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The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

Ingrid Perez, Stacy Thomson and Gabriela Santos enjoying the last few days with Thomson in her position at MSHS.

Breaking News: Stacy Thomson accepts new position in the MSSD

Emily Waite, Editor-in-Chief March 23, 2023

Stacy Thomson, current Administrative Assistant at Manitou Springs High School, is resigning from her position at MSHS and is moving into her new position as Human Resource Specialist for Manitou Springs...

In loving memory of Tarran Beitey-Everly.

In memory of Tarran Beitey-Everly

Emily Waite, Editor-in-Chief March 20, 2023

Tarran Beitey-Everly, age 14, of Manitou Springs, Colorado, passed away Mar. 2, 2023, in his home under hospice care following a decline in his health. Beitey-Everly was born July 7, 2009. He was enrolled...

Dante, a class pet at Manitou Springs High School, can be visited and interacted with by students who visit his classroom.

Is there a benefit to class pets in schools?

Jack Boyd, Senior Reporter March 16, 2023

For years, classroom pets have been a debated topic among students, parents, and teachers. Classroom pets, as implied, are pets kept by the school in a specific classroom, usually cared for by the teacher...

Students protest outside the District 11 administration building of Feb. 27.

D11 Board Members consider a transphobic policy

Ari Clark, Senior Reporter March 14, 2023

On Feb. 8, the district 11 school board vice president, Jason Jorgenson, proposed a rule that all teachers would be banned from asking students their preferred pronouns. This would require any students...

Rebecca Davis knows how to play both the Clarinet and Bass Clarinet, and is learning both Alto and Tenor Saxophone for the upcoming Spring Musical.

Rebecca Davis prepares for a life of music after high school

Dalton Gates, Senior Reporter March 13, 2023

Rebecca Davis, senior at Manitou Springs High School, has participated in many honor bands, joined many leadership committees and plans on pursuing a career in Music Education, specifically to become a...

Abbigail Reeves (10) hand is raised as she wins a match at the State Tournament.

Wesley and Abbie Reeves make history being first siblings to place in Wrestling State

Sadie House, Senior Reporter March 10, 2023

On Feb.18, 2023, Wesley and Abbigail Reeves changed Manitou Springs High School history by being the first siblings to place together at the Wrestling State Tournament, winning second and fourth place,...

Kolten Wupper (10), Amy Stanciu (10) and Lana Kahtava (10) in their biology class using the Elevate program.

New teaching platform used in several science classes at MSHS

Halli Frost, Reporter March 9, 2023

Science students in several of Andrew Slama’s classes transitioned to an online remote-taught program beginning the second semester. The school purchased the platform that is called Elevate in case the...

Lairden Rogge (12) and John Maynard (12) have both been a part of the MSHS Track and Field all four years of their high school experience. Rogge plans on continuing his Track and Field career in college.

Spring Sports Preview: Track and Field

Ashur Lavigne, Senior Reporter March 8, 2023

The Manitou Springs High School Track and Field team started its season off on Feb. 27. Many athletes participate in Track and Field to condition themselves for other sports they play, as Track and...

Jack Embery (12) receives his certificate from his DPE after completing the Private Pilots License process.

Jack Embery works to receive his Private Pilot’s License

Emily Waite, Editor-in-Chief March 3, 2023

Jack Embery (12) has spent a large majority of his senior year working towards getting his pilot's license. He officially achieved this accomplishment and received his Private Pilot's License on Jan. 23,...

Anna Conrad will become the official principal at Manitou Springs High School for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year. This will be her third year at MSHS.

Anna Conrad named the MSHS 2023-2024 principal

Morgan Flannery, Senior Reporter March 2, 2023

On Friday, Feb. 17, it was announced that Anna Conrad, the current interim principal of MSHS, will become the official principal for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year. All three candidates for this position...

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