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 contest for the ages,” according to The Washington Post, and students have taken to many socia...

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

Jensen elaborates on his dad's experiences in high school.

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 sister Angala Jensen (12). "Disco to Dabbing" looks into Jensen's perspective of his high school expe...

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 College Test (ACT). They have been preparing themselves with prep courses, study groups and Pre-ACT...

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

Abendroth plays the opening chords to Young the Giant's

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 nook session, in which she played covers of "Sorry" by Justin Bieber, "No Diggity" by Chet Faker,"Broadripple ...

Disco to Dabbing Episode 2: Preppy Mormons and Geeklets

Kaitlyn Davidson (10) interviews Mr. Gutowksi.

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 to Dabbing, the MSHS Prospector interviews Mr. Gutowski, one of the Health and PE teachers. He shares...

Foreign Exchange Student Cultivates “Han Club”

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.

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". The meeting on February 9 was focused on the Chinese New Year. He shared a presentation about how Ch...

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

Mr. Talbott looks at a meme featuring

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 Davidson, features Mr. Talbott, high school math teacher. He covers his youth, including disco, pet r...

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 Yemen. Unlike most exchange students, she has no idea when she might return home, and when she does whe...

Announcements – February 12, 2016

Students work in the media center during fourth block

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 the front office. So check the list for your name – you scallywags and be prepared to walk the plank....

Boys’ Basketball Successful in Rival Game

Bryce McMillan (12) dribbles while playing offense.

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 holds a record of 15 wins to one loss, with 13 wins in a row. The St. Mary's game was highly anticipa...

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