Student Leadership Shown Through School Walkout

Students Abby Pribilla (9) and Dominique Ortonword (11) stand holding signs with the faces of victims from the Florida school shooting. The leaders of the Walk-Out made signs for participants to hold up during the event, but many students made their own as well.

Amanda Nagel, Reporter

March 23, 2018

On Wednesday, March 14th at 10:00am, students all over the country stood up from their classes and walked out of school. This was the one month anniversary of the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that killed 17 students and educators. High schoolers across the country were hopi...

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

GSTA Raises Money for Urban Peak Through

Anela Wright, Senior Reporter

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 held a movie night showing of "Rocky Horror Picture Show" to raise money and toiletry items for Urban...

Annual Club Carnival Gets Students Involved

Kaitlyn Cashdollar (11), Aubrey Hall (12) and Jessica Moen (staff), inform people about the purpose and goal of the Gay Straight Transgender Alliance (GSTA). This year they are participating in events such as Urban Peak's Night Out to End Youth Homelessness and Day of Silence.

Anela Wright, Senior Reporter

September 8, 2017

Each year, Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) holds a club fair to encourage students to become a part of the school community. Students talk to each club to attain information, and in return they receive a ticket that can be cashed out for games, drinks and food. Over a dozen different clubs prese...

Manitou Springs High School Clubs Focus on Collaboration

Lizzy Butts (10), Parker Hall (10), Mia Heiniger (9), Jayden Omi (11), Sage Stevens (12) and Coco Stevens (10) gather around a fire to converse and cook hot dogs in the evening.

Sita Ahlen, Yearbook Editor

August 20, 2017

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

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Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter

May 12, 2017

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 (11) holds up voter registration forms and

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter

January 30, 2017

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

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

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

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 High School attended local marches either in Colorado Springs or Denver. Aubrey Hall (11), Becca...

School Rivalry Generates Food for Local Pantry

(from left to right) Sage Stevens (11), Andrea Edwards (12), Amelia Mackenzie (12), and Kaitlyn Davidson (11) laugh after having been pied in the face by SMHS council members. Stevens and Davidson were filling in for the executive board members and other seniors who were unable to make it to the game.

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

December 15, 2016

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

Sita Ahlen, Aubrey Hall, and Kaitlyn Cashdollar working in Mass Media

Talia Traxler, Reporter

December 15, 2016

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

(from left to right) MSHS students Aubrey Hall (11), Tyler Jungbauer (11), Maya West (11) and GSTA advisor Mark Searle pose for a photo beneath the archway of Colorado Springs' First United Methodist Church, where the event was held. Students from Manitou Springs High School have participated in the night out for the past three years,  but participation in the event was first spearheaded by the GSTA last year.

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

November 18, 2016

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...

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