• November 29UCCS visits MSHS from 9:45-10:05am on February 15th.

  • November 29Forensics at World Schools Debate from 3:45-8:00pm on February 21 at Woodland Park.

  • September 4Girls Basketball vs. Vanguard from 6-7:30pm at MSHS.

  • July 30Wrestling Regionals from 3-6pm on February 15th at Central High School.

Editorial: Roses Are Red, Violets Are Ideal, Is Valentine’s Day Even Real?

Editorial: Roses Are Red, Violets Are Ideal, Is Valentine’s Day Even Real?

Clover Bernard, Senior Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under News, Opinions, Scroll Bar

Every year on February 14th, many people express their love for their significant other through flowers, chocolates, jewelry, and more. Valentine's Day known for being the romantic “holiday” to many out there. According to others, though, Valentine’s Day is not considered a real enough holiday ...

The Dangers of Internet Addiction Disorder

The Dangers of Internet Addiction Disorder

Adriana Lucero, Junior Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under News, Scroll Bar

When you walk down the street, into a high school, or in a café what’s the first thing you notice? Is it the smiling faces of those who walk by or the bright screens that they are looking down at? A new study by the Pew Research Center finds that 78% of Americans aged 12 to 17 have cell phones, and a ...

MSHS Basketball Faces Lamar

MSHS Basketball Faces Lamar

Clover Bernard, Senior Reporter

February 5, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

On Saturday the 26th, the Manitou Springs High School Girls’ and Boys’ Basketball teams played against Lamar High School. Because MSHS hosted this game, the players’ had the home advantage. The MSHS Girls’ Basketball team played very well against Lamar as they were prepared for a close game....

Sources of Strength: What Are Our True Strengths?

Sources of Strength: What Are Our True Strengths?

Téa Santos, Junior Reporter

January 28, 2019


Filed under News, Opinions, Scroll Bar, Showcase

Kicking off the 2017 school year, a new club found its way into the building: Sources of Strength. Though the program had been introduced to other districts, Manitou Springs High School hopped on board delayed. While its mission promises to aid in suicide prevention and anti-bullying campaigns, one question...

NHS Inducts Diverse Leaders in MSHS Community

NHS Inducts Diverse Leaders in MSHS Community

Clover Bernard, Senior Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

On January 14th, students and parents gathered at the Briarhurst Manor to watch Manitou Springs High School's Annual National Honors Society (NHS) Induction Ceremony. Students who were inducted into “the nations oldest, largest and most prestigious club” –according to President Ava Spangler...

MSHS Students Represent Their School at Ice Skating Nationals

MSHS Students Represent Their School at Ice Skating Nationals

Zak Talbot, Sports Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Manitou Springs High School students and ice skating prodigies Davis Ortonward (10) and Romy Malcolm (9) depart for Detroit, Michigan to participate in the Ice Skating Nationals. The two will be making the 1339 mile trip to The Motor City this Thursday the 17th. Competition for the two begins Janu...

Key Club Shows Holiday Cheer

Key Club Shows Holiday Cheer

Oda Tiller-Brattebø, Senior Reporter

December 20, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Key Club held a Holiday party for their members on December 15th. The members brought food and a White Elephant gift for a gift exchange, all while wearing their favorite ugly holiday sweater. When people arrived at the house, they were mingling around and there was Christmas music playing. They hung...

Cheerleading Excels at State Competition

Cheerleading Excels at State Competition

Clover Bernard, Reporter

December 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

On December 5th, the MSHS Cheerleading Team showcased their upcoming state routine in the high school gym. This was for the parents, friends and students who couldn’t make it up to the 2018 State Spirit Championship at the Denver Coliseum. This showcase was also to display all of the hard work th...

How to Deal with Different Political Views

How to Deal with Different Political Views

Logan Spicer, Junior Reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Seeing loved ones during the holidays can be stressful. Often times, political discussions seem almost unavoidable these days. What should be a fun family gathering can turn into what feels like a war. For some, it can be a struggle to balance your own views, alongside others. Here are some of the best ways to ...

Tumbling Into Leagues

Tumbling Into Leagues

Kayla Hendricks and Madi March, Junior Reporters

December 5, 2018


Filed under Scroll Bar, Sports

Being a cheerleader means having dignity and representing the school through your actions. Everyone on the team has to work as one to perform the dangerous stunts that take place almost every day. Trust, friendship and hard work are just a few of the qualities that cheerleaders must have. Thro...

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