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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...

What is a Senior Baby Dedication Ad?

What is a Senior Baby Dedication Ad?

Hunter Sherraden, Chief Financial Officer
December 15, 2016
Filed under Yearbook

Every year, the MSHS Warhorse compiles a series of dedications written to seniors. Included in these dedications are senior photos, baby photos, messages and quotes. Senior Baby Dedication Ads are a great way to tell your senior how much you love them and how proud you are of them. This year (2016-2...

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...

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