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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

Brudis, the last of the 200 trout taken care of by Mr. Slamas Environmental Science class.

Trout Gang: Taking Care of Brudis and Spreading MSHS Positivity

Kat Yenne and Grace Olson April 14, 2020

Trout gang started when Mr. Slama informed our environmental science class that we were getting trout eggs to care for before we released them as adults. We, Kat Yenne and Grace Olson, decided to start...

Gideon Aigner (far right) in a selfie with the crowd at the St. Marys boys basketball game in January.

Gideon Aigner’s Mustang Positivity

Gideon Aigner, Guest Writer April 1, 2020

I miss you, Manitou. I know that the phrase “Don’t peak in high school" is a chliché; I don’t think that this year has been a peak, but it sure has soared until now. Now, we all have a new challenge...

Mariam Gachechiladze (12) poses with her host brother, Ben Perkins, on the first day of school.

A Letter from Mariam Gachechiladze

Mariam Gachechiladze, Junior Reporter March 25, 2020

A Letter to MSHS, As exchange students, we worry about adapting to our new society; adapting and making friends, good impressions, overcoming the language barriers that, at times, makes it so hard...

This captivating gallery is located in the Manitou Springs SILC school administration office.

Recognizing Manitou’s Creativity

Sammi Clapham, Junior Reporter March 19, 2020

Manitou Springs, a small town that has been loved for many generations by tourists, locals, visitors, workers and students, gives a warm, unique and homey vibe. In my point of view, art is one of the most...

The Steel Mustangs smile with pride as they hold up their first blue banner.

Steel Mustangs Robotics Win it All in California

Mackenna Yount, Prospector Editor-in-Chief March 16, 2020

The Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Steel Mustangs team 2945 made a truly impressive trip to sunny Del Mar, California. There, the team participated in the FIRST Robotics Competition Del Mar Regional...

Students in Physical Science doing their work.

Poor Work Ethic or Poor Teachers: Who’s to blame for difficulty in classes?

Monse Vega, Guest Writer March 16, 2020

Mr. Miyagi once said in "The Karate Kid," "There is no such thing as bad student, only bad teacher.” How much truth is there to Mr. Miyagi’s claim? In high school, many students have trouble in certain...

Students eating lunch and enjoying their midday break.

Operation Cheese Stick

Phoenix Stogdill, Guest Writer March 9, 2020

This assignment puts into perspective how few entertaining events have happened to me throughout the first eight hours of the week for the past three and a half years. The first things that come to mind...

The Problem With the Pledge

The Problem With the Pledge

Paige Laurie , Guest Writer March 6, 2020

“I pledge allegiance to... to what?" Every morning is usually accompanied by the drone of teens reciting a mantra to a flag at Manitou Springs High School (MSHS). Most schools across the country...

Spring Sports Preview: Girls Soccer

Spring Sports Preview: Girls’ Soccer

Mackenna Yount and Matt Rogge March 3, 2020

After a winter of working on their skills and playing indoor soccer, the Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) girls are ready to get outside and take the pitch. Coach Ben Mack and Assistant Coaches Nathan...

The College Tuition Debate: Who Pays?

The College Tuition Debate: Who Pays?

Michael Parker, Guest Writer February 21, 2020

As Bernie Sanders said, “We have got to make sure that every qualified American in this country who wants to go to college can go to college—regardless of income,”; however, there are many problems...

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