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Mustangs advance to semi-finals after tight game

Mustangs advance to semi-finals after tight game

William Dillinder and Leland Spangler
March 13, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

    Last night the Mustangs defeated Eaton in the state quarter finals. The fourth seeded Manitou fought an extremely close game against the fifth seeded Eaton Reds. The score never wavered past a 4 point lead for either team. The entire game had been series after series of h...

Protips: The do’s and dont’s of applying for college

Protips: The do’s and dont’s of applying for college

Leland Spangler and Isabel Dufford
March 11, 2015
Filed under Opinions

CollegeDegrees360 (Flickr) Freshmen, sophomores, juniors, we understand: college is a long way away, isn’t it? You don't have to worry about all that yet. It's fine. Well, that's what many of us seniors thought as well, once upon a time. Unfortunately, we've since realized that our partially-dev...

Snowcoming postponed

Snowcoming postponed

Leland Spangler, Writer
February 20, 2015
Filed under News

Unfortunately, the snowcoming dance planned for Saturday is postponed due to a severe weather warning starting at 5am Saturday and ending at 5am Monday. “It has been postponed until we can meet and decide upon a date that will be suitable for the most students” confirmed Junior Class Secretary...

Manitou students’ hate for Justin Bieber is turned into love via Make-A-Wish

Manitou students’ hate for Justin Bieber is turned into love via Make-A-Wish

Max Jonas Knaver, Writer
February 19, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

Manitou Springs High School students were briefly subject to a form of mild torture the morning of February 19th, as Student Council members filled the halls with the musical stylings of Justin Bieber to incentivize students to donate to a charitable cause. In a scheme masterminded by Student Body...

(General)ly Speaking dispatches “The General”

(General)ly Speaking dispatches “The General”

William Dillinder and Leland Spangler
February 11, 2015
Filed under Music, Showcase, Sound Nook Sessions

Welcome to The Prospector's first ever Tiny Desk Concert! This is an event where The Prospector brings talented musicians into the school's radio room for a miniature concert. They record, interview, and experience an afternoon in the life of the student musician. This article will feature "The G...

Dance decorating: The student council that never sleeps

Dance decorating: The student council that never sleeps

Leland Spangler, Reporter
February 10, 2015
Filed under Features

“The city never sleeps” is a common cliche when describing the nightlife around major metropolitan areas such as New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Interestingly enough, this phrase is rarely attributed to Manitou Springs High School despite the seemingly perpetual Student Council presence. ...

Student Council wins awards for 2014 Drive Smart week

Student Council wins awards for 2014 Drive Smart week

Hunter Sherraden, Reporter
February 4, 2015
Filed under News

A big congratulations is in order for the Manitou Springs High School student council. Led by Mrs. Alice Stoneback, Student-Body President Carter Sandras, and Student Body Vice President Leland Spangler, they have won $795 in prize money this year through their Drive Smart campaign. Each year, high...

“Leland From StuCo” Goes Viral & Mrs. Stoneback’s Big Announcement

“Leland From StuCo” Goes Viral & Mrs. Stoneback’s Big Announcement

Ted Weiss, Reporter
November 10, 2014
Filed under News, Uncategorized

Senior Leland Spangler is quite the accomplished high school student; captain of the boys varsity soccer team, A.P. scholar, student body Vice President, and, now, a meme going viral among Manitou students online. French teacher and Student Council advisor Mrs. Stoneback announced exciting news t...

Plasma for Penrose: Blood Drive

Plasma for Penrose: Blood Drive

Sita Ahlen and Meghann Root
November 7, 2014
Filed under News, Uncategorized

National Honor Society hosted a blood drive on Monday, November 3rd for Penrose Saint Francis Hospital. Students 16 years and older were eligible to donate 1 pint if blood used either for testing or for people in need. This year, about 40 students attended, which is around the same as last year...

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