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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

Cat Albanese works at her new computer in the front office on Monday Feb. 26.

New office secretary Cat Albanese is welcomed to MSHS

Jack Boyd, Senior Reporter February 28, 2024

On Feb. 8, MSHS students and staff gave fond farewells to their former front office secretary of several years, Stacy Thomson. While Thomson is now moving to Arizona, MSHS is introducing the new office...

Thomson and the 2023-2024 school year office aides celebrate Thomsons last day with dips and cake at the end of the day.

Thomson enjoys her final days at MSHS

MaKenzi VerVaecke, Editor-In-Cheif February 8, 2024

Manitou Springs High School’s front office secretary, Stacy Thomson, will be leaving her position on Feb. 8 to move to Scottsdale, Arizona to be closer to family.  Thomson decided to make the move...

Jennifer Trainor reads over her list of scholarships for the senior class.

Jennifer Trainor helps seniors finance their futures on Free-Money Fridays

Dalton Gates, Multimedia Editor February 2, 2024

Jennifer Trainor, Manitou Springs College/Career and Gifted/Talented School Counselor for grades 6-12, helps many seniors with college and what comes after with events and programs.  Whether with her...

Over winter break the hallways were renovated with new carpet, fresh paint, and LED lighting.  See the difference above.

Hallway renovations surprise students after winter break

The Prospector staff January 11, 2024

As students and staff returned from Winter Break on Jan. 8, they were met with noticeable changes in the hallways,  including fresh white paint, bright lights and carpet, as well as the removal of the...

Stacy Thomson and Cory Urban pose with new pet of the front office, Clark the betta fish.

Clark joins the front office staff

Dalton Gates and Cordelia Portman December 12, 2023

On Dec. 2, Stacy Thomson, Secretary at Manitou Springs High School, and the front office staff adopted a betta fish named Clark after a prank on Social Studies teacher Lawrence Housely.    Housely...

Glenn Hard and Brad Borkowski cut the ribbon alongside construction students on Thursday, Nov. 30.

The home build at MSHS is complete

Morgan Flannery, Editor In Chief December 8, 2023

On Thursday Nov. 30, the ribbon cutting ceremony was held for the completion of the home build built by the construction students here at MSHS. This project is through a program called Careers in Construction,...

A group of students cast in the musical practice a group dance at MSHS on Oct. 16 to perfect the show. The students began rehearsal on Monday Oct. 2 and have been rehersing three days a week to put on an ideal show.

MSHS writes an original musical

Cordelia Portman, Junior Reporter October 18, 2023

With the effort of five student writers, two teacher directors, twenty two student actors and the support of a small community, MSHS has set out to accomplish the goal of writing a completely unique musical...

MSHS students and teachers, featuring recently resigned Angie Glass, get prepared to start their help at Creek Week.

Environmental Club participates in 10th annual Creek Week

Angela Rowe, Senior Reporter October 16, 2023

Nature enthusiasts and environmental advocates celebrated a decade of environmental and community action at the 10th annual Creek Week between Sept. 10 and Oct. 8 in Colorado Springs. This year, the MSHS...

NHS member Brenna Cote goes to senior advisories on Friday Sept. 29 in attempt to get the last missing seniors to pre-register.

NHS pre-registers students to vote

Makenzi VerVaecke, Editor-in-Cheif October 3, 2023

Manitou Springs High School’s National Honor Society held a voter pre-registration during advisories between Sept. 25-Sept. 28 for all eligible juniors and seniors who are at least 16 years old. Students...

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