• 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.

Game Review: Unturned

Game Review: Unturned

Chase Howard, Reporter

October 30, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinions, Reviews, Uncategorized, Video

Unturned is a new survival/horror video game released by Smartly Dressed Games on July 7, 2014 and was created using the Unity engine. The game was designed by a seventeen-year old by the name of Nelson Sexton. It's a free-to-play game on Steam that hasn't been fully released, however it is still technically...

Homecoming theme yields minimal participation

Homecoming theme yields minimal participation

Sam Weiss

September 18, 2014


Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

As many of us Mustangs know, this year’s homecoming theme is “board games.” Each day’s theme (in order corresponding to days of the week) is: Clue Day, Operation Day, Scrabble day, Toga/Class Colors Day, and Green and Gold Day. Student council was responsible for the selection of this year’s...

New rivalry? Woodland Park vandalizes school

New rivalry? Woodland Park vandalizes school

Brandon McCann

September 5, 2014


Filed under Opinions, Sports

The rivalry between Manitou and Woodland Park is growing. Earlier this morning, Friday, September 5th, it was discovered that the ostentatious hoodlums from Woodland had defaced our cafeteria’s windows with unimaginative and redundant taunts in an attempt to assert their masculinity and dominance in...

Movie Review: The Wolf of Wall Street

Movie Review: The Wolf of Wall Street

Sam Weiss

May 16, 2014


Filed under Opinions

The movie “The Wolf of Wall Street” has been said to be “abashed and shameless, exciting and exhausting, disgusting and illuminating,” by Matt Zoller Seitz who is a professional movie critic for the Roger Ebert foundation. I could not agree more, the five adjectives Sietz used to describe the...

Who Uses Windows Anymore?

Who Uses Windows Anymore?

Chase Howard

May 16, 2014


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Just to preface this article, I want to let you know that most of this is completely based off of my opinions and thoughts. I honestly don’t favor Windows over Apple or vise versa, but I do however look for the best ratio of price to what you get for the price. Lastly, before you get into this ...

The Ultimate Showdown: Remakes v. Originals

The Ultimate Showdown: Remakes v. Originals

Spencer Aurand

March 14, 2014


Filed under Opinions

Reboots and sequels of movies are not new. It's a notion that has been around for almost fifty years, starting with the original Godzilla, filmed in Japan by Toho Company, LTD in 1954. But lately (perhaps over the last 15 years or so), they have come to full fruition and they seem to be getting made...

No Name Calling Week is Bleeped

No Name Calling Week is Bleeped

Hannah Tooley

February 24, 2014


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Words have power. This was probably the biggest lesson I learned during this past week (Feb. 10-14th) when I helped lead the Gay-Straight-Trans* Alliance (GSTA) in No Name Calling Week, one of the largest national anti-bullying initiatives across the country. It’s a cause I feel strongly about because...

To Game or Not to Game: Are iPads Really Useful?

To Game or Not to Game: Are iPads Really Useful?

Chase Howard

February 20, 2014


Filed under Opinions

A survey was sent out to two English classes in order to look at how much time students are actually spending on their iPad not only doing school work, but also gaming at school and at home. The purpose of this survey was to really look at how much time was spent gaming instead of actually working on a...

How Time Flies

Irina Vetoshkina

October 28, 2013


Filed under Opinions

Do you remember your first day at first grade? A little student with his\her first backpack, full of dreams, energy and inspiration. Time flies really fast and now you are a senior who is on the most important stage in your life: finishing school, choosing a college, and continuing education. But how do our seni...

A Year in the Making

A Year in the Making

Nick Kellner

October 3, 2013


Filed under Features, Opinions, Showcase

Manitou Springs High School, although somewhat small, can still make something big; a year. Expectations are something that parents know all too well. However when the parents aren't available when their child is at school, the expectations are left upon not only the teachers, but the students themselves. ...

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