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Jason Jones(12) uses his extra-tinted sunglasses to watch the eclipse safely.

MSHS views the eclipse

Ari Clark, Senior Reporter April 11, 2024

The Kitten, Piper

The Kitten, Piper

Kai Jacobson February 19, 2024

Ari had grown bored of their cat, Penrose. Wait. They were not bored. They were just a little sad. Ari loved, and still loves, Penrose. His gray-ish orange fur was a dream to pet, when he was in a social...

A Snowman Can Have Romance, Man!

A Snowman Can Have Romance, Man!

Morrigan Schulz January 16, 2024

I was born on December 20th. I am 3 balls of snow tall and have a beautiful wool scarf. I am one of the only snowmen on this suburban block. This is the tale of my love. It is a nice chilly winter day....

With the rise of Covid-19 cases, students and staff are encouraged to maintain a healthy and prepared amount of supplies in their homes by their peers, to ensure a quick recovery in the event of a Covid-19 prognosis.

Covid-19 rise across country

Ari Clark, Senior Reporter September 22, 2023

New Coronavirus variants have begun to cause a rise in cases, deaths, closures and hospitalizations in surges across the United States. With over 2000 cases reported in the last week in Colorado alone,...

Substitute teacher Jon Murphy helps Rylynne Murphy in his Geometry class on Sept. 15. Murphy had been part time substitute teaching at MSHS since February of 2001 and recently stepped in to take on a full time position, co-teaching with Erich Hoffmann.

Math substitutes take over for Gardner

Cordelia Portman, Junior Reporter September 15, 2023

Recently, two substitute teachers, Erich Hoffmann and Jon Murphy filled in full time for retired math teacher Julie Gardner. Gardner retired from Manitou Springs High School in May 2023, which led to two...

The Luminaries by Susan Dennard was released Nov. 2022.

Book of the month – December: The Luminaries

Katelyn Fonkert, Editor-in-Chief December 1, 2022

"The Luminaries" by Susan Dennard, was released on Nov. 1, 2022. This book is the first in Dennard's new YA series, The Luminaries.  16-year-old Winnie Wednesday and her family are outcasts to the...

The Manitou Springs High Schools football field being forked by Woodland Park High School students before a basketball game in 2021.

Woodland Park’s one-sided rivalry

Emily Waite, Editor-in-Chief October 20, 2022

Woodland Park High School and Manitou Springs High School’s high-tension relationship has caused issues for many years, but are they really rivals? While WPHS would say a resounding yes, MSHS would...

Number 11, Preston Rhodes (10) walks out onto the field for the kickoff of the game against Rye High School on September 2, 2022 at Richardson Field.

Mustangs fall apart in the second half

Ashur Lavigne, Reporter September 8, 2022

Manitou Springs High School's football team had their first game of the season against the Rye High School Thunderbolts on September 2, 2022, at Richardson Field.  The football team played well in...

Letter to the editor

Sammi Clapham April 1, 2022

Dear Editor, I am Sammi Clapham, a junior at MSHS in Mr.Gillard’s creative writing class. I believe at Manitou Springs High School there shouldn’t be long advisories or any at all....

Piper Larsen

Is cheerleading a healthy sport?

Piper Larsen, Senior Reporter December 1, 2021

The count of cheerleaders who quit the MSHS Cheer team is up to twelve, 2 more cheerleaders quit the team since the original report of 10 in the October 27 article “MSHS cheer is down 10 members from...

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