• September 15The bonfire is Thursday the 21st at 8 p.m. at the Middle School Upper Activity Area.

  • July 30The Homecoming Parade will be on Friday at 1:30 p.m. on Manitou Avenue.

  • July 30Both the Volleyball and Boys Soccer teams play James Irwin on Sept. 19 at Home.

Standout TAWC Students Making a Difference

Standout TAWC Students Making a Difference

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter

January 30, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Teen drug abuse is a troubling epidemic. The Teen Advocates for a Well Community (TAWC) are trying to change this troubling trend. Through the use of social media campaigns and personal meetings, this group is is changing their community. This week, Jan. 23-27, is a huge step forward in the right direc...

Manitou Students Make Voices Heard at State-Wide Women’s Marches

Manitou Students Make Voices Heard at State-Wide Women’s Marches

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On January 21, 2017, the day after the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, millions of people across the US participated in protest “Women’s Marches.” Several students from Manitou Springs High School attended local marches either in Colorado Springs or Denver. Aubrey Hall (11), Becca...

School Rivalry Generates Food for Local Pantry

School Rivalry Generates Food for Local Pantry

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

December 15, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Every year, student council representatives from Manitou and St. Mary’s High Schools team up to channel the rivalry between them into raising food for their communities. Traditionally, this food drive occurs during the week preceding Manitou’s first football game against St. Mary’s, and concludes whe...

Sign Up For the January NHS Blood Drive

Sign Up For the January NHS Blood Drive

Becca Heiniger, Audio/Visual Editor

December 12, 2016


Filed under News

For many years, National Honor Society has been a part of the Penrose-St. Francis Blood Drive. This year it is on Wednesday, January 11 from 8:00am-2:00pm. To get a permission sheet and sign up for a time slot, go to Mrs. Roberson’s room. There are a few requirements for donating blood: – You must...

Sophomore Creates Literary Magazine for MSHS Students

Sophomore Creates Literary Magazine for MSHS Students

David Misyura, Reporter

December 12, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Kaitlyn Cashdollar (10) recently created the Manitou Muse, a literary magazine that aims to showcase Manitou students' artistic works, showcasing her future aspirations as a book editor. Cashdollar describes the Muse as, "A creative outlet where students can publish their work and their expression," ...

New Tech Theatre Class to be Offered Second Semester

New Tech Theatre Class to be Offered Second Semester

Becca Heiniger, Audio/Visual Editor

December 9, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Wendy Harms is starting a Tech Theatre class next semester. It will take place during fourth block. Overall, the class will teach the basics of putting on a performance, and students will learn to appreciate all that goes on behind the scenes of a theatre performance. The class will help support the...

How a Game Show Can Save Lives

How a Game Show Can Save Lives

Talia Traxler, Reporter

December 7, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

On Monday November 28, Manitou Springs High School held an assembly for Drive Smart, an annual event put on by student council that helps save lives by informing teens about safe driving. The assembly wasn't, however, typical, as Think Smart Interactive took a new approach to inform students with...

Astronomy Club Hosts Night Under the Stars

Astronomy Club Hosts Night Under the Stars

Jackson Parker and Thomas Hudson

December 2, 2016


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On Thursday, December 1, Manitou Springs High School Astronomy Club had a night under the stars. In the late evening sky they were able to spot numerous galaxies, nebulas and stars. The club, which currently includes several students from all grades, is meeting monthly under the supervision of former...

Annual Craft Fair Attracts a Crowd

Annual Craft Fair Attracts a Crowd

Mo Heiniger, Reporter

November 30, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Council

With planning starting as early as August, this year's craft fair culminated on Nov. 19. Chairperson of the event Andrea Edwards (12) said, "There were more people involved than I thought that there would be. I had a committee with two other people. There was Mrs. Stoneback, obviously and then Ms. Wendy....

Emily Dolloff-Holt signs with the University of New Hampshire

Emily Dolloff-Holt signs with the University of New Hampshire

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter

November 18, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Emily Dolloff-Holt (12) officially signed with The University of New Hampshire (UNH) on Monday, Nov. 14. Many of Dolloff-Holt's friends and family went to the signing, which was during lunch. Both Dolloff-Holt and her coach, Roy Chaney, gave speeches about how proud they were to be signing. National...

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