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Girls Basketball Breezes Over Buena Vista

Girls Basketball Breezes Over Buena Vista

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Manitou Mustangs girls basketball team swept the Buena Vista Demons away on Saturday, February 11 at a home conference game. Manitou beat Buena Vista by nearly 50 points. The Mustangs were expecting an easy win when they led into the second half 43-10. Shelby Megyeri (12) came close to scoring...

M-Term Classes Offered in Many Subjects

M-Term Classes Offered in Many Subjects

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter
February 8, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Coming up soon is M-Term, a day where students get to choose what to learn. There are new M-Terms being offered, such as Skiing. At this point, M-Terms, new and old, deserve to be highlighted. Programing, Jewelry Making and Job Shadowing are all M-Terms that the student body may want to learn more...

Manitou Students Make Voices Heard at State-Wide Women’s Marches

Manitou Students Make Voices Heard at State-Wide Women’s Marches

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief
January 24, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On January 21, 2017, the day after the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, millions of people across the US participated in protest “Women’s Marches.” Several students from Manitou Springs High School attended local marches either in Colorado Springs or Denver. Aubrey Hall (11), Becca...

Manitou Wrestling Loses Momentum in Meet Against Palmer

Manitou Wrestling Loses Momentum in Meet Against Palmer

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
January 19, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The wrestling team went against Palmer on Tuesday, January 17. Palmer won by 6 points due to having the majority of their participants forfeit, since Manitou had no competitors for their specific weight class to go against. The forfeits resulted in a short, bittersweet last home meet for the teams'...

School Rivalry Generates Food for Local Pantry

School Rivalry Generates Food for Local Pantry

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor
December 15, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Every year, student council representatives from Manitou and St. Mary’s High Schools team up to channel the rivalry between them into raising food for their communities. Traditionally, this food drive occurs during the week preceding Manitou’s first football game against St. Mary’s, and concludes whe...

Sophomore Creates Literary Magazine for MSHS Students

Sophomore Creates Literary Magazine for MSHS Students

David Misyura, Reporter
December 12, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Kaitlyn Cashdollar (10) recently created the Manitou Muse, a literary magazine that aims to showcase Manitou students' artistic works, showcasing her future aspirations as a book editor. Cashdollar describes the Muse as, "A creative outlet where students can publish their work and their expression," ...

New Tech Theatre Class to be Offered Second Semester

New Tech Theatre Class to be Offered Second Semester

Becca Heiniger, Audio/Visual Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Wendy Harms is starting a Tech Theatre class next semester. It will take place during fourth block. Overall, the class will teach the basics of putting on a performance, and students will learn to appreciate all that goes on behind the scenes of a theatre performance. The class will help support the...

Emily Dolloff-Holt signs with the University of New Hampshire

Emily Dolloff-Holt signs with the University of New Hampshire

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter
November 18, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Emily Dolloff-Holt (12) officially signed with The University of New Hampshire (UNH) on Monday, Nov. 14. Many of Dolloff-Holt's friends and family went to the signing, which was during lunch. Both Dolloff-Holt and her coach, Roy Chaney, gave speeches about how proud they were to be signing. National...

Latvia: Culture, Tradition, and Environmental Awareness

Latvia: Culture, Tradition, and Environmental Awareness

David Misyura, Reporter
November 16, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bajdxZ8uAxc&feature=youtu.be This year sees the continuation of MSHS's tradition of sharing cultures from around the world on one very special night: World Language and Culture Night. The event was raised to a much grander scale than previous years, with the MSMS band playing va...

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