• March 19Dive-In Movie on March 22nd at Manitou Pool from 7:30-10:00pm ($10-To get in)

  • March 19Spring Break starts March 25th and ends in March 31st.

  • March 15Baseball has a tournament on March 20, March 21, and March 22 at Home.

  • February 27World Language and Culture Night is on March 20th at 5 p.m.

  • February 27Bring your formal wear to Mrs. Kerrigan and shop at WLACN to donate to NHS.

GSTA Raises Money for Urban Peak Through “Rocky Horror Picture Show”

GSTA Raises Money for Urban Peak Through “Rocky Horror Picture Show”

Anela Wright, Senior Reporter

November 6, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Gay Straight Trans Alliance (GSTA) is persistent about raising awareness for the less fortunate kids within the LGTBQ+ community. In spirit of Halloween, the club held a movie night showing of "Rocky Horror Picture Show" to raise money and toiletry items for Urban...

2017-2018 School Year Brings Anticipated Changes

2017-2018 School Year Brings Anticipated Changes

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief

August 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The 2017-2018 school year has been much anticipated due to the many changes at Manitou Springs High School. In previous years, MSHS has used the block schedule, where students take four classes one semester, and then another four classes the next semester. This year, the school is switching to the trad...

Band Ends the Year with Award Concert

Band Ends the Year with Award Concert

Hanny Chairunnisa, Reporter

May 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Showcase

The Manitou Springs High School Band successfully held the end of the year concert on May 10th. This concert was special because it was the last time the seniors would perform in a MSHS Band concert. As well, awards and honors would be given to students who showed leadership and skill throughout t...

Band Improves Festival Scores From Last Year

Band Improves Festival Scores From Last Year

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter

May 5, 2017


Filed under Music, Showcase

Last year, Manitou Springs High School Symphonic Band competed in a prestigious competition called CHSAA Large Group and Solo & Ensemble Festival. They played the pieces "Overture for Winds" by Charles Carter and "The Thunderer" by John Philip Sousa. They scored II's across the board, I being the b...

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...

Winter Band Concert Features New and Unique Music

Winter Band Concert Features New and Unique Music

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter

January 10, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

This band concert was unique from others because unlike the past, they only had two group pieces for each different band. Before they had it where they did three or more group pieces, and maybe a few ensembles. This concert, they had many ensembles and very few group pieces. The strings ensemble...

Annual Awards Night Honors Students, Introduces Valedictorians

Annual Awards Night Honors Students, Introduces Valedictorians

Kaitlyn Davidson, Reporter

May 13, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

This year's annual Award Night honored outstanding academic achievement and prestigious awards and scholarships were presented to ambitious juniors and seniors. Unlike many years' past, the Valedictorian Award went to two people, whose GPA and advanced classes were ultimately tried down to the th...

GSTA Participates in Annual “Day of Silence”

GSTA Participates in Annual “Day of Silence”

Lizzy Anderson, Senior Reporter

April 18, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

The Day of Silence, which stands to bring awareness to anti-LGBT harassment, began in 1996 and has since became an international event. The Manitou Gay Straight Trans* Alliance (GSTA) participated in the event this year, on April 15. "We're silent to stand in solidarity with people in the LGBTQ...

Review: Annual One Acts Join Coffee House to Showcase Talent

Review: Annual One Acts Join Coffee House to Showcase Talent

Bryce Vanderveer, Reporter

February 10, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Performing Arts, Reviews, Showcase

Theater is among the largest clubs in the Manitou School District, sporting multiple first place awards for their one act performances. The group has entertained the district for years with their many other annual plays. This, of course, does come at some cost. That is where the Coffee House progr...

Totally Tubular: Students Dress up for 80’s day

Totally Tubular: Students Dress up for 80’s day

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter

October 6, 2015


Filed under News

Today, October 6, 2015, was the 2nd day of Homecoming Week. The theme was "80s". Many students arrived at school dolled up in their parents' old shirts or shoes. Most were wearing knee high socks and their hair in colorful scrunchies. A few students used characters from "The Breakfast Club" or "Bac...

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