A Letter from Mariam Gachechiladze

Mariam Gachechiladze (12) poses with her host brother, Ben Perkins, on the first day of school.

Mariam Gachechiladze, Junior Reporter

March 25, 2020

A Letter to MSHS, As exchange students, we worry about adapting to our new society; adapting and making friends, good impressions, overcoming the language barriers that, at times, makes it so hard for us to speak up, take the first step and be ourselves to a full extent. As exchange students, we w...

Supporting the Preforming Arts

Olive Van Eimeren (10) and Koda Oxford (11) preforming in the fall play,

Koda Oxford, Junior Reporter

February 21, 2020

To the Editor: I am a junior at Manitou Springs High School and this is my first year attending after my transfer. My overall experience with this school has been positive, the school staff has done an excellent job of creating a welcoming environment. From my time here, I’ve noticed our school heavily...

Your Phone is Your Worst Stalker

Your Phone is Your Worst Stalker

Giulia Vidossi, Junior Reporter

December 17, 2018

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

The Dream Center puts donated clothing in a line to be handed out to homeless people.

Adelyn Powell, Junior Reporter

December 17, 2018

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

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...

How MSHS Should Approach Climate Change

Satellite image showing thick and thin sea ice.

Paige Laurie, Junior Reporter

December 17, 2018

As The New York Times recently reported in "Will We Survive Climate Change?", The Paris Climate Accord has the goal of stopping global temperatures rising by two degrees Celsius. Arctic sea ice is continuously more likely to disappear over the summer, and 37% of the world's population is exposed to extreme...

Where Do We Draw the Line With Science

Where Do We Draw the Line With Science

Meara Sauer, Junior Reporter

December 11, 2018

To the editor:  The New York Times recently posted the article "Why Are Scientist So Upset About the First Crispr Babies?" by Gina Kolata and Pam Belluck. The Chinese scientist He Jiankui has made science fiction into reality by editing embryos, implanting them into a woman’s womb, and successfully...

Sitting is Dangerous

Sitting is Dangerous

Tyler Jungbauer, Guest Writer

September 28, 2016

We don’t really think enough about how dangerous sitting actually is. In fact, sitting is so vastly dangerous that when one does it during the National Anthem, this very act of sitting is the sole cause of distress for the rest of that person’s life.  In other words, we must accept that the National...

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