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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

At this annual Larrys, MPAC President Kai Jacobson (11) and Vice President Meghan Taylor (11) took liberty in naming and presenting every award given.

The 2023 Larry’s: What to expect of this long standing tradition

Jack Boyd, Senior Reporter May 22, 2023

On Monday, May 8th, the annual Larry’s awards ceremony was held for the MSSD Theatre Department. The event elapsed a total of 2 and a half hours, in which eventgoers were frolicing in revelry abounds. “It’s...

Happy Place was released April 25 of this year.

Book of the month – May: Happy Place

Katelyn Fonkert, Senior Reporter May 15, 2023

Emily Henry's “Happy Place”, like all her other books, is summer beach read that sucks you in quickly. This is a second chance romance about a summer vacation with friends to get you ready for summer...

Amber Malone painted the Cristo de la Concordia in Bolivia.

Students create art for WLACN

Ethan Anderson, Senior Reporter May 2, 2023


Lindsey Hinshaw (12) and Amelia Hamilton (12) stand in front of their Manitou mural.

Manitou seniors work on end of the year art projects

Sadie House, Senior Reporter May 1, 2023

As the school year is coming to a close, a few Manitou Springs High School seniors have chosen to dedicate the last of their time to leaving behind an artistic legacy.  An assortment of colorful geometric...

The Prospector tried Japanese Fluffy Pancakes

Meghan Taylor and Ethan Anderson April 26, 2023

Prospector Senior Reporters Meghan Taylor and Ethan Anderson make Japanese Fluffy Pancakes.

Amazon Prime recently released a series based off of the book Daisy Jones and The Six.  It has been well received.

Book of the month – April: Daisy Jones and The Six

Katelyn Fonkert, Senior Reporter April 18, 2023

"Daisy Jones and The Six" by Taylor Jenkins Reid was an amazing read. The dynamic of the band, the music, the party scene, it was all intriguing and it sucks you into the story and the life of the late...

The set as it appeared at the end of In The Heights recreates the look of Washington Heights, New York in 2008.

Review: In the Heights

Ari Clark, Senior Reporter April 11, 2023

On Mar. 21 the Manitou Springs High School theater and choir classes went to see “In The Heights” at the Colorado Springs Fine Art Center. The original production was written by Lin Manuel Miranda,...

The Super Mario Bros. Movie was released on Apr. 5 with a run time of one hour and thirty-two minutes.

Review: The Super Mario Bros. Movie

Sadie House, Senior Reporter April 10, 2023

“The Super Mario Bros. Movie,” released Apr. 5, 2023 and directed by Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic, brings the brightly colored nostalgia of the Mario franchise to the big screen for a fun-filled...

Students read through the script and listen to the soundtrack as a group during their first rehearsal.

Students reflect on “Freaky Friday” auditions

Ari Clark, Reporter March 6, 2023

Every year, Manitou Springs High School holds a spring musical. This year students will be performing the pop-rock musical “Freaky Friday”. The show was intended to be shown in 2020 but was postponed...

The Barnes & Noble special edition of The Stolen Heir by Holly Black.

Book of the month – February: The Stolen Heir

Katelyn Fonkert, Senior Reporter March 2, 2023

The Stolen Heir by Holly Black is the spinoff duology to The Folk of the Air Series. It takes place eight years after the events in The Queen of Nothing and follows Wren and Oak on their quest. Wren is...

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