Now Open “Old School” Manitou – Education from 1872-1957”.
See our high school’s championship trophies, its school banners and memorabilia from the past. Remember those Sadie Hawkins dances, rolled up t-shirt sleeves and bobby socks? Is the school mascot a Mustang or a Wild Cat? Green and gold are the colors of the day.
Rita Overholser Forsett with prom dress wore in 1956
Class of 1912
*Heritage Hall*, a collection of artifacts/memorabilia from the 1872 thru 1956 era .
Alumni of these years donated cherished treasures in order that the early school years’ history could be visibly portrayed. This collection totals over 1600 items of ephemera, objects (sport jackets & letters, a band uniform, a prom dress, shop projects in wood and leather) and narrative exhibits about the school and its superintendents since 1872. Included in this collection are 2 displays honoring the alumni that served in the armed forces during WWI. WWII, and Korea.