Manitou’s Boys Swimmers Improve Coronado Team

The Manitou swimmers before the start of the league meet.
May 19, 2016

As some of us may know, Manitou does not have a boy’s swim team. According to the school rules, students may play a sport at another school if it is not offered at Manitou. This means that there are...

Girls’ Soccer Loses in Tough Game Against Fountain Valley

The Manitou girls shaking hands with Fountain Valley after the game.
May 7, 2016

So far, the Manitou girls' soccer team has had a great season, overall they have gone 10-5 in their regular season games. A record of 5-0 in their league means that they won their league. On Thursday...

Review: Rejjie Snow: Something a Little Different in the Rap Game

Review: Rejjie Snow: Something a Little Different in the Rap Game
Rejjie Snow is showing us something that seems increasingly rare in the rap game, real passion.
April 26, 2016

The rap and hip-hop culture in the U.K. and greater European area has been expanding since the early 2000's. This has resulted in an extensive number of sub-genres, such as grime rap. Grime was a backlash...

Apple and the FBI Face Off

Apple and the FBI Face Off
March 10, 2016

Most people have heard a lot about the disagreement between Apple and the FBI, and more than likely have read some very skewed perspectives and perhaps assigned judgement based on biased information. The...

Swim Banquet finishes off “Best Season in Manitou History”

Kethrys Buffa (11) signing some of the thank you notes that were handed out to parents and coaches. Sadly Kethrys will not be able to swim next year.
February 22, 2016

This season of swim has been truly remarkable for the Lady 'Stangs. The team performed better than ever before in Manitou girls' swimming history. This Thursday, February 18, the season came to...

4A State Championship: Ending the Swim Season with a Bang

Coach Roy Chaney wearing his pink shirt as the result of a lost bet.
February 17, 2016

The Lady Stangs have proven time and time again that they are a team who has what it takes to compete amongst the best in the state. This weekend was the most impressive example of that. The state meet...

Lady Stangs Out-Perform Competitors at League

Samantha White (12) and Greg Shaw (12), who is one of our captains, celebrate directly after Manitou's win is announced.
After landslide league championship, state qualifiers get ready for Denver
February 9, 2016

This weekend the Lady Stangs competed at the Tri-Peaks League Championships. This championship meet was very important to many of the Mustangs.  After a second place league finish in 2015, the Mustangs landslide...

Season So Far: A Summary of the Lady Stangs’ Current Swim Season

Season So Far: A Summary of the Lady Stangs' Current Swim Season
January 22, 2016

With only two meets left to go before they face Leagues and States, the Lady Stangs have proven that they are once again set on domination in the swim world. Their season has gone better than anyone could...

A competitive edge: the role club swimming plays in the high school season

A competitive edge: the role club swimming plays in the high school season
December 4, 2015

Manitou Springs High School's girls’ swim team started training for their season in the past few weeks, however many of the girls have not stopped training since the season ended last year. High...

Where have all the bins gone?

Though our recycling program is currently non- existent, our staff is working on getting it re-established.
May 19, 2015

Many students have noticed that in recent weeks recycling bins throughout the school have disappeared. In the past, each classroom had a recycling bin as well as a trash can, but this is no longer true....

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