• November 1811/22 BBB Parent Meeting at 5:45 p.m.
  • November 1811/23 Cheer Competition
  • November 1811/22 Wrestling Parent Meeting at 6 p.m.
  • November 1811/20 GBB Parent Meeting at 5:15 p.m.

Review: “Badger”, Fall Play

Review: “Badger”, Fall Play

Ben Schwartz, Photo Editor

November 14, 2019

The crowd was deadly quiet as Rose (Olive Van Eimeren, 10) touchingly embraced the ghost of her lost love Timothy (Matt Buchenhain, 12) after learning of his death in a factory accident the day after Timothy had asked her to run away with him. This year’s performance of the Fall Play, “Badge...

Painting With the Herd Raises Money for Creative Mustangs

Painting With the Herd Raises Money for Creative Mustangs

Abby Pribila, Copy Editor

October 29, 2019

Nearly 20 community members attended Painting With the Herd on Friday, Oct. 25. There were a lot of staff members and parents of students in attendance. The Art Department at Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) put together the night of painting to fundraise for the program, specifically to buy ne...

Magic Giant: Uplifting and Environmentally Friendly

Magic Giant: Uplifting and Environmentally Friendly

Paige Harrison, Copy Editor

October 22, 2019

Capturing the soul and heart of people has been something that bands long for since basically the beginning of music. A new up and coming indie-folk band, Magic Giant, is slowly making its way to achieving this goal. Magic Giant writes songs not only to appeal to everyone but connect with them as we...

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...

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