• November 1811/22 BBB Parent Meeting at 5:45 p.m.
  • November 1811/23 Cheer Competition
  • November 1811/22 Wrestling Parent Meeting at 6 p.m.
  • November 1811/20 GBB Parent Meeting at 5:15 p.m.

Painting With the Herd Raises Money for Creative Mustangs

Painting With the Herd Raises Money for Creative Mustangs

Abby Pribila, Copy Editor

October 29, 2019

Nearly 20 community members attended Painting With the Herd on Friday, Oct. 25. There were a lot of staff members and parents of students in attendance. The Art Department at Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) put together the night of painting to fundraise for the program, specifically to buy ne...

Spill the Tea: Inside Look at Digital Photo’s Latest Project

Spill the Tea: Inside Look at Digital Photo’s Latest Project

Meara Sauer, Junior Reporter

February 6, 2019

In his digital photo class, Paul Bonner assigned the class a project that pushed their creativity and made them tell a story with just photos. The project was coffee themed, but the students were allowed to tell their story with any beverage. Some told their stories to provoke emotion while others...

Spooky Photos in Digital Photo Class

Spooky Photos in Digital Photo Class

Meara Sauer and Adelyn Powell, Junior Reporters

November 16, 2018

In Paul Bonner’s Digital Photo class, students learn to take interesting photos, use a camera, edit in photoshop and much more. Bonner’s goal for his digital photography class is to teach the understanding of camera functions, photoshop usage and basic techniques that will help them later on in life. “Hopefully...

Adam State University Art Contest Offers Scholarships

Adam State University Art Contest Offers Scholarships

Morgan Fisher, Reporter

October 4, 2017

The Art Department at Adams State University (ASU) is having a regional juried scholarship exhibition for high school juniors and seniors. The contest will accept any type of original art that can be framed or that can be displayed. All work has to have been created in the last two years. The deadlin...

Political Balance: The Laborless Labor for Relaxation

Political Balance: The Laborless Labor for Relaxation

Riley Cluxton, Reporter

September 20, 2017

When patience plays into my life, which is more rare than common, I feel truly flexible and composed. But as the summer of constant leisure faded and the swelling of the school year started and progressed into September, my activities became hectic and pressured. A day to collect myself was definit...

Arts14 Adds Afterschool Activities

Arts14 Adds Afterschool Activities

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter

February 28, 2017

The start of the new quarter also brings new Arts14 classes available after school. There are a multitude of new classes, as well as reputable old classes. Several of them are available to high school students. Maria Navaratne, part of the Arts14 team, had lots to say about the Arts14 mission t...

Manitou Students Place in Tri-Peaks League Art Show

Manitou Students Place in Tri-Peaks League Art Show

Becca Heiniger, Reporter

April 14, 2016

The Tri-Peaks Art Show asked art teachers from the Tri-Peaks area to send in a list of their students’ artwork. The art teachers from Manitou, Paul Bonner and Erin Gocinski, submitted seven pieces each. The Tri-Peaks Art Show gives awards for first through third place, in 2D and 3D. They also have...

“Make Art, Not War”: Wunderkind Art Show

“Make Art, Not War”: Wunderkind Art Show

Sarah Bogush, Reporter

March 28, 2016

The Manitou Art Center, a local gallery and studio, holds an annual high school art show. This year, being the 17th showing, five of Manitou's juniors and seniors, along with other district artists, have entries being showcased in the exhibit. Currently, the applications are closed, but the gallery...

Who is the New Art Teacher?

Who is the New Art Teacher?

Gianni Truscelli, Reporter

September 24, 2015

Ms. Gocinski is a first-year teacher at Manitou Springs High school. She comes from a background of teaching adults in a non-traditional setting. The art field appealed to her for how she enjoyed self expression, and self growth. Gocinski says that she enjoys Manitou because of how positive the...

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