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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

Henry White (12) in the play Our Town that was performed in the fall of 2021.

Henry White leaves his mark on MSHS theater

Emily Waite, Senior Reporter April 29, 2022

Senior Henry White has been actively involved in the Manitou Springs High School theater program since his freshman year.  In White’s high school career, he has participated in five plays and even...

Sophomore Kai Jacobson plays Wordle every day. I had a streak of 75 until I lost it 15 days ago, he said.

Wordle builds community

Ethan Anderson, Reporter April 28, 2022

Wordle is a small word-based puzzle game created by Josh Wardle for his wife in October 2021 and it became very popular in late December. “I think people kind of appreciate that there’s this thing...

Fighting the boss Stone Digger Troll is one exciting part of Elden Ring. The Troll has a really large club and is made up of rocks and
boulders. The Troll is found in the Limgrave tunnels. The Trolls weakness is holy damage.

Review: Elden Ring

Ashur Lavigne, Junior Reporter April 5, 2022

The new game "Elden Ring" is a hit! It's the newest game in the Dark Souls trilogy. It came out on February 25, 2022 and has just under one million players. The producers of the game really...

The Batman came out March 4, and has a run time of three hours and fifty-six minutes.

Review: The Batman

Colt Henricks, Senior Reporter March 18, 2022

“The Batman” directed by Matt Reeves, released March 4, 2022,  is the eighth installment of the Batman franchise. The plot is based off of Batman, played by Robert Pattison, fighting for the citizens...

Lucas Grieb (12) & Lance Warner (12) pose for a band photo, outside in Manitou Springs, CO, with their guitars.

Euphoria: Manitou Springs High School’s up and coming band

Paige Harrison, Senior Reporter & Editor March 14, 2022

​​When senior year rolled around, Lucas Grieb (12) and Lance Warner (12) got into the punk-rock music crowd; which is when they decided it was time to start their own band, Euphoria.  Naming the...

Anton Akse (12), principal chair tuba, focuses on how his instrument sounds in the concert hall as opposed to the rehearsal space.

Abeel and Aske play in top youth orchestral group

Emily Waite, Senior Reporter March 8, 2022

Manitou Springs High School students Anton Akse (12), principal chair tuba, and Logan Abeel (12), principal chair bass trombone, are playing for the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony for their senior...

Matrix Resurrections will be playing in theaters through the end of January.

Review: “Matrix Resurrections”

Colt Henricks, Senior Reporter January 25, 2022

Set in the world of the original Matrix, “Matrix Resurrections” was released on December 22, 2021. This movie was directed by Lana Wachowski and is the eighth movie in the classic Matrix trilogy. The...

The Mason Jar on Colorado Ave in Colorado Springs offers delicious food and great service.

Review: The Mason Jar

Colt Henricks, Senior Reporter January 11, 2022

The Mason Jar, located on 2925 West Colorado Avenue, offers a great casual, family-friendly atmosphere that serves excellent food for a reasonable price. The Mason Jar has been around since 1981 and...

The perfect gift can come in many shapes or sizes.

The holidays are approaching: shop local!

Paige Harrison, Editor December 13, 2021

With the holiday’s around the corner, finding the right gift within budget can be difficult. Local shops are a great way to find unique gifts while supporting small shop owners. Below is a list of gifts...

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