• November 29No School on January 21th, Martin Luther King Jr Observance.

  • November 29Girl’s Basketball @ Home on January 22nd from 4:30-5:30pm at MSHS.

  • September 4Wrestling Meet @ Home on January 25th from 4-6pm at MSHS (Senior Night).

  • August 24Neon Dance on January 19th from 8-11pm at MSHS.

Seeing Double with Trina and Rebecca Borst

Seeing Double with Trina and Rebecca Borst

Yuji Zhong, Reporter

October 21, 2016


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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


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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...

Feature: Steven Blocher’s “The Hainan Island Incident”

Feature: Steven Blocher’s “The Hainan Island Incident”

David Misyura, Reporter

October 18, 2016


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Imagine a fine day of surveillance from the air, when all of a sudden, a Chinese jet collides, forcing an emergency landing on Chinese territory, where the officials there then detain and hold interrogations for almost two weeks. That's Steven Blocher's story of the Hainan Island Incident. It all...

Yuji Zhong: Something about China

Yuji Zhong: Something about China

October 12, 2016


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China is far away from the United States and, because of the long distance and history, these two countries are completely different. I am a Chinese exchange student, and I think that this difference between locations is incredibly interesting. First, let's talk about education. The government in...

Feature: Jonathan Nishimoto Talks Video Games, Motorcycles

Feature: Jonathan Nishimoto Talks Video Games, Motorcycles

Sabrina Randolph, Reporter

October 5, 2016


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Ever heard of the wonderful "Master of Motoycles"? The man who's the "King of science and technology"? That man happens to work at Manitou Springs High School. Jonathan Shigeol Nishimoto is the Secondary Science teacher here at the High School. Standing at five foot eight, this twenty-four-year old loves...

Ella Slater, Varsity Cheer Freshman, Talks Sport

Ella Slater, Varsity Cheer Freshman, Talks Sport

Marissa Thomas, Reporter

October 4, 2016


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Ella Slater is a freshman at Manitou Springs High School. She tried out for the cheer team at the beginning of the school year, and made varsity. According to Slater, she was very excited and astonished that she made varsity, because she hadn't been practicing over the summer aside from attending the...

Caleb Edwards: Parkour Extraordinare

Caleb Edwards: Parkour Extraordinare

David Misyura, Reporter

September 27, 2016


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Many of us have hobbies that we are passionate about. Sometimes those hobbies aren't well known by those around us, but for Caleb Edwards (10), it's all about movement, and sharing that movement. Edwards is a traceur, meaning he does parkour, or the practice of moving efficiently and practically in any...

Yuji Zhong: A Year To Remember

Yuji Zhong: A Year To Remember

Eryn McQueen, Reporter

September 20, 2016


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Yuji Zhong (11) is a foreign exchange student from Beijing, China. Zhong arrived in Colorado on August 24, 2016, which was a bit hectic since school started just two days later. She lives with her host family, Yvonne and Matt Carpenter, along with their daughter Kyla Carpenter (9), who also attends...

New School Year, New Staff

New School Year, New Staff

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter

September 9, 2016


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Some Mustangs might have noticed the several new staff members that have joined Manitou Springs High School this year. There are four new English teachers and two new Counselors. Some of these new staff members include Elizabeth Lockard (Spanish), David Bonogofsky (World Geography), and Robyn Buch...

Final Installment: Mighty Five on Fridays (on Tuesday)

Final Installment: Mighty Five on Fridays (on Tuesday)

James Baker and Zach McGee

May 24, 2016


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https://youtu.be/WX2767oSpI8   This week's Mighty Five features Jared Keul, all of our wonderful teachers, the foreign students attending our school this year: Jay, Akseli, Poe, Santiago, Asma, And Nastya, the entire graduating senior class, and saving the very best for the very last, Zach...

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