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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...

End of Year Brings Student Council Elections

End of Year Brings Student Council Elections

Sage Stevens, Student Council Correspondent
April 12, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Council

Student Council elections are quickly approaching as the year draws to a close. For the first time in over a decade, the position of Student Body President is unopposed. Amanda Nagel (12) is the only nominee for Student Body President. Nagel has been a member of Student Council for two and a half years,...

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...

Swim & Dive Kicks Off the Season by Facing Fountain Valley

Swim & Dive Kicks Off the Season by Facing Fountain Valley

Kaitlyn Cashdollar and Lizzy Butts
December 6, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The first swim and dive meet took place on Thursday, December 1, and even though it was a close meet, Fountain Valley won with a final score of 96-90. There were many highlights in the competition, including when Cordingley Stevens (9) swam a 50 freestyle with a time of 27:57. This time is only .07 secon...

Preview: Swim Season to Face Transition Year?

Preview: Swim Season to Face Transition Year?

David Misyura, Reporter
December 6, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Thursday marked the swimming season's first meet, and one can only wonder how the team will perform this year. The Mustangs Swim and Dive team has historically succeeded, and is likely to continue with that line of performance this year. However, with the loss of five elite swimmers, including Em...

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...

Student Council Class Boards Announced

Student Council Class Boards Announced

Kaitlyn Davidson, Reporter
May 11, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Recently, the online vote concluded, revealing the 2016-2017 Student Council. Only 251 students voted in the online survey that was sent out to all students via email. Votes have been decreasing yearly, although numbers of candidates are steadily climbing. Some classes were very competitive, wit...

Girls’ Swim Excels in Recent Meet

Girls’ Swim Excels in Recent Meet

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor
January 28, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Manitou Springs Swim Team, composed of 25 girls, has made considerable strides towards a prosperous season. They are currently and successfully at a 7-1 win-loss ratio overall. Their meet on Wednesday January 26, against Discovery Canyon led affluent outcomes. The end result of 112 vs. 62 held...

Class Board Elections are Underway

Class Board Elections are Underway

Lily Reavis, Senior Writer
April 29, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

Last week, the student body voted to decide the executive board for the 2015-2016 school year. Read more about that election here. This week, class boards are being decided. Class boards are a group of four students selected from each class to represent that class for an entire year. Each board inc...

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