• August 20The first day of school is on August 25th.

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

“Ten stories. Ten students. Ten emerging filmmakers.”

“Ten stories. Ten students. Ten emerging filmmakers.”

Tyler Jungbauer, Writer
May 15, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

Mía Elliot (11), Marley Kaiser (10), and Scott Larwood (9) all sat around one of the lacquered wooden tables in the Manitou Springs High School Media Center, discussing film and their experiences with it, as a reporter from this newspaper sat by and listened. All three of them have been selected for...

PARCC: The Good, the Bad, or the Ugly?

PARCC: The Good, the Bad, or the Ugly?

Tyler Jungbauer, Writer
May 5, 2015
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

    Even though the Manitou Springs High School, as well as numerous other schools and academies across the country, already underwent the first stage of PARCC testing, there is still yet another round of difficult testing. The PARCC test (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness f...

Not a Compliment: Street Harassment in the Modern Age

Not a Compliment: Street Harassment in the Modern Age

Lily Reavis and Aubrey Hall
May 5, 2015
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Pop culture and mainstream media have been standardizing cat-calling and street harassment for decades. Movies and T.V. shows often depict men whistling, yelling "compliments", and blatantly staring at women they find attractive. Though these things are depicted as being relatively harmless, and in some ...

Announcements – 1 May, 2015

Announcements – 1 May, 2015

Lily Reavis, Senior Writer
May 1, 2015
Filed under Announcements

GOOD MORNING MANITOU SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR FRIDAY, MAY 1 Senior Advisors: Please walk your class to the amphitheater after announcements. Activity Announcements: Leadership lock in this weekend May 2 @ 6:30 through May 3 @ 10:30. SIGN UP in the commons or outside Mrs. Stoneba...

BeYOUtiful: Campaign for Kindness wants Manitou Students to see their own inner beauty

BeYOUtiful: Campaign for Kindness wants Manitou Students to see their own inner beauty

Hunter Sherraden, Writer
May 1, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

Manitou Springs High School's Campaign for Kindness has launched a new campaign with the title “beYOUtiful.” It may seem like a silly play on words or even a marketing phrase, but for the members of the club, it means so much more than that. “It’s really important to spread our message ...

Don’t know what to do this summer? 10 summer activities for teens in Colorado

Don’t know what to do this summer? 10 summer activities for teens in Colorado

Ryan Cantwell, Writer
April 30, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Finding something to do over the summer is challenging - you finally have the time do something but the options seem to overwhelm and the vast majority of activities aren't really meant for teenagers. This list will guide in finding a fun thing to spend all of that open summer time on, in and near Manitou. 1. The Inc...

Class Board Elections are Underway

Class Board Elections are Underway

Lily Reavis, Senior Writer
April 29, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

Last week, the student body voted to decide the executive board for the 2015-2016 school year. Read more about that election here. This week, class boards are being decided. Class boards are a group of four students selected from each class to represent that class for an entire year. Each board inc...

Mass media students attend Spring National High School Journalism Convention in Denver

Mass media students attend Spring National High School Journalism Convention in Denver

Lizzy Anderson, Writer
April 29, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

After school on Thursday, April 16, seven Mass Media students and two advisors headed up to Denver for a weekend of  classes to help improve the Warhorse and Prospector. Thousands of students from all around the country gathered in the Sheraton Denver Downtown where the conference was held the...

Unpractical Thought, Practical Thinking

Unpractical Thought, Practical Thinking

Tyler Jungbauer, Writer
April 29, 2015
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

  Fareed Zakaria, who is a writer for the Washington Post and a host on CNN, recently published a book titled In Defense of A Liberal Education, which comments heavily on modern education’s tendency to stray toward a STEM-based focus (STEM standing for "science, technology, engineering, an...

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