Harvest Week

Harvest Week

Ben Schwartz, Photo Editor

December 18, 2019

Last week was Harvest Week, and it was jam-packed with fun activities and dress-up days. Students engaged in the exciting events over the course of six days, providing a welcome accompaniment and contrast to the potential oncoming stress of finals. The basketball game on Tuesday provided an exci...

Drive Smart Drives in an Important Message

Drive Smart Drives in an Important Message

Jalen Lindh, Junior Reporter

December 5, 2019

Driving is one of the most dangerous methods of transportation, and that’s why it is important to be able to drive, not just safely, but smartly. On Nov. 14, the students of Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) gathered in the gym for a Drive Smart assembly. Two MSHS staff members stood up in front o...

The 14,000-Foot FallCo View

The 14,000-Foot FallCo View

Mackenna Yount, Prospector Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2019

490 students, 100 advisors, 69 schools, one conference to bring Student Council groups from across the state together. The Fall Conference (FallCo), hosted by the Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Student Council (StuCo), was a huge success. FallCo’s theme for the 2019 conference was “The 14...

Environmental Club Brings Back Recycling

Environmental Club Brings Back Recycling

Aniah Olson, Senior Reporter

October 22, 2019

Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) has been recycling throughout the school for the last few years, having buckets placed in each classroom, and even some around the halls and in the lunchroom. Each had a piece of paper taped on it, indicating specifically which things to, and not to, recycle up unti...

Hatred Has No Home in Manitou Springs

Hatred Has No Home in Manitou Springs

Sophia McKeown, Warhorse Editor-In-Chief

October 20, 2019

Editor's Note: The full names of some students have been withheld for their protection. A few weeks before Oct. 14, 2019, Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) became the target of an infamous hate group: the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC). A school that is known for its progressive ideas and acts of ...

Manitou Springs High School Invites the Community to Join Their “Culture of Kindness”

Manitou Springs High School Invites the Community to Join Their “Culture of Kindness”

Sophia McKeown, Yearbook Editor-In-Chief

October 6, 2019

My name is Sophie McKeown, I am a junior at Manitou Springs High School (MSHS), as well as a Student Council representative and a Student Journalist. It has been brought to the attention of the students at MSHS that the surrounding community is willing, if not eager, to support the school members as...

This Homecoming Was Dino-Mite

This Homecoming Was Dino-Mite

Ben Schwartz, Photo Editor

September 23, 2019

  Homecoming week was a huge hit at Manitou Springs High School this year. The week was fun-filled and action-packed with a mix of classic homecoming activities all centered around the theme Jurassic Park. Every day there was a new event: a hallway decorating contest, dress-up days, a drive-in m...

Mustangs Fall Short to Valley at Homecoming Game

Mustangs Fall Short to Valley at Homecoming Game

Zak Talbot, Copy Editor

September 20, 2019

There are few weeks in a year where an entire city shifts its focus to one thing, and even fewer when the focus isn’t a holiday. Although, in a way, homecoming is a holiday to the city of Manitou Springs, and the feeling of excitement and anticipation yet again filled the atmosphere of the tow...

New Year, New Experiences

New Year, New Experiences

Allie Robbins, Photo Editor

September 3, 2019

Just like that, summer ends and school begins. On August 23rd, seniors started their year by enjoying Senior Sunrise at 5:50 am. It is a tradition for seniors to begin their last year of high school by watching the sunrise and later in the year, they will return when the sun sets on their last day o...

Senioritis: What Are the Side Effects?

Senioritis: What Are the Side Effects?

Téa Santos and Meara Sauer

May 1, 2019

With the end of the school year drawing near, both students and teachers are faced with the crippling effects of senioritis. Senioritis is best described as a decrease in motivation during a student’s last year in high school, growing worse as the end of the year approaches. “It has a trickle-down...

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