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End of Year Brings Student Council Elections

End of Year Brings Student Council Elections

Sage Stevens, Student Council Correspondent
April 12, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Council

Student Council elections are quickly approaching as the year draws to a close. For the first time in over a decade, the position of Student Body President is unopposed. Amanda Nagel (12) is the only nominee for Student Body President. Nagel has been a member of Student Council for two and a half years,...

Kory Mitchell Accepted to UCCS

Kory Mitchell Accepted to UCCS

Allie Robbins, Reporter
March 23, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2rKT1xtgPg Kory Mitchell (12) is a extremely happy and thrilled to be a senior at Manitou Springs High School. She has cheered at Manitou Springs High School for all four years. "I am very excited to graduate Manitou Springs High School! If cheerleading doesn't ...

What You Need to Know about the Winter Dance

What You Need to Know about the Winter Dance

Kaylin Cole, Student Council Correspondent
February 15, 2017
Filed under Student Council

Manitou Springs High School's Winter Dance is here once again and we are in the midst of spirit week! The theme of the dance this year is, "A Journey Through the Seasons." For spirit week, there are five different dress up days students are encouraged to participate in and each day is based off of...

Annual Craft Fair Attracts a Crowd

Annual Craft Fair Attracts a Crowd

Mo Heiniger, Reporter
November 30, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Council

With planning starting as early as August, this year's craft fair culminated on Nov. 19. Chairperson of the event Andrea Edwards (12) said, "There were more people involved than I thought that there would be. I had a committee with two other people. There was Mrs. Stoneback, obviously and then Ms. Wendy....

Yuji Zhong, Chinese Exchange Student, Talks American Experience

Yuji Zhong, Chinese Exchange Student, Talks American Experience

Eryn McQueen, Reporter
November 16, 2016
Filed under Features

Many international students have come Manitou Springs High School this year, including Yuji Zhong (11). Prior to her current living situations, Zhong lived in Beijing, China. The transition has been a bit turbulent due to the vast amount of changes in culture. The major adjustments for Zhong are...

Latvia: Culture, Tradition, and Environmental Awareness

Latvia: Culture, Tradition, and Environmental Awareness

David Misyura, Reporter
November 16, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bajdxZ8uAxc&feature=youtu.be This year sees the continuation of MSHS's tradition of sharing cultures from around the world on one very special night: World Language and Culture Night. The event was raised to a much grander scale than previous years, with the MSMS band playing va...

Jensen Delius Rediscovers Passion for Dance at New Studio

Jensen Delius Rediscovers Passion for Dance at New Studio

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor
November 8, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

When individuals discover their passion, it is often by accident. This is the manner in which Jensen Delius (11) stumbled upon her love for dance. Now 16, Delius first set foot in a studio at age nine. She instantaneously fell in love with the art, and has continued to jump at every opportunity...

“Easy German” Teaches Language with Real-World Approach

“Easy German” Teaches Language with Real-World Approach

David Misyura, Reporter
November 3, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Manitou Springs High School has quite the diverse and fleshed-out foreign language program, and its German department recently got the exciting opportunity to meet with the Easy German group. Easy German is a YouTube group dedicated to teaching German in an applicable and realistic manner. The group doe...

Seeing Double with Trina and Rebecca Borst

Seeing Double with Trina and Rebecca Borst

Yuji Zhong, Reporter
October 21, 2016
Filed under Features

Trina (10) and Rebecca (10) Borst are twins. They attend Manitou Springs High School and participate in many of the same activities, but they are also monumentally different people. Trina likes art, reading and sports, and she is on the school cross country team. Rebecca loves to watch movies and...

Return to the Springs with Pierce Gillard

Return to the Springs with Pierce Gillard

Eryn McQueen, Reporter
October 21, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

This year, the staff of Manitou Springs High School has had many new additions, including Pierce Gillard. This is Gillard's first year in the teaching career. Prior to this, the 23-year-old was studying at the University of Wyoming. After graduating from Rampart High School in Colorado Springs in...

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