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Manitou Springs High School Clubs Focus on Collaboration

Manitou Springs High School Clubs Focus on Collaboration

Sita Ahlen, Yearbook Editor
August 20, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Manitou Springs High School has an extremely involved student body who are actively participating in several different organizations. These range from student government organizations such as the Student Council, to more academically focused clubs like Math Warriors, to more stimulating clubs su...

Student Council Elections Shine a Light on Next School Year

Student Council Elections Shine a Light on Next School Year

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter
May 12, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

In a time when elections seem to be in the center of everyone's mind, there was one that was especially close to home. Instead of an election for the future of the nation, this was an election for the future of the school. Manitou Springs High School's student body went to work deciding what sort of...

Aubrey Hall: Working to Increase Voter Registration at MSHS

Aubrey Hall: Working to Increase Voter Registration at MSHS

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter
January 30, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Millennials make up one of the largest voter groups in the United States. Roughly 69.2 million millennials (ages 18-35) were eligible to vote in the 2016 election, according to Pew Research Center's analysis of the U.S Census Bureau data. That is about 31% of the total votes in the United State. There is a problem, this large percentage of voters has one of the lowest voter turnout rates of the e...

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...

School Rivalry Generates Food for Local Pantry

School Rivalry Generates Food for Local Pantry

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor
December 15, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Announcements – December 12, 2016

Announcements – December 12, 2016

Talia Traxler, Reporter
December 15, 2016
Filed under Announcements

Monday December 12th Activity Announcements: Mrs. Johnson will be meeting with 11th graders during advisory tomorrow regarding their PSAT scores. Teachers: Please take attendance and bring them down to the Jack Willie Gym. Attention all actors! Don't forget that today's Mustang Thespian Society...

Students Participate in Annual Night Out to End Youth Homelessness

Students Participate in Annual Night Out to End Youth Homelessness

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief
November 18, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

At 6am on Friday, November 17, several Manitou students awoke outside of the First United Methodist Church in downtown Colorado Springs. Frost and snow layered the ground and temperatures were in the low 30’s. For the third consecutive year, the school’s Gay Straight Transgender Alliance (G...

Jensen Delius Rediscovers Passion for Dance at New Studio

Jensen Delius Rediscovers Passion for Dance at New Studio

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor
November 8, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

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...

Manitou Football Victorious in Tight Game Against Salida

Manitou Football Victorious in Tight Game Against Salida

October 21, 2016
Filed under Sports

On Friday, October 14, Manitou fans gathered at MSHS’ home field, eager to see whether the Mustangs would be able to pull off a win one week after their winning record had been lost in a 40-to-nothing blowout against La Junta. Their opponent was Salida, who came into the game with a  2-4 record overall. Within...

Farewell and Making Of the 2015-2016 WARHORSE

Farewell and Making Of the 2015-2016 WARHORSE

Elizabeth Hawkes, WARHORSE Editor-In-Chief
May 13, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Yearbook

Dearest Mustangs, The last nine months have resulted in one of the most incredible experiences of my life. As the Editor-In-Chief of the WARHORSE, I spent my final year at MSHS creating an account of an entire year in the lives of over five hundred students. A yearbook is a tremendous document; though...

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