Swim Loses Undefeated Title to Kent Denver Duel

Emily Combs (9) and Caroline Maestas (9) chat besides the pool during diving. After diving ends, the team gets together for their

Mia Heiniger, Reporter

January 18, 2018

The Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Girl’s Swim team lost the meet against Kent Denver on January 17th, loosing their streak of being undefeated in duel meets in the 3A League. Manitou scored 64 points, while Kent Denver scored 121 points. With winter weather comes inevitable sickness, and during...

GSTA Raises Money for Urban Peak Through “Rocky Horror Picture Show”

GSTA Raises Money for Urban Peak Through

Anela Wright, Senior Reporter

November 6, 2017

The Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Gay Straight Trans Alliance (GSTA) is persistent about raising awareness for the less fortunate kids within the LGTBQ+ community. In spirit of Halloween, the club held a movie night showing of "Rocky Horror Picture Show" to raise money and toiletry items for Urban...

Student Council Elections Shine a Light on Next School Year

Some pe

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter

May 12, 2017

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

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

Kaitlyn Davidson (11, left), Parker Hall (9, middle) and Sage Stevens (11) march through downtown Colorado Springs.

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2017

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

Coco Stevens (9) races in the 400 freestyle relay B. In this event, everyone swims 100 yards, instead of 50. The relay B placed 4th, and the relay A placed 3rd at this meet. Stevens also placed 2nd in the 50 free individual event, with the time of 27.57. This was her first high school meet.

Kaitlyn Cashdollar and Lizzy Butts

December 6, 2016

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?

Roy Chaney, the head coach, gives the girls their warmup after telling the girls their lineup for the next day's meet.

David Misyura, Reporter

December 6, 2016

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

(from left to right) MSHS students Aubrey Hall (11), Tyler Jungbauer (11), Maya West (11) and GSTA advisor Mark Searle pose for a photo beneath the archway of Colorado Springs' First United Methodist Church, where the event was held. Students from Manitou Springs High School have participated in the night out for the past three years,  but participation in the event was first spearheaded by the GSTA last year.

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

November 18, 2016

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

Abenroth is committed to make next year great for the whole school, especially the seniors.

Kaitlyn Davidson, Reporter

May 11, 2016

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

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...

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