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Goodwill Ofori-Atuahene (12) leads Valerija Barkanova (12), McKenna Reid (11), Thomas Hudson (12), Caleb Hall (12), Abi Bebee (10), and Hanny Chairunnisa (12) in a Ghanian style dance choreographed by Ofori-Atuahene, an exchange student from Ghana. He took initiative and asked Nicole Berry, the dance teacher, if he could do a dance for the concert. His dance was performed to Azonto Ghost by Bisa Kdei.

Last Dance Recital Features Exchange Students

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief May 23, 2017

This dance concert was a special event due to the variety of originally composed dances. There was a total of four dances that were choreographed by students this semester. Two of these were done by...

Jensen Delius (11) dances. She plans to minor in dance upon her completion of high school.

Jensen Delius Rediscovers Passion for Dance at New Studio

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor November 8, 2016

When individuals discover their passion, it is often by accident. This is the manner in which Jensen Delius (11) stumbled upon her love for dance. Now 16, Delius first set foot in a studio at age...

Hayley Hamblin (12) Josh Chambers (11) perform a duet, The Mates of Soul by Taylor John Willaims.

2016 Spring Dance Concert Finishes Production

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter May 13, 2016

The annual spring dance concert was this past week. This concert included multiple of the dance classes combined. There were 21 dances overall. The combination of group dances, duets, and solos were very...

Hayley Hamblin Illustrates Choreographic Ability in New Dance Music Video

Hayley Hamblin Illustrates Choreographic Ability in New Dance Music Video

Mia Elliott, Reporter May 12, 2016

Starring Hayley Hamblin (12), Josh Chambers (11) and Bri Anderson (8), this intricate dance piece is a tender senior goodbye. Choreographed by Hayley Hamblin to John Mayer's Stop This Train, the trio tells...

Connor Cupit (12) and his girlfriend, who goes to a neighboring high school, dance during a song.

Winter Dance Changes Location, Students React

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter January 26, 2016

There has been a change in venue for the SnowBall. Instead of the old gym, this year the Student Council decided that they are doing it in the commons. They seem very excited about the idea, and have...

Tyler Doherty (9) and Rhiannon Roszman (12) dance with one another. The two play love interests set up by Hayley Hamblin (12) and Caleb Halls (11) characters.

“Love is Beginning”: Dance Students Perform in Annual Winter Recital

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor January 10, 2016

On the eve of Thursday, January seventh, all signs were pointing to a three-day weekend for MSHS students and teachers. Though many had their fingers crossed, one group of students who may not have...

Couples dance in the serious moonlight. Snowcoming week ended with A Night in the Stars or a space themed dance, complete with fog machines and blacklights.

Snowcoming Rescheduled

Leland Spangler, Reporter March 5, 2015

After a flurry of winter weather mayhem, MSHS Student Council has been given the green light to reschedule the snowcoming dance for Friday, March 20th from 8:30 - 11:30 pm. The after party will run until...

Katelinn surprised Jorrey with a poster and balloons. The sign reads, Will you fly UP to Snowcoming with me?

Students plan elaborate “proposals” for dance dates

Hunter Sherraden, Writer February 25, 2015

  Although it’s not nearly as extensive as prom, “proposals” for Snowcoming tend to be a big deal at MSHS. For a couple weeks before the dance, the halls and the commons are filled with...

Kailee, 3, whose favorite foods include Chicken Nuggets, M&Ms, and Steak-N-Shake

Manitou students’ hate for Justin Bieber is turned into love via Make-A-Wish

Max Jonas Knaver, Writer February 19, 2015

Manitou Springs High School students were briefly subject to a form of mild torture the morning of February 19th, as Student Council members filled the halls with the musical stylings of Justin Bieber...

Student Body President Carter Sandras (12) admires his peers handiwork as the night drags on.

Dance decorating: The student council that never sleeps

Leland Spangler, Reporter February 10, 2015

“The city never sleeps” is a common cliche when describing the nightlife around major metropolitan areas such as New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Interestingly enough, this phrase is rarely...

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