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Lucas Grieb (12) & Lance Warner (12) pose for a band photo, outside in Manitou Springs, CO, with their guitars.

Euphoria: Manitou Springs High School’s up and coming band

Paige Harrison, Senior Reporter & Editor March 14, 2022

​​When senior year rolled around, Lucas Grieb (12) and Lance Warner (12) got into the punk-rock music crowd; which is when they decided it was time to start their own band, Euphoria.  Naming the...

Anton Akse (12), principal chair tuba, focuses on how his instrument sounds in the concert hall as opposed to the rehearsal space.

Abeel and Aske play in top youth orchestral group

Emily Waite, Senior Reporter March 8, 2022

Manitou Springs High School students Anton Akse (12), principal chair tuba, and Logan Abeel (12), principal chair bass trombone, are playing for the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony for their senior...

Boulder Honor Band members Devin Rocha (11) and Hailey Matas (12) at their concert in Boulder.

It’s an Honor to be in Honor Band

Jalen Lindh, Junior Reporter March 12, 2020

The Honor Band took part in a concert at CU Boulder from February 27th to 29th. The experience was both fun and adventurous for many of MSHS's own students like Devin Rocha (11) and Hailey Matas (12),...

Atraya Christiansen (11) practices for a concert with classmates. She was one of the eight MSHS students to sing in the Honor Choir.

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...

Talia Traxler (11) laughs after finishing a scale on her cello.

Celebrating Classical Music Month

Mackenna Yount, Copy Editor October 8, 2018

September was Classical Music month, a time to celebrate musicians, composers, and conductors such as Bach, Mozart, and dedicated students pursuing their musical dreams. Classical music has been...

Review: Coco Beautifully Captures Mexican Tradition and Culture

Review: Coco Beautifully Captures Mexican Tradition and Culture

Mackenna Yount, Junior Reporter April 5, 2018

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...

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

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,...

MSHS student, Riley Jungbauer (10), made his piece, Black Panther, in his art class. When I was younger, Black Panther was my favorite superhero, said Jungbauer. He decided to make the piece in light of the new movie coming out.

Review: The Revolution of “Black Panther” is Live

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief March 16, 2018

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...

Alena Akse (11) and Braeden Lewis (11) start off the woodwind section of the jazz band with New Orleans Jumbo-Gumbo.

Band Ends the Year with Award Concert

Hanny Chairunnisa, Reporter May 12, 2017

The Manitou Springs High School Band successfully held the end of the year concert on May 10th. This concert was special because it was the last time the seniors would perform in a MSHS Band concert....

Band Improves Festival Scores From Last Year

Band Improves Festival Scores From Last Year

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter May 5, 2017

Last year, Manitou Springs High School Symphonic Band competed in a prestigious competition called CHSAA Large Group and Solo & Ensemble Festival. They played the pieces "Overture for Winds" by Charles...

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