Last Dance Recital Features Exchange Students

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

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 exchange students who were taking the class. Godwill Ofori-Atuahene (12) was one of the exchange stud...

Jensen Delius Rediscovers Passion for Dance at New Studio

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

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 nine. She instantaneously fell in love with the art, and has continued to jump at every opportunity...

2016 Spring Dance Concert Finishes Production

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

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 even. The music was used very creatively, and the dances were overall very well done. The...

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 a story of difficult departures and high school friendships through the form of dance. ...

Winter Dance Changes Location, Students React

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

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 said they wanted to change up SnowBall this year. The main reasoning behind the change in the firs...

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

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

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 been so thrilled at the idea were Ms. Berry’s first semester dance class, who had been working sin...

Snowcoming Rescheduled

Couples dance in the serious moonlight. Snowcoming week ended with

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 midnight.

Students plan elaborate “proposals” for dance dates

Katelinn surprised Jorrey with a poster and balloons. The sign reads,

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 cute couples asking or being asked to go to Snowcoming. Sometimes, it’s just little freshmen asking eac...

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

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

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 to incentivize students to donate to a charitable cause. In a scheme masterminded by Student Body...

Dance decorating: The student council that never sleeps

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

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 attributed to Manitou Springs High School despite the seemingly perpetual Student Council presence. ...

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