• September 15Graduation is on May 20th at 1 p.m. at the football field.

  • July 30Track state is May 17th through May 19th.

  • July 30The Girls' Golf state meet is May 21 through May 22.

Boys’ Swim Finish In Stride At Doherty

Boys’ Swim Finish In Stride At Doherty

Kaitlyn Davidson, Senior Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

MSHS swimmers travelled to Doherty High School for one of their most competitive meets yet. Despite their clear win with a score of 126-51, “It was an ugly victory,” Jackson Sawyer (11) said. However, Sawyer still thought that the team learned from the experience. “We can still come out when we are a...

Key Club Members Go To District Convention

Key Club Members Go To District Convention

Allie Robbins, Senior Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Every year, Key Club goes to the District Convention, usually in late March or early April. The main purpose of DCON, other than connecting members from Key Clubs all over the Rocky Mountain District, is to elect a new district board. The Manitou Key Clubbers who attended the DCON are Kaitlyn Davidson (...

MSHS Students Help Make A Dream Come True

MSHS Students Help Make A Dream Come True

Sophia Mckeown, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Manitou Springs High School Student Council organized Wish Week this week, consisting of five school days worth of activities leading up to the Spring Dance on Saturday. These activities all revolved around making one kid’s dream come true. Jackson is six years old and is diagnosed wi...

Manitou Swimmers Prepared for New Season

Manitou Swimmers Prepared for New Season

Kaitlyn Davidson, Senior Reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year, Manitou swimmers are once again trekking to the Coronado High School pool to start the new boys' swimming season. Manitou has historically been a major contributing factor to Coronado’s past success. In 2016, our own Greg Shaw shattered a 37-year-old pool record for the 100 butterfly. T...

Review: Three Days Grace Bounces Back With New Album Despite Losing Lead Singer

Review: Three Days Grace Bounces Back With New Album Despite Losing Lead Singer

Ashley Finsel, Junior Reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Music, Reviews, Showcase

The album "Outsider" is the second album by Three Days Grace, a Canadian rock band founded in 1992. Up until January of 2013 the band consisted of the lead singer, Adam Goutier; the bass guitarist, Brad Walst; the lead guitarist, Barry Stock; and the pianist, Neil Sanderson. However, in 2013 Ad...

World Language and Culture Night Brings Community Together

World Language and Culture Night Brings Community Together

Zak Talbot, Reporter

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

The Manitou Springs High School World Language and Culture Night is a staff organized event where students take on the personalities of a certain person who has been remarkably influential in their respective culture. Students who are enrolled in any language class must participate in this event, as we...

Girls’ Soccer Faces Long Battle Against Jefferson

Girls’ Soccer Faces Long Battle Against Jefferson

Kaitlyn Davidson, Senior Reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase

With many of the returning graduates cheering the stands, the Manitou Springs High School Girls’ Soccer Team played Jefferson Academy, ranked 2nd this year. The competition between the 2nd and 5th seeded teams was one of the most competitive matches so far, but the Mustangs fell a little short....

Senior Baseball Player James Baker Reflects on Legacy

Senior Baseball Player James Baker Reflects on Legacy

Aubrey Hall, Student Life Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

James Baker (12) has been familiar with the baseball diamond since kindergarten. What began as a family connection has become a strong point of leadership, and as he looks back on his history with the sport as a senior, his connection to his roots and love for the game is ever-present. “I got a str...

Student Leadership Shown Through School Walkout

Student Leadership Shown Through School Walkout

Amanda Nagel, Reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Wednesday, March 14th at 10:00am, students all over the country stood up from their classes and walked out of school. This was the one month anniversary of the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that killed 17 students and educators. High schoolers across the country were hopi...

Opinion: Oscars Cling to Fading Relevancy Through Angle of Social Justice

Opinion: Oscars Cling to Fading Relevancy Through Angle of Social Justice

Kaitlyn Davidson, Senior Reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

As always, the Oscars was a time for Hollywood to pat itself on the back for all the progress they have made. Outsider fringe movies, like “Get Out”, were assumed to be throwouts as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences prefers awarding established film producers, but the Academy awarded t...

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