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Announcements – 8 December, 2016

Announcements – 8 December, 2016

Yuji Zhong, Reporter
December 8, 2016
Filed under Announcements

GOOD MORNING MANITOU SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8 Activity Announcements: Black out boys basketball game this Saturday. Be at the school at 3 o'clock on Saturday for the spirit bus to take us to St. Mary's. Today’s Activity/Athletic Announcements: 6:00pm – 7:00pm NHS INDU...

Announcements – 7 December, 2016

Announcements – 7 December, 2016

Yuji Zhong, Reporter
December 8, 2016
Filed under Announcements

GOOD MORNING MANITOU SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7 Activity Announcements: Black out boys basketball game this Saturday. Be at the school at 3 o'clock on Saturday for the spirit bus to take us to St. Mary's. Knowledge Bowl practice today at lunch in Mrs. Gardner's room. ...

22nd Annual Emma Crawford Coffin Race Successful

22nd Annual Emma Crawford Coffin Race Successful

Yuji Zhong, Reporter
November 7, 2016
Filed under News

The 22nd annual Emma Crawford Coffin Race and Parade was held on Saturday, October 29 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in downtown Manitou Springs. Thousands of people, pretty much everyone in town, joined the crowd. The parade began at 12:00 p.m. and was followed by 70 team coffins joining the race. The...

Fall Band Concert Successful

Fall Band Concert Successful

Yuji Zhong, Reporter
October 28, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

A fall band concert was held at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, October 26 at The Manitou Springs Elementary School. The bands members and the band's director Terry Leve were all dressed in black suits and dresses. The MSHS String Ensemble, Jazz Band and Symphonic Band joined the concert. This is Leve's third...

Seeing Double with Trina and Rebecca Borst

Seeing Double with Trina and Rebecca Borst

Yuji Zhong, Reporter
October 21, 2016
Filed under Features

Trina (10) and Rebecca (10) Borst are twins. They attend Manitou Springs High School and participate in many of the same activities, but they are also monumentally different people. Trina likes art, reading and sports, and she is on the school cross country team. Rebecca loves to watch movies and...

Homecoming Dance Successful

Homecoming Dance Successful

Yuji Zhong, Reporter
October 12, 2016
Filed under News

The 2016 homecoming dance took place on Oct.1. The theme was "Off to Neverland" with a mix of "Enchanted Forest". The dance started at 8:00pm and officially ended at 11:00pm. Students checked in at the door, waiting for Wendy Skokan and Alice Stoneback to put a star-shaped stamp on their hands. There...

Midterms are Coming

Midterms are Coming

Yuji Zhong, Reporter
October 12, 2016
Filed under News

Manitou Springs High School with take midterm exams on Oct.17 and 18, 2016. This is next Monday and Tuesday. Block one and two testing will be on Monday, and do the test for block three and block four on Tuesday. Students in ninth through eleventh grades will take the PSAT on Wednesday  Oct....

Yuji Zhong: Something about China

Yuji Zhong: Something about China

October 12, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

China is far away from the United States and, because of the long distance and history, these two countries are completely different. I am a Chinese exchange student, and I think that this difference between locations is incredibly interesting. First, let's talk about education. The government in...

Sugar Ants in the Media Center

Sugar Ants in the Media Center

Chloe Armstrong and Yuji Zhong
October 12, 2016
Filed under News

On October 6, Yuji Zhong (11), Eryn McQueen (9) and Chloe Armstrong (9) discovered sugar ants in the back corner of the Media Center, under the big horse heads. This is a problem for libraries, as ants can bite the leather furniture or books. A sign out front of the Media Center says, "No food or...

Yuji Zhong: A Year To Remember

Yuji Zhong: A Year To Remember

Eryn McQueen, Reporter
September 20, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Yuji Zhong (11) is a foreign exchange student from Beijing, China. Zhong arrived in Colorado on August 24, 2016, which was a bit hectic since school started just two days later. She lives with her host family, Yvonne and Matt Carpenter, along with their daughter Kyla Carpenter (9), who also attends...

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