Koda Oxford's finest hour

Koda Oxford’s finest hour

Jalen Lindh, Reporter April 8, 2021

“Theater’s been my life for a really long time, and I’m glad that before I leave, I get to be a big part of it one more time.” said Koda Oxford when asked how it felt to be cast as the...

Koda Oxford (12) poses with the Theater Buffet announcement.

Theater is back with Theater Buffet

Jalen Lindh, Reporter March 12, 2021

Covid has really restricted many activities this year, making it really hard for student’s to actually express themselves and make their mark. But there’s a small light at the end of the...

Theater's end?

Theater’s end?

Jalen Lindh, Reporter September 17, 2020

“I think there is incredible value in the world of theater. What we do as the people who get to help make and form this part of the theater, and those who perform, [offers] experiences that you won't...

The cast of

“Skinflints and Scoundrels” Snags Second

Abby Pribila, Copy Editor February 27, 2020

On February 20th, the theater department at Manitou Springs High School held a showcase of their one-act play for friends and family at the District Theater. Theater teacher Wendy Harms directed the act...

Olive Van Eimeren (10) and Matt Buchenhain (12) stare deeply into each other's eyes at the very end of

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...

The audience gets involved with the African drum circle song that opened the night. The drum circle was available in the French classroom throughout the night.

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...

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...

Alison Lanning (12) enjoys her last time on stage for Manitou Springs High School. She is looking forward to going to college and starting fresh.

Coffee House Showcases Talent Within MSHS

Allie Robbins, Senoir Reporter March 15, 2018

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...

JC Aurand (9) has worked before with Wendy Harms in other productions at the middle school, including last year's play, where she played the lead role.

“13 Past Midnight” Showcases New Talent

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief November 27, 2017

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...

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