• May 7Green and Gold Day at MSHS on May 15th from 8:30 am- 3:00 pm.

  • May 7Senior Breakfast at MSHS on May 15th from 7-8 pm.

  • May 7Dance Recital at MSES on May 7 from 7-8 pm.

  • May 1Senior's Last Day on May 10th!!

Editorial: America Has an American Problem in Need of an American Solution

Editorial: America Has an American Problem in Need of an American Solution

Oda Tiller-Brattebø, Senior Reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under News, Opinions, Showcase

It is February 14th, 2018 and I’m sitting in the couch with my mom as images flash at us from the TV screen. It is from the United States of America, a place I’ve always thought of as a safe haven; a place full of freedom and liberty. We watch as helicopter after helicopter passes over Stoneman Douglas Hi...

“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...

The Superior Sport: Skiing vs. Snowboarding

The Superior Sport: Skiing vs. Snowboarding

Samuel Richardson and Lance Warner

February 25, 2019


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Colorado is home to a section of the most beautiful mountain range in all of North America. Snowsports are a significant part of the culture around the region, which makes residents question which style is superior. They’re multiple factors that make both skiing and snowboarding unique. Reasons such...

Editorial: Roses Are Red, Violets Are Ideal, Is Valentine’s Day Even Real?

Editorial: Roses Are Red, Violets Are Ideal, Is Valentine’s Day Even Real?

Clover Bernard, Senior Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under News, Opinions, Scroll Bar

Every year on February 14th, many people express their love for their significant other through flowers, chocolates, jewelry, and more. Valentine's Day known for being the romantic “holiday” to many out there. According to others, though, Valentine’s Day is not considered a real enough holiday ...

Sources of Strength: What Are Our True Strengths?

Sources of Strength: What Are Our True Strengths?

Téa Santos, Junior Reporter

January 28, 2019


Filed under News, Opinions, Scroll Bar, Showcase

Kicking off the 2017 school year, a new club found its way into the building: Sources of Strength. Though the program had been introduced to other districts, Manitou Springs High School hopped on board delayed. While its mission promises to aid in suicide prevention and anti-bullying campaigns, one question...

“Roma” Wins Big This Award Season

“Roma” Wins Big This Award Season

Oda Tiller-Brattebø, Senior Reporter

January 17, 2019


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

[This article contains spoilers for the movie Roma] Roma– a Netflix original from the renowned director, writer, producer, and cinematographer Alfonso Cuarón– is this award season's biggest winner. It has taken home two Golden Globes in the categories of Best Director and Best Foreign-Language ...

“Into the Spider-Verse” Creatively Portrays Spider-Man in a Different Way

“Into the Spider-Verse” Creatively Portrays Spider-Man in a Different Way

Mackenna Yount, Copy Editor

January 17, 2019


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

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was released in mid-December, and has continually blown up among both dedicated Marvel fans and casual moviegoers. On January 6th, it won Best Animated Motion Picture at the 76th Golden Globes. This movie is a great one to start off with if you haven’t seen many Ma...

Your Phone is Your Worst Stalker

Your Phone is Your Worst Stalker

Giulia Vidossi, Junior Reporter

December 17, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions, Scroll Bar

As The New York Times reported in “Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, and They’re Not Keeping the Secret”, our movements are tracked more and more every day by our phones. Almost every app on your mobile could tell what you did the last night or where you were one month ago. Location informa...

Local Homeless Camp is Being Cleared Out

Local Homeless Camp is Being Cleared Out

Adelyn Powell, Junior Reporter

December 17, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions, Scroll Bar

The police recently got permission to clear out a large homeless camp– known as “the quarry”– as reported in the Colorado Springs Gazette article, "Colorado Springs Homeless Camp Within Sight of Police Headquarters Being Cleared Out". They are expected to be evacuated by Monday, December 10th and...

The Danger of the Paris Riots

The Danger of the Paris Riots

Alyssa Rash, Junior Reporter

December 17, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions, Scroll Bar

As The New York Times recently reported in the article, "What Travelers Need to Know About the Paris Riots", protesters addressed as “Yellow Vests” are causing mass trouble across the city. Yellow Vests are protesting against the rise in gas taxes, leading to dangerous riots. These threatening meetings...

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