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The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

Manitou Students Represent Presidential Candidates in Debate

Manitou Students Represent Presidential Candidates in Debate

Kaitlyn Davidson and Sage Stevens May 9, 2016

Manitou Springs has a very diverse political scene, with many students passionately debating controversial topics, some of which the presidential candidates stand for.  “This election is an unpopularity...

Jensen elaborates on his dads experiences in high school.

Disco to Dabbing Episode 5: Steven Jensen and the 40’s

Kaitlyn Davidson, Sage Stevens, and Ryan Cantwell April 20, 2016

Steven Jensen (12) has been avidly involved in MSHS for the past four years. He is a three-season athlete (football, basketball, and track & field) and was elected Homecoming King with his twin...

Editorial: What Happened to the ACT?

Editorial: What Happened to the ACT?

Sage Stevens, Reporter April 7, 2016

Colorado is one of two states (the other being Illinois) to require juniors to take a college entrance examination. In a few weeks, Manitou Springs High School 11th graders will be partaking in the American...

Abendroth plays the opening chords to Young the Giants Cough Syrup. Her long-term goal is to be able to make a living through her music.

Sound Nook Sessions: Emma Abendroth Performs Genres from Rap to Indie

Sage Stevens, Reporter March 28, 2016

Emma Abendroth (11) has been singing at local coffee shops for the past year. "I have been singing for as long as I can remember," she says. The Prospector was fortunate enough to host a sound...

Kaitlyn Davidson (10) interviews Mr. Gutowksi.

Disco to Dabbing Episode 2: Preppy Mormons and Geeklets

Sage Stevens and Kaitlyn Davidson March 2, 2016

Disco to Dabbing is the MSHS Prospector's biweekly podcast interviewing various staff members about their thoughts about the generational differences they experience. In the second episode of Disco...

Jay Huang (11) starts his presentation for Han Club in one of the meetings. The club meets every Tuesday after school, and is open to both students and parents.

Foreign Exchange Student Cultivates “Han Club”

Sage Stevens, Reporter February 23, 2016

Jay Huang (11) is an exchange student from China. He established Chinese Club after his first quarter here in Manitou Springs High School. After winter break, Huang changed to name to "Han Club"....

Mr. Talbott looks at a meme featuring Doge, a  famous shiba inu. Talbott, who teaches trigonometry and geometry at the high school, said that the culture he grew up in focused more on disco. Talbott has been teaching at MSHS for two years.

“Disco to Dabbing” Features High School Math Teacher, Discusses Popular Culture

Sage Stevens, Reporter February 19, 2016

The Prospector is proud to present the new podcast, "Disco to Dabbing." "Disco to Dabbing" features Manitou teachers and their responses to our current generation. This episode, hosted by Kaitlyn...

Anywhere But Home: Asma Rassem

Anywhere But Home: Asma Rassem

Sage Stevens, Reporter February 19, 2016

Sage Stevens Asma Rassem (12) is from the port city of Al Hudyah, Yemen. She graduated last year, but is now a self-titled "Super Senior," as a result of her program not allowing her to return home to...

Students work in the media center during fourth block

Announcements – February 12, 2016

Sage Stevens, Reporter February 12, 2016

Ms. Johnson will be holding meetings in advisory next week for those of you who did not complete and turn in your M-term form ON TIME! The list and advisory meeting date will be located outside of...

Bryce McMillan (12) dribbles while playing offense.

Boys’ Basketball Successful in Rival Game

Sage Stevens, Reporter February 11, 2016

The game against Manitou Springs High School's rivals, St. Mary's, on Tuesday, February 9, ended with a win for the Mustangs. The boys' varsity team won against St. Mary's 43 to 35. The boys' team...

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