• March 19Dive-In Movie on March 22nd at Manitou Pool from 7:30-10:00pm ($10-To get in)

  • March 19Spring Break starts March 25th and ends in March 31st.

  • March 15Baseball has a tournament on March 20, March 21, and March 22 at Home.

  • February 27World Language and Culture Night is on March 20th at 5 p.m.

  • February 27Bring your formal wear to Mrs. Kerrigan and shop at WLACN to donate to NHS.

MSHS Yearbook Editor-in-Chief Wins National Photography Contest

MSHS Yearbook Editor-in-Chief Wins National Photography Contest

Aliah Char, Copy & Photography Editor

March 21, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, News, Showcase

For Sophia McKeown (10), having an award-winning photograph represented much more than just an accomplishment. “This experience validated me. It moved me from being someone who does photography to be able to call myself a photographer,” she said. No longer were her photos only for ...

Manitou Baseball in Full Swing as Tryouts Begin

Manitou Baseball in Full Swing as Tryouts Begin

Zak Talbot, Sports Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Sports

As the true Colorado winter blows in, Spring sports are now in full swing at Manitou Springs High School (MSHS). As the snow melts off the diamond and the outfield grass becomes green again, the 2019 baseball team takes the field with eager eyes and high hopes for the coming season. With tryouts beginning...

I Want To Believe: A Look Into the MSHS Staff’s Supernatural Experiences

I Want To Believe: A Look Into the MSHS Staff’s Supernatural Experiences

Adelyn Powell, Junior Reporter

February 27, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Scroll Bar

Ghosts and spirits are such a huge part of today's culture. For those of us who believe, the stories of ghosts and ghouls aren’t hard to imagine. For the non-believers though, while they may want to believe, the lack of evidence nudges them in the other direction. “I’m a skeptic, so I believe...

A Season To Remember: A Look at Girls’ Soccer in 2019

A Season To Remember: A Look at Girls’ Soccer in 2019

Riley Cluxton, Senior Reporter

February 22, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Caileen Sienknecht (12) and Ava Spangler (12) are two of the three Varsity Team Captains for the 2019 season. This is Spangler's second year as a captain, and she's been starting Varsity soccer since her freshman year. Captains and seniors have many more responsibilities than underclassmen, such...

Chloe Unruh Starts the Golf Season With A Positive Mindset

Chloe Unruh Starts the Golf Season With A Positive Mindset

Mackenna Yount, Copy Editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Although golf may not seem like an exciting sport, Chloe Unruh (12) will assure you that it is. The careful calculations of hitting the ball with a club perfectly while taking into consideration wind conditions and the distance from the hole make the guessing game that golf is. Golf tournaments are q...

Time of Turmoil: Track Introduces New Faces and Emphasizes Old Goals

Time of Turmoil: Track Introduces New Faces and Emphasizes Old Goals

Aliah Char, Copy/Photography Editor

February 20, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

This upcoming track and field season shows a lot of promise. Despite some concerns regarding periodic adjustments– a new head coach and team composed mainly of underclassmen– there’s also a lot of room for growth. According to Jayden Omi (12), there are “possibilities for State qua...

Rivals to Teammates: A Look at Coronado and Manitou’s Joined Boys’ Swim Team

Rivals to Teammates: A Look at Coronado and Manitou’s Joined Boys’ Swim Team

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

As Manitou Springs High School’s Girls’ Swimming comes to an end, the boys’ swimming season is picking up. Even though Manitou lacks its own boys’ team, any boys who still want to swim have to opportunity to join Coronado’s team. In the past, and even now, MSHS doesn’t have enough boy swimm...

Raising Awareness: Hazel Mannery on Suicide Prevention

Raising Awareness: Hazel Mannery on Suicide Prevention

Meara Sauer, Junior Reporter

February 12, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

[Disclaimer: The following story includes mentions of suicide.] The “Suicide Belt”–a vertical strip of land in the U.S. starting at Montana and ending at Arizona and New Mexico– is responsible for the rising number of suicides in the past few years. Colorado is labeled the ninth highest in ...

Freshman Basketball Player Takes On Varsity Responsibilities

Freshman Basketball Player Takes On Varsity Responsibilities

Kayla Hendricks, Junior Reporter

January 30, 2019


Filed under Features, Scroll Bar

Who would have thought a freshman would start on varsity? As the basketball season came around Alexia Vigil (9) worked her hardest to become a better basketball player. Due to her hard work during the offseason and playing year-round basketball, she captured a spot on the varsity team and on starting...

MSHS Students Represent Their School at Ice Skating Nationals

MSHS Students Represent Their School at Ice Skating Nationals

Zak Talbot, Sports Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Manitou Springs High School students and ice skating prodigies Davis Ortonward (10) and Romy Malcolm (9) depart for Detroit, Michigan to participate in the Ice Skating Nationals. The two will be making the 1339 mile trip to The Motor City this Thursday the 17th. Competition for the two begins Janu...

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