• 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 Seniors Receive Local Scholarship

Manitou Seniors Receive Local Scholarship

Anela Wright, Reporter

May 24, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Earlier this month, the Manitou Springs Educational Foundation announced their scholarship winner and their vocational scholarship winner. Mahalia Henshel (12) won the MSEF business alliance scholarship Colton Sherraden (12) won the vocational scholarship. Henshel plans to attend CSU Fort Collins with...

Sound Nook Session: Olivia Briggs-Hale Shows Singing Talent

Sound Nook Session: Olivia Briggs-Hale Shows Singing Talent

Kaitlyn Cashdollar and Anela Wright

May 20, 2016


Filed under Podcasts, Showcase

This week, the Prospector had the pleasure of recording Olivia Briggs-Hale (12), a singer and student here at Manitou. She sang three songs, "When We Were Young" by Adele, "Hide and Seek" by Imogen Heap and "When I Was Your Man" by Bruno Mars. You might recognize Briggs-Hale from the spring musical,...

Disco to Dabbing Episode 7: Mahalia Henschel Talks About Generational Changes

Disco to Dabbing Episode 7: Mahalia Henschel Talks About Generational Changes

Sage Stevens, Kaitlyn Davidson, and Ryan Cantwell

May 19, 2016


Filed under Podcasts, Showcase

In this episode, Kaitlyn Davidson (10) interviews 2016 Student Body President, Mahalia Henschel (12), about her high school experience, as well as her parents and her predictions about the next generation's teenage years. She recounts some of her favorite stories from her high school (including when...

Manitou Students Represent Presidential Candidates in Debate

Manitou Students Represent Presidential Candidates in Debate

Kaitlyn Davidson and Sage Stevens

May 9, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Manitou Springs has a very diverse political scene, with many students passionately debating controversial topics, some of which the presidential candidates stand for.  “This election is an unpopularity contest for the ages,” according to The Washington Post, and students have taken to many socia...

The Mighty Five on Fridays Episode 4: Scholarships, Track Meets and Broken Legs

The Mighty Five on Fridays Episode 4: Scholarships, Track Meets and Broken Legs

James Baker and Zach McGee

May 6, 2016


Filed under Podcasts, Showcase

https://youtu.be/O_XlQpgI-Xw The Mighty Five is a video segment highlighting outstanding performances by MSHS students in the past few weeks. We will be looking across all activities, school and non-school sponsored and determining who are the might five Mustangs. In this weeks Mighty Five we feature...

Disco to Dabbing Episode 7: Miss Wendy talks Past, Future

Disco to Dabbing Episode 7: Miss Wendy talks Past, Future

Kaitlyn Davidson, Sage Stevens, and Ryan Cantwell

May 4, 2016


Filed under Podcasts, Showcase

Miss Wendy talks to Sage Stevens (10) about her experience as a high schooler at Coronado and the transition the school has gone through since her graduation, the benefits of being like a second mother to all of the MSHS students, and the effects of early exposure to Ipads. She also talks about her...

Student Body Executive Board Members Announced

Student Body Executive Board Members Announced

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor

April 26, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Council

On April 22, Manitou Springs High Schools' new student body executive board was announced. After weeks of tireless campaigning, including hanging posters adorned with puns and passing out t-shirts and pins, four students have been voted into office to serve for the 2016-2017 school year. During advisory...

Disco to Dabbing Episode 5: Steven Jensen and the 40’s

Disco to Dabbing Episode 5: Steven Jensen and the 40’s

Kaitlyn Davidson, Sage Stevens, and Ryan Cantwell

April 20, 2016


Filed under Podcasts, Showcase

Steven Jensen (12) has been avidly involved in MSHS for the past four years. He is a three-season athlete (football, basketball, and track & field) and was elected Homecoming King with his twin sister Angala Jensen (12). "Disco to Dabbing" looks into Jensen's perspective of his high school expe...

Manitou Springs High School Receives National Student Council Award

Manitou Springs High School Receives National Student Council Award

Andrea Edwards, Student Council Correspondent

April 13, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Council

Manitou Springs High School Student Council has been awarded a 2016 National Gold Council of Excellence Award by the National Association of Student Councils (NASC). Right now, you're probably wondering what this award is all about and the significance of it all. According to Ann Postlewaite, who...

Cicada Scott Advances to Final Round in Scholarship for Essay Focusing on Gender

Cicada Scott Advances to Final Round in Scholarship for Essay Focusing on Gender

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter

April 11, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Cicada Scott (12) was selected as a finalist to win a $2500 scholarship for writing an essay on the impact society had on who they are today. The story uses To Kill a Mockingbird as a base prompt, and uses how society shapes the characters in the book as a comparison to how it has impacted them ...

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