Standout TAWC Students Making a Difference

Standout TAWC Students Making a Difference

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter

January 30, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Teen drug abuse is a troubling epidemic. The Teen Advocates for a Well Community (TAWC) are trying to change this troubling trend. Through the use of social media campaigns and personal meetings, this group is is changing their community. This week, Jan. 23-27, is a huge step forward in the right direc...

Farewell and Making Of the 2015-2016 WARHORSE

Farewell and Making Of the 2015-2016 WARHORSE

Elizabeth Hawkes, WARHORSE Editor-In-Chief

May 13, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Yearbook

Dearest Mustangs, The last nine months have resulted in one of the most incredible experiences of my life. As the Editor-In-Chief of the WARHORSE, I spent my final year at MSHS creating an account of an entire year in the lives of over five hundred students. A yearbook is a tremendous document; though...

Students Participate in Winter Series

Students Participate in Winter Series

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor

March 18, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Pikes Peak Road Runners, an organization run by the larger branch of Road Runners of America prides itself on promoting and advocating personal fitness through running. This group administer education, training, and volunteer opportunities. The club is open to everyone, who pays an annual membership of 20 doll...

Girls’ Cross Country Qualifies for State

Girls’ Cross Country Qualifies for State

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior Reporter

October 23, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The cross country team ran Regionals at Pueblo this week. The girls got third place at Regionals, qualifying them for state for the second year in a row. Jen Cole (11) was ecstatic about getting state. The girls' team ran exceptionally well, even though most of the team is injured or sick. ...

Girls Finish Second in League Cross Country

Girls Finish Second in League Cross Country

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior Reporter

October 20, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Cross country Leagues went as expected. The whole team has been training hard for this race and did exceptionally well. Their leagues race was last Friday, October 16, in Florence. The girls' team got second place in the race, falling straight after the Salida girls' team, who got first place. Most girls ...

BeYOUtiful: Campaign for Kindness wants Manitou Students to see their own inner beauty

BeYOUtiful: Campaign for Kindness wants Manitou Students to see their own inner beauty

Hunter Sherraden, Writer

May 1, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Manitou Springs High School's Campaign for Kindness has launched a new campaign with the title “beYOUtiful.” It may seem like a silly play on words or even a marketing phrase, but for the members of the club, it means so much more than that. “It’s really important to spread our message ...

The “how”s, “who”s, and “why”s of the brand-new PARCC test

The “how”s, “who”s, and “why”s of the brand-new PARCC test

Ryan Cantwell and Hunter Sherraden

March 20, 2015


Filed under Features

Common Core standards are a high-level system for math and English classes that allow the educational system to see where students should be depending on grade level. It strives to get all students in the United States on the same level to prepare them for college and/or future careers. The ...

Manitou runners log extra miles in off-season winter series

Manitou runners log extra miles in off-season winter series

Hunter Sherraden and Lizzy Anderson

March 11, 2015


Filed under Sports

This winter, a group of MSHS students, parents, and teachers braved the cold to participate in Pikes Peak Road Runners’ annual Winter Series. “The Series,” as some runners call it, consists of four races across the months of January and February. Most of the school’s runners raced in the L...

Manitou preps for new generation of tests

Manitou preps for new generation of tests

Hunter Sherraden and Ryan Cantwell

March 6, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

Over the course of the past couple of years, Colorado has transitioned from the CSAP standardized testing program to the TCAP program. This year the state switched once again, to the displeasure of many students and administrators. Starting in 2015, all students from 3rd grade through 11th grade must...

Students plan elaborate “proposals” for dance dates

Students plan elaborate “proposals” for dance dates

Hunter Sherraden, Writer

February 25, 2015


Filed under Features

  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...

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