• August 20The first day of school is on August 25th.

  • July 30Registration for all students is on August 21st at Manitou Springs High School.

  • July 30Freshmen Orientation is on August 24th at Manitou Springs High School.

Disco to Dabbing Episode 7: Mahalia Henschel Talks About Generational Changes

Disco to Dabbing Episode 7: Mahalia Henschel Talks About Generational Changes

Sage Stevens, Kaitlyn Davidson, and Ryan Cantwell
May 19, 2016
Filed under Podcasts, Showcase

In this episode, Kaitlyn Davidson (10) interviews 2016 Student Body President, Mahalia Henschel (12), about her high school experience, as well as her parents and her predictions about the next generation's teenage years. She recounts some of her favorite stories from her high school (including when...

Manitou Students Represent Presidential Candidates in Debate

Manitou Students Represent Presidential Candidates in Debate

Kaitlyn Davidson and Sage Stevens
May 9, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Manitou Springs has a very diverse political scene, with many students passionately debating controversial topics, some of which the presidential candidates stand for.  “This election is an unpopularity contest for the ages,” according to The Washington Post, and students have taken to many socia...

The Mighty Five on Fridays Episode 4: Scholarships, Track Meets and Broken Legs

The Mighty Five on Fridays Episode 4: Scholarships, Track Meets and Broken Legs

James Baker and Zach McGee
May 6, 2016
Filed under Podcasts, Showcase

https://youtu.be/O_XlQpgI-Xw The Mighty Five is a video segment highlighting outstanding performances by MSHS students in the past few weeks. We will be looking across all activities, school and non-school sponsored and determining who are the might five Mustangs. In this weeks Mighty Five we feature...

Disco to Dabbing Episode 7: Miss Wendy talks Past, Future

Disco to Dabbing Episode 7: Miss Wendy talks Past, Future

Kaitlyn Davidson, Sage Stevens, and Ryan Cantwell
May 4, 2016
Filed under Podcasts, Showcase

Miss Wendy talks to Sage Stevens (10) about her experience as a high schooler at Coronado and the transition the school has gone through since her graduation, the benefits of being like a second mother to all of the MSHS students, and the effects of early exposure to Ipads. She also talks about her...

Student Body Executive Board Members Announced

Student Body Executive Board Members Announced

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor
April 26, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Council

On April 22, Manitou Springs High Schools' new student body executive board was announced. After weeks of tireless campaigning, including hanging posters adorned with puns and passing out t-shirts and pins, four students have been voted into office to serve for the 2016-2017 school year. During advisory...

Disco to Dabbing Episode 5: Steven Jensen and the 40’s

Disco to Dabbing Episode 5: Steven Jensen and the 40’s

Kaitlyn Davidson, Sage Stevens, and Ryan Cantwell
April 20, 2016
Filed under Podcasts, Showcase

Steven Jensen (12) has been avidly involved in MSHS for the past four years. He is a three-season athlete (football, basketball, and track & field) and was elected Homecoming King with his twin sister Angala Jensen (12). "Disco to Dabbing" looks into Jensen's perspective of his high school expe...

Manitou Springs High School Receives National Student Council Award

Manitou Springs High School Receives National Student Council Award

Andrea Edwards, Student Council Correspondent
April 13, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Council

Manitou Springs High School Student Council has been awarded a 2016 National Gold Council of Excellence Award by the National Association of Student Councils (NASC). Right now, you're probably wondering what this award is all about and the significance of it all. According to Ann Postlewaite, who...

Cicada Scott Advances to Final Round in Scholarship for Essay Focusing on Gender

Cicada Scott Advances to Final Round in Scholarship for Essay Focusing on Gender

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter
April 11, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Cicada Scott (12) was selected as a finalist to win a $2500 scholarship for writing an essay on the impact society had on who they are today. The story uses To Kill a Mockingbird as a base prompt, and uses how society shapes the characters in the book as a comparison to how it has impacted them ...

Disco to Dabbing Episode 4: Poor Baskin-Robbins

Disco to Dabbing Episode 4: Poor Baskin-Robbins

Kaitlyn Davidson, Sage Stevens, and Ryan Cantwell
April 6, 2016
Filed under Podcasts, Showcase

On this episode of Disco to Dabbing, we cover Mr. Noland, a Language Arts teacher at Manitou Springs Middle School. Not only does he reflect on his high school experience, but comments on this generation and what he thinks about middle school cliches, our use of technology and his predictions of our ...

Freshman Friday: Quinn Hersey Makes Memories

Freshman Friday: Quinn Hersey Makes Memories

Sita Ahlen and Mia Elliott
April 2, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase, Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RfXMqJCJQZ4 Taylor Finn (12), a friend of Quinn Hersey (9) through Student Council and Track, remarks on her friend's quirky attitude and fun personality. Since coming to High School, Hersey has been involved in nearly everything, becoming engrossed in making memories...

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School
Features