The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

Even though shes only a freshman, Carina Villarreal can help save your life.

Freshman Saves Lives: Lifeguarding Class Offered at MSHS

Ashley Rodriguez May 5, 2014

Freshman Carina Villarreal took a class to save people’s lives. She is now a certified lifeguard after completing the lifeguarding class at the Manitou Springs Pool and Fitness Center this winter. "The...

If you see this at the bottom of the form, you have completed the survey (hit submit).


Hannah Tooley May 5, 2014

All Seniors need to turn in their Senior Surveys TODAY. A link should have been sent to your email and it will also be provided below. You must be signed into your mssd email in Safari in order to access...

A renovated movie theater, The Gothic Theaters art deco style fit perfectly with Franz Ferdinands aesthetic.

Franz Ferdinand: All the Right Grooves

Hannah Tooley April 28, 2014

Last Monday night, I had an existential crisis, or maybe an existential breakthrough -- which was not what I planned when I stepped into The Gothic Theater, in Denver, to see Scottish rock band Franz Ferdinand...

This could be you May 3rd.

Save a Kidney (and some Money) for Prom

Isabel Dufford April 17, 2014

Prom is set for the night of Saturday, May 3 at the Mining Exchange in downtown Colorado Springs. A lot can be said for the sentimental value of prom, but we're not here to talk about the fleeting quality...

Ryan Carpenter (12) took ninth place at the wrestling championship to cap
off his collection of awards from his four years as a Manitou

Green and Golden Boy: Ryan Carpenter

Lily Reavis March 26, 2014

Senior Ryan Carpenter was recently awarded first place at the Regionals wrestling competition, held at Colorado Springs Christian School. This accomplishment sent him to State, where he would represent...

The iThief: Over $4000 in iPads Stolen from MSHS

Hannah Tooley March 20, 2014

Since January, eleven iPads- equivalent to $4,598- have been stolen from Manitou Springs High School. They were taken from lockers and classrooms from both students and staff members. Students will not...

Mecha Godzilla implores you to stop making crappy remakes!

The Ultimate Showdown: Remakes v. Originals

Spencer Aurand March 14, 2014

Reboots and sequels of movies are not new. It's a notion that has been around for almost fifty years, starting with the original Godzilla, filmed in Japan by Toho Company, LTD in 1954. But lately (perhaps...

Senior James Finsterwald (right) celebrates the Mustangs victory after the last second shot with team mates, while a Jefferson Academy Jaguar falls to his knees in defeat.

Buzzer Beater Finish- Boys’ Basketball One Step Closer to Championship

Marcus Rodholm March 12, 2014

A Hollywood finish took place in Saturdays game at Jefferson Academy as the Mustangs defeated the number one ranked Jefferson Academy Jaguars, knocking the Jaguars out of the state tournament. With...

Junior Hali Krause staring into the glorious abyss that is the
h.u.m.a.n. vending machine

Robot? Or Human?: Vending Machine Brings New Healthy Choices

Chase Howard March 6, 2014

We have a new revolutionary addition to the school. Make way for "The Media Mogul" vending machine, a brand new machine created by the fellow humans at the h.u.m.a.n healthy vending company. It features...

These were the unapproved posters: Skank, Tramp, Wench, Tranny, Prude, Floozy, Fagg*t, Sl*t, Wh*re, Dyke and (previously) Gay.

No Name Calling Week is Bleeped

Hannah Tooley February 24, 2014

Words have power. This was probably the biggest lesson I learned during this past week (Feb. 10-14th) when I helped lead the Gay-Straight-Trans* Alliance (GSTA) in No Name Calling Week, one of the largest...

Load More Stories
Donate to The Prospector
Our Goal

Comments (2)

All The Prospector Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest
Activate Search