The Art of an Art Show

The Art of an Art Show

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter

May 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Manitou Art Show, which started on Friday and will go for for the next week, displayed student artwork and creativity. As visitors walk in, they are greeted by Bob Ross. The student's art work is set to the backdrop of the Garden of the Gods that is seen through the window. This lets the audien...

How a Game Show Can Save Lives

How a Game Show Can Save Lives

Talia Traxler, Reporter

December 7, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

On Monday November 28, Manitou Springs High School held an assembly for Drive Smart, an annual event put on by student council that helps save lives by informing teens about safe driving. The assembly wasn't, however, typical, as Think Smart Interactive took a new approach to inform students with...

“Radium is Dangerous”: Emotional Fall One Act Beautifully Executed

“Radium is Dangerous”: Emotional Fall One Act Beautifully Executed

Thomas Hudson, Reporter

November 15, 2016


Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

"Radium is dangerous," Dr. Von Sochoky, played by Jacob Hammers (10) stated in this year's performance of "Radium Girls" by D.W. Gregory. Set in the 1920's following the Great War, "Radium Girls" focuses on the story of Grace Fryer, played by Maggie Anderson (9). Working for the US Radium Corpora...

Strong Leads and Emotional Content to Make Fall One Act Impactful

Strong Leads and Emotional Content to Make Fall One Act Impactful

Thomas Hudson, Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

"Radium Girls" by D.W. Gregory  is a story about girls who work in a watch factory post-World War I. The watches they make have glow-in-the-dark dials due to the radium-based paint that is used in production. To paint the dials, they use very fine brushes, and to keep the point they use their lips...

“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...

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...

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