Annual National Honor Society Induction Sees Nine New Members

National Honor Society President Taylor Foky (12) delivers the introduction speech at the 2020 NHS Induction Ceremony.

Zak Talbot, Copy Editor

February 10, 2020

Academic success is something that every student tries for in life, but it’s just a simple fact that not all can achieve the highest of academic titles. It’s not a sign of lack of effort or bad character, but for those who put in vast amounts of effort into not only their scholastic work but their...

NHS Finishes Up the School Year

Ben Schwartz (11) carries a box of donated food items into the food pantry to unload at the end of the day.

Mackenna Yount, Copy Editor

April 29, 2019

As the school year comes to an end, the Manitou Springs National Honor Society (NHS) has finished up their last few events for the year. The last two events that NHS held were the food drive on April 6th and the Senior Rose Ceremony on April 22nd at a staff meeting. Additionally, the club has decided on the ser...

NHS Inducts Diverse Leaders in MSHS Community

Newly inducted members pose by the fireplace for their historical photo. Trina Borst (12), in charge of the Historical Committee, started the traditional scrapbook for recording the history of the club.

Clover Bernard, Senior Reporter

January 17, 2019

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...

Shooting Hoops to Help the Homeless

Byrd McCarley (12) blocks Brandon Lutz from making a goal. The student team went through a major transformation two days before the game due to a surprise CHSAA rule.

Paige Laurie, Junior Reporter

November 16, 2018

On Wednesday, October 24, Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) hosted the Student vs. Staff Basketball Game. The list to sign up was quickly filled. Sadly, just two days before the game it was revealed that students who wanted to play basketball for MSHS in the winter season weren’t allowed to pa...

NHS Annual Blood Drive Guidelines and Requirements

NHS Annual Blood Drive Guidelines and Requirements

Zak Talbot, Reporter

October 13, 2017

National Honor Society's (NHS) annual Blood Drive is set for Wednesday, October 18th. Members from Penrose-St. Francis Health Services will be running it from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The blood donated will go to help many people in need. Students who are interested must meet a few requirements in order to...

Annual Club Carnival Gets Students Involved

Kaitlyn Cashdollar (11), Aubrey Hall (12) and Jessica Moen (staff), inform people about the purpose and goal of the Gay Straight Transgender Alliance (GSTA). This year they are participating in events such as Urban Peak's Night Out to End Youth Homelessness and Day of Silence.

Anela Wright, Senior Reporter

September 8, 2017

Each year, Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) holds a club fair to encourage students to become a part of the school community. Students talk to each club to attain information, and in return they receive a ticket that can be cashed out for games, drinks and food. Over a dozen different clubs prese...

Manitou Springs High School Clubs Focus on Collaboration

Lizzy Butts (10), Parker Hall (10), Mia Heiniger (9), Jayden Omi (11), Sage Stevens (12) and Coco Stevens (10) gather around a fire to converse and cook hot dogs in the evening.

Sita Ahlen, Yearbook Editor

August 20, 2017

Manitou Springs High School has an extremely involved student body who are actively participating in several different organizations. These range from student government organizations such as the Student Council, to more academically focused clubs like Math Warriors, to more stimulating clubs su...

Sign Up For the January NHS Blood Drive

Sign Up For the January NHS Blood Drive

Becca Heiniger, Audio/Visual Editor

December 12, 2016

For many years, National Honor Society has been a part of the Penrose-St. Francis Blood Drive. This year it is on Wednesday, January 11 from 8:00am-2:00pm. To get a permission sheet and sign up for a time slot, go to Mrs. Roberson’s room. There are a few requirements for donating blood: – You must...

Annual Blood Drive Turnout Lower Than Expected

Kylie Middleton (10) and Brooke Hackelberg (12) donate blood side by side. This is Kylie's first time donating blood, and one of the few sophomores to do so.

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter

November 10, 2016

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...

Annual Blood Drive Comes to End

Seniors, Maddie Dayhoff and Sami Williams chat as they donate blood.

Sita Ahlen, Senior Writer

December 8, 2015

The annual National Honor Society (NHS)-sponsored blood drive occurred on Monday, December 7 from 9:00a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Sixteen-year-olds and older flocked toward the Jack Willie Gym to donate. The back wall of the gym held 6 chairs for the students donating blood. Students who signed u...

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