th Academy Awards, Coco was nominated for and won Best Animated Feature Film and ...

Review: Three Days Grace Bounces Back With New Album Despite Losing Lead Singer

Review: Three Days Grace Bounces Back With New Album Despite Losing Lead Singer

Ashley Finsel, Junior Reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Music, Reviews, Showcase

The album "Outsider" is the second album by Three Days Grace, a Canadian rock band founded in 1992. Up until January of 2013 the band consisted of the lead singer, Adam Goutier; the bass guitarist, Brad Walst; the lead guitarist, Barry Stock; and the pianist, Neil Sanderson. However, in 2013 Ad...

World Language and Culture Night Brings Community Together

World Language and Culture Night Brings Community Together

Zak Talbot, Reporter

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

The Manitou Springs High School World Language and Culture Night is a staff organized event where students take on the personalities of a certain person who has been remarkably influential in their respective culture. Students who are enrolled in any language class must participate in this event, as we...

Opinion: Oscars Cling to Fading Relevancy Through Angle of Social Justice

Opinion: Oscars Cling to Fading Relevancy Through Angle of Social Justice

Kaitlyn Davidson, Senior Reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

As always, the Oscars was a time for Hollywood to pat itself on the back for all the progress they have made. Outsider fringe movies, like “Get Out”, were assumed to be throwouts as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences prefers awarding established film producers, but the Academy awarded t...

Review: The Revolution of “Black Panther” is Live

Review: The Revolution of “Black Panther” is Live

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews, Showcase

SPOILERS!: The cultural impact that Black Panther has made in the months leading up to its release is nothing short of extraordinary. With its all black cast and the biggest budget ever given to an African American director, it was breaking records from the start. Especially with the prejudice and repr...

Coffee House Showcases Talent Within MSHS

Coffee House Showcases Talent Within MSHS

Allie Robbins, Senoir Reporter

March 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Performing Arts, Showcase

The Coffee House is an annual event hosted by the Mustang Thespian Society that not only displays and showcases talented members but also depicts the dedication and hard work the student put in to their performance. The show kicked off with Nathan Plush (12) performing "Hurt" by Johnny Cash. It wa...

“13 Past Midnight” Showcases New Talent

“13 Past Midnight” Showcases New Talent

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief

November 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Performing Arts, Showcase

The Fall Play this year was a comedic murder mystery called "13 Past Midnight", and with a cast made almost entirely of underclassmen, it became a learning opportunity for many. Two years ago, the theater department lost 14 seniors that were an active part of the plays and musicals. To make u...

Adam State University Art Contest Offers Scholarships

Adam State University Art Contest Offers Scholarships

Morgan Fisher, Reporter

October 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

The Art Department at Adams State University (ASU) is having a regional juried scholarship exhibition for high school juniors and seniors. The contest will accept any type of original art that can be framed or that can be displayed. All work has to have been created in the last two years. The deadlin...

Political Balance: The Laborless Labor for Relaxation

Political Balance: The Laborless Labor for Relaxation

Riley Cluxton, Reporter

September 20, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinions

When patience plays into my life, which is more rare than common, I feel truly flexible and composed. But as the summer of constant leisure faded and the swelling of the school year started and progressed into September, my activities became hectic and pressured. A day to collect myself was definit...

Last Dance Recital Features Exchange Students

Last Dance Recital Features Exchange Students

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Performing Arts, Showcase

This dance concert was a special event due to the variety of originally composed dances. There was a total of four dances that were choreographed by students this semester. Two of these were done by exchange students who were taking the class. Godwill Ofori-Atuahene (12) was one of the exchange stud...

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