• 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.

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


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  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...

“Disco to Dabbing” Features High School Math Teacher, Discusses Popular Culture

“Disco to Dabbing” Features High School Math Teacher, Discusses Popular Culture

Sage Stevens, Reporter

February 19, 2016


Filed under Podcasts, Showcase

The Prospector is proud to present the new podcast, "Disco to Dabbing." "Disco to Dabbing" features Manitou teachers and their responses to our current generation. This episode, hosted by Kaitlyn Davidson, features Mr. Talbott, high school math teacher. He covers his youth, including disco, pet r...

Anywhere But Home: Asma Rassem

Anywhere But Home: Asma Rassem

Sage Stevens, Reporter

February 19, 2016


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Sage Stevens Asma Rassem (12) is from the port city of Al Hudyah, Yemen. She graduated last year, but is now a self-titled "Super Senior," as a result of her program not allowing her to return home to Yemen. Unlike most exchange students, she has no idea when she might return home, and when she does whe...

GSTA Students Participate in Night Out to End Youth Homelessness

GSTA Students Participate in Night Out to End Youth Homelessness

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2015


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

At 5:45a.m. on Friday, November 13, eight students, with messy hair and tired faces from a night in the cold without much sleep, arranged themselves on a couch in the meeting room of the First United Methodist Church in Colorado Springs. One student was still outside, fast asleep despite the no...

National Football League Catches Some Criticism

National Football League Catches Some Criticism

Theodore Weiss, Senior Reporter

November 5, 2015


Filed under Features, Opinions, Showcase

There are certain job titles that take a burden on people's life, not in the sense that the work that the job issues the worker is issued an overload, but rather what the worker does is frowned upon by society — to be frank, no one likes these people. Parking enforcement enhances society, but at...

Kind of a B16 Deal: Manitou’s Newest Wave of Eligible Voters

Kind of a B16 Deal: Manitou’s Newest Wave of Eligible Voters

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter

October 21, 2015


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Next year's presidential election will be held on Tuesday, November 8. Approximately 25 candidates have declared intent to run, while three so far have dropped out. A large portion of the student body is very politically aware. Over half of those, who completed a school-wide survey involving vot...

Exchange Students React to New Documentary, “He Named me Malala”

Exchange Students React to New Documentary, “He Named me Malala”

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior Reporter

October 20, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

In this country, children are allowed to attend school from an early age. As we near adulthood, most of us can choose to continue being educated, or we can give it up. Because of our long tradition of free public education, we often don't see it as a privilege and a gift. But in some parts of the world,...

GSTA Under New Leadership

GSTA Under New Leadership

Connor Cupit, Reporter

September 24, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

Wyatt Fries has always been an active member of the GSTA, or the Gay Straight Tran* alliance within the school, but this year, he became president of the club. The GSTA is a club in which students of all genders, or non-genders, and sexualities can come together to be in a friendly environmen...

Canvas on the Campus

Canvas on the Campus

Theodore Weiss, Senior Reporter

September 18, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

The 2015-2016 school year will be the fifth year that Manitou Springs school district has implemented the iPad. There's no doubt that it has improved productivity, however after 5 years with the same iPad it has definitely slowed down and hasn't been working as well as it was at the start. Switching fr...

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