• 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.

Boys’ Basketball Faces Off Against Rival Team St. Mary’s

Boys’ Basketball Faces Off Against Rival Team St. Mary’s

Parker Smith, Media Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Scroll Bar, Sports

The Manitou Springs High School Boys’ Basketball team went up against St. Mary’s last Friday. The game was an intense exchange between the two teams, constantly switching who had the lead. With Manitou leading at the half, the game looked like it would turn out in their favor. Unfortunately, the...

“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...

How MSHS Should Approach Climate Change

How MSHS Should Approach Climate Change

Paige Laurie, Junior Reporter

December 17, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions, Scroll Bar

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...

Boys’ Soccer Ends the Season with Annual Banquet

Boys’ Soccer Ends the Season with Annual Banquet

Zak Talbot, Sports Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Scroll Bar, Sports

As Fall sports roll to an end, there comes time to reflect on the successes of the previous season. This was the case for the Manitou Springs Boys' Soccer Team as they gathered for their annual end of the year banquet. This year, boys' soccer was filled with ups and downs, moments of glory and painstaking...

Where Do We Draw the Line With Science

Where Do We Draw the Line With Science

Meara Sauer, Junior Reporter

December 11, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Scroll Bar

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...

MAPS Class Explores the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center

MAPS Class Explores the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center

Phoenix Stogdill, Christopher Hill, Meara Saucer, and Adelyn Powell, Junior Reporters

December 11, 2018


Filed under News, Scroll Bar

Two combined classes– Andrew Slama’s biology class and Ben Gilliam’s MAPS class– went on a field trip to the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center (CWWC). The goal of the CWWC is to educate the public through tours and programs to show the public the true importance of all varieties of wild canines...

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