• October 810/13 Chalk Art and Hallway Decorating 1-5 p.m.
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  • October 410/16 PSAT Testing, No School for Seniors
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Coffee House Showcases Talent Within MSHS

Coffee House Showcases Talent Within MSHS

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...

“13 Past Midnight” Showcases New Talent

“13 Past Midnight” Showcases New Talent

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief

November 27, 2017

The Fall Play this year was a comedic murder mystery called "13 Past Midnight", and with a cast made almost entirely of underclassmen, it became a learning opportunity for many. Two years ago, the theater department lost 14 seniors that were an active part of the plays and musicals. To make u...

MSHS Student Wins Regional Documentary Award

MSHS Student Wins Regional Documentary Award

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2017

For the past three years, Manitou Springs High School students, and now alumni, have attended the prestigious summer documentary camp, the Youth Documentary Academy (YDA), to create their own documentaries over the summer. Tea Santos' (11) documentary "Surviving" has not only been nominated for numerou...

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...

Students Attend Fine Arts Center’s “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Students Attend Fine Arts Center’s “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter

April 6, 2016

This week, many of our students were able to attend "Peter and the Starcatcher," a local performance at the Fine Arts Center. A total of 148 students attended the play, including students from band, drama, dance, english 3 and 4 and the block 4 program. Caleb Hall (11) attended the program, and thought...

Theater Department: Live Performance

Theater Department: Live Performance

February 12, 2016

Here is the full live version of the Theater Department award-winning performance. We are using our Google Drive account to host the video. There may be some difficulty with full screen capability. WATCH WITH THE LINK For the full story and background, read the story here. ...

“The Last Illusion,” Earns Manitou Theatre First Place in Competition

“The Last Illusion,” Earns Manitou Theatre First Place in Competition

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2016

Anticipation was high in the Mitchell High School Auditorium on the evening of February 5. Students from eleven neighboring high schools were gathered around the stage, waiting for the winners of the annual One-Act Competition to be announced. “We’re going to try something and we don’t...

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

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

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...

Fall Play Preview: Servant of Two Masters Expected to be a Hit

Fall Play Preview: Servant of Two Masters Expected to be a Hit

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2015

“I don’t know what to do here,” shouts Hayley Hamblin (12). “Wendy wanted us to go for a kiss… and I don’t want to kiss him.” Blunt, but Thomas Hudson’s (12) feelings weren’t going to be hurt. Hamblin was more concerned with stage direction than the kiss. Hamblin and Hudson p...

A Manitou Sided Story

A Manitou Sided Story

William Dillinder, Writer

April 23, 2015

This year marks many firsts in Manitou's arts department: a first for a full symphony program, a first for multiple new directors, a first for part time drama directors, and a first for a musical encompassing all of the arts programs that the school has to offer. In the biggest production that...

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