• September 15The bonfire is Thursday the 21st at 8 p.m. at the Middle School Upper Activity Area.

  • July 30The Homecoming Parade will be on Friday at 1:30 p.m. on Manitou Avenue.

  • July 30Both the Volleyball and Boys Soccer teams play James Irwin on Sept. 19 at Home.

Review for Sounds Good Feels Good by 5 Seconds of Summer

Review for Sounds Good Feels Good by 5 Seconds of Summer

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior Reporter

October 23, 2015


Filed under Reviews

5 Seconds of Summer started out as a little garage band from Sydney, Australia that had big dreams. The band includes guitarists Luke Hemmings, Michael Clifford, and Calum Hood. The band's drummer is Ashton Irwin. They all dropped out of school to pursue their dream of becoming a band. One Direction'...

The Force Awakens and so do Our Hopes for New Star Wars Movie

The Force Awakens and so do Our Hopes for New Star Wars Movie

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter

October 23, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The trailer for new Star Wars movie was aired during the Eagles vs Giants game on the night of October 19. Football and Star Wars fans alike huddled close around the television during half time, either opening another dip container, or more likely, watching the trailer for the movie we have waited almost...

Music Review: Bad Suns, Transpose (Remixes)

Music Review: Bad Suns, Transpose (Remixes)

Avery Norwood, Reporter

October 23, 2015


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"Transpose" is Bad Suns' most recently-released album. It was released on August 7, 2015. Although there are just two songs on the album, "Transpose (Embody Remix)", and "Transpose (Leo Kalyan Remix)", the songs are very well thought-out. The band has played multiple times at Colorado Springs local...

Review: FIFA 16 Kicks Off With A Bang

Review: FIFA 16 Kicks Off With A Bang

Theodore Weiss, Senior Reporter

October 21, 2015


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I wouldn't classify myself as a "gamer". I don't play Call of Duty, or any typical "gamer" video game, for that matter. But there is one game that I have consistently played for the last three years, and have bought opening day every year: FIFA by Electronic Arts (EA). I wouldn't classify myself...

Symphonic and Jazz Bands put on Fall Concert

Symphonic and Jazz Bands put on Fall Concert

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior Reporter

October 20, 2015


Filed under Music, Showcase

The Manitou Springs High School band had their first concert of the year on Thursday, October 15. The band has been working hard for this concert since the beginning of the year, but they had to stop rehearsing it at times in order to be able to practice the school song for the Homecoming Parade. ...

Music Review: Made in the A.M. by One Direction

Music Review: Made in the A.M. by One Direction

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior Reporter

October 20, 2015


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It was said that One Direction's career was over since member Zayn Malik (22) left the band. But Harry Styles (21), Liam Payne (22), Louis Tomlinson (23), and Niall Horan (22) are releasing their fifth album, called Made in the A.M. Its release date is November 13th. I knew when 1D stated that they...

Manitou Students Create Documentaries in Film Academy

Manitou Students Create Documentaries in Film Academy

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter

October 20, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

On Tuesday, October 20, at 6:30pm at the Fine Arts Center, the Youth Documentary Academy (YDA) will be showing twelve short films done by students in the Colorado Springs area. Among these 12 films are three directed by Manitou students, Mia Elliot (12), Marley Kaiser (11) and Scott Larwood (10). There...

Movie Review: The Martian

Movie Review: The Martian

Theodore Weiss, Senior Reporter

October 20, 2015


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I hardly ever go to the movies. Whether that is because Netflix and Hulu are sufficient enough that I can binge watch episodes from my bedroom and don't have drive twenty-five minutes to Tinseltown. Maybe it's because the overpriced movie tickets, drinks and popcorn don't live up to the hype. Nevertheless,...

Review: Intoxicating Jams

Review: Intoxicating Jams

Connor Cupit, Reporter

October 14, 2015


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Max Frost's recently-released EP, "Intoxication" is a pleasant surprise. It is the first material he has released since the 2013 album, "Low High Low", which features catchy beats like the hit, "White Lies". Intoxication is more of the same with percussion, guitar, electronic beats, and catchy vocals....

Editorial: Trevor Noah Shows He’s Capable

Editorial: Trevor Noah Shows He’s Capable

Theodore Weiss, Senior Reporter

October 12, 2015


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They are called legends for a reason. They're not only good at what they do, but they are irreplaceable and their shoes cannot be completely filled. They leave a legacy. Imagine trying to replace Seinfeld. It'd be impossible, the show wouldn't go on. Or try to substitute another character for Homer...

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