• March 19Dive-In Movie on March 22nd at Manitou Pool from 7:30-10:00pm ($10-To get in)

  • March 19Spring Break starts March 25th and ends in March 31st.

  • March 15Baseball has a tournament on March 20, March 21, and March 22 at Home.

  • February 27World Language and Culture Night is on March 20th at 5 p.m.

  • February 27Bring your formal wear to Mrs. Kerrigan and shop at WLACN to donate to NHS.

“Captain Marvel” Has Nothing to Prove to Its Male Audience

“Captain Marvel” Has Nothing to Prove to Its Male Audience

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Opinions, Reviews, Scroll Bar

[DISCAIMER: This article contains spoilers for Captain Marvel.] With the release of the first trailer for Captain Marvel in September, there was an outburst from some fans critiquing Brie Larson's performance (in the two-minute video). Many complained about they thought she showed little to no emot...

MSHS Yearbook Editor-in-Chief Wins National Photography Contest

MSHS Yearbook Editor-in-Chief Wins National Photography Contest

Aliah Char, Copy & Photography Editor

March 21, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, News, Showcase

For Sophia McKeown (10), having an award-winning photograph represented much more than just an accomplishment. “This experience validated me. It moved me from being someone who does photography to be able to call myself a photographer,” she said. No longer were her photos only for ...

Girls’ Basketball Banquet Ends the Season

Girls’ Basketball Banquet Ends the Season

Aniah Olosn, Senior Reporter

March 21, 2019


Filed under News, Scroll Bar, Sports

The Manitou Spring's High School Girls' Basketball held their end of season basketball banquet at the Crystal Park Cantina, which their Head Coach– Justin Armour– owns. The girls and their families gathered with the coaches to enjoy this end of season event. The banquet began by sharing some food...

Baseball Victorious in Opening Day Game

Baseball Victorious in Opening Day Game

Zak Talbot, Sports Editor

March 19, 2019


Filed under News, Scroll Bar, Sports

With the fresh smell of grass and the perfection of the baselines, high school baseball season is officially in full swing for Manitou Springs High School (MSHS). The Mustangs opened their season against Evangelical Christian Academy at home on Tuesday, March 12th. The starting roster saw many old faces...

Boys’ Basketball Wraps Up Season With Banquet

Boys’ Basketball Wraps Up Season With Banquet

Oda Tiller-Brattebø, Senior Reporter

March 19, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The 11th of March, the annual Manitou Springs High School Boys Basketball Banquet was held at the MSHS Commons. The banquet was held to honor and shine a light on specific people on the team who have stood out this last year. When the boys first got to the banquet they all ate food and socialize...

Wish Upon A Star: MSHS Completes Their Wish Week

Wish Upon A Star: MSHS Completes Their Wish Week

Sophia McKeown, Warhorse Editor-In-Chief

March 15, 2019


Filed under News, Scroll Bar

On Monday, March 4th, a long-awaited snow day kicked off Wish Week at MSHS and created a level of excitement among Mustangs that lasted all week long. Wish Week is an annual event held by Student Council in partnership with Make-A-Wish Foundation Colorado. This year, the Mustangs helped support a young k...

Manitou Baseball in Full Swing as Tryouts Begin

Manitou Baseball in Full Swing as Tryouts Begin

Zak Talbot, Sports Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Sports

As the true Colorado winter blows in, Spring sports are now in full swing at Manitou Springs High School (MSHS). As the snow melts off the diamond and the outfield grass becomes green again, the 2019 baseball team takes the field with eager eyes and high hopes for the coming season. With tryouts beginning...

I Want To Believe: A Look Into the MSHS Staff’s Supernatural Experiences

I Want To Believe: A Look Into the MSHS Staff’s Supernatural Experiences

Adelyn Powell, Junior Reporter

February 27, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Scroll Bar

Ghosts and spirits are such a huge part of today's culture. For those of us who believe, the stories of ghosts and ghouls aren’t hard to imagine. For the non-believers though, while they may want to believe, the lack of evidence nudges them in the other direction. “I’m a skeptic, so I believe...

Caileen Sienknecht’s Last Year On the Court and Field

Caileen Sienknecht’s Last Year On the Court and Field

Giulia Vidossi and Ashlyn Thomson

February 25, 2019


Filed under News, Scroll Bar, Sports

For senior athletes at MSHS, this year is their last one. One such athlete is Caileen Sienknecht (12). Sienknecht is a basketball and soccer player, a leader and a stellar student. She is now going through her last season of high school sports. “It’s really sad because everything is going to ...

Three Strikes and You’re Out

Three Strikes and You’re Out

Madi March and Paige Laurie

February 25, 2019


Filed under News, Scroll Bar

Student-athletes– some of the students contributing to the pride and joy of Manitou Springs– are held to a higher standard than most of their peers. Meant to be symbols of responsibility and examples of good citizens, some athletes fall short of those goals and fall victim to the Three Strike Poli...

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