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  • July 30Freshmen Orientation is on August 24th at Manitou Springs High School.

High School Athletes Discuss Involvement at Manitou

High School Athletes Discuss Involvement at Manitou

Aubrey Hall, Student Life Editor
August 20, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Athletics have been a keystone of the American high school experience for decades, and every year it becomes a more competitive endeavor for students to undertake. Additionally, for athletes who meet a certain performance standard, sports can be a vital source of financial aid, with US colleges ...

Manitou Springs High School Clubs Focus on Collaboration

Manitou Springs High School Clubs Focus on Collaboration

Sita Ahlen, Yearbook Editor
August 20, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Manitou Springs High School has an extremely involved student body who are actively participating in several different organizations. These range from student government organizations such as the Student Council, to more academically focused clubs like Math Warriors, to more stimulating clubs su...

2017-2018 School Year Brings Anticipated Changes

2017-2018 School Year Brings Anticipated Changes

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief
August 20, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The 2017-2018 school year has been much anticipated due to the many changes at Manitou Springs High School. In previous years, MSHS has used the block schedule, where students take four classes one semester, and then another four classes the next semester. This year, the school is switching to the trad...

How to Navigate MSHS According to Alyssa Holladay

How to Navigate MSHS According to Alyssa Holladay

Becca Heiniger, Photography Editor
August 18, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Though Manitou is a small school, it can often seem a bit overwhelming, especially for new students and incoming freshmen. Upon first entering the building, everything from the school’s physical layout to the sheer amount of activities and events going on can be nearly dizzying to students who...

Last Dance Recital Features Exchange Students

Last Dance Recital Features Exchange Students

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief
May 23, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Performing Arts, Showcase

This dance concert was a special event due to the variety of originally composed dances. There was a total of four dances that were choreographed by students this semester. Two of these were done by exchange students who were taking the class. Godwill Ofori-Atuahene (12) was one of the exchange stud...

Student Council Elections Shine a Light on Next School Year

Student Council Elections Shine a Light on Next School Year

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter
May 12, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

In a time when elections seem to be in the center of everyone's mind, there was one that was especially close to home. Instead of an election for the future of the nation, this was an election for the future of the school. Manitou Springs High School's student body went to work deciding what sort of...

Band Ends the Year with Award Concert

Band Ends the Year with Award Concert

Hanny Chairunnisa, Reporter
May 12, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Showcase

The Manitou Springs High School Band successfully held the end of the year concert on May 10th. This concert was special because it was the last time the seniors would perform in a MSHS Band concert. As well, awards and honors would be given to students who showed leadership and skill throughout t...

Baseball Suffers Loss Against Rival St. Mary’s High School

Baseball Suffers Loss Against Rival St. Mary’s High School

Ariana Olson, Reporter
May 9, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Wednesday, May 3, the Manitou Springs Varsity Boys Baseball Team fell short to their rival St. Mary's High School in a comeback that ended 3-5. Starting the game in the first inning, the Mustangs slid into home twice, courtesy of Hunter Zentz (10) and Christian Mack (10). St. Mary's didn't score...

Editorial: Disney is for All Ages

Editorial: Disney is for All Ages

Allie Robbins, Reporter
May 8, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

I strongly agree that people are never too old to be a Disney fan. Disney movies are amazing because they teach people about loving one another, bring back childhood memories and are easy to relate to. They make for the best marathons. The songs featured in the films are amazing and the chara...

Band Improves Festival Scores From Last Year

Band Improves Festival Scores From Last Year

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter
May 5, 2017
Filed under Music, Showcase

Last year, Manitou Springs High School Symphonic Band competed in a prestigious competition called CHSAA Large Group and Solo & Ensemble Festival. They played the pieces "Overture for Winds" by Charles Carter and "The Thunderer" by John Philip Sousa. They scored II's across the board, I being the b...

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