Heartbreaking Loss for Reigning State Cheer Champs

Ryan Murdock (12), Mahalia Henschel (12), and Kelsey Hartwig (12) lead the team in the completion of their jump sequence. All three girls have been on the cheer team since their freshman year.

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

December 15, 2015

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

The team celebrates after being announced the Tri-Peaks League 3A League Champions. In the front, newcomers Zoe Schnurman (10) and Brooke Sedlacek (9) hug in excitement.

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

December 3, 2015

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

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

Kelsey Hartwig (12), Avery Norwood (10), Mahalia Henschel (12), Bella Gallardo (12), and Paige McKenna (11), all wear their clothes inside out in honor of  the first day of homecoming week.

Bailey Visscher-Nickerson, Reporter

October 6, 2015

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

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

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

Sophie Kilroy, senior class vice president candidate, presents her ideas on changing the dress code in an official student council meeting. Bailey Visscher-Nickerson, junior class vice president candidate, and Misty Kerze (12) listen.

Lily Reavis, Senior Writer

April 29, 2015

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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