• November 29No School on January 21th, Martin Luther King Jr Observance.

  • November 29Girl’s Basketball @ Home on January 22nd from 4:30-5:30pm at MSHS.

  • September 4Wrestling Meet @ Home on January 25th from 4-6pm at MSHS (Senior Night).

  • August 24Neon Dance on January 19th from 8-11pm at MSHS.

Band Improves Festival Scores From Last Year

Band Improves Festival Scores From Last Year

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter

May 5, 2017


Filed under Music, Showcase

Last year, Manitou Springs High School Symphonic Band competed in a prestigious competition called CHSAA Large Group and Solo & Ensemble Festival. They played the pieces "Overture for Winds" by Charles Carter and "The Thunderer" by John Philip Sousa. They scored II's across the board, I being the b...

Review: Beauty and the Beast

Review: Beauty and the Beast

Ariana Silvi, Reporter

May 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

The new movie "Beauty and The Beast" is definitely one to see. Usually, princess movies by Disney express the idea that girls need the help of a man. This new Disney movie, however, is not like the rest. Belle is played by Emma Watson and the Beast is played by Dan Stevens. Belle is an i...

The Art of an Art Show

The Art of an Art Show

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter

May 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Manitou Art Show, which started on Friday and will go for for the next week, displayed student artwork and creativity. As visitors walk in, they are greeted by Bob Ross. The student's art work is set to the backdrop of the Garden of the Gods that is seen through the window. This lets the audien...

Review: Plaid is Rad

Review: Plaid is Rad

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter

April 28, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

The Sound of Plaid: Forever Plaid, is the story of a musical group who reached the height of their popularity in the 1950's. They came back from purgatory for one last chance at a show stopping performance. The play was written by Stuart Ross. It is a comedic tale that deals with death and love. Mani...

Upcoming Talent Show

Upcoming Talent Show

Sarah Bogush, Warhorse Editor-In-Chief

April 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

As far as we're concerned, Manitou has never officially put on its own talent show. That's changing this year as Student Council has decided to add a talent show to the upcoming Green & Gold day assembly, which takes place on Wednesday, May 17. If you or a group of friends are interested in...

What You Need to Know About the Upcoming Musical

What You Need to Know About the Upcoming Musical

Abi Beebe, Guest Correspondent

February 7, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts

How to Audition for the Sound of Plaid 1. Sign up outside the Theater Lab 2. Pick up an audition sheet and fill it out. Putting down an accurate schedule is important! 3. Find a 1-2 minute contemporary monologue, comedy or light drama and memorize/work it. 4. Look at the following YouTube videos of ...

Bryce Van Derveer Shares his Passion for the Ukulele

Bryce Van Derveer Shares his Passion for the Ukulele

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter

January 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sound Nook Sessions

https://soundcloud.com/mshsprospector/bryce-van-derveer-presents-under-palm-trees Bryce Van Derveer (12) was recently the first person to ever perform an original composition at a Manitou Springs High School band concert. He made up his own small ensemble and played his ukulele Christmas song, titled...

Winter Band Concert Features New and Unique Music

Winter Band Concert Features New and Unique Music

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter

January 10, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

This band concert was unique from others because unlike the past, they only had two group pieces for each different band. Before they had it where they did three or more group pieces, and maybe a few ensembles. This concert, they had many ensembles and very few group pieces. The strings ensemble...

Review: “‘Awaken, My Love!'” Was Worth the Wait

Review: “‘Awaken, My Love!'” Was Worth the Wait

Mo Heinger, Reporter

December 12, 2016


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

After a noticeable hiatus, "Childish Gambino" ha returned to the music scene with an album that has a sound unlike any other. This addition to the artist's long list of hit songs was definitely worth the wait and here's why.

Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter

December 1, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

This review contains spoilers for the movie “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” If you do not wish to read these spoilers, the Prospector recommends leaving this page. After five nearly dormant years in the Harry Potter world, 2016 has brought both a new screenplay and movie. Based off...

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