• November 1811/22 BBB Parent Meeting at 5:45 p.m.
  • November 1811/23 Cheer Competition
  • November 1811/22 Wrestling Parent Meeting at 6 p.m.
  • November 1811/20 GBB Parent Meeting at 5:15 p.m.

How a Game Show Can Save Lives

How a Game Show Can Save Lives

Talia Traxler, Reporter

December 7, 2016

On Monday November 28, Manitou Springs High School held an assembly for Drive Smart, an annual event put on by student council that helps save lives by informing teens about safe driving. The assembly wasn't, however, typical, as Think Smart Interactive took a new approach to inform students with...

Annual Craft Fair Attracts a Crowd

Annual Craft Fair Attracts a Crowd

Mo Heiniger, Reporter

November 30, 2016

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....

Student Council Class Boards Announced

Student Council Class Boards Announced

Kaitlyn Davidson, Reporter

May 11, 2016

Recently, the online vote concluded, revealing the 2016-2017 Student Council. Only 251 students voted in the online survey that was sent out to all students via email. Votes have been decreasing yearly, although numbers of candidates are steadily climbing. Some classes were very competitive, wit...

Student Body Executive Board Members Announced

Student Body Executive Board Members Announced

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor

April 26, 2016

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

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

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...

Manitou Springs High School Receives National Student Council Award

Manitou Springs High School Receives National Student Council Award

Andrea Edwards, Student Council Correspondent

April 13, 2016

Manitou Springs High School Student Council has been awarded a 2016 National Gold Council of Excellence Award by the National Association of Student Councils (NASC). Right now, you're probably wondering what this award is all about and the significance of it all. According to Ann Postlewaite, who...

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

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 ...

Manitou Maintains Streak of Best Drive Smart Campaign

Manitou Maintains Streak of Best Drive Smart Campaign

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

January 28, 2016

In the fall of 2015, Manitou Springs High School student council members were hard at work on their annual Drive Smart campaign, which urges students to drive and ride responsibly. This year’s theme was distracted driving. Along with the usual aspects of Manitou’s campaign, newer additions this ...

Winter Dance Changes Location, Students React

Winter Dance Changes Location, Students React

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter

January 26, 2016

There has been a change in venue for the SnowBall. Instead of the old gym, this year the Student Council decided that they are doing it in the commons. They seem very excited about the idea, and have said they wanted to change up SnowBall this year. The main reasoning behind the change in the firs...

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