• 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!!

NHS Finishes Up the School Year

NHS Finishes Up the School Year

Mackenna Yount, Copy Editor

April 29, 2019


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As the school year comes to an end, the Manitou Springs National Honor Society (NHS) has finished up their last few events for the year. The last two events that NHS held were the food drive on April 6th and the Senior Rose Ceremony on April 22nd at a staff meeting. Additionally, the club has decided on the ser...

Track Competes at State Qualifying “Twilight Meet”

Track Competes at State Qualifying “Twilight Meet”

Adele Goodwin and Kayla Hendricks

April 29, 2019


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The April 5th track meet was anything but ordinary. The second state qualifying meet out of the whole season is referred to as the “Twilight Meet”. This meet not only defined the athletes' futures but defined their spot on the track team they competitively compete in. Abbie Boren (12) has been...

Sydney Dolloff-Holt Signs with Colorado Mesa

Sydney Dolloff-Holt Signs with Colorado Mesa

Aniah Olson, Staff Member

April 12, 2019


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Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Varsity swimmer and Colorado Torpedoes club swimmer Sydney Dolloff-Holt (12) spent her Tuesday lunch period signing a binding contract to Colorado Mesa University, formally committing to swim for them. Dolloff-Holt's family and closest friends came to support her and...

“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


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[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...

Girls’ Basketball Banquet Ends the Season

Girls’ Basketball Banquet Ends the Season

Aniah Olosn, Senior Reporter

March 21, 2019


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The Manitou Spring's High School Girls' Basketball held their end of season basketball banquet at the Crystal Park Cantina, which their Head Coach– Justin Armour– owns. The girls and their families gathered with the coaches to enjoy this end of season event. The banquet began by sharing some food...

Baseball Victorious in Opening Day Game

Baseball Victorious in Opening Day Game

Zak Talbot, Sports Editor

March 19, 2019


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With the fresh smell of grass and the perfection of the baselines, high school baseball season is officially in full swing for Manitou Springs High School (MSHS). The Mustangs opened their season against Evangelical Christian Academy at home on Tuesday, March 12th. The starting roster saw many old faces...

Wish Upon A Star: MSHS Completes Their Wish Week

Wish Upon A Star: MSHS Completes Their Wish Week

Sophia McKeown, Warhorse Editor-In-Chief

March 15, 2019


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On Monday, March 4th, a long-awaited snow day kicked off Wish Week at MSHS and created a level of excitement among Mustangs that lasted all week long. Wish Week is an annual event held by Student Council in partnership with Make-A-Wish Foundation Colorado. This year, the Mustangs helped support a young k...

I Want To Believe: A Look Into the MSHS Staff’s Supernatural Experiences

I Want To Believe: A Look Into the MSHS Staff’s Supernatural Experiences

Adelyn Powell, Junior Reporter

February 27, 2019


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Ghosts and spirits are such a huge part of today's culture. For those of us who believe, the stories of ghosts and ghouls aren’t hard to imagine. For the non-believers though, while they may want to believe, the lack of evidence nudges them in the other direction. “I’m a skeptic, so I believe...

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...

Caileen Sienknecht’s Last Year On the Court and Field

Caileen Sienknecht’s Last Year On the Court and Field

Giulia Vidossi and Ashlyn Thomson

February 25, 2019


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For senior athletes at MSHS, this year is their last one. One such athlete is Caileen Sienknecht (12). Sienknecht is a basketball and soccer player, a leader and a stellar student. She is now going through her last season of high school sports. “It’s really sad because everything is going to ...

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