• 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.

Student Council Executive Board Candidates Give Election Speeches

Student Council Executive Board Candidates Give Election Speeches

Staff

April 21, 2016


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On Wednesday, April 20, the Student Council Executive Board Candidates gave their speeches to the student body. Voting is currently happening, and the results will be announced on Friday, April 22. The candidates are: President: Bailey Eichers (11) and Lily Reavis (11). Vice President: Mo Heiniger...

GSTA Participates in Annual “Day of Silence”

GSTA Participates in Annual “Day of Silence”

Lizzy Anderson, Senior Reporter

April 18, 2016


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The Day of Silence, which stands to bring awareness to anti-LGBT harassment, began in 1996 and has since became an international event. The Manitou Gay Straight Trans* Alliance (GSTA) participated in the event this year, on April 15. "We're silent to stand in solidarity with people in the LGBTQ...

2016-2017 Executive Board Candidates Announced

2016-2017 Executive Board Candidates Announced

Hunter Warren, Reporter

April 14, 2016


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On Thursday, March 31, the names of the students who will be on the ballot for the 2016-2017 school year executive board were announced. The executive board includes the roles of Student Body President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. The election is an annual event, and the term of offi...

Manitou Students Place in Tri-Peaks League Art Show

Manitou Students Place in Tri-Peaks League Art Show

Becca Heiniger, Reporter

April 14, 2016


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The Tri-Peaks Art Show asked art teachers from the Tri-Peaks area to send in a list of their students’ artwork. The art teachers from Manitou, Paul Bonner and Erin Gocinski, submitted seven pieces each. The Tri-Peaks Art Show gives awards for first through third place, in 2D and 3D. They also have...

Students Attend Fine Arts Center’s “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Students Attend Fine Arts Center’s “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter

April 6, 2016


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This week, many of our students were able to attend "Peter and the Starcatcher," a local performance at the Fine Arts Center. A total of 148 students attended the play, including students from band, drama, dance, english 3 and 4 and the block 4 program. Caleb Hall (11) attended the program, and thought...

Schedule Change on Friday

Schedule Change on Friday

Anela Wright, Reporter

April 4, 2016


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The Manitou springs high school testing schedule has been finalized for April. Please see the folwing dates and times to know what to report to school. April 12, 9th grade PARCC testing. Normal dismissal. (Grades 10, 11, and 12 NO SCHOOL) April 13, 9th and 11th grade PARCC testing.  2:30 dismissal,...

“Make Art, Not War”: Wunderkind Art Show

“Make Art, Not War”: Wunderkind Art Show

Sarah Bogush, Reporter

March 28, 2016


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The Manitou Art Center, a local gallery and studio, holds an annual high school art show. This year, being the 17th showing, five of Manitou's juniors and seniors, along with other district artists, have entries being showcased in the exhibit. Currently, the applications are closed, but the gallery...

March Mustangs of the Month Announced

March Mustangs of the Month Announced

Lizzy Anderson, Senior Reporter

March 18, 2016


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The month’s Mustang’s of the Month for March are Mahalia Henschel (12) and Ryan Kosley (9). Henschel is the student body president and two-time State Champion cheerleader. “She’s my best friend, she’s makes me smile," said Kelsey Hartwig (12) “She’s the reason I did cheer.” Henschel was no...

Long-Anticipated Assembly Discusses Death of Former Student and Distracted Driving

Long-Anticipated Assembly Discusses Death of Former Student and Distracted Driving

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

March 17, 2016


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In November of 2015, after Manitou’s annual Drive Smart campaign had drawn to a close, a large portion of the student body expressed their collective dissatisfaction with the content of it. This was primarily due to the omitting of an incident that had occurred several months prior: the death o...

Knowledge Bowl Competes at State

Knowledge Bowl Competes at State

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter

March 16, 2016


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Knowledge Bowl competed at State on the 14th and 15th of this month. They went up to the hotel the Sunday before the competition, and stayed until that Tuesday. When they first arrived, there was an introduction to Colorado State University, and a talk about rules. The first round of it was th...

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