(from left to right) Sage Stevens (11), Andrea Edwards (12), Amelia Mackenzie (12), and Kaitlyn Davidson (11) laugh after having been pied in the face by SMHS council members. Stevens and Davidson were filling in for the executive board members and other seniors who were unable to make it to the game.

School Rivalry Generates Food for Local Pantry

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor December 15, 2016

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...

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

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...

Jensen Delius (11) dances. She plans to minor in dance upon her completion of high school.

Jensen Delius Rediscovers Passion for Dance at New Studio

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor November 8, 2016

When individuals discover their passion, it is often by accident. This is the manner in which Jensen Delius (11) stumbled upon her love for dance. Now 16, Delius first set foot in a studio at age...

The Easy German group take a picture at a location they traveled to. The group is known for traveling and producing YouTube videos as they go.

“Easy German” Teaches Language with Real-World Approach

David Misyura, Reporter November 3, 2016

Manitou Springs High School has quite the diverse and fleshed-out foreign language program, and its German department recently got the exciting opportunity to meet with the Easy German group. Easy German...

Cake Walk participants play and hope to win a delicious baked good.

Maniboo Brings Ghosts, Ghouls, Gandalf and a Rooster to MSHS

Chloe Armstrong , Reporter October 28, 2016

"Maniboo" is a tradition at Manitou Springs High School that takes place around Halloween each year. Children from both district 14 elementary schools come to play games, win prizes and get a good...

Maddie Grant (10), Bridget Bodor (10), and Trina Borst (10) participate in the team's motivational cheer.

Annual Powderpuff Game Carries Tradition

Kaitlyn Cashdollar and Zoe Schnurman September 29, 2016

The annual powderpuff football game took place on Sept. 26. The game consisted of two 20-minute halves. The two teams were made up of the juniors, who wore black jerseys, and the seniors and sophomores,...

Sitting is Dangerous

Sitting is Dangerous

Tyler Jungbauer, Guest Writer September 28, 2016

We don’t really think enough about how dangerous sitting actually is. In fact, sitting is so vastly dangerous that when one does it during the National Anthem, this very act of sitting is the sole...

Teammates Bryce Coop (12) and Uriah Waters (12) embrace after a hard game. Coop is commemorating those he has lost with phrases like,

Mustangs Win Out in Game Against Faith Christian

Mo Heinger and Becca Heiniger September 23, 2016

The Manitou Springs High School varsity football team competed against the Faith Christian Academy varsity football team at home on Friday, Sept. 16. Not long after the game's start, the Mustangs had...

Homecoming 2016: What to Expect

Homecoming 2016: What to Expect

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter September 22, 2016

Last week, the official theme of the 2016 Homecoming was announced: "Off to Neverland with a mix of Enchanted Forest". Student Council decided to combine both themes because of a tie when the student...

The senior class shows their school pride by throwing green and gold streamers. The goal was for the senior class to show the most spirit.

Homecoming 2016: Events and Details

David Misyura, Reporter September 22, 2016

Homecoming is almost upon us, and everyone is mentally preparing for all the festivities to come. Even if some of us won't be participating in the events or dress-up days, it's always good to know what's...

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