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

GSTA Raises Money for Urban Peak Through
November 6, 2017

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...

2017-2018 School Year Brings Anticipated Changes

Andrew Slama, one of the new science teachers at Manitou, and his dog Rose go for a hike. Slama was drawn to Manitou partially because of the weather and the mountains. He once competed in an ultra-marathon, which is 50 miles long.
August 20, 2017

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,...

Band Ends the Year with Award Concert

Alena Akse (11) and Braeden Lewis (11) start off the woodwind section of the jazz band with
May 12, 2017

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....

Band Improves Festival Scores From Last Year

Band Improves Festival Scores From Last Year
May 5, 2017

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...

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

Kaitlyn Davidson (11, left), Parker Hall (9, middle) and Sage Stevens (11) march through downtown Colorado Springs.
January 24, 2017

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...

Winter Band Concert Features New and Unique Music

Bryce VanDerveer (12) was the first student to play an original composition at a Manitou band concert. His piece was called,
January 10, 2017

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...

Annual Awards Night Honors Students, Introduces Valedictorians

Akse (10) received the first Academic Awards for the night.
May 13, 2016

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...

GSTA Participates in Annual “Day of Silence”

Lily Reavis (11) and Aubrey Hall (10) participated during the lunchtime protest to bring awareness to the struggles of LGBTQ+ community.
April 18, 2016

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...

Review: Annual One Acts Join Coffee House to Showcase Talent

Paxton Wolf (10) and Alena Akse (10) perform an instrumental rendition of,
February 10, 2016

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...

Totally Tubular: Students Dress up for 80’s day

Freshmen pose for a photo wearing their groovy outfits.
October 6, 2015

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...

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