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The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

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The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

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During preliminaries on Friday at John Tate, Finn places 1st in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 48.89 seconds

Girls’ Track Team Reigns Victorious at John Tate

Kaitlyn Davidson, Reporter April 13, 2016

For the second year in a row, the Manitou Springs High School girls' track team won the prestigious 1st place at the John Tate meet. The large meet hosted over 30 schools and two divisions. This...

Murdock, 8-Season Cheerleader, Retires from Manitou Cheer

Anela Wright, Reporter March 3, 2016

Ryan Murdock (12) has been a cheerleader for twelve years, and has been on the Manitou Springs High School cheer team since her freshman year. At a recent basketball game, Murdock was recognized...

Ryan Murdock (12), Mahalia Henschel (12), and Kelsey Hartwig (12) lead the team in the completion of their jump sequence. All three girls have been on the cheer team since their freshman year.

Heartbreaking Loss for Reigning State Cheer Champs

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor December 15, 2015

As Manitou’s cheer team took to the performance floor on Friday, December 11 at the Denver Coliseum, they carried with them the hard work of a long and arduous week. Along with the usual pressures...

The team celebrates after being announced the Tri-Peaks League 3A League Champions. In the front, newcomers Zoe Schnurman (10) and Brooke Sedlacek (9) hug in excitement.

Cheerleaders Place First at League Competition

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor December 3, 2015

All were abuzz with anticipation on the evening of December 1, when cheerleaders and fans alike congregated in the new gym of Manitou Springs High School for the annual 3A Tri-Peaks League competition....

Kelsey Hartwig (12), Avery Norwood (10), Mahalia Henschel (12), Bella Gallardo (12), and Paige McKenna (11), all wear their clothes inside out in honor of  the first day of homecoming week.

First Dress Up Day Flips Everyone Inside Out

Bailey Visscher-Nickerson, Reporter October 6, 2015

Yesterday marked the kickoff the 2015 Homecoming Week at MSHS. It was the very first dress-up day of the year. The idea of "Inside Out/2015 Day" came from a scene in the movie, "Back to the Future."...

The senior class shows their school pride by throwing green and gold streamers. The goal was for the senior class to show the most spirit.

“Who We Are” Assembly

Bailey Visscher-Nickerson, Reporter September 16, 2015

The "Who We Are" Assembly has been a beginning of the year tradition here at MSHS for about 4 years now. The point of this assembly is to show the students, freshmen especially, that high school isn't...

Ryan Murdock (12) leads a cheer at an early-season practice. The team has a new coach this year, Kaitlyn McTamney. McTamney hopes to change the aesthetic of the cheerleaders, making them more serious athletes and teaching them better technique.

Fall Sports Preview: Cheerleading

September 4, 2015

“Our role is to promote teamwork and leadership in everything we do, in school and cheer,” says Ryan Murdock (12). “This past year, the team was really close because of our unconditional love...

STUCO elects new executive board for 2015/2016 school year

STUCO elects new executive board for 2015/2016 school year

Elizabeth Anderson, Writer April 22, 2015

Papers lined the halls these last three weeks advertising potential future STUCO leaders. During the weekly video announcements, commercials played with reasons why the candidates should be voted for....

Mustangs for Wish Kids

Mustangs for Wish Kids

Kelsey Hartwig, Student Council Correspondent January 13, 2015

Though the season of giving is nearly to an end, it is just the beginning for Manitou Springs High School. MSHS is a proud supporter of the Make-A-Wish foundation, a very large foundation that "helps...

The team poses for a group photo.

Cheerleaders Place First at League

Sita Ahlen and Aubrey Hall November 21, 2014

Manitou Springs' High School Cheerleading team attended league on Thursday, November 20th. Out of the eight cheer teams at the event, Manitou took the floor second to last. They overcame several...

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