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Manitou’s Only Female Wrestler Discusses Sport

Manitou’s Only Female Wrestler Discusses Sport

Kaitlyn Davidson, Reporter
March 28, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Last year in the U.S., 11,496 high school girls wrestled. According to the National Wrestling Coaches Association, thats a staggering increase from past year, at 20%. “Alaska, California, Hawaii, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington all sponsor a state high school championship”  the National Wrestl...

Student Council: That’s What We’re Talking About

Student Council: That’s What We’re Talking About

Mo Heiniger, Student Council Correspondent
March 16, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Council

Each year at about this time here at Manitou, we find ourselves in a calm spring. The crazy season of dances, Drive Smart campaigns and spirit days has ended; students and teachers are in the swing of things as we are nearly three-quarters of the way through the year. All of the chaos that the fall ...

Disco to Dabbing Episode 3: Mr. Hull Talks Classic Rock

Disco to Dabbing Episode 3: Mr. Hull Talks Classic Rock

Sage Stevens and Kaitlyn Davidson
March 16, 2016
Filed under Podcasts, Showcase

This weeks episode consists of Mr. Hull reminiscing about going to crazy classic rock concerts to the time of the notorious 06'er in Manitou, all from his college chair. This piece of his college experience that held many memories and lived in the "Man Cave" of the Hull Household, was to be thr...

Mighty Five on Fridays: Episode 2

Mighty Five on Fridays: Episode 2

Zach McGee, James Baker, Reporter
March 11, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

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. This week features Agnes Navaratne and Max Hexom who preforme...

Kellen Reid, 16, on Target to Receive Pilot’s License

Kellen Reid, 16, on Target to Receive Pilot’s License

Lizzy Anderson, Reporter
March 9, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

When most teenagers were learning how to drive a car, Kellen Reid (11) was busy learning how to fly a plane. Two weekends ago, Reid flew solo from Colorado Springs to Raton New Mexico, then to Pueblo and back to Colorado Springs. The trip, over 200 miles, is double the required 100 miles. The trip c...

Exchange Students: A Year Unaccounted For

Exchange Students: A Year Unaccounted For

Kaitlyn Davidson, Reporter
March 8, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

They braved the cultural barriers and crossed political boundaries to come and learn in America. This courageous adventure should be awarded, yet the year they spend here doesn’t count towards graduation in their home country. Currently, 10 exchange students are taking challenging classes, incl...

Freshman Friday: Tyler Doherty talks Theatre, Swim

Freshman Friday: Tyler Doherty talks Theatre, Swim

Sita Ahlen and Mia Elliott
March 4, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

In the second episode of Freshman Friday, the MSHS Prospector interviews Tyler Doherty. An avid swimmer, participant in the Arts, and devoted student, Doherty is able to balance his multiple lively occupations. Tea Santos, Doherty's friend since 6th grade, shares their artistic bond by revealing Doherty's...

Disco to Dabbing Episode 2: Preppy Mormons and Geeklets

Disco to Dabbing Episode 2: Preppy Mormons and Geeklets

Sage Stevens and Kaitlyn Davidson
March 2, 2016
Filed under Podcasts, Showcase

Disco to Dabbing is the MSHS Prospector's biweekly podcast interviewing various staff members about their thoughts about the generational differences they experience. In the second episode of Disco to Dabbing, the MSHS Prospector interviews Mr. Gutowski, one of the Health and PE teachers. He shares...

Mighty Five on Friday: Episode #1

Mighty Five on Friday: Episode #1

James Baker and Zach McGee
February 26, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b03wpRqStpc 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. This weeks segment...

Abby Beebe: Mentor and Manager of the Stage

Abby Beebe: Mentor and Manager of the Stage

Sita Ahlen and Mia Elliott
February 20, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

  Freshman Friday is a video segment highlighting freshmen students who attend sports or activities, despite the idea of students laying low their first year. This week's featured freshman is Abby Beebe. Beebe was able to be part of the One Act play, where she played an assistant of Houd...

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