School Rivalry Generates Food for Local Pantry

(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.

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 occurs during the week preceding Manitou’s first football game against St. Mary’s, and concludes whe...

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 all that goes on behind the scenes of a theatre performance. The class will help support the...

Jensen Delius Rediscovers Passion for Dance at New Studio

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

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 nine. She instantaneously fell in love with the art, and has continued to jump at every opportunity...

“Easy German” Teaches Language with Real-World Approach

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.

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 is a YouTube group dedicated to teaching German in an applicable and realistic manner. The group doe...

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

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

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 scare if they dare to enter the haunted house. This year, Maniboo was held on October 26 from 4-8 PM...

Annual Powderpuff Game Carries Tradition

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

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, who sported white jerseys. Many people were impressed by the turnout at the game. William Brown, ...

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 cause of distress for the rest of that person’s life.  In other words, we must accept that the National...

Mustangs Win Out in Game Against Faith Christian

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

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 earned seven points. This touchdown was scored by Davyn Adamscheck (12) within the first ten minut...

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 body voted. According to Alice Stoneback, this is the first tie she has ever seen. It's typically...

Homecoming 2016: Events and Details

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.

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 ahead of us, from September 24 to the first of October. Saturday the 24 consists of the first...

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