• 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.

High School Athletes Discuss Involvement at Manitou

High School Athletes Discuss Involvement at Manitou

Aubrey Hall, Student Life Editor
August 20, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Athletics have been a keystone of the American high school experience for decades, and every year it becomes a more competitive endeavor for students to undertake. Additionally, for athletes who meet a certain performance standard, sports can be a vital source of financial aid, with US colleges ...

Manitou Springs High School Clubs Focus on Collaboration

Manitou Springs High School Clubs Focus on Collaboration

Sita Ahlen, Yearbook Editor
August 20, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Manitou Springs High School has an extremely involved student body who are actively participating in several different organizations. These range from student government organizations such as the Student Council, to more academically focused clubs like Math Warriors, to more stimulating clubs su...

2017-2018 School Year Brings Anticipated Changes

2017-2018 School Year Brings Anticipated Changes

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief
August 20, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The 2017-2018 school year has been much anticipated due to the many changes at Manitou Springs High School. In previous years, MSHS has used the block schedule, where students take four classes one semester, and then another four classes the next semester. This year, the school is switching to the trad...

How to Navigate MSHS According to Alyssa Holladay

How to Navigate MSHS According to Alyssa Holladay

Becca Heiniger, Photography Editor
August 18, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Though Manitou is a small school, it can often seem a bit overwhelming, especially for new students and incoming freshmen. Upon first entering the building, everything from the school’s physical layout to the sheer amount of activities and events going on can be nearly dizzying to students who...

Last Dance Recital Features Exchange Students

Last Dance Recital Features Exchange Students

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief
May 23, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Performing Arts, Showcase

This dance concert was a special event due to the variety of originally composed dances. There was a total of four dances that were choreographed by students this semester. Two of these were done by exchange students who were taking the class. Godwill Ofori-Atuahene (12) was one of the exchange stud...

Student Council Elections Shine a Light on Next School Year

Student Council Elections Shine a Light on Next School Year

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter
May 12, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

In a time when elections seem to be in the center of everyone's mind, there was one that was especially close to home. Instead of an election for the future of the nation, this was an election for the future of the school. Manitou Springs High School's student body went to work deciding what sort of...

Girls Soccer Ahead in Their League

Girls Soccer Ahead in Their League

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter
May 5, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Girls Soccer Tri-Peaks Leagues has been mentioned in the school announcements recently, and for good reason. In the soccer world, Leagues is a big deal. Schools from all across Region 2, or the Tri-peaks League, compete in order to reserve a spot at playoffs. From playoffs, they can go to state, and then ...

Girls Soccer Secures Another Win

Girls Soccer Secures Another Win

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
April 14, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

The girls soccer team won yet another game against The Vanguard School on Tuesday, April 11 with a score of 8-0. The Mustangs scored six goals in the first half and two goals in the second half. Brooklyn Mack (11) scored three of the eight goals, while goalie Monique Heiniger made four saves. The...

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,...

Knowledge Bowl Competes at State

Knowledge Bowl Competes at State

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter
March 17, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The Knowledge Bowl team made it back this year to the state competition at Colorado State University in Fort Collins. The team took 9 people, an A team, a B team, and alternates. The A team consisted of Max Hexom (12), Cassidy Arndt (12), Molly Arndt (10), and Gunnar Marquardt (10). The B team had Da...

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