• August 20The first day of school is on August 25th.

  • July 30Registration for all students is on August 21st at Manitou Springs High School.

  • July 30Freshmen Orientation is on August 24th at Manitou Springs High School.

What You Need to Know about the Winter Dance

What You Need to Know about the Winter Dance

Kaylin Cole, Student Council Correspondent
February 15, 2017
Filed under Student Council

Manitou Springs High School's Winter Dance is here once again and we are in the midst of spirit week! The theme of the dance this year is, "A Journey Through the Seasons." For spirit week, there are five different dress up days students are encouraged to participate in and each day is based off of...

Manitou Springs High School Receives National Student Council Award

Manitou Springs High School Receives National Student Council Award

Andrea Edwards, Student Council Correspondent
April 13, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Council

Manitou Springs High School Student Council has been awarded a 2016 National Gold Council of Excellence Award by the National Association of Student Councils (NASC). Right now, you're probably wondering what this award is all about and the significance of it all. According to Ann Postlewaite, who...

Student Council: That’s What We’re Talking About

Student Council: That’s What We’re Talking About

Mo Heiniger, Student Council Correspondent
March 16, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Council

Each year at about this time here at Manitou, we find ourselves in a calm spring. The crazy season of dances, Drive Smart campaigns and spirit days has ended; students and teachers are in the swing of things as we are nearly three-quarters of the way through the year. All of the chaos that the fall ...

Editorial: Why Do We Learn?

Editorial: Why Do We Learn?

Tyler Jungbauer, Correspondent
January 31, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Why do we learn? This is a big question, one which countless great minds have considered, but few have answered—if at all.  Michelangelo (1475–1564) once said, at the age of 87, “I am still learning.” Ever the literary-minded, Dr. Seuss once composed a poem to answer this question: “The...

Editorial: Dating in the 21st Century

Editorial: Dating in the 21st Century

Anne Riley, Correspondent
December 3, 2015
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Imagine a simpler time: A well-dressed single gentleman pulls up to the front of a single woman’s home one evening, steps out of his car, and walks to her front door. The two of them were introduced to one another by a mutual friend at a social function some weeks prior. They go to dinner, ha...

Review: The Hobbit: Proof That New is Not Always Better

Review: The Hobbit: Proof That New is Not Always Better

Harrison Sokol, Correspondent
December 1, 2015
Filed under Reviews, Showcase

The final installment in The Hobbit movie trilogy is already nearly a year old, and is finally starting to fade from the public's memory. Thus, it is an excellent opportunity to return to the source material and see how it stacks up against the film adaptation. From the start, The Hobbit esta...

Change brings new dimensions to the Zac Brown Band

Change brings new dimensions to the Zac Brown Band

Anne Riley, Correspondent
November 19, 2015
Filed under Reviews, Showcase

When it comes to Zac Brown Band (ZBB), the headlines speak for themselves. All three of their previous studio albums have gone platinum, and they’ve sold out shows at venues like Fenway Park and the Hollywood Bowl. Scoring 13 top 10s on the Hot Country Songs chart prior to their newest album, "JEKYL...

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