Coffee House Showcases Talent Within MSHS

Alison Lanning (12) enjoys her last time on stage for Manitou Springs High School. She is looking forward to going to college and starting fresh.

Allie Robbins, Senoir Reporter

March 15, 2018

The Coffee House is an annual event hosted by the Mustang Thespian Society that not only displays and showcases talented members but also depicts the dedication and hard work the student put in to their performance. The show kicked off with Nathan Plush (12) performing "Hurt" by Johnny Cash. It wa...

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,

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter

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 ensembles. This concert, they had many ensembles and very few group pieces. The strings ensemble...

“Radium is Dangerous”: Emotional Fall One Act Beautifully Executed

Thomas Hudson, Reporter

November 15, 2016

"Radium is dangerous," Dr. Von Sochoky, played by Jacob Hammers (10) stated in this year's performance of "Radium Girls" by D.W. Gregory. Set in the 1920's following the Great War, "Radium Girls" focuses on the story of Grace Fryer, played by Maggie Anderson (9). Working for the US Radium Corpora...

“The Last Illusion,” Earns Manitou Theatre First Place in Competition

Matt Rivera (11) hoists the first place trophy above his head as the rest of the cast begins to cheer and reach toward it. Rivera has been heavily involved in Manitou's theatre department since middle school, and played a significant role in this year's fall play,

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2016

Anticipation was high in the Mitchell High School Auditorium on the evening of February 5. Students from eleven neighboring high schools were gathered around the stage, waiting for the winners of the annual One-Act Competition to be announced. “We’re going to try something and we don’t...

Auditions for Spring Musical, “The Music Man,” Approaching

Mia Elliott, Drama Club Correspondant

January 31, 2016

After the splendid success that was West Side Story, last year's spring musical, anticipation for this year's promising production of The Music Man is growing. As the early February auditions roll around, here's what any ambitious cast member-candidate needs to know. The Monologue Audition Mon...

Band Brings Concert to New Levels

Taylor Mattson (11) plays lead guitar for the band room jazz band.

Elijah Abendroth and Calvin Kuhlman

December 19, 2014

  The band is gestured to stand from their seats by the new band director, Mr. Leve, to accept the applause as he bows on their behalf. The band has just ended an awesome concert with three intensely accented notes played in perfect synchronicity by the whole band at the end of the final song, "Ukrai...

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