Knowledge Bowl Team Goes to State Competition

The State Team (from left): Connor O'Brien (9), DJ Char (12), Liam Davidson (11), Jason Sellers (9), Nathan Hudson (11), Gunnar Marquardt (12), Molly Arndt (12) and Mackenna Yount (11).

Mackenna Yount, Copy Editor

April 3, 2019

On March 18th and 19th, eight students on the Manitou Springs High School Knowledge Bowl Team made their way up to Colorado State University in Fort Collins for the 2019 Colorado State Knowledge Bowl Tournament. The team made it to State by winning a wild card invitation shortly after they had a...

Key Club Shows Holiday Cheer

Chloe Unruh (12) serves drinks at the Kiwanis annual Breakfast with Santa. She is the Secretary of Key Club.

Oda Tiller-Brattebø, Senior Reporter

December 20, 2018

Key Club held a Holiday party for their members on December 15th. The members brought food and a White Elephant gift for a gift exchange, all while wearing their favorite ugly holiday sweater. When people arrived at the house, they were mingling around and there was Christmas music playing. They hung...

GSTA Kicks Off the Year With Ice Cream Social

While the purpose of the social was to connect with other community members of MSHS, Manitou students weren't the only ones to reach out. There were kids from Coronado, Rampart, and Doherty who attended in solidarity and made new friends at the social.

Oda Tiller-Bratteboe, Reporter

September 18, 2018

Friday, September 7th, the Gay Straight Trans Alliance (GSTA) 0f Manitou Springs High School organized and hosted an ice cream social at the Mustang Plaza. The goal of the social was to raise money, awareness and to collect clothing to donate to Inside Out: an organization which focuses on bringing a...

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...

Astronomy Club Hosts Night Under the Stars

Astronomy Club Hosts Night Under the Stars

Jackson Parker and Thomas Hudson

December 2, 2016

On Thursday, December 1, Manitou Springs High School Astronomy Club had a night under the stars. In the late evening sky they were able to spot numerous galaxies, nebulas and stars. The club, which currently includes several students from all grades, is meeting monthly under the supervision of former...

GSTA Participates in Annual “Day of Silence”

Lily Reavis (11) and Aubrey Hall (10) participated during the lunchtime protest to bring awareness to the struggles of LGBTQ+ community.

Lizzy Anderson, Senior Reporter

April 18, 2016

The Day of Silence, which stands to bring awareness to anti-LGBT harassment, began in 1996 and has since became an international event. The Manitou Gay Straight Trans* Alliance (GSTA) participated in the event this year, on April 15. "We're silent to stand in solidarity with people in the LGBTQ...

Breadheads bleed red

The delicious finished product.

Hunter Sherraden and Lizzy Anderson

February 19, 2015

    Breadheads is a club that meets after school to bake some delicious bread and other dessert treats for themselves and special school events. Last Thursday, the club splurged and decided to bake red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting. The club usually starts when the m...

Freshmen travel to Pueblo for Forensics

Freshmen travel to Pueblo for Forensics

Maya West, Reporter

January 30, 2015

On Saturday, January 24, the Manitou forensics team traveled to East High School in Pueblo for a meet. Coach Jeff Borst and freshmen Maya West and Alli Marte left on the bus at 6:30 a.m. They stayed in Pueblo nearly 12 hours, only getting home at 8 p.m. After years of MSHS having no Forensics...

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