• May 7Green and Gold Day at MSHS on May 15th from 8:30 am- 3:00 pm.

  • May 7Senior Breakfast at MSHS on May 15th from 7-8 pm.

  • May 7Dance Recital at MSES on May 7 from 7-8 pm.

  • May 1Senior's Last Day on May 10th!!

Student Council Elections Shine a Light on Next School Year

Student Council Elections Shine a Light on Next School Year

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter

May 12, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

In a time when elections seem to be in the center of everyone's mind, there was one that was especially close to home. Instead of an election for the future of the nation, this was an election for the future of the school. Manitou Springs High School's student body went to work deciding what sort of...

Announcements – 28 April, 2017

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2017


Filed under Announcements

Don’t forget to visit the MSHS Art Show tonight from 6 – 8 p.m. in the SILC building. There is some mind blowing artwork on display – you will not want to miss it! Activity Announcements: Seniors and Juniors, The theme of prom this year will be Secret Garden, and it will be held at the Ant...

Editorial: Betsy DeVos’ Education Plans Will Negatively Affect Public School Students

Editorial: Betsy DeVos’ Education Plans Will Negatively Affect Public School Students

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

On Tuesday, Feb. 7, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the United States Education Secretary, with a senate vote of 51-50. As a Colorado public high school student, this affects my peers and I greatly. Not only is DeVos wildly unqualified for the job via her lack of experience with public education or studen...

Manitou Students Make Voices Heard at State-Wide Women’s Marches

Manitou Students Make Voices Heard at State-Wide Women’s Marches

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On January 21, 2017, the day after the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, millions of people across the US participated in protest “Women’s Marches.” Several students from Manitou Springs High School attended local marches either in Colorado Springs or Denver. Aubrey Hall (11), Becca...

Students Participate in Annual Night Out to End Youth Homelessness

Students Participate in Annual Night Out to End Youth Homelessness

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

November 18, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

At 6am on Friday, November 17, several Manitou students awoke outside of the First United Methodist Church in downtown Colorado Springs. Frost and snow layered the ground and temperatures were in the low 30’s. For the third consecutive year, the school’s Gay Straight Transgender Alliance (G...

Editorial: If Donald Trump was a Woman

Editorial: If Donald Trump was a Woman

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Consider the presidential candidacy of an impetuous, rich, over-suntanned female real estate agent. She’s filed for bankruptcy six different times and has never held a political position before. She’s currently on her third marriage, and she has five children split between her spouses. Welcome to...

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, ...

Editorial: GSTA Day of Silence proves MSHS Less Accepting than Expected

Editorial: GSTA Day of Silence proves MSHS Less Accepting than Expected

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

On April 15, the Manitou Springs High School Gay Straight Trans* Alliance (GSTA) participated in the national Day of Silence, an annual event meant to bring attention to LGBTQ+ bullying and harassment in schools. Members of the GSTA wore purple and stayed silent throughout the day in a show of solidar...

Student Body Executive Board Members Announced

Student Body Executive Board Members Announced

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor

April 26, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Council

On April 22, Manitou Springs High Schools' new student body executive board was announced. After weeks of tireless campaigning, including hanging posters adorned with puns and passing out t-shirts and pins, four students have been voted into office to serve for the 2016-2017 school year. During advisory...

Student Council Executive Board Candidates Give Election Speeches

Student Council Executive Board Candidates Give Election Speeches

Staff

April 21, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

On Wednesday, April 20, the Student Council Executive Board Candidates gave their speeches to the student body. Voting is currently happening, and the results will be announced on Friday, April 22. The candidates are: President: Bailey Eichers (11) and Lily Reavis (11). Vice President: Mo Heiniger...

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