• August 20The first day of school is on August 25th.

  • July 30Registration for all students is on August 21st at Manitou Springs High School.

  • July 30Freshmen Orientation is on August 24th at Manitou Springs High School.

Manitou Springs High School Clubs Focus on Collaboration

Manitou Springs High School Clubs Focus on Collaboration

Sita Ahlen, Yearbook Editor
August 20, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

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

Student Council Elections Shine a Light on Next School Year

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter
May 12, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

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
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Council

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
Filed under Showcase, Sports

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

School Rivalry Generates Food for Local Pantry

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor
December 15, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

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...

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, ...

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 ...

Disco to Dabbing Episode 7: Miss Wendy talks Past, Future

Disco to Dabbing Episode 7: Miss Wendy talks Past, Future

Kaitlyn Davidson, Sage Stevens, and Ryan Cantwell
May 4, 2016
Filed under Podcasts, Showcase

Miss Wendy talks to Sage Stevens (10) about her experience as a high schooler at Coronado and the transition the school has gone through since her graduation, the benefits of being like a second mother to all of the MSHS students, and the effects of early exposure to Ipads. She also talks about her...

Disco to Dabbing Episode 5: Steven Jensen and the 40’s

Disco to Dabbing Episode 5: Steven Jensen and the 40’s

Kaitlyn Davidson, Sage Stevens, and Ryan Cantwell
April 20, 2016
Filed under Podcasts, Showcase

Steven Jensen (12) has been avidly involved in MSHS for the past four years. He is a three-season athlete (football, basketball, and track & field) and was elected Homecoming King with his twin sister Angala Jensen (12). "Disco to Dabbing" looks into Jensen's perspective of his high school expe...

Editorial: What Happened to the ACT?

Editorial: What Happened to the ACT?

Sage Stevens, Reporter
April 7, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Colorado is one of two states (the other being Illinois) to require juniors to take a college entrance examination. In a few weeks, Manitou Springs High School 11th graders will be partaking in the American College Test (ACT). They have been preparing themselves with prep courses, study groups and Pre-ACT...

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