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At this annual Larrys, MPAC President Kai Jacobson (11) and Vice President Meghan Taylor (11) took liberty in naming and presenting every award given.

The 2023 Larry’s: What to expect of this long standing tradition

Jack Boyd, Senior Reporter May 22, 2023

On Monday, May 8th, the annual Larry’s awards ceremony was held for the MSSD Theatre Department. The event elapsed a total of 2 and a half hours, in which eventgoers were frolicing in revelry abounds. “It’s...

The Cast and Crew of Too Many Daughters after arriving back at the High School with their 1st Place Trophy and Outstanding Supporting Actor Award.

MSHS wins Pikes Peak Regional One-Act Competition

Dalton Gates, Senior Reporter February 16, 2023

After many weeks of preparation, the Manitou Springs High School’s Theatre Department headed to Palmer Ridge High School for the annual Pikes Peak Regional One-Act Competition. They went head to head...

At the end of the show, the characters celebrated Beowulf and Gunborg defeating Grendels mother.

MSHS performed their fall play: “Beowulf (and the Bard)”

Ethan Anderson, Senior Reporter October 25, 2022

Manitou Springs High School performed their fall play, “Beowulf (and the Bard)”, to the public in the district auditorium on Oct. 21 and 22, 2022. “Beowulf (and the Bard)” is a play written...

Henry White (12) in the play Our Town that was performed in the fall of 2021.

Henry White leaves his mark on MSHS theater

Emily Waite, Senior Reporter April 29, 2022

Senior Henry White has been actively involved in the Manitou Springs High School theater program since his freshman year.  In White’s high school career, he has participated in five plays and even...

Senior Koda Oxford recreates Shakespeares Hamlet.  Theater was greatly restricted this year, and thespians were unable to act in traditional ways.

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...

Theaters 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 celebrates with their shiny second place trophy after the competition on February 12th.

“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 others eyes at the very end of Badger as they were dancing together.

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...

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