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The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

Kyle Blasi (10) and Alisha Strupp, a councelor at MSHS, talk about Blasis schedule for next year on May 15. Many students were consistantly visiting their counselors to reorganize their schedules after the English, Yoga and Dance class changes were announced.

MSHS admin cuts Yoga and Dance and restructures English courses for 24-25

Cordelia Portman, Senior Reporter May 17, 2024

Over the course of the second semester of this school year, MSHS administration has gotten together to decide on the English, Yoga and Dance class choice changes. According to administration, these changes...

Paraprofessionals Talor Goodloe, Lane Ramsay, Izabeth Mumford and student Gwendolyn Keir support Jazmyn Webb-Everly and Jeremy Morriset-Everly at their high school graduation.  The ceremony was held during Advisory on Friday, May 3.

SSN students celebrate prom and graduation

May 17, 2024

Seniors Jazmyn Webb-Everly and Jeremy Morriset-Everly celebrated a separate movie theater themed prom from the main prom event to better accommodate wheelchair-using students. The two seniors as well as...

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.

Breaking News: 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.

Breaking News: 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...

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