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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

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...

Starbucks is a favorite for hot holiday drinks, including specialty lattes and hot chocolates.

Dutch Bros and Starbucks holiday drink showdown 

Jack Embery, Editor-in-Chief December 7, 2021

Many people can agree that one of the most pleasurable things about the holiday season is the extensive seasonal drink menus that coffee chains announce. These seasonal holiday menus signal a time to retire...

The cast of Our Town take a bow after the student matinee performance on Thursday, November 4.  The performance was the first student matinee for several years and was well received.

MSHS presents a unique staging of “Our Town”

Serena Holvenstot, Reporter November 15, 2021

The cast and crew of Manitou Springs High School's fall play, “Our Town,” created a unique staging for friends and family on Nov. 4 through Nov. 6 in the MSSD14 Auditorium. The play “Our Town”...

Halloween Kills released in theatres October 15th and is One hour and forty five minutes long.

Review: Halloween Kills

Colt Henricks, Senior Reporter October 25, 2021

Set in the fictional town of Haddonfield, Illinois, Halloween Kills, directed by David Green, is the twelfth movie in the series dating back to 1978. Halloween Kills begins with Laurie Strode, who is bleeding...

The Manitou Springs Heritage Center advertises Ghost Tours in its window display.  The Ghost Tours are a popular event in Manitou Springs.

Manitou Springs Heritage Center gets community into the Halloween spirit

Owen Gerbig, Reporter October 21, 2021

From haunted walking tours and classic horror movies to an Emma Crawford exhibit with exclusive artifacts, the Manitou Springs Heritage Center has some events that are sure to get the community in the...

Senior Koda Oxford recreates Shakespeares Hamlet.  Theater was greatly restricted this year, and thespians were unable to act in traditional ways.

Koda Oxford’s finest hour

Jalen Lindh, Reporter April 8, 2021

“Theater’s been my life for a really long time, and I’m glad that before I leave, I get to be a big part of it one more time.” said Koda Oxford when asked how it felt to be cast as the...

Koda Oxford (12) poses with the Theater Buffet announcement.

Theater is back with Theater Buffet

Jalen Lindh, Reporter March 12, 2021

Covid has really restricted many activities this year, making it really hard for student’s to actually express themselves and make their mark. But there’s a small light at the end of the...

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