Manitou Seniors Receive Local Scholarship

Manitou Seniors Receive Local Scholarship

Anela Wright, Reporter

May 24, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Earlier this month, the Manitou Springs Educational Foundation announced their scholarship winner and their vocational scholarship winner. Mahalia Henshel (12) won the MSEF business alliance scholarship Colton Sherraden (12) won the vocational scholarship. Henshel plans to attend CSU Fort Collins with...

Disco to Dabbing Episode 7: Mahalia Henschel Talks About Generational Changes

Disco to Dabbing Episode 7: Mahalia Henschel Talks About Generational Changes

Sage Stevens, Kaitlyn Davidson, and Ryan Cantwell

May 19, 2016


Filed under Podcasts, Showcase

In this episode, Kaitlyn Davidson (10) interviews 2016 Student Body President, Mahalia Henschel (12), about her high school experience, as well as her parents and her predictions about the next generation's teenage years. She recounts some of her favorite stories from her high school (including when...

March Mustangs of the Month Announced

March Mustangs of the Month Announced

Lizzy Anderson, Senior Reporter

March 18, 2016


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The month’s Mustang’s of the Month for March are Mahalia Henschel (12) and Ryan Kosley (9). Henschel is the student body president and two-time State Champion cheerleader. “She’s my best friend, she’s makes me smile," said Kelsey Hartwig (12) “She’s the reason I did cheer.” Henschel was no...

Manitou Maintains Streak of Best Drive Smart Campaign

Manitou Maintains Streak of Best Drive Smart Campaign

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

January 28, 2016


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In the fall of 2015, Manitou Springs High School student council members were hard at work on their annual Drive Smart campaign, which urges students to drive and ride responsibly. This year’s theme was distracted driving. Along with the usual aspects of Manitou’s campaign, newer additions this ...

Heartbreaking Loss for Reigning State Cheer Champs

Heartbreaking Loss for Reigning State Cheer Champs

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

December 15, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As Manitou’s cheer team took to the performance floor on Friday, December 11 at the Denver Coliseum, they carried with them the hard work of a long and arduous week. Along with the usual pressures leading up to the cheerleaders’ most important annual competition, there was the loss of their hea...

Cheerleaders Place First at League Competition

Cheerleaders Place First at League Competition

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

December 3, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

All were abuzz with anticipation on the evening of December 1, when cheerleaders and fans alike congregated in the new gym of Manitou Springs High School for the annual 3A Tri-Peaks League competition. This was the first time in three years that Manitou has hosted the event. After weeks of early ...

Kind of a B16 Deal: Manitou’s Newest Wave of Eligible Voters

Kind of a B16 Deal: Manitou’s Newest Wave of Eligible Voters

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter

October 21, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

Next year's presidential election will be held on Tuesday, November 8. Approximately 25 candidates have declared intent to run, while three so far have dropped out. A large portion of the student body is very politically aware. Over half of those, who completed a school-wide survey involving vot...

First Dress Up Day Flips Everyone Inside Out

First Dress Up Day Flips Everyone Inside Out

Bailey Visscher-Nickerson, Reporter

October 6, 2015


Filed under News

Yesterday marked the kickoff the 2015 Homecoming Week at MSHS. It was the very first dress-up day of the year. The idea of "Inside Out/2015 Day" came from a scene in the movie, "Back to the Future." In this scene, Marty McFly is wearing all of his clothes inside out because he has travelled to th...

“Who We Are” Assembly

“Who We Are” Assembly

Bailey Visscher-Nickerson, Reporter

September 16, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

The "Who We Are" Assembly has been a beginning of the year tradition here at MSHS for about 4 years now. The point of this assembly is to show the students, freshmen especially, that high school isn't such a bad place and that Manitou is a fun and welcoming environment. Usually it also showcases the s...

STUCO elects new executive board for 2015/2016 school year

STUCO elects new executive board for 2015/2016 school year

Elizabeth Anderson, Writer

April 22, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Papers lined the halls these last three weeks advertising potential future STUCO leaders. During the weekly video announcements, commercials played with reasons why the candidates should be voted for. During the assembly on April 15, the candidates presented the student body with speeches on why they sho...

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