• November 29No School on January 21th, Martin Luther King Jr Observance.

  • November 29Girl’s Basketball @ Home on January 22nd from 4:30-5:30pm at MSHS.

  • September 4Wrestling Meet @ Home on January 25th from 4-6pm at MSHS (Senior Night).

  • August 24Neon Dance on January 19th from 8-11pm at MSHS.

National Football League Catches Some Criticism

National Football League Catches Some Criticism

Theodore Weiss, Senior Reporter

November 5, 2015


Filed under Features, Opinions, Showcase

There are certain job titles that take a burden on people's life, not in the sense that the work that the job issues the worker is issued an overload, but rather what the worker does is frowned upon by society — to be frank, no one likes these people. Parking enforcement enhances society, but at...

Editorial: First Democratic Debate Outshines Republican Debate

Editorial: First Democratic Debate Outshines Republican Debate

Theodore Weiss, Senior Reporter

October 20, 2015


Filed under Opinions

  The first democratic debate in Las Vegas, Nevada took place last Tuesday, October 15. The debate was as boring as it sounded. There was only discussion about real issues, they're was no bickering between the candidates only agreeing, and there was no comments that didn't seem presidential....

Editorial: Ben Carson: Breaking the Chains of Modern Slavery

Editorial: Ben Carson: Breaking the Chains of Modern Slavery

Veronica Morin, Student Guest Writer

October 14, 2015


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The soft-spoken neurosurgeon/politician, Ben Carson, represents the true American success story. Carson is one of the few candidates, both Republican and Democrat, who truly understands how the nation works having lived in both poverty and wealth. Growing up in Detroit Michigan, living off of food stamps,...

Editorial: Donald Trump more like Donald Dump

Editorial: Donald Trump more like Donald Dump

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter

September 29, 2015


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Donald Trump, the man singlehandedly making a fool out of the presidential race, is currently leading at double digits, in 10 out of 11 polls (CNN,NBC). But why? The memes are quite comical, and the bullying in debate is fun to watch. Citizens of the United States must understand the scary reality...

Editorial: Snowboarding 2015

Editorial: Snowboarding 2015

Gianni Truscelli, Reporter

September 11, 2015


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Venturing out into the snowy depths of the world is where we do our work. People usually grow up to be a teacher, or doctor but some people take another path, snowboarding. These adrenaline junkies go through thick and thin just to get one trick. It's all about mentality when it comes to throwing what...

Editorial: Bernie Sanders: Revolution is Coming

Editorial: Bernie Sanders: Revolution is Coming

Theodore Weiss, Senior Reporter

September 9, 2015


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

I remember entering Manitou High's doors for the very first time as a high schooler. I was young, ambitious and slightly scared. That was 2 years ago. Now I'm a junior, which sounds so surreal to say. As a junior, my peers and friends at my high school have started to think not only about where to...

PARCC: The Good, the Bad, or the Ugly?

PARCC: The Good, the Bad, or the Ugly?

Tyler Jungbauer, Writer

May 5, 2015


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

    Even though the Manitou Springs High School, as well as numerous other schools and academies across the country, already underwent the first stage of PARCC testing, there is still yet another round of difficult testing. The PARCC test (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness f...

Not a Compliment: Street Harassment in the Modern Age

Not a Compliment: Street Harassment in the Modern Age

Lily Reavis and Aubrey Hall

May 5, 2015


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Pop culture and mainstream media have been standardizing cat-calling and street harassment for decades. Movies and T.V. shows often depict men whistling, yelling "compliments", and blatantly staring at women they find attractive. Though these things are depicted as being relatively harmless, and in some ...

Word on the Street: PARCC Testing

William Dillinder and Leland Spangler

April 30, 2015


Filed under News, Opinions, Showcase, Uncategorized, Video

  *Here at MSHS Mass Media we have been rather busy finishing the yearbook, we regret that we couldn't bring this to you sooner. However, in light of the coming tests next week, we could not pass up the opportunity to share this with you. In the above presentation regarding state mandated...

Unpractical Thought, Practical Thinking

Unpractical Thought, Practical Thinking

Tyler Jungbauer, Writer

April 29, 2015


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

  Fareed Zakaria, who is a writer for the Washington Post and a host on CNN, recently published a book titled In Defense of A Liberal Education, which comments heavily on modern education’s tendency to stray toward a STEM-based focus (STEM standing for "science, technology, engineering, an...

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