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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

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...



Paul Bonner, Guest Contributor March 19, 2021

  This year has been difficult for teachers as well.  When we look out into our classrooms, we see masked faces behind plexiglass shields; or, we see our students through our computer screens....

Dreams of a new and brighter day

“Dreams of a new and brighter day”

Claire Kisielnicki, Guest Contributor March 17, 2021

I sing in the Colorado Springs Children’s Chorale, and last year before Covid we were supposed to have our big show at the Pikes Peak Center then go to Belgium to sing at the World Choir games. But...

“World of Words”

Elanor Fugate, Guest Contributor March 16, 2021

In my worlds Of words They don't wear masks. They wear cloaks and Shining armor. In my worlds Of words There's no six-foot wall, But spaceships Travelling farther.   In...

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