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The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

Some students who participated in the BeYOUtiful day pose during lunch. Top row: Jen Cole (10), Hunter Sherraden (10), Greg Shaw (11), Samantha White (11), Maggie White (9) Bottom row: Deja Nimsey (10) and Emily Dollof-Holt (10).

BeYOUtiful: Campaign for Kindness wants Manitou Students to see their own inner beauty

Hunter Sherraden, Writer May 1, 2015

Manitou Springs High School's Campaign for Kindness has launched a new campaign with the title “beYOUtiful.” It may seem like a silly play on words or even a marketing phrase, but for the members...

McKenzie Petricko shoots the ball amidst opposing players.

Lady Mustangs’ big win against Jefferson Academy and Valley

Hunter Sherraden and Lizzy Anderson March 12, 2015

  It is well known throughout the state that the Manitou Mustangs are a force to be reckoned with. On Friday, March 6th and Saturday, March 7th, the Lady Mustangs dominated both Jefferson...

Sophomore Jen Cole approaches the finish in the final Winter Series race.

Manitou runners log extra miles in off-season winter series

Hunter Sherraden and Lizzy Anderson March 11, 2015

This winter, a group of MSHS students, parents, and teachers braved the cold to participate in Pikes Peak Road Runners’ annual Winter Series. “The Series,” as some runners call it, consists of...

A student at Manitou Springs High School takes the PARCC test on his iPad.

Manitou preps for new generation of tests

Hunter Sherraden and Ryan Cantwell March 6, 2015

Over the course of the past couple of years, Colorado has transitioned from the CSAP standardized testing program to the TCAP program. This year the state switched once again, to the displeasure of many...

Katelinn surprised Jorrey with a poster and balloons. The sign reads, Will you fly UP to Snowcoming with me?

Students plan elaborate “proposals” for dance dates

Hunter Sherraden, Writer February 25, 2015

  Although it’s not nearly as extensive as prom, “proposals” for Snowcoming tend to be a big deal at MSHS. For a couple weeks before the dance, the halls and the commons are filled with...

Student Council wins awards for 2014 Drive Smart week

Student Council wins awards for 2014 Drive Smart week

Hunter Sherraden, Reporter February 4, 2015

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,...

The cars parked at the high school were covered with snow.

Snow day or no? The decision-making process behind District 14 snow days

Hunter Sherraden, Reporter January 30, 2015

We all know the feeling; the alarm clock jolts us awake, and before we can process anything else, we wonder if the school has graced us with what most of us would consider the greatest gift they could...

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