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Annual Craft Fair Attracts a Crowd

Annual Craft Fair Attracts a Crowd

Mo Heiniger, Reporter
November 30, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Council

With planning starting as early as August, this year's craft fair culminated on Nov. 19. Chairperson of the event Andrea Edwards (12) said, "There were more people involved than I thought that there would be. I had a committee with two other people. There was Mrs. Stoneback, obviously and then Ms. Wendy....

Annual Blood Drive Turnout Lower Than Expected

Annual Blood Drive Turnout Lower Than Expected

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter
November 10, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

This fall's annual blood drive was understaffed and the signup list fell short. This past December, there were 52 donors. During this past drive, only 35 people donated. As well as donors, there was a shortage in volunteers. Mo Heiniger (12), the blood drive coordinator, said, "We had less volun...

Maniboo Brings Ghosts, Ghouls, Gandalf and a Rooster to MSHS

Maniboo Brings Ghosts, Ghouls, Gandalf and a Rooster to MSHS

Chloe Armstrong, Reporter
October 28, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

"Maniboo" is a tradition at Manitou Springs High School that takes place around Halloween each year. Children from both district 14 elementary schools come to play games, win prizes and get a good scare if they dare to enter the haunted house. This year, Maniboo was held on October 26 from 4-8 PM...

Annual Powderpuff Game Carries Tradition

Annual Powderpuff Game Carries Tradition

Kaitlyn Cashdollar and Zoe Schnurman
September 29, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

The annual powderpuff football game took place on Sept. 26. The game consisted of two 20-minute halves. The two teams were made up of the juniors, who wore black jerseys, and the seniors and sophomores, who sported white jerseys. Many people were impressed by the turnout at the game. William Brown, ...

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...

Student Body Executive Board Members Announced

Student Body Executive Board Members Announced

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor
April 26, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Council

On April 22, Manitou Springs High Schools' new student body executive board was announced. After weeks of tireless campaigning, including hanging posters adorned with puns and passing out t-shirts and pins, four students have been voted into office to serve for the 2016-2017 school year. During advisory...

Student Council Executive Board Candidates Give Election Speeches

Student Council Executive Board Candidates Give Election Speeches

Staff
April 21, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

On Wednesday, April 20, the Student Council Executive Board Candidates gave their speeches to the student body. Voting is currently happening, and the results will be announced on Friday, April 22. The candidates are: President: Bailey Eichers (11) and Lily Reavis (11). Vice President: Mo Heiniger...

2016-2017 Executive Board Candidates Announced

2016-2017 Executive Board Candidates Announced

Hunter Warren, Reporter
April 14, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

On Thursday, March 31, the names of the students who will be on the ballot for the 2016-2017 school year executive board were announced. The executive board includes the roles of Student Body President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. The election is an annual event, and the term of offi...

Soccer Meets Early Season Goals

Soccer Meets Early Season Goals

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter
April 5, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year is a very exciting one for the Manitou Springs soccer team. Along with the large amount of freshmen that joined this year, the team's connection is very strong this season. Mo Heiniger (11), who has played for the varsity team for three years, brings lots of energy to the field. She said t...

Student Council: That’s What We’re Talking About

Student Council: That’s What We’re Talking About

Mo Heiniger, Student Council Correspondent
March 16, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Council

Each year at about this time here at Manitou, we find ourselves in a calm spring. The crazy season of dances, Drive Smart campaigns and spirit days has ended; students and teachers are in the swing of things as we are nearly three-quarters of the way through the year. All of the chaos that the fall ...

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