• September 15The book fair will be up in the Media Center until Friday, Dec. 15.

  • July 30Swim will compete in the Cheyenne Mountain Invite on Friday, Dec. 15 and finals are the next day.

  • July 30Band will have their Winter Performance at the District Aud on Thursday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m.

Drive Smart Engages Student Body to Promote Safe Driving

Drive Smart Engages Student Body to Promote Safe Driving

Sita Ahlen, Anela Wright, Zak Talbot, Senior Reporters

December 7, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Each year, Student Council works hard on the annual Drive Smart campaign. Drive Smart's goal is to make students aware of the many dangers surrounded by driving. In the past, Student Council planned the Drive Smart assembly that led students into the carnival. For the two weeks immediately before and a...

“13 Past Midnight” Showcases New Talent

“13 Past Midnight” Showcases New Talent

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief

November 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Performing Arts, Showcase

The Fall Play this year was a comedic murder mystery called "13 Past Midnight", and with a cast made almost entirely of underclassmen, it became a learning opportunity for many. Two years ago, the theater department lost 14 seniors that were an active part of the plays and musicals. To make u...

Forensic Team Beats the Odds at Woodland Park Invitational

Forensic Team Beats the Odds at Woodland Park Invitational

Riley Cluxton, Reporter

November 10, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Forensics team only has five members this year, and each member begins the year at their own level: either Novice or Varsity. From there, they continue to develop the climb up the ranks. Practice is emphasized by the coaches and the Forensics members for success ...

GSTA Raises Money for Urban Peak Through “Rocky Horror Picture Show”

GSTA Raises Money for Urban Peak Through “Rocky Horror Picture Show”

Anela Wright, Senior Reporter

November 6, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Gay Straight Trans Alliance (GSTA) is persistent about raising awareness for the less fortunate kids within the LGTBQ+ community. In spirit of Halloween, the club held a movie night showing of "Rocky Horror Picture Show" to raise money and toiletry items for Urban...

MSHS Student Wins Regional Documentary Award

MSHS Student Wins Regional Documentary Award

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

For the past three years, Manitou Springs High School students, and now alumni, have attended the prestigious summer documentary camp, the Youth Documentary Academy (YDA), to create their own documentaries over the summer. Tea Santos' (11) documentary "Surviving" has not only been nominated for numerou...

Cross Country Narrowly Misses State at Regionals

Cross Country Narrowly Misses State at Regionals

Kaitlyn Davidson, Senior Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Cross Country team ran Regionals at Shining Mountain Golf Course in Woodland Park. Going in with high expectations, Naiya Budler (12) was focused on the team making state. "We really need to put our best performances today because there are really, really tough...

NHS Annual Blood Drive Guidelines and Requirements

NHS Annual Blood Drive Guidelines and Requirements

Zak Talbot, Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

National Honor Society's (NHS) annual Blood Drive is set for Wednesday, October 18th. Members from Penrose-St. Francis Health Services will be running it from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The blood donated will go to help many people in need. Students who are interested must meet a few requirements in order to...

MSHS Volleyball Rises to Fourth in 3A Rankings

MSHS Volleyball Rises to Fourth in 3A Rankings

Riley Cluxton, Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

On Tuesday, October 3rd, the Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Volleyball teams played against Vanguard High School. Varsity won against Vanguard with a score of 3-1. "(This game) was definitely not our best game. We could have done more by communicating better with each other and not playing ...

Adam State University Art Contest Offers Scholarships

Adam State University Art Contest Offers Scholarships

Morgan Fisher, Reporter

October 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

The Art Department at Adams State University (ASU) is having a regional juried scholarship exhibition for high school juniors and seniors. The contest will accept any type of original art that can be framed or that can be displayed. All work has to have been created in the last two years. The deadlin...

Football Victorious in Homecoming Game

Football Victorious in Homecoming Game

Zak Talbot, Reporter

October 2, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Whether it's the various school sanctioned events or the crucial sports games being played, Homecoming Week is always one to look forward too. For this year's Homecoming game, Manitou Springs High School played Englewood. During practice in the previous week, players prepared mentally and physically...

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