• November 29UCCS visits MSHS from 9:45-10:05am on February 15th.

  • November 29Forensics at World Schools Debate from 3:45-8:00pm on February 21 at Woodland Park.

  • September 4Girls Basketball vs. Vanguard from 6-7:30pm at MSHS.

  • July 30Wrestling Regionals from 3-6pm on February 15th at Central High School.

Raising Awareness: Hazel Mannery on Suicide Prevention

Raising Awareness: Hazel Mannery on Suicide Prevention

Meara Sauer, Junior Reporter

February 12, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

[Disclaimer: The following story includes mentions of suicide.] The “Suicide Belt”–a vertical strip of land in the U.S. starting at Montana and ending at Arizona and New Mexico– is responsible for the rising number of suicides in the past few years. Colorado is labeled the ninth highest in ...

Spill the Tea: Inside Look at Digital Photo’s Latest Project

Spill the Tea: Inside Look at Digital Photo’s Latest Project

Meara Sauer, Junior Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

In his digital photo class, Paul Bonner assigned the class a project that pushed their creativity and made them tell a story with just photos. The project was coffee themed, but the students were allowed to tell their story with any beverage. Some told their stories to provoke emotion while others...

MSHS Basketball Faces Lamar

MSHS Basketball Faces Lamar

Clover Bernard, Senior Reporter

February 5, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

On Saturday the 26th, the Manitou Springs High School Girls’ and Boys’ Basketball teams played against Lamar High School. Because MSHS hosted this game, the players’ had the home advantage. The MSHS Girls’ Basketball team played very well against Lamar as they were prepared for a close game....

Wrestling Hosts Last Home Meet and Honors Seniors

Wrestling Hosts Last Home Meet and Honors Seniors

Allie Robbins, Photo Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Manitou Springs High School not only hosted a quad-match–four teams going against each other– on January 25th but also recognized the seniors on the team: Manager Becca Borst, Caleb Edwards, Ceaser Sanchez and Byrd McCarley. The night started with honoring the parents and the seniors on the team. ...

Girls’ Swim & Dive Hosts Last Home Meet for Seniors

Girls’ Swim & Dive Hosts Last Home Meet for Seniors

Aliah Char and Alyssa Rash, Copy/Photo Editor and Junior Reporter

January 28, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

As the swim team’s season is coming to its end, the traditional Senior Night has also come and gone. This night is to represent all of the beloved seniors that are on the team and what they’ve done for their underclassmen. It’s also an opportunity for the seniors to thank their frie...

Sources of Strength: What Are Our True Strengths?

Sources of Strength: What Are Our True Strengths?

Téa Santos, Junior Reporter

January 28, 2019


Filed under News, Opinions, Scroll Bar, Showcase

Kicking off the 2017 school year, a new club found its way into the building: Sources of Strength. Though the program had been introduced to other districts, Manitou Springs High School hopped on board delayed. While its mission promises to aid in suicide prevention and anti-bullying campaigns, one question...

NHS Inducts Diverse Leaders in MSHS Community

NHS Inducts Diverse Leaders in MSHS Community

Clover Bernard, Senior Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

On January 14th, students and parents gathered at the Briarhurst Manor to watch Manitou Springs High School's Annual National Honors Society (NHS) Induction Ceremony. Students who were inducted into “the nations oldest, largest and most prestigious club” –according to President Ava Spangler...

MSHS Students Represent Their School at Ice Skating Nationals

MSHS Students Represent Their School at Ice Skating Nationals

Zak Talbot, Sports Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Manitou Springs High School students and ice skating prodigies Davis Ortonward (10) and Romy Malcolm (9) depart for Detroit, Michigan to participate in the Ice Skating Nationals. The two will be making the 1339 mile trip to The Motor City this Thursday the 17th. Competition for the two begins Janu...

Key Club Shows Holiday Cheer

Key Club Shows Holiday Cheer

Oda Tiller-Brattebø, Senior Reporter

December 20, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Key Club held a Holiday party for their members on December 15th. The members brought food and a White Elephant gift for a gift exchange, all while wearing their favorite ugly holiday sweater. When people arrived at the house, they were mingling around and there was Christmas music playing. They hung...

Cheerleading Excels at State Competition

Cheerleading Excels at State Competition

Clover Bernard, Reporter

December 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

On December 5th, the MSHS Cheerleading Team showcased their upcoming state routine in the high school gym. This was for the parents, friends and students who couldn’t make it up to the 2018 State Spirit Championship at the Denver Coliseum. This showcase was also to display all of the hard work th...

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