Manitou Springs High School

Back To School - Welcome and Reminders

A Message From The Principal...

My name is Anna Conrad and I am humbled to partner with our community as the Manitou Springs High School Interim Principal for the 2022-2023 school year. At MSHS, we are deeply committed to our districtwide core values of relationships, deep learning, and opportunity. Everyday, I am overjoyed and inspired by the countless moments in which I observe these values: teachers excitedly asking students about their art show or soccer game, students leveraging advanced lab equipment to pursue their own inquiries, hundreds of 6th-12th grade students performing a trilingual song in front of our community during World Language and Culture Night, and the student body roaring as one mustang herd during assemblies, and so many more.

As the Interim Principal, I am thrilled to continue our vibrant work with students, families, and staff members as we grow together at MSHS. My personal core values of leadership, learning, and love align closely with those of the district, and I find great inspiration in working with our numerous stakeholders. Building on our legacy, I am excited to continue to serve MSHS as we collaboratively enhance our culture, data-driven instruction, leadership, and communication. Together, we are Mustang Strong!

Anna Conrad

Manitou Springs High School

Interim Principal

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Student Check In Day

2022-2023 Student Check-in Day

Tuesday, August 16th, 2022

Hope everyone had a great summer!

Student Check-in day is August 16th and times are as follows:

Freshmen - 9:00am to 10:00am

Sophomores - 10:00am to 11:00pm

Juniors - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Seniors - 1:30 to 2:30pm

Parents please make sure you have checked your email and completed the online returning registration!

Online registration must be completed prior to check-in day in order for students to get their computer. If you have not paid the technology insurance fee, you may do so through Parents can also go to the PowerSchool portal and see invoices due and make payment. Check or money order will be accepted at check in as an alternative option.

Schedules and locker assignments will not be given out during student check-in day, they will be handed out during Advisory on the first day of school. Schedule changes will not be accommodated during student check-in. Schedule changes will be handled on the first day of school by affected block only. Advisory assignments may have changed. Students need to check their schedule in PowerSchool or see the updated lists that will be posted by the front office.

Other Aspects of Student Check In Day:

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Student ID's will be printed during check in.

Class rings are available to all students. CONTACT YOUR JOSTENS REPRESENTATIVE at 719-633-8228 or go online to

Yearbook information will be sent out when it becomes available.

Please remember to return completed medical forms and drop off any medications that your student may need during school hours. The school nurse will be available for any questions.

See Mrs. Glass in the Athletics/Activities Office for vehicle registration and parking passes.

Other available informational tables - Nutrition Services, Safety & Security, Partners For Healthy Communities, Key Club, Spanish Club, Jostens and more.

Student Council Representatives will be available to answer student questions and give brief tours.

Freshmen Orientation & Hike - August 18th

We are excited to invite all 9th grade students to MSHS on Thursday, August 18th from 8:00 am until 2:30 pm for our annual 9th Grade Orientation. Students will have a chance to connect with fellow 9th graders, Advisory teachers (homeroom teachers that students will have all four years at MSHS), and Student Council representatives.

Students will participate in team building activities, a challenging and invigorating hike of Red Mountain, and walk through their schedules to connect with their teachers briefly and feel more prepared for the first day of school on August 19th.

Please complete the required 9th Grade Orientation Permission Slip to indicate that your student and family understand the goals and expectations for August 18th -

If you have any questions about 9th Grade Orientation, please contact our Student Council Faculty Advisors: Liz Tindall ( or Ingrid Perez (

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First Day of School Schedule

On the first day of school (Friday, August 19th) we will run a full A/B day schedule that starts with Advisory. Students will receive hard copies of their schedules during Advisory. Any necessary schedule changes will be offered throughout the day by block, with students being called down to the Counseling Office.

Advisory - 8:05am - 8:45am

1A - 8:50am - 9:30am

2A - 9:35am - 10:15am

3A - 10:20am - 11:00am

4A - 11:05am - 11:45am

Lunch - 11:50am - 12:20pm

1B - 12:25pm - 1:05pm

2B - 1:10pm - 1:50pm

3B - 1:55pm - 2:35pm

4B - 2:40pm - 3:20pm

Welcome To The Herd!

Please welcome our new additions to the MSHS Staff. We are so excited to introduce the following staff members to the Mustang community. You'll also notice some familiar names that are in new positions this year!

Sam Duff - Social Studies -

James Gomez - Evening Custodian -

Shania Myers - Student Band & Orchestra Teacher -

Jimmy Morin - Athletic Trainer -

Sonni Olson - Health Tech -

Toby Partridge - Social Studies -

Katie Pratt - 504 Coordinator -

Gabby Santos - PE/Health -

Marta Schmuki - Counselor -

Paola Schadegg - Valladares - Spanish -

Angie Shelton - French -

Niyah Stier - Paraprofessional - - starting August 29th

Riley Walker - English -

Ingrid Perez and Liz Tindall will be our new Student Council advisors.

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Parking Information

Contact Mrs. Glass for parking passes -

*Please note new regulations in BOLD.

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An Update From Nutrition Services

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Open House

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MSSD14 2022-2023 Calendar

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Latest News: MSHS News on Facebook

Be sure to take a look at our Facebook page for further reminders and photos/updates from school events!