• September 15The Blood Drive is on Wednesday the 18th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the old gym.

  • July 30Football will play at Salida on Friday at 7 p.m.

  • July 30MSHS Knowledge Bowl is hosting a meet this Saturday starting at 8 a.m.

Girls Soccer Ahead in Their League

Girls Soccer Ahead in Their League

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter

May 5, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Girls Soccer Tri-Peaks Leagues has been mentioned in the school announcements recently, and for good reason. In the soccer world, Leagues is a big deal. Schools from all across Region 2, or the Tri-peaks League, compete in order to reserve a spot at playoffs. From playoffs, they can go to state, and then ...

Girls Soccer Dominates the Field in 2017 Season

Girls Soccer Dominates the Field in 2017 Season

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter

April 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year started off strong with a 4-0-1 scoring for the Manitou Springs High School Girls Soccer Team. Only Jefferson Academy, the top-ranking team in the state, has scored against Manitou so far. In their first game, the Varsity team dominated Woodland Park High School with a score of 8-0. During th...

End of the Year Choir Concert

End of the Year Choir Concert

Meghann Root and Sage Stevens

May 19, 2016


Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

On Friday, the Manitou Springs Mustang Chorale put on their annual end of the year concert. Some of the repertoire included latin gospel pieces, madrigals and pieces based off of Robert Frost poems, one of which was "The Pasture" arranged by Z. Randall Stroope. The arrangement was directed by Hayley ...

Girls’ Soccer Ends Season with Shut-Out Against Trinidad

Girls’ Soccer Ends Season with Shut-Out Against Trinidad

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

May 7, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Fresh off of a tight loss against Fountain Valley on May 5 that had followed an eight-game winning streak, the girls’ soccer team walked onto Trinidad’s field on Friday with hopes of ending their successful season with a bang, and more importantly, exiting the field without procuring any inj...

Season Wrap-Ups: Elkington Leads Soccer Team through Tumultuous Season

Season Wrap-Ups: Elkington Leads Soccer Team through Tumultuous Season

Meghann Root, Sports and Activities Editor

November 9, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Senior captain Josh Elkington is one of the star athletes of the boys’ soccer team. He is one of the few seniors on the team, much less one who has started all four years of high school. Elkington has been playing soccer ever since he was old enough to play club, which was when he turned fou...

Language Night Pulls Large Crowd

Language Night Pulls Large Crowd

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter

November 5, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Language Night, on Wednesday November 4th, drew a large crowd. The parking lot, filled to the brim, exiled parents and students to park on the hill in front of the school. By seven o’clock most of the lock was empty, by the end of the gathering only a few cars were left. Outside, parked in front...

Winter Choir Concert is a Success (Listen here)

Winter Choir Concert is a Success (Listen here)

Sita Ahlen, Reporter

December 13, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

On the evening of Friday, December 12, the choir performed their annual winter concert in the old gym. Both the middle school and high school choirs sang songs representing different time periods and the acts that happened within them. "That was one of the best performances we've ever had of th...

Plasma for Penrose: Blood Drive

Plasma for Penrose: Blood Drive

Sita Ahlen and Meghann Root

November 7, 2014


Filed under News, Uncategorized

National Honor Society hosted a blood drive on Monday, November 3rd for Penrose Saint Francis Hospital. Students 16 years and older were eligible to donate 1 pint if blood used either for testing or for people in need. This year, about 40 students attended, which is around the same as last year...

A Family of Singers: Manitou Choir Auditions for All State

A Family of Singers: Manitou Choir Auditions for All State

Sita Ahlen, Reporter

October 16, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Editor's Note: Today, October 16, 2014, the choir students mentioned in this article will leave Manitou at 3:30 PM to audition for All State Honor Choir at Doherty High School.  Today, October 16, 2014, Manitou Springs High School's honor choir is traveling to Doherty High School in Colorado Springs ...

Hoorah for Homecoming!

Hoorah for Homecoming!

Meghann Root, Reporter

September 25, 2014


Filed under Features, News, Uncategorized

Every year is a new experience during Homecoming week at Manitou, but the day that anyone can enjoy is Friday, with events such as the parade and the game. For freshman Kaitlyn Davidson and German foreign-exchange student Noel Stephan (11), it was their very first Manitou Homecoming parade experi...

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