• November 29No School on January 21th, Martin Luther King Jr Observance.

  • November 29Girl’s Basketball @ Home on January 22nd from 4:30-5:30pm at MSHS.

  • September 4Wrestling Meet @ Home on January 25th from 4-6pm at MSHS (Senior Night).

  • August 24Neon Dance on January 19th from 8-11pm at MSHS.

MSHS Students Represent Their School at Ice Skating Nationals

MSHS Students Represent Their School at Ice Skating Nationals

Zak Talbot, Sports Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Manitou Springs High School students and ice skating prodigies Davis Ortonward (10) and Romy Malcolm (9) depart for Detroit, Michigan to participate in the Ice Skating Nationals. The two will be making the 1339 mile trip to The Motor City this Thursday the 17th. Competition for the two begins Janu...

A Look Inside the Lunchroom: The Magic Table

A Look Inside the Lunchroom: The Magic Table

Phoenix Stogdill and Kristopher Hill, Junior Reporters

November 8, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

At every school, there’s always a table populated by introverts. This group typically only mingles amongst themselves, which is why explaining this social click is so interesting. At MSHS, that table is the "Magic Table", where a group of students has picked up an interactive card game to play at l...

Celebrating Classical Music Month

Celebrating Classical Music Month

Mackenna Yount, Copy Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Music, Performing Arts, Showcase

September was Classical Music month, a time to celebrate musicians, composers, and conductors such as Bach, Mozart, and dedicated students pursuing their musical dreams. Classical music has been so important to people throughout history, yet it has still managed to slip through the fingers of other musicians. ...

Alyssa Holladay Guides Her Teammates Into a Promising Season

Alyssa Holladay Guides Her Teammates Into a Promising Season

Mia Heiniger, Reporter

March 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Alyssa Holladay (12) is Manitou Springs High School's (MSHS) Girls’ Soccer Captain, along with Brooklyn Mack (12) and Ava Spangler (11). Holladay started on varsity her freshman year, taking the position of center back. Holladay has grown comfortable with her new position on the field from experience. F...

Stevens Sisters Finish Swim Season Hand in Hand

Stevens Sisters Finish Swim Season Hand in Hand

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Sports

Sage (12) and Coco (10) Stevens have a long history in the water. Whether it's competing in synchronized swimming, or racing the Manitou Springs High School Swim and Dive team, they have always had a passion for swimming. It all started with their mother, Molly Stevens, a devout swimmer in her high ...

Feature: Steven Blocher’s “The Hainan Island Incident”

Feature: Steven Blocher’s “The Hainan Island Incident”

David Misyura, Reporter

October 18, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Imagine a fine day of surveillance from the air, when all of a sudden, a Chinese jet collides, forcing an emergency landing on Chinese territory, where the officials there then detain and hold interrogations for almost two weeks. That's Steven Blocher's story of the Hainan Island Incident. It all...

Caleb Edwards: Parkour Extraordinare

Caleb Edwards: Parkour Extraordinare

David Misyura, Reporter

September 27, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Many of us have hobbies that we are passionate about. Sometimes those hobbies aren't well known by those around us, but for Caleb Edwards (10), it's all about movement, and sharing that movement. Edwards is a traceur, meaning he does parkour, or the practice of moving efficiently and practically in any...

Yuji Zhong: A Year To Remember

Yuji Zhong: A Year To Remember

Eryn McQueen, Reporter

September 20, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Yuji Zhong (11) is a foreign exchange student from Beijing, China. Zhong arrived in Colorado on August 24, 2016, which was a bit hectic since school started just two days later. She lives with her host family, Yvonne and Matt Carpenter, along with their daughter Kyla Carpenter (9), who also attends...

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...

Cicada Scott Advances to Final Round in Scholarship for Essay Focusing on Gender

Cicada Scott Advances to Final Round in Scholarship for Essay Focusing on Gender

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter

April 11, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Cicada Scott (12) was selected as a finalist to win a $2500 scholarship for writing an essay on the impact society had on who they are today. The story uses To Kill a Mockingbird as a base prompt, and uses how society shapes the characters in the book as a comparison to how it has impacted them ...

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