Stevens Sisters Finish Swim Season Hand in Hand

The two sisters-- Sage (12, left) and Coco (10, right) Stevens-- talk to their coach fresh out of the pool after racing each other in the 50 free at Leagues. This was the second day in a row that Sage got the state cut, and the first time in an individual event that Coco broke the 25 seconds, securing herself a Sectionals cut.

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2018

Sage (12) and Coco (10) Stevens have a long history in the water. Whether it's competing in synchronized swimming, or racing the Manitou Springs High School Swim and Dive team, they have always had a passion for swimming. It all started with their mother, Molly Stevens, a devout swimmer in her high ...

Swim Loses Undefeated Title to Kent Denver Duel

Emily Combs (9) and Caroline Maestas (9) chat besides the pool during diving. After diving ends, the team gets together for their

Mia Heiniger, Reporter

January 18, 2018

The Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Girl’s Swim team lost the meet against Kent Denver on January 17th, loosing their streak of being undefeated in duel meets in the 3A League. Manitou scored 64 points, while Kent Denver scored 121 points. With winter weather comes inevitable sickness, and during...

Student Council Collects Record Amount of Food for Food Drive

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.

Cole Sienknecht, Guest Reporter

December 18, 2017

The majority of the student body at Manitou Springs High School loves to enjoy events such as dances, the Drive Smart carnival, and all of the assembly’s that go on throughout the year. But does the student body understand how all of these events come into place? The short answer is, no. STUCO is the...

GSTA Raises Money for Urban Peak Through “Rocky Horror Picture Show”

GSTA Raises Money for Urban Peak Through

Anela Wright, Senior Reporter

November 6, 2017

The Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Gay Straight Trans Alliance (GSTA) is persistent about raising awareness for the less fortunate kids within the LGTBQ+ community. In spirit of Halloween, the club held a movie night showing of "Rocky Horror Picture Show" to raise money and toiletry items for Urban...

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...

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...

Student Council Elections Shine a Light on Next School Year

Some pe

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter

May 12, 2017

In a time when elections seem to be in the center of everyone's mind, there was one that was especially close to home. Instead of an election for the future of the nation, this was an election for the future of the school. Manitou Springs High School's student body went to work deciding what sort of...

End of Year Brings Student Council Elections

End of Year Brings Student Council Elections

Sage Stevens, Student Council Correspondent

April 12, 2017

Student Council elections are quickly approaching as the year draws to a close. For the first time in over a decade, the position of Student Body President is unopposed. Amanda Nagel (12) is the only nominee for Student Body President. Nagel has been a member of Student Council for two and a half years,...

Swim Team Hosts Senior Night, Qualifies for State

Swim Team Hosts Senior Night, Qualifies for State

Lizzy Anderson, Senior Reporter

January 27, 2017

On January 23 the Manitou Springs swim team competed in its last home meet of the season against St. Mary’s. The final score was 91-89, Manitou won. The win was bittersweet as it was also senior night. The swim team prepared to say goodbye to seven seniors, all who have been swimming all thr...

School Rivalry Generates Food for Local Pantry

(from left to right) Sage Stevens (11), Andrea Edwards (12), Amelia Mackenzie (12), and Kaitlyn Davidson (11) laugh after having been pied in the face by SMHS council members. Stevens and Davidson were filling in for the executive board members and other seniors who were unable to make it to the game.

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

December 15, 2016

Every year, student council representatives from Manitou and St. Mary’s High Schools team up to channel the rivalry between them into raising food for their communities. Traditionally, this food drive occurs during the week preceding Manitou’s first football game against St. Mary’s, and concludes whe...

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