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Emily Dolloff-Holt signs with the University of New Hampshire

Emily Dolloff-Holt signs with the University of New Hampshire

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter
November 18, 2016
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Emily Dolloff-Holt (12) officially signed with The University of New Hampshire (UNH) on Monday, Nov. 14. Many of Dolloff-Holt's friends and family went to the signing, which was during lunch. Both Dolloff-Holt and her coach, Roy Chaney, gave speeches about how proud they were to be signing. National...

Students Participate in Annual Night Out to End Youth Homelessness

Students Participate in Annual Night Out to End Youth Homelessness

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief
November 18, 2016
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At 6am on Friday, November 17, several Manitou students awoke outside of the First United Methodist Church in downtown Colorado Springs. Frost and snow layered the ground and temperatures were in the low 30’s. For the third consecutive year, the school’s Gay Straight Transgender Alliance (G...

Annual Blood Drive Turnout Lower Than Expected

Annual Blood Drive Turnout Lower Than Expected

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter
November 10, 2016
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This fall's annual blood drive was understaffed and the signup list fell short. This past December, there were 52 donors. During this past drive, only 35 people donated. As well as donors, there was a shortage in volunteers. Mo Heiniger (12), the blood drive coordinator, said, "We had less volun...

22nd Annual Emma Crawford Coffin Race Successful

22nd Annual Emma Crawford Coffin Race Successful

Yuji Zhong, Reporter
November 7, 2016
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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...

Strong Leads and Emotional Content to Make Fall One Act Impactful

Strong Leads and Emotional Content to Make Fall One Act Impactful

Thomas Hudson, Reporter
November 3, 2016
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"Radium Girls" by D.W. Gregory  is a story about girls who work in a watch factory post-World War I. The watches they make have glow-in-the-dark dials due to the radium-based paint that is used in production. To paint the dials, they use very fine brushes, and to keep the point they use their lips...

Halloween Brings Vampires, Bunnies and Puns to a Campus Near You

Halloween Brings Vampires, Bunnies and Puns to a Campus Near You

Mo Heinger, Reporter
November 3, 2016
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As students realized that Halloween fell on a a school day, planning and preparation ensued. "I've been talking about it for months," said Zoe Schnurman (11), a Halloween enthusiast. With visions of elaborate costumes and gory makeup, Schnurman and others got to work on their costumes. On Oct. 31st,...

Sign Up For the NHS Blood Drive

Sign Up For the NHS Blood Drive

October 29, 2016
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For many years NHS has been a part of the Penrose-St. Francis Blood Drive. This year it is on Tuesday, November 1st, from 9-2. To get a permission sheet and sign up for a time slot go to Mrs. Roberson's room. There are a few requirements for donating blood: - You must be at least 16 years old. -If...

Maniboo Brings Ghosts, Ghouls, Gandalf and a Rooster to MSHS

Maniboo Brings Ghosts, Ghouls, Gandalf and a Rooster to MSHS

Chloe Armstrong, Reporter
October 28, 2016
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"Maniboo" is a tradition at Manitou Springs High School that takes place around Halloween each year. Children from both district 14 elementary schools come to play games, win prizes and get a good scare if they dare to enter the haunted house. This year, Maniboo was held on October 26 from 4-8 PM...

The Prospector Wins First-Ever All-Colorado Website Award

The Prospector Wins First-Ever All-Colorado Website Award

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter
October 25, 2016
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Last Thursday, a few newspaper and yearbook staff members from Manitou Springs High School took an annual trip to "Journalism Day" (J-Day), at Colorado State University. The staff was able to take courses on different journalistic aspects, ranging from Social Media to Ethics. After four 45-minute...

Manitou Art Center Builds Electric Car Charging Station

Manitou Art Center Builds Electric Car Charging Station

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter
October 21, 2016
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In January, the MAC installed a electric car charging station. One obstacle was the enormous brick walls at the Manitou Art Center (MAC). They are particularly thick, so it took six hours to drill through them. Once the walls were taken care of, however, it only took another three hours to insta...

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