Mustang Strong Day 2023
Staff and students celebrated Mustang Strong Day with a variety of activities and classes focused on wellness.

Read Across America at MSES

Student's Persuasive Letter Helps Reduce Plastic Trash at School

Claire, a student at Ute Pass Elementary School wrote a persuasive letter to Stasher about making reusable garbage bags. The company wrote her back!

Pikes Peak Library Cards
Parents had the ability to filled out the library applications during online registration this year. More than a 1000 students will receive library cards in the mail in late December or early January.

Kurinuki Cups

Students (and other teachers!) got to make their own Kurinuki cups or mugs out of clay. Kurinuki is a Japanese term relating to a particular hand-forming process. This technique involved carving out a solid block of clay to obtain interior space.

Home Build
The Home Build project started in October 2021. It’s a partnership between Manitou Springs School District and Careers in Construction Colorado, which is a non-profit under the Home Builders Association. This program is 100 percent funded by industry partners donating materials, time and mentorship with the Home Build.

Mustang Way Trail Build
Mustang Way is designed to connect Manitou Springs High School to the Intemann Trail. Volunteers have been working hard on the trail build.

Substitutes Testimonials
Substitute teachers share why they choose to sub at MSSD14. -- Have you thought about substitute teaching? Contact Sarah McAfee for more information:  [email protected]

MSES Pumpkin Drop 2022
Students at Manitou Springs Elementary School gathered outside this morning to watch pumpkins being dropped from the roof! -- It was interesting to see whether size, color, carved, or whole played a role in which pumpkin would hit the ground first... or if they'd land at the same time.

MSES Maniboo 2022
Maniboo is a Halloween carnival that MSES does each year to promote community and fun. Elementary students come dressed in their Halloween attire and participate in carnival-like games. Games include activities like: fishing, ring toss, cake walk, and more.

Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips
School Resource Officer Mandy Strider shared tips to stay safe while out trick-or-treating.

MSHS Bungee Jumping

Mr. Hass' high school Statistics class sent toy dolls bungee jumping! It was part of a lesson on scatter plots and lines of best fit. Take a look at how these students' dolls did!

MSHS Eleven Mile Climbing Trip
This group of high school students learned more than just the ropes. By the end of the day, they learned about trusting each other, working as a team, and overcoming fears.

5th grade Camping 2022
Almost 100 fifth grade students from Manitou Springs Elementary and Ute Pass Elementary Schools united at YMCA's Camp Shady Brook for two days full of science and fun!

150 Years Celebration
This year marks an exciting milestone for Manitou Springs School District 14. It’s the 150th year! Take a look down memory lane at some of the district's accomplishments and transformations.