South Africa: Just What I Did(n’t) Expect.

A giraffe stares Ted Weiss (10) down at the Savannah Africa.
January 9, 2015

I've been fortunate to travel throughout my 15 years on this Earth to a variety of places, from Europe, Asia to central, South America and within the United States. During this last winter break of...

Cheerleading Places First at State (UPDATE: Watch video of winning routine)

December 12, 2014

All were abuzz with anticipation last Saturday, December 6, as our cheerleaders prepared to compete at the Denver Coliseum. After some brief practice, pep talks, and team photos, the girls took...

Black Friday: Not worth it

One can see in this picture that there is only one rack out of many that offers the 50% off deal advertised in the Urban Outfitters window.
December 5, 2014

My very peaceful, quiet Thanksgiving evening could have been extended for several more hours. Instead, it was cut short at around 8:00 due to my desire to score some great deals during the Black Friday...

Drive Smart Campaign Confronts Careless Driving

Drive Smart Campaign Confronts Careless Driving
November 21, 2014

"We're incomplete without you" was put up this week on every single Manitou Springs High School locker. That's one motto being emphasized during Manitou Springs High School Drive Smart campaign. Drive...

Isaac Green’s Style

Isaac smiles at the camera.
November 20, 2014

Isaac Green, quite possibly the most popular man at Manitou Springs High School, has style. His whimsical, thrifty style consists of busy patterns, fun socks, button down shirts and color galore. When...

Pondering the Ponds of Red Rocks

The gravel pit while it was still in operation (1999)
November 20, 2014

Don Ellis is a local historian and expert on the Red Rocks Open Space. Ellis wrote in one article that the first man-made pond was not intended to be a pond, it was actually just the lowest level in...

The All-State Ensemble

MSHS choir students try outs for All-State. Rachael Bradshaw was selected for All State.
November 19, 2014

Rachael Bradshaw describes herself as a social butterfly, always on the lookout for new opportunities to have fun. The 17-year-old Manitou senior said she hopes to make new friends and meet with...

Coaches Have High Hopes for This Wrestling Season

November 19, 2014

Head coach Borkowski and assistant coaches Mr. Bonner, Mr. Nagel, and Mr. Miller are excited for the 2014-2015 wrestling season. They have high hopes for the team as a whole and expect great things to...

When 99.9% Isopropyl Alcohol Meets Fire: Mr. Kemp Talks About His Experiments

November 18, 2014

Every year for his freshman classes, Mr.Kemp performs several exciting experiments that involve fire, explosions and other intriguing exciting products of chemistry and physics. This is a student favorite­­ where...

Manitou Girls Volleyball goes to State

Angala Jensen (11) is congratulated on the mustangs' win by Andy Thomson(12)
November 17, 2014

The Manitou Girls Volleyball team kicked back the week before the state tournament as Manitou students participated in an impromptu spirit week by dressing up every day. The team chose the themes for...

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