• September 15The bonfire is Thursday the 21st at 8 p.m. at the Middle School Upper Activity Area.

  • July 30The Homecoming Parade will be on Friday at 1:30 p.m. on Manitou Avenue.

  • July 30Both the Volleyball and Boys Soccer teams play James Irwin on Sept. 19 at Home.

Strong Leads and Emotional Content to Make Fall One Act Impactful

Strong Leads and Emotional Content to Make Fall One Act Impactful

Thomas Hudson, Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

"Radium Girls" by D.W. Gregory  is a story about girls who work in a watch factory post-World War I. The watches they make have glow-in-the-dark dials due to the radium-based paint that is used in production. To paint the dials, they use very fine brushes, and to keep the point they use their lips...

Maniboo Brings Ghosts, Ghouls, Gandalf and a Rooster to MSHS

Maniboo Brings Ghosts, Ghouls, Gandalf and a Rooster to MSHS

Chloe Armstrong, Reporter

October 28, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

"Maniboo" is a tradition at Manitou Springs High School that takes place around Halloween each year. Children from both district 14 elementary schools come to play games, win prizes and get a good scare if they dare to enter the haunted house. This year, Maniboo was held on October 26 from 4-8 PM...

Sports Previews: A Look into the Lady Stangs’ Upcoming Swim Season

Sports Previews: A Look into the Lady Stangs’ Upcoming Swim Season

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondent

November 6, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On November 12, the Lady Mustangs, Manitou High School's girls' swim and dive team, will officially start their season. Over the next three months, they will compete in eleven meets, leading up to the state meet on February 12. At this point, the team has 24 girls signed up, a majority of whom are returning...

Volleyball to Continue Competing in Regional Competition

Volleyball to Continue Competing in Regional Competition

Bella Galardo, Reporter

November 4, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Friday and Saturday, October 30-31, the varsity volleyball team went head-to-head with some of the best teams in the state for a tournament. The team left school at 11:00 a.m. on Friday and stayed at Cheyenne Mountain High School until 7:00 p.m. On Friday, the team played schools Windsor (lo...

Fall Play Preview: Servant of Two Masters Expected to be a Hit

Fall Play Preview: Servant of Two Masters Expected to be a Hit

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Performing Arts, Showcase

“I don’t know what to do here,” shouts Hayley Hamblin (12). “Wendy wanted us to go for a kiss… and I don’t want to kiss him.” Blunt, but Thomas Hudson’s (12) feelings weren’t going to be hurt. Hamblin was more concerned with stage direction than the kiss. Hamblin and Hudson p...

Preview: Helmet Game versus St. Marys

Preview: Helmet Game versus St. Marys

James Baker, Guest Writer

October 29, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

One week after a tough loss to Trinidad (5-3), the Manitou Springs Mustangs football team (2-6) hopes for a different outcome at the end of their rival game with St Mary's (0-8). The Mustangs' head coach, Monte Gutowski, said, "The defense must stop the run, allow zero big plays and execute by the g...

Health Code Redrafted for 2015-2016 School Year

Health Code Redrafted for 2015-2016 School Year

Paige McKenna, Reporter

October 21, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Concessions are changing every day here at Manitou Springs High School. Everything from nachos to hot chocolate is served at every single football game and school event. That keeps people coming back for more. Now, a new health policy is being enforced, that only allows certain food and drink products...

Exchange Students React to New Documentary, “He Named me Malala”

Exchange Students React to New Documentary, “He Named me Malala”

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior Reporter

October 20, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

In this country, children are allowed to attend school from an early age. As we near adulthood, most of us can choose to continue being educated, or we can give it up. Because of our long tradition of free public education, we often don't see it as a privilege and a gift. But in some parts of the world,...

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Manitou Students Create Documentaries in Film Academy

Manitou Students Create Documentaries in Film Academy

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter

October 20, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

On Tuesday, October 20, at 6:30pm at the Fine Arts Center, the Youth Documentary Academy (YDA) will be showing twelve short films done by students in the Colorado Springs area. Among these 12 films are three directed by Manitou students, Mia Elliot (12), Marley Kaiser (11) and Scott Larwood (10). There...

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