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Girls’ Soccer Wins League

Girls’ Soccer Wins League

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor
May 6, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a game against Salida on Tuesday, the girls' soccer team advanced to the top and won league against 5 other teams. Manitou's championship stemmed from their five wins and zero losses during the season. Behind them was the Colorado Christian school with 3 wins and 1 loss. At their game...

Editorial: GSTA Day of Silence proves MSHS Less Accepting than Expected

Editorial: GSTA Day of Silence proves MSHS Less Accepting than Expected

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief
April 26, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

On April 15, the Manitou Springs High School Gay Straight Trans* Alliance (GSTA) participated in the national Day of Silence, an annual event meant to bring attention to LGBTQ+ bullying and harassment in schools. Members of the GSTA wore purple and stayed silent throughout the day in a show of solidar...

Student Body Executive Board Members Announced

Student Body Executive Board Members Announced

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor
April 26, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Council

On April 22, Manitou Springs High Schools' new student body executive board was announced. After weeks of tireless campaigning, including hanging posters adorned with puns and passing out t-shirts and pins, four students have been voted into office to serve for the 2016-2017 school year. During advisory...

Student Council Executive Board Candidates Give Election Speeches

Student Council Executive Board Candidates Give Election Speeches

Staff
April 21, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

On Wednesday, April 20, the Student Council Executive Board Candidates gave their speeches to the student body. Voting is currently happening, and the results will be announced on Friday, April 22. The candidates are: President: Bailey Eichers (11) and Lily Reavis (11). Vice President: Mo Heiniger...

Senior Greg Shaw Breaks 37-Year-Old Swim Record

Senior Greg Shaw Breaks 37-Year-Old Swim Record

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter
April 16, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Greg Shaw (12) is a senior on the Coronado Boys Swim and Dive Team. This past week, he broke a 37-year-old pool record for the 100 butterfly. The original record was a 53.3 seconds, and his time was 52.90 seconds. His mother was the the timer for his lane, and was one of the first people to see his...

Manitou Students Place in Tri-Peaks League Art Show

Manitou Students Place in Tri-Peaks League Art Show

Becca Heiniger, Reporter
April 14, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

The Tri-Peaks Art Show asked art teachers from the Tri-Peaks area to send in a list of their students’ artwork. The art teachers from Manitou, Paul Bonner and Erin Gocinski, submitted seven pieces each. The Tri-Peaks Art Show gives awards for first through third place, in 2D and 3D. They also have...

Pakistani Exchange Student Talks MSHS Robotics

Pakistani Exchange Student Talks MSHS Robotics

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter
March 4, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

The Robotics club is a group of very dedicated students involved in STEM education. They have a mix of intense practices and even more intense competitions. They have a team of great mentors and teachers, and students who are very hard-working. Three hours of work after school requires commitment a...

Review: “Bridge of Spies” is More than Meets the Eye

Review: “Bridge of Spies” is More than Meets the Eye

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter
March 1, 2016
Filed under Reviews, Showcase

"Bridge of Spies," is a true story about an defense attorney who is hired by the government to defend a Soviet spy in 1957. As the movie progresses, an American spy is also captured by the Soviet Union, and the attorney is hired to handle the exchange between the two. Things get complicated when yet...

Knowledge Bowl Team Advances to State Competition

Knowledge Bowl Team Advances to State Competition

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter
February 29, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Following Manitou's high-achieving sports teams, such as swimming and wrestling, the high school's Knowledge Bowl team is also on their way to state. State is on March 14th and 15th, at Colorado State University in Pueblo. The team is going up together on Sunday and staying at a hotel for both da...

Winter Sports Profile: Maddie Frahm and Shelby Megyeri End Vigorous Season

Winter Sports Profile: Maddie Frahm and Shelby Megyeri End Vigorous Season

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor
February 25, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Although the girls' varsity basketball team is only nine players strong, the varsity team has improved vastly. They remain undefeated as the end of the season approaches. Situated behind Mesa Ridge in Colorado Springs, the girls are ranked at 15th out of the 327 teams in Colorado. Included among ...

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