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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

Sadie House poses with her Bemidji State University regalia. Signing Day is a tradition at the high school to celebrate students signing for sports and band at different universities. I was honored and excited to participate. A lot of people don’t realize that like sports, musicianship is something that requires training and practice outside of school

MSHS celebrates seniors committed to collegiate athletics and performing arts at the third annual signing ceremony

Morgan Flannery, Senior Reporter May 23, 2023

Manitou Springs High School held the third annual signing ceremony on May 10 for all seniors who have committed to participate in collegiate athletics and performing arts. The event celebrated 11 seniors...

The Steel Mustangs Robotics team poses in Houston at Worlds early this year.

The Steel Mustangs excel in competition this year

Dalton Gates, Senior Reporter May 11, 2023

The Robotics team, The Steel Mustangs (Team 2945) is a team and club run by Manitou Springs High School students and coached by Steve Bethke and a slew of other volunteers. The Robotics season is mostly...

Brian Brown is thrilled to guide his 4th trip to Ireland this June.

Brown leads summer trip to Ireland early this June

Ashur Lavigne, Senior Reporter May 8, 2023

The World History teacher at Manitou Springs High School, Brian Brown, travels with students to Ireland this upcoming June. Brown does an annual summer trip with students every year, giving them an action...

Ben Mack heads to Woodland Park on Tuesday May 2 for the match-up with Manitou junior varsity and varsity teams.

Coaching with heart and soul

Halli Frost, Senior Reporter May 4, 2023

What does Soccer mean to Manitou? To many, it means to have true sportsmanship, heart, and determination. Ben Mack is a Biology and AP Biology teacher and well-known coach at Manitou Springs High School....

Gardner coached a state winning track team in 1993.

Gardner’s career at MSHS

Makenzi VerVaecke, Senior Reporter May 3, 2023

This year Manitou Springs High School will be losing math teacher, Julie Gardner, after 30 years of teaching.  Gardner has taught at MSHS for 30 years and has seen many changes throughout the years....

Spanish Club hosts regular events and projects for their members, from salsa dancing with chips and salsa to practicing their conversational Spanish at Spanish-owned restaurants.

Spanish Club teaches students language and culture

Dalton Gates, Senior Reporter April 28, 2023

Spanish Club is a club run by Manitou students and advised by both Ingrid Perez and Paola Valladares, who teach and give the space for students to learn more about the Spanish language and gain the experience...

Allen and LeGere  pose for a picture with their team name to post on the senior assassin instagram page.

Senior Assassin: What is it?

Angela Rowe and Morgan Flannery April 25, 2023

Senior Assassin, a tradition here at Manitou and most other high schools in the area, has been underway for Manitou seniors since April 3. MSHS has participated since the 2021-2022 school year.  Senior...

Jessica Moen ramps up the excitement for session four of Teen Mental Health First Aid during Advisory in her classroom.

Sophomores learn mental health first aid for teens 

Makenzi VerVaecke, Senior Reporter March 24, 2023

Manitou Springs High School is offering a Teen Mental Health First Aid program for sophomores during Advisory.  Jessica Moen, English teacher at MSHS, and Maggie Ellias, Social Worker at MSHS, went...

In loving memory of Tarran Beitey-Everly.

In memory of Tarran Beitey-Everly

Emily Waite, Editor-in-Chief March 20, 2023

Tarran Beitey-Everly, age 14, of Manitou Springs, Colorado, passed away Mar. 2, 2023, in his home under hospice care following a decline in his health. Beitey-Everly was born July 7, 2009. He was enrolled...

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