Band Blows it out of the Water

Band Blows it out of the Water

James Baker, Becca Heiniger, and Zach McGee

March 5, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Performing Arts

  The MSHS jazz and symphonic band performed at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2. Both bands worked hard all the way from their last concert in December till Wednesday night. Everyone performed extremely well, particularly all the soloists including Agnes Navaratne, Mason Aurand, Kellen Rei...

“The Last Illusion,” Earns Manitou Theatre First Place in Competition

“The Last Illusion,” Earns Manitou Theatre First Place in Competition

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Performing Arts, Showcase

Anticipation was high in the Mitchell High School Auditorium on the evening of February 5. Students from eleven neighboring high schools were gathered around the stage, waiting for the winners of the annual One-Act Competition to be announced. “We’re going to try something and we don’t...

Preview: “The Last Illusion” pays Homage to Houdini through Magic and Drama

Preview: “The Last Illusion” pays Homage to Houdini through Magic and Drama

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Performing Arts, Showcase

The theatre department is hard at work preparing for their annual winter performance, the one-act play. The cast of twenty-one students spent rehearsal on Wednesday, January 21 practicing magic tricks, trying on costumes and climbing inside of a wooden crate. The play is “The Last Illusion” by B...

Review: Servant of Two Masters Finishes Production

Review: Servant of Two Masters Finishes Production

Sita Ahlen and Bella Galardo

November 13, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Clapping and laughing boomed throughout the theater during the majority of the play. Then, after months of practicing, the fall play was finally finished on Sunday, November 8. In a dialogue-heavy drama where very few scenes had more than a couple seconds of silence, actors, especially Morgan Baker (12)...

Fall Play Preview: Servant of Two Masters Expected to be a Hit

Fall Play Preview: Servant of Two Masters Expected to be a Hit

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Performing Arts, Showcase

“I don’t know what to do here,” shouts Hayley Hamblin (12). “Wendy wanted us to go for a kiss… and I don’t want to kiss him.” Blunt, but Thomas Hudson’s (12) feelings weren’t going to be hurt. Hamblin was more concerned with stage direction than the kiss. Hamblin and Hudson p...

Hope After Loss for Football Team

Hope After Loss for Football Team

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter

September 17, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In honor of 9/11, the game colors were red,white, and blue. The fans filled the bleachers, their faces adorned with decorative paint and patriotic clothing. Yet, the deaths that had plagued the US 14 years ago did not stop the student body from having fun. Parents yelled at refs and students c...

A Manitou Sided Story

A Manitou Sided Story

William Dillinder, Writer

April 23, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

This year marks many firsts in Manitou's arts department: a first for a full symphony program, a first for multiple new directors, a first for part time drama directors, and a first for a musical encompassing all of the arts programs that the school has to offer. In the biggest production that...

Band Brings Concert to New Levels

Band Brings Concert to New Levels

Elijah Abendroth and Calvin Kuhlman

December 19, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Uncategorized

  The band is gestured to stand from their seats by the new band director, Mr. Leve, to accept the applause as he bows on their behalf. The band has just ended an awesome concert with three intensely accented notes played in perfect synchronicity by the whole band at the end of the final song, "Ukrai...

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