• 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.

Annual Powderpuff Game Carries Tradition

Annual Powderpuff Game Carries Tradition

Kaitlyn Cashdollar and Zoe Schnurman

September 29, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

The annual powderpuff football game took place on Sept. 26. The game consisted of two 20-minute halves. The two teams were made up of the juniors, who wore black jerseys, and the seniors and sophomores, who sported white jerseys. Many people were impressed by the turnout at the game. William Brown, ...

Final Installment: Mighty Five on Fridays (on Tuesday)

Final Installment: Mighty Five on Fridays (on Tuesday)

James Baker and Zach McGee

May 24, 2016


Filed under Podcasts

https://youtu.be/WX2767oSpI8   This week's Mighty Five features Jared Keul, all of our wonderful teachers, the foreign students attending our school this year: Jay, Akseli, Poe, Santiago, Asma, And Nastya, the entire graduating senior class, and saving the very best for the very last, Zach...

Editorial: Does the Feminist Movement Need a New Name?

Editorial: Does the Feminist Movement Need a New Name?

James Baker, Reporter

May 12, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

In a country where the presumptive nominee for president in one of our two major parties is a woman it must be true that feminist values are not far from center stage. I support values like pay equity and a woman's right to choose and think that they are necessary in our modern culture. Feminist values...

The Mighty Five on Fridays Episode 4: Scholarships, Track Meets and Broken Legs

The Mighty Five on Fridays Episode 4: Scholarships, Track Meets and Broken Legs

James Baker and Zach McGee

May 6, 2016


Filed under Podcasts, Showcase

https://youtu.be/O_XlQpgI-Xw The Mighty Five is a video segment highlighting outstanding performances by MSHS students in the past few weeks. We will be looking across all activities, school and non-school sponsored and determining who are the might five Mustangs. In this weeks Mighty Five we feature...

Review: New Game, “Stop!” Becomes Popular

Review: New Game, “Stop!” Becomes Popular

James Baker, Reporter

April 28, 2016


Filed under Opinions

The basic theme of the game, "Stop!", essentially comes entirely from Scattergories, where instead of spinning a wheel you simply roll a 26-sided die to determine the letter, and then answer for twelve categories instead of five. "Stop!" gets its name from the player’s ability to stop the round at...

Mighty Five on Fridays: Episode 2

Mighty Five on Fridays: Episode 2

Zach McGee, James Baker, Reporter

March 11, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

The Mighty Five is a video segment highlighting outstanding performances by MSHS students in the past few weeks. We will be looking across all activities, school and non-school sponsored and determining who are the might five Mustangs. This week features Agnes Navaratne and Max Hexom who preforme...

Urgent Schedule Change on Friday

Urgent Schedule Change on Friday

James Baker, Reporter

March 2, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Teachers across the high school on Monday opened their emails to see that there would be hour-long classes on Friday, leading to school being closed at 1P.M. The news was a rare example of good news being shared on a Monday. The early release schedule is due to both girls' and boys' basketball teams...

Announcements – February 26, 2016

Announcements – February 26, 2016

Becca Heiniger, Reporter

February 26, 2016


Filed under Announcements

March 5th ski trip: Attention: Manitou Springs High School will be hosting a ski trip to Monarch Mountain March 5th. The first 40 students to sign up will get to go. Come join us for a fun day of skiing. The sign up sheet is located in Ms. Wendy’s office. Sign up for fun TODAY! Girls’ Golf sign ...

Preview: Basketball vs. Colorado Springs Christian School

Preview: Basketball vs. Colorado Springs Christian School

James Baker, Reporter

February 15, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

League rivals Colorado Springs Christian School (CSCS: 14-4) and Manitou Springs High School (MSHS: 16-1) face off at CSCS' gym today, February 15. Both teams sit atop the Boys' Tri-Peaks league, with MSHS first and CSCS second. Each team is coming off wins this weekend. Manitou beat Dolo...

Annual Helmet Game: Varsity Football to Advance to Playoffs

Annual Helmet Game: Varsity Football to Advance to Playoffs

James Baker, Guest Writer

November 4, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Friday, October 30, Manitou played against St. Mary's in the annual "Helmet Game," which is a competition between the two rival schools. Manitou dominated on both sides of the ball. Chase Norman (12) ran for a touchdown on each of the Mustang's first three drives. However, the senior running b...

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