“Skinflints and Scoundrels” Snags Second

The cast of

Abby Pribila, Copy Editor

February 27, 2020

On February 20th, the theater department at Manitou Springs High School held a showcase of their one-act play for friends and family at the District Theater. Theater teacher Wendy Harms directed the act "Skinflints and Scoundrels" that was featured in the showcase. "Skinflints and Scoundrels" is about the ch...

Supporting the Preforming Arts

Olive Van Eimeren (10) and Koda Oxford (11) preforming in the fall play,

Koda Oxford, Junior Reporter

February 21, 2020

To the Editor: I am a junior at Manitou Springs High School and this is my first year attending after my transfer. My overall experience with this school has been positive, the school staff has done an excellent job of creating a welcoming environment. From my time here, I’ve noticed our school heavily...

Coffee House Showcases Talent Within MSHS

Alison Lanning (12) enjoys her last time on stage for Manitou Springs High School. She is looking forward to going to college and starting fresh.

Allie Robbins, Senoir Reporter

March 15, 2018

The Coffee House is an annual event hosted by the Mustang Thespian Society that not only displays and showcases talented members but also depicts the dedication and hard work the student put in to their performance. The show kicked off with Nathan Plush (12) performing "Hurt" by Johnny Cash. It wa...

New Tech Theatre Class to be Offered Second Semester

New Tech Theatre Class to be Offered Second Semester

Becca Heiniger, Audio/Visual Editor

December 9, 2016

Wendy Harms is starting a Tech Theatre class next semester. It will take place during fourth block. Overall, the class will teach the basics of putting on a performance, and students will learn to appreciate all that goes on behind the scenes of a theatre performance. The class will help support the...

Preview: “The Last Illusion” pays Homage to Houdini through Magic and Drama

Harry (Bennett Cross, 12) tries to convince Paul (Matt Rivera, 11) to build him a submersion tank. Paul refuses, saying that he would not want to build something that would kill Harry, who is a dear friend of his. Cross and Rivera have both been in Manitou theatre productions since middle school, and have shared the stage many times, including in this year's fall production of

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2016

The theatre department is hard at work preparing for their annual winter performance, the one-act play. The cast of twenty-one students spent rehearsal on Wednesday, January 21 practicing magic tricks, trying on costumes and climbing inside of a wooden crate. The play is “The Last Illusion” by B...

Franz Ferdinand: All the Right Grooves

A renovated movie theater, The Gothic Theater's art deco style fit perfectly with Franz Ferdinand's aesthetic.

Hannah Tooley

April 28, 2014

Last Monday night, I had an existential crisis, or maybe an existential breakthrough -- which was not what I planned when I stepped into The Gothic Theater, in Denver, to see Scottish rock band Franz Ferdinand (no, not the Archduke). I’m a graduating senior, which means I’m supposed to decide my...

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