Festive Alternatives to Traditional Trick-or-Treating

Festive Alternatives to Traditional Trick-or-Treating

Eliana Dutil, Reporter

October 27, 2020

This year, to say the least, has been a rollercoaster. Just when things might be looking up everything seems to crash and burn. Although it is easy to feel hopelessness in all of the messes 2020 has brought, it is more important than ever to stay hopeful. In order to keep a community positive, it is...

Laine Givens: A Different Path to Success

Laine Givens (12) poses with her brother Cade Givens (Class of 2019) and her Marine Corps contract.

Eliana Dutil, Reporter

October 13, 2020

While many seniors at MSHS are frantically finishing college applications and essays today for Colorado Free Application Day, Laine Givens is taking a deep breath.  At 18, Laine, a Manitou Springs senior, enlisted in the Marines and after graduating will leave to start her new life training at Boot C...

Mr. Hull: The Man Behind It All

Mr. Hull works from his desk Tuesday triaging the new remote learning schedule.

Jalen Lindh, Reporter

October 6, 2020

Many people think that the principals at schools are not all that important. That all they are is just the cherry on top of the ice cream, or that they are just there to keep students in check. But there is so much more that goes on behind the scenes. There is so much more that the principal is responsible...

MSSD14 balances relationships and safety

MSHS students experience the new reality of the classroom during the first weeks of school.

Flor Breuer, Reporter

September 10, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, people have been asked to make many sacrifices and changes for the greater good. One of these new changes included wearing a mask. In many places around the world wearing a mask was already a common practice. In China, even before the pandemic, people wore masks to protect...

Everything You Need to Know About 2020-21 StuCo Elections

Aiden Coté holds up a sign encouraging Manitou students to stay strong in the midst of the hardships caused by COVID-19

Ben Schwartz, Photo Editor

April 14, 2020

Despite everything occurring with Coronavirus, Manitou Springs High School’s (MSHS) second semester continues despite temporary school closure. Student Body (SB) Elections are still on, and it’s looking to be a fantastic line-up of candidates for the 2020-2021 school year. Each of the position...

Trout Gang: Taking Care of Brudis and Spreading MSHS Positivity

Brudis, the last of the 200 trout taken care of by Mr. Slama's Environmental Science class.

Kat Yenne and Grace Olson

April 14, 2020

Trout gang started when Mr. Slama informed our environmental science class that we were getting trout eggs to care for before we released them as adults. We, Kat Yenne and Grace Olson, decided to start an Instagram page to keep the student body updated on the progress of the trout while also using...

It’s Corona Time with Mady Caywood

People stock up on juices and milk due to the fear of quarantine from COVID-19.

Mady Caywood, Senior Reporter

March 20, 2020

Day One Today is Monday, March 16th and is the first day of quarantine for Manitou Springs High School (MSHS). I never in a million years would think that I or my fellow peers would have to experience anything like this. It’s definitely a change and an adjustment that everyone around me is gett...

Operation Cheese Stick

Students eating lunch and enjoying their midday break.

Phoenix Stogdill, Guest Writer

March 9, 2020

This assignment puts into perspective how few entertaining events have happened to me throughout the first eight hours of the week for the past three and a half years. The first things that come to mind are that one time a kid said a racial slur on a bus and got everyone yelled at (still awkward), the...

Spring Sports Preview: Girls’ Soccer

Spring Sports Preview: Girls' Soccer

Mackenna Yount and Matt Rogge

March 3, 2020

After a winter of working on their skills and playing indoor soccer, the Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) girls are ready to get outside and take the pitch. Coach Ben Mack and Assistant Coaches Nathan Johnson, Scott Coté, Melanie Gordon and Jonathan Fugate form an impressive and experienced coaching...

Spring Sports Preview: Track and Field

Spring Sports Preview: Track and Field

Zak Talbot, Copy Editor

March 3, 2020

The contemplation of whether the month of March will come in like a lion and pass like a lamb is never a question in regards to the Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Track and Field team, simply because the season comes whether March is snow-packed or sunny. And like it always has happened in t...

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