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The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

Some colleges, like California Institute of the Arts, require entire sketchbooks to be submitted with an application.

How to prepare to apply to a visual arts college

Ethan Anderson, Senior Reporter February 7, 2023

Throughout a high school career, students will hear many tidbits of college advice, but often none of it applies to students wanting to apply to visual art colleges. Instead, they are left searching for...

Kai Jacobson (11) and Ari Clark (10) rehearse Fly on a Tapestry, directed by Elanor Fugate (12).

Theater Department brings their scripts to life in student directed plays

Sadie House, Senior Reporter February 3, 2023

Manitou Springs High School theater students are well versed in the hard work and quick adapting needed to present a show, both on the stage and behind the scenes. A few students have taken on the exciting...

With its ease of use and accessibility. ChatGPT is a popular software for cheating on English oriented assignments and essays in the U.S.

New AI used for Academic Dishonesty. Where is the line?

Jack Boyd, Reporter February 1, 2023

The use of AI has increased dramatically in popularity over the past few months, with the program's main purpose being to generate creative, human-like conversations from a large database. Artificial intelligence,...

Students were confused with all the different policies across all of their different classes, as some could range from very relaxed to very strict. This policy seems to have solved that issue for students.

Students respond to new late work and redo policies

Dalton Gates, Reporter January 26, 2023

New policies are always being created and updated, especially in schools, to better help the development of the students and prepare them for the world after high school. Manitou Springs High School recently...

In Julie Gardners last year teaching at MSHS, she teaches career and consumer math, geometry, precalculus and a Pikes Peak college class.

Day in the life of a last year teacher

Angela Rowe, Senior Reporter January 24, 2023

Many young students believe that teachers' lives revolve around them and school, but something only teachers themselves can understand is how the work life balance is achieved. As a teacher of 31 years,...

In Samuel Duffs first year of teaching at MSHS, he teaches Social Studies, American Government and U.S. History.

Day in the life of a first year teacher

Angela Rowe, Senior Reporter January 24, 2023

Many young students believe that teachers' lives revolve around them and school, but something only teachers themselves can understand is how the work life balance is achieved. As a newer teacher, Samuel...

FCA members Kate Johnson (11) and Hailey Troxel l(11) want you to join the new MSHS club FCA.

New FCA club at MSHS

Makenzi VerVaecke, Senior Reporter January 10, 2023

Manitou Springs High School’s new club Fellowship of Christian Athletes had their first meeting in October, and since then, the club has been focused on supporting their members and finding people to...

Lawrence Housley aids freshman Laila Keehn with a question regarding her classwork.

New social studies standards: teachers’ plans and how it can be impactful

Jack Boyd, Reporter January 9, 2023

On Nov. 10, the Colorado State Board of Education decided in a divided vote (4-3) on new Colorado State Standards for Social Studies.  The new standards have been highly debated since 2019, the first...

Madison Cavender dresses in her traditional regalia. She gave a presentation to Trevor Robbins US History classes last year.

Madison Cavender digs deep into her roots

Sadie House, Reporter December 12, 2022

Revitalizing a dead language is not typically a staple of childhood, but for Madison Cavender (12), it is one of the many pieces comprising her rich cultural identity. From powwows to entertaining winter...

Manitou Springs has decorations along the avenue to kick off the holiday season.

Holiday volunteer opportunities for the Manitou Springs community

Morgan Flannery, Reporter November 28, 2022

With the Holiday season just around the corner excitement is high among Manitou Springs High School students for the upcoming festivities. Although the holidays generally bring cheer to the community,...

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