MSHS gets creative as teachers quarantine

Sydney Nutche (12) meets with Dr. Moen over Google Meet during her Poetry class last block Thursday.

September 18, 2020

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Everything You Need to Know About 2020-21 StuCo Elections

Aiden Coté holds up a sign encouraging Manitou students to stay strong in the midst of the hardships caused by COVID-19

Ben Schwartz, Photo Editor

April 14, 2020

Despite everything occurring with Coronavirus, Manitou Springs High School’s (MSHS) second semester continues despite temporary school closure. Student Body (SB) Elections are still on, and it’s looking to be a fantastic line-up of candidates for the 2020-2021 school year. Each of the position...

Trout Gang: Taking Care of Brudis and Spreading MSHS Positivity

Brudis, the last of the 200 trout taken care of by Mr. Slama's Environmental Science class.

Kat Yenne and Grace Olson

April 14, 2020

Trout gang started when Mr. Slama informed our environmental science class that we were getting trout eggs to care for before we released them as adults. We, Kat Yenne and Grace Olson, decided to start an Instagram page to keep the student body updated on the progress of the trout while also using...

Gideon Aigner’s Mustang Positivity

Gideon Aigner (far right) in a selfie with the crowd at the St. Mary's boys' basketball game in January.

Gideon Aigner, Guest Writer

April 1, 2020

I miss you, Manitou. I know that the phrase “Don’t peak in high school" is a chliché; I don’t think that this year has been a peak, but it sure has soared until now. Now, we all have a new challenge to face. Our good friend, ‘Rona. This virus has swept the legs out from under everyone in terms of ...

Colorado Governor Calls For an “Extended Spring Break” For Colorado Schools

CDC/Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAMS via nps.gov

Max Ladrigan, Junior Reporter

March 23, 2020

Following suit with other states like Ohio and Maryland, Colorado’s governor, Jared Polis, announced on March 18th that all schools are closed until April 17th, calling it an “extended spring break”. When asked about it later that week, the governor seemed to believe that there is little chance of ...

It’s Corona Time with Mady Caywood

People stock up on juices and milk due to the fear of quarantine from COVID-19.

Mady Caywood, Senior Reporter

March 20, 2020

Day One Today is Monday, March 16th and is the first day of quarantine for Manitou Springs High School (MSHS). I never in a million years would think that I or my fellow peers would have to experience anything like this. It’s definitely a change and an adjustment that everyone around me is gett...

Recognizing Manitou’s Creativity

This captivating gallery is located in the Manitou Springs SILC school administration office.

Sammi Clapham, Junior Reporter

March 19, 2020

Manitou Springs, a small town that has been loved for many generations by tourists, locals, visitors, workers and students, gives a warm, unique and homey vibe. In my point of view, art is one of the most recognizable things that makes Manitou, well, Manitou! From surreal sculptures to beautiful pai...

Poor Work Ethic or Poor Teachers: Who’s to blame for difficulty in classes?

Students in Physical Science doing their work.

Monse Vega, Guest Writer

March 16, 2020

Mr. Miyagi once said in "The Karate Kid," "There is no such thing as bad student, only bad teacher.” How much truth is there to Mr. Miyagi’s claim? In high school, many students have trouble in certain classes. Is this due to the ability of the teacher to execute their job, or is the student at fault?...

It’s an Honor to be in Honor Band

Boulder Honor Band members Devin Rocha (11) and Hailey Matas (12) at their concert in Boulder.

Jalen Lindh, Junior Reporter

March 12, 2020

The Honor Band took part in a concert at CU Boulder from February 27th to 29th. The experience was both fun and adventurous for many of MSHS's own students like Devin Rocha (11) and Hailey Matas (12), who both made first chair in the top band.  The task of auditioning to get into an honor band...

Operation Cheese Stick

Students eating lunch and enjoying their midday break.

Phoenix Stogdill, Guest Writer

March 9, 2020

This assignment puts into perspective how few entertaining events have happened to me throughout the first eight hours of the week for the past three and a half years. The first things that come to mind are that one time a kid said a racial slur on a bus and got everyone yelled at (still awkward), the...

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