• 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.

Manitou Band Earns “Excellent” Rating at CHSAA Festival

Manitou Band Earns “Excellent” Rating at CHSAA Festival

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor

May 4, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Performing Arts

The symphonic band piled on the bus early Friday morning and waited nervously for their arrival at Wasson High School in Colorado Springs, for "Festival" hosted by CHSAA. Here, they would perform a series of tasks and eventually be judged on their playing abilities. The band filed into the high...

Review: Rejjie Snow: Something a Little Different in the Rap Game

Review: Rejjie Snow: Something a Little Different in the Rap Game

Kieran Lynch, Reporter

April 26, 2016


Filed under Music

The rap and hip-hop culture in the U.K. and greater European area has been expanding since the early 2000's. This has resulted in an extensive number of sub-genres, such as grime rap. Grime was a backlash against the commercializations of the hip hop industry in the U.K. The genre got its start in the ...

“The Breakfast Club” Celebrates 30th anniversary

“The Breakfast Club” Celebrates 30th anniversary

Anela Wright, Reporter

April 11, 2016


Filed under Reviews

This past spring break, students were on beaches and with friends. But those of us who are Breakfast Club fans were celebrating the 30th anniversary of when this classic movie took place. The Breakfast club is about five high school students representing different stereotypes meeting in detention.  ...

Review: Is “Hello, My Name is Dorris” the Perfect Movie?

Review: Is “Hello, My Name is Dorris” the Perfect Movie?

Bryce Van Derveer, Reporter

April 6, 2016


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

Every once in a while, a movie simply gets it all right. It is funny, emotional, relatable, yet thrilling, well produced and acted out, but these movies often times float a tad under the radar, and receiving less than it's fair share of viewership. This the life of many brilliant movies, and unfortunately...

Review: “Lady Midnight” begins Dark Artifices Trilogy

Review: “Lady Midnight” begins Dark Artifices Trilogy

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter

March 30, 2016


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

"Lady Midnight" is the first book in the Dark Artifices trilogy by Cassandra Clare. It is the sequel to the Mortal Instruments series. It has been five years since Emma Carstairs' parents were murdered by Sebastian Morgenstern. Or at least, that's what everybody says. Emma, however, thinks that there...

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

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

Sage Stevens, Reporter

March 28, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sound Nook Sessions

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 ...

App Review: Stack

App Review: Stack

Zach McGee, Reporter

March 9, 2016


Filed under Reviews

One of the latest free and addictive games on the App Store is a game called, "Stack". Stack was created by a group of App developers that call themselves Ketchapp. Ketchapp aims to create the best and most addictive games they can, and then put them on the App Store to offer entertainment for people...

Review: Are Free Games on The App Store Worth Your Time?

Review: Are Free Games on The App Store Worth Your Time?

Zach McGee, Repoter

March 9, 2016


Filed under Reviews

The App Store is chalk full of free games that are either very entertaining, very boring or just not worth your time. After taking a random sample of three of the newer versions of some of these free games, I have learned one thing. Most of these are not worth your time. I choose some of the top rated...

Sound Nook Session: My Name Is Harriett

Sound Nook Session: My Name Is Harriett

Becca Heiniger, Ryan Cantwell, and Hannah Kimmett

March 8, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sound Nook Sessions

The Prospector recently had a visit from a local artist, “My Name Is Harriett”. Harriett works as a private counselor at the Community Preparatory School (CPS), but has another job as a loop artist. Harriett, as a loop artist, has songs that aren’t exactly the same for each performance,...

Band Blows it out of the Water

Band Blows it out of the Water

James Baker, Becca Heiniger, and Zach McGee

March 5, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Performing Arts

  The MSHS jazz and symphonic band performed at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2. Both bands worked hard all the way from their last concert in December till Wednesday night. Everyone performed extremely well, particularly all the soloists including Agnes Navaratne, Mason Aurand, Kellen Rei...

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