• November 29No School on January 21th, Martin Luther King Jr Observance.

  • November 29Girl’s Basketball @ Home on January 22nd from 4:30-5:30pm at MSHS.

  • September 4Wrestling Meet @ Home on January 25th from 4-6pm at MSHS (Senior Night).

  • August 24Neon Dance on January 19th from 8-11pm at MSHS.

Doctor Strange: A Magical Movie?

Doctor Strange: A Magical Movie?

Sabrina Randolph, Reporter

November 16, 2016


Filed under Reviews

Comic book and video game fans will appreciate this new movie, "Doctor Strange," inspired from the classic Marvel comic books. Doctor Steven Strange, the man played by award-winning Benedict Cumberbatch, is a madly creative neurosurgeon looking for challenge. That is, until he gets into a devastating...

“Radium is Dangerous”: Emotional Fall One Act Beautifully Executed

“Radium is Dangerous”: Emotional Fall One Act Beautifully Executed

Thomas Hudson, Reporter

November 15, 2016


Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

"Radium is dangerous," Dr. Von Sochoky, played by Jacob Hammers (10) stated in this year's performance of "Radium Girls" by D.W. Gregory. Set in the 1920's following the Great War, "Radium Girls" focuses on the story of Grace Fryer, played by Maggie Anderson (9). Working for the US Radium Corpora...

Fall Band Concert Successful

Fall Band Concert Successful

Yuji Zhong, Reporter

October 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

A fall band concert was held at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, October 26 at The Manitou Springs Elementary School. The bands members and the band's director Terry Leve were all dressed in black suits and dresses. The MSHS String Ensemble, Jazz Band and Symphonic Band joined the concert. This is Leve's third...

Green Day Album Focuses on Social Issues

Green Day Album Focuses on Social Issues

Chloe Armstrong, Reporter

October 21, 2016


Filed under Reviews

On October 7, 2016, Green Day released a new album called "Revolution Radio". This album is a fantastic new upbringing of their band. Green Day is a pop punk band that was founded in 1986 in Berkeley, California. It has been seven years since the last album release. Their last album, "21st Century...

Review: The Purge: Election Year

Review: The Purge: Election Year

Chloe Armstrong, Reporter

October 18, 2016


Filed under Reviews

The Purge is a set of three movies. The very first one, which is very simply titled, "The Purge" came out in 2013. The second one came out in 2014 and is named, "The Purge: Anarchy". The third movie came out on July 1, 2016. This one was titled, "The Purge: Election Year". If you don't know, these...

Editorial: American Education is Mainly Sports

Editorial: American Education is Mainly Sports

Chloe Armstrong, Reporter

October 11, 2016


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My math teacher mentioned this book, "The Smartest Kids in the World." He was talking about how in the end of it, the author went to this school tour that they were going to enroll their kids in, and on the end of the tour they asked a question: "What do you not want us parents to know about this school?"...

Review: “This Unruly Mess I’ve Made” Brings Perspective on Everything from Fatherhood to Drug Abuse

Review: “This Unruly Mess I’ve Made” Brings Perspective on Everything from Fatherhood to Drug Abuse

Mo Heiniger, Reporter

October 11, 2016


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On February 26, 2016, the long-awaited Macklemore & Ryan Lewis album "This Unruly Mess I've Made" was released. Listeners have observed both serious and humorous sides of Ben Haggerty (a.k.a. Macklemore) and this album beautifully highlights both of these. Popular songs off of this album include...

Review: Watsky’s “x Infinity” brings Criticism, Satire and a Theoretical Robot Clown Apocalypse

Review: Watsky’s “x Infinity” brings Criticism, Satire and a Theoretical Robot Clown Apocalypse

Mo Heinger, Reporter

October 11, 2016


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

George Watsky's fourth studio album, "x Infinity," came out on Aug. 19, 2016. Before coming into the rap scene, Watsky was an award-winning slam poet, and that has always been reflected in his music. He paired the release of this spoken-word masterpiece with the release of his only book, "How to Ruin...

Election 2016, A Debate of Insults

Election 2016, A Debate of Insults

Jackson Parker

October 10, 2016


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

  28 days remain this election cycle and the candidates are dueling in the ring. Insults are only becoming worse and there is an overwhelming distraction from real issues facing America. Last night's debate was no different, with no real answers to our healthcare system, economic policy or future...

Review: “Wild World” by Bastille

Review: “Wild World” by Bastille

October 10, 2016


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

On September 9th, 2016, Bastille released their new album, "Wild World". Bastille is described as a British indie pop band. Before "Wild World", they had four other albums, "Bad Blood", "VS. (Other People's heartache)"," Other People's Heartache", and "Other People's Heartache pt. 2.". "Pompeii" from...

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