This Homecoming Was Dino-Mite

Melissa MacDonald (12) cheers to the crowd as she walks the streets of Manitou during the Homecoming parade.

Ben Schwartz, Photo Editor

September 23, 2019

  Homecoming week was a huge hit at Manitou Springs High School this year. The week was fun-filled and action-packed with a mix of classic homecoming activities all centered around the theme Jurassic Park. Every day there was a new event: a hallway decorating contest, dress-up days, a drive-in m...

How to Make It “All Around the World” During Homecoming Week

Alaura Lopez (12) and Ellery Lane (11) support the football team at the homecoming parade (2016).

Anela Wright, Senior Reporter

September 15, 2017

Homecoming is not only a dance, but a week to show school spirit. Each day of Homecoming week, Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) will have dress up days, girls playing football, boys cheering them on and a very exciting football game. Here are the events to know about for the exciting week: Saturday...

Fire Alarms and Fog Machines: Manitou’s New Security Procedures

Fire alarm

Sam Weiss, Senior Reporter

October 14, 2014

On Wednesday, September 17, many students were confused when the fire alarms sounded and rather than being told to evacuate, school faculty directed students to go to the farthest corner from the door of their classrooms and remain silent while teachers locked their doors and pulled their blinds shu...

Homecoming Dance: fire alarms fail to hinder the student experience

Evacuees stand outside of the school waiting for approval from the fire department to reenter the dance.

Sam Weiss, Senior Reporter

September 26, 2014

“It was just really, really hot.” Said junior Hannah Kimmet, who like many of the other Mustangs that attended the Homecoming dance, did not let the excessive heat and fire alarms stop her from having a good Homecoming experience. “It would have been nicer if it wouldn’t have been as hot,...

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