Heartbreaking Loss for Reigning State Cheer Champs

Heartbreaking Loss for Reigning State Cheer Champs

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

December 15, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As Manitou’s cheer team took to the performance floor on Friday, December 11 at the Denver Coliseum, they carried with them the hard work of a long and arduous week. Along with the usual pressures leading up to the cheerleaders’ most important annual competition, there was the loss of their hea...

Cheerleaders Place First at League Competition

Cheerleaders Place First at League Competition

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

December 3, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

All were abuzz with anticipation on the evening of December 1, when cheerleaders and fans alike congregated in the new gym of Manitou Springs High School for the annual 3A Tri-Peaks League competition. This was the first time in three years that Manitou has hosted the event. After weeks of early ...

Mid-Terms Schedule to Change for 2015-2016 School Year

Mid-Terms Schedule to Change for 2015-2016 School Year

Paige McKenna, Reporter

October 20, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

The new finals schedule has everybody overthinking the intensity of this years tests. Last year, there were two half-days in which students took their finals. Students took their first and second block finals on the first half-day, and their third and fourth final on the second day. Students were used...

First Dress Up Day Flips Everyone Inside Out

First Dress Up Day Flips Everyone Inside Out

Bailey Visscher-Nickerson, Reporter

October 6, 2015


Filed under News

Yesterday marked the kickoff the 2015 Homecoming Week at MSHS. It was the very first dress-up day of the year. The idea of "Inside Out/2015 Day" came from a scene in the movie, "Back to the Future." In this scene, Marty McFly is wearing all of his clothes inside out because he has travelled to th...

The DUFF Movie Review

Bailey Visscher-Nickerson, Reporter

September 8, 2015


Filed under Reviews

The DUFF isn't just your stereotypical high school movie. No, it is so much more than that. Mae Whitman stars as Bianca Piper in this hilariously adorable film about a girl who's life gets completely turned around when she is labeled the Designated Ugly Fat Friend, or DUFF. Her mission from then on...

Up and Coming Artists of 2015

Up and Coming Artists of 2015

Bailey Visscher-Nickerson and Paige McKenna

September 3, 2015


Filed under Music

SZA is an alternative and R&B artist. She recently released an album called Z which features artists like Kendrick Lamar. SZA has a poppy relaxing kind of vibe, but should work on annunciating her lyrics. Leon Bridges is a retro soul artist, who has recently been noticed in the music world. His...

Class Board Elections are Underway

Class Board Elections are Underway

Lily Reavis, Senior Writer

April 29, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Last week, the student body voted to decide the executive board for the 2015-2016 school year. Read more about that election here. This week, class boards are being decided. Class boards are a group of four students selected from each class to represent that class for an entire year. Each board inc...

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