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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

Senior Sierra Dooley receives her official Boy Scout award.  Dooley will celebrate her Eagle Scout Court on Mothers Day.

Dooley makes history as first female Eagle Scout in the Pikes Peak region

Sophia McKeown, Guest Writer May 12, 2021

On top of being a varsity cheer captain, prominent NHS member, and at the top of her graduating class, Sierra Dooley is the first female Eagle Scout in the Pikes Peak Region and the third in the state....

These seniors have been in Manitou Springs School District 14 since preschool or kindergarten.

Always been a Mustang

Colt Henricks, Reporter May 12, 2021

Building relationships with peers, especially in school, can be quite challenging. When students face the challenge of moving from a different school and integrating into a tight-knit community,...

2020 is in the past can 2021 be heroic?

Colt Henricks, Reporter April 7, 2021

Oh how 2020 goes school is out back to bed no cares in the world. Time to sign up for those tougher classes school will be in person junior year.    Well time to get a job make some money...

Paige Harrison (11), Guest Contributor April 2, 2021

Because you’re a flower, that’s why Throughout a lifetime of words, Many conversations, Numerous times I have asked The most simply complex Question, why? And whether this is about A person...

Quarantine Art

Quarantine Art

Alyssa Rash, Guest Contributor April 1, 2021

The first piece I did back in early 2020 when my mom got new flowers. This was right before the pandemic hit. I wasn't drawing as much as I do currently.  The second piece was from this month...

Katy Vance, Guest Contributor March 31, 2021

This was me when volleyball got pushed back to march and I thought it wasn’t going to happen, while not being able to see any friends and my family was going through a hard time. This was taken...

Lauren Boyd , Guest Contributor March 30, 2021

  I finished this piece the day before the district-wide lockdown was announced. It was a project in which I had to combine art and literature. I decided to use a poem, so I picked one from my...

how I feel

“how I feel”

Caden Salladay, Guest Contributor March 29, 2021

I wrote this last week. Yes, I know that isn't a long time ago but it is something that strikes a chord in me. I wrote this when I was feeling helpless. Right now I feel as...



Samara Coakley, Guest Contributor March 20, 2021

So, this was a sketchbook assignment by Ms. G to kind of reflect on how COVID has made us feel. I came up with this painting because I’ve struggled with feeling super-isolated at the beginning and...

Seniors Payton Reed, Michael Parker, Grace Olson, and Sophie McKeown hanging out in Advisory before Spring Break.

Dear Seniors…

Jalen Lindh, Reporter March 19, 2021

I know many seniors this year are a little disappointed by how this school year is going. Senior year is usually the one that is a breeze, unless you have to make up credits, then probably not)\....

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