• 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.

Annual World Language Culture Night

Annual World Language Culture Night

Eryn McQueen, Reporter

October 18, 2016


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On Tuesday, October 25, starting at 5:30pm and ending at 7:30, the annual World Language Culture Night will be held at Manitou Springs High School. Admission is free. World Language Culture Night (WLCN) is an event featuring different languages, typically the languages offered by the school. All...

Homecoming Dance Successful

Homecoming Dance Successful

Yuji Zhong, Reporter

October 12, 2016


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The 2016 homecoming dance took place on Oct.1. The theme was "Off to Neverland" with a mix of "Enchanted Forest". The dance started at 8:00pm and officially ended at 11:00pm. Students checked in at the door, waiting for Wendy Skokan and Alice Stoneback to put a star-shaped stamp on their hands. There...

Midterms are Coming

Midterms are Coming

Yuji Zhong, Reporter

October 12, 2016


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Manitou Springs High School with take midterm exams on Oct.17 and 18, 2016. This is next Monday and Tuesday. Block one and two testing will be on Monday, and do the test for block three and block four on Tuesday. Students in ninth through eleventh grades will take the PSAT on Wednesday  Oct....

Sugar Ants in the Media Center

Sugar Ants in the Media Center

Chloe Armstrong and Yuji Zhong

October 12, 2016


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On October 6, Yuji Zhong (11), Eryn McQueen (9) and Chloe Armstrong (9) discovered sugar ants in the back corner of the Media Center, under the big horse heads. This is a problem for libraries, as ants can bite the leather furniture or books. A sign out front of the Media Center says, "No food or...

Elon Musk Announces Plans to Colonize Mars

Elon Musk Announces Plans to Colonize Mars

Jackson Parker, Reporter

October 12, 2016


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Mars has always been a goal of exploration from the day we landed on the moon. Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX believes that the planet can be inhabited by humans within 7 years. Musk, who has been avidly building his privatized space company, announced that he would pursue sending people into space and eventually...

Annual Movie Night Starts Homecoming Week Off

Annual Movie Night Starts Homecoming Week Off

Mo Heiniger, Reporter

October 5, 2016


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After deliberation over what movie to play, as there are many films that align with the "Off to Neverland" theme of this year's Homecoming Dance, Student Council members from Manitou Springs High School decided to play Disney's original Peter Pan cartoon at this year's Homecoming Movie Night. On Saturday,...

Hillywood Show Reaches for Hollywood Once Again

Hillywood Show Reaches for Hollywood Once Again

Sabrina Randolph, Reporter

October 5, 2016


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After years of fantasizing about it, months planning it and 14 days shooting it — a production record for "The Hillywood Show" — Hannah and Hilly Hindi posted their "Supernatural" parody video and watched to see how fans would receive it. Four days later, they earned four million views. "It's crazy...

Former Manitou Teacher Publishes Children’s Book

Former Manitou Teacher Publishes Children’s Book

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter

October 5, 2016


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Joshua Kemp, a former science teacher at Manitou Springs High School, recently published his first book, "Mary Andromeda and the Amazing Eye." Kemp left halfway through last school year, explaining to his students that he was following his dreams of becoming a children's author. "I still wanted ...

Annual Powderpuff Game Carries Tradition

Annual Powderpuff Game Carries Tradition

Kaitlyn Cashdollar and Zoe Schnurman

September 29, 2016


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The annual powderpuff football game took place on Sept. 26. The game consisted of two 20-minute halves. The two teams were made up of the juniors, who wore black jerseys, and the seniors and sophomores, who sported white jerseys. Many people were impressed by the turnout at the game. William Brown, ...

Homecoming 2016: What to Expect

Homecoming 2016: What to Expect

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter

September 22, 2016


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Last week, the official theme of the 2016 Homecoming was announced: "Off to Neverland with a mix of Enchanted Forest". Student Council decided to combine both themes because of a tie when the student body voted. According to Alice Stoneback, this is the first tie she has ever seen. It's typically...

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