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End of Year Brings Student Council Elections

End of Year Brings Student Council Elections

Sage Stevens, Student Council Correspondent
April 12, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Council

Student Council elections are quickly approaching as the year draws to a close. For the first time in over a decade, the position of Student Body President is unopposed. Amanda Nagel (12) is the only nominee for Student Body President. Nagel has been a member of Student Council for two and a half years,...

Arts14 Adds Afterschool Activities

Arts14 Adds Afterschool Activities

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter
February 28, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The start of the new quarter also brings new Arts14 classes available after school. There are a multitude of new classes, as well as reputable old classes. Several of them are available to high school students. Maria Navaratne, part of the Arts14 team, had lots to say about the Arts14 mission t...

New Schedule for 2017-18 Announced

New Schedule for 2017-18 Announced

Anais Wickes, Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Next year, there will be a new schedule put in place that was decided upon on February 1. The front office came up with this idea when they recognized an issue in the existing schedule. They saw that there was a need to place the majority of students in better class choices with their schedules. The...

M-Term Classes Offered in Many Subjects

M-Term Classes Offered in Many Subjects

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter
February 8, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Coming up soon is M-Term, a day where students get to choose what to learn. There are new M-Terms being offered, such as Skiing. At this point, M-Terms, new and old, deserve to be highlighted. Programing, Jewelry Making and Job Shadowing are all M-Terms that the student body may want to learn more...

Standout TAWC Students Making a Difference

Standout TAWC Students Making a Difference

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter
January 30, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Teen drug abuse is a troubling epidemic. The Teen Advocates for a Well Community (TAWC) are trying to change this troubling trend. Through the use of social media campaigns and personal meetings, this group is is changing their community. This week, Jan. 23-27, is a huge step forward in the right direc...

Manitou Students Make Voices Heard at State-Wide Women’s Marches

Manitou Students Make Voices Heard at State-Wide Women’s Marches

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief
January 24, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On January 21, 2017, the day after the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, millions of people across the US participated in protest “Women’s Marches.” Several students from Manitou Springs High School attended local marches either in Colorado Springs or Denver. Aubrey Hall (11), Becca...

Sign Up For the January NHS Blood Drive

Sign Up For the January NHS Blood Drive

Becca Heiniger, Audio/Visual Editor
December 12, 2016
Filed under News

For many years, National Honor Society has been a part of the Penrose-St. Francis Blood Drive. This year it is on Wednesday, January 11 from 8:00am-2:00pm. 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...

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
Filed under News, Showcase

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...

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
Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Homecoming 2016: Events and Details

Homecoming 2016: Events and Details

David Misyura, Reporter
September 22, 2016
Filed under News

Homecoming is almost upon us, and everyone is mentally preparing for all the festivities to come. Even if some of us won't be participating in the events or dress-up days, it's always good to know what's ahead of us, from September 24 to the first of October. Saturday the 24 consists of the first...

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