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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

Jazmyn Webb-Everly (12), Austin Durham (10) and Jeremy Webb-Everly (12) make spa products for Club Manitou.

SSN students create spa product company

Halli Frost, Senior Reporter December 7, 2023

Manitou Springs High School strives to provide crucial enrichment activities for significant support needs students.  Over the past 10 years, since special education teacher Jill McCracken started...

Teacher Throwback: Riley Walker

December 5, 2023

Riley Walker, English and Yearbook teacher and head of the Writing Lab, shares advice to current Manitou students. Walker has many great memories from high school. Taking part in Cross-Country, performing...

Tiffany Selz helps Kelsi VerVaecke(10) with her geometry on Nov 29 at MSHS. Selz has been teaching for eight years and recently was hired at MSHS on Oct. 23.

Selz fulfills a life goal

Cordelia Portman, Junior Reporter December 1, 2023

On Oct. 23 at Manitou Springs High School, Tiffany Selz was hired in place of past substitute math teachers, Erich Hoffman and Jon Murphy, because the position wasn’t filled. Selz has been teaching...

Teacher Throwback: Ingrid Perez

Kaleb Cervantes and Naomi Porter November 27, 2023

Ingrid Perez, Spanish teacher at MSHS, shares stories and advice about her time in high school for all the current students of MSHS.

Coral, Ido and Ori Shlomo visit Rocky Mountain National Park.  The Shlomo family moved from Israel in april of 2022 and have enjoyed experiencing our different culture.

Shlomo family shares perspective on war

Cordelia Portman, Junior Reporter November 14, 2023

On Oct. 7, while Coral, Ido and Ori Shlomo were likely having dinner at their grandmother's house or at home relaxing, Hamas launched a surprise attack on Israel, sending a group of rockets towards Israel...

Editors of the Prospector pose with the former Editor-in-Chief of 1949, JoAnne Meury.

Manitou Springs star JoAnne Meury Garrison shares several generations of Manitou history

Morgan Flannery, Editor In Chief November 8, 2023

JoAnne Meury Garrison was a graduate of MSHS in 1949, back before the high school had even been built, and all students in every grade attended school in the building that is now Manitou Springs Elementary...

Seniors Meghan Taylor, Ethan Anderson and Kai Jacobson smile in anticipation of their upcoming original musical.

Senior members of theater put their heads together to create an original fall musical

Morgan Flannery, Editor In Chief November 7, 2023

MSHS is putting on a musical performance this December written entirely by MSHS theater students. This group is composed of mainly seniors, all of which have taken the PPSC Theater Appreciation class previously....

Coffee Corral workers help customers with pride.

Coffee Corral: long lines and tasty treats

Krissy Stout, Junior Reporter November 2, 2023

Two Thursdays a month during Advisory, students snake a line through the senior hallway to make purchases at the Coffee Corral. Coffee Corral, run by the students in Elizabeth Tindall and Jill McCracken's...

Teacher Throwback: Brian Brown

Kaleb Cervantes and Naomi Porter October 31, 2023

William Brown, history teacher at Manitou Springs High School for the last 21 years and history department head, shares advice to current and future students and recalls stories about his days in high...

Katelyn Fonkert (12) and Dalton Gates (12) represent paper versus electronic PSAT/SAT.

Students prepare for the new PSAT/SAT test

Halli Frost, Senior Reporter October 10, 2023

As of fall 2023, College Board has changed the administration of the PSAT and SAT tests to digital. Not only has the form of taking the test changed, but also the test itself. Instead of the traditional...

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