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The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

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The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

Elanor Fugate receives 2023 Merit Scholarship Semifinalist Award with Elizabeth Domangue, Anna Conrad, Mike Talbott, Benjamin Mack and Pierce Gillard by her side.

Breaking News: Fugate earns National Merit Semifinalist status

Emily Waite, Editor-in-Chief September 15, 2022

On September 14, Manitou Springs High School senior, Elanor Fugate, was announced as one of the semifinalists in the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program. In Colorado, a student needs to obtain at least...

Weatherly Hall and Raymond McCaskey hug and celebrate after being crowned MSHS Prom King and Queen.

Hall and McCaskey voted Prom King and Queen

Serena Holvenstot, Reporter May 2, 2022

Every senior at Manitou Springs High School patiently awaits the day when they can find out who the lucky Prom Queen and King get to be, and as the 2022 Prom came to an end, Weatherly Hall and Raymond...

The 2022 STUCO Exec. Board Candidates, from top to bottom and left to right: Ava Christian (11), Luke Donegan (11), McKesson Rhodes (10), Kate Johnson (10), Liz Johnson (10), Emily Waite (11) and Kaley Moore (11).

Meet the 2022 StuCo exec. board candidates

Jack Embery, Editor-in-Chief April 15, 2022

Manitou Springs High School Student Council (StuCo) will be holding its Executive Board speeches Monday, April 18 during Advisory. After their speeches, a Google Form will be sent out to the student body...

StuCo members welcome staff and students back to school this fall in the parking lot. StuCo is active in the MSHS community.

Manitou Springs High School’s  student council earns top national award

Emily Waite, Senior Reporter April 12, 2022

For its exemplary record of leadership, service, and activities that serve to improve the school and community, the Manitou Springs High School student council has been recognized as a 2022 National Gold...

With lower ticket prices and options for free tickets, students who found the cost for prom tickets prohibitive may now be able to attend prom.

Breaking News: Prom committee lowers ticket prices

Emily Waite and Claire Kisielnicki April 11, 2022

On April 11, 2022 Manitou Springs High School prom ticket prices will be officially changed to 60 dollars.  The MSHS prom committee met on Thursday April 7 to discuss the student opinions and frustrations...

Jesse Hull has been principal of MSHS for the past two years.  Previously, he was assistant principal and a social studies teacher.

Breaking News: Principal Jesse Hull announces resignation

Emily Waite, Senior Reporter April 11, 2022

On April 8, 2022, Jesse Hull announced his official resignation as principal at Manitou Springs High School effective at the end of the 2021-2022 school year. A staff meeting was held right after school...

The overall price of attending prom can be steep if you include the cost of clothing, hair and makeup, a limo and dinner.

Why are prom tickets so expensive?

Claire Kisielnicki, editor-in-chief April 8, 2022

Manitou Springs High School’s prom will be held on April 22 at The Hillside Gardens, and prom tickets are currently 70 dollars.  There are many factors that go into determining the price of a prom...

Despite only wrestling for two years, Hannah Hollick (12) clinched a fourth place victory at State.

Hollick makes history at State wrestling

Claire Kisielnicki, Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2022

On February 17, 2022 senior Hannah Hollick became the first girl in Manitou Springs High School history to place at a state wrestling competition.  Hollick placed fourth at the state competition and...

C Team basketball coach Gabby Santos tapes Tori Greenes (9) ankle before practice. This is a job Nunley used to do.

Nunley’s absence felt by student athletes

MaKenzi VerVaecke, Junior Reporter February 28, 2022

At the end of semester one, former athletic trainer, Nick Nunley, resigned from Manitou Springs High School to accept a new job opportunity as Director of Sports Medicine at Colorado State University Pueblo.   Nunley...

Jason Sellers (12), Connor OBrien (12), Atticus Baker (12), Jaxen Sellers (12), Quinn Corey (10), Bradyn Dowling (10), and Dylan McVerry-Reese (10) pose with the first place trophy for division 3A.

Knowledge Bowl prepares for State

Morgan Flannery, Junior Reporter February 25, 2022

The Knowledge Bowl team at Manitou Springs High School competed at a regional competition at Liberty High School on Saturday, January 29, 2022. They took third place overall and first place in the 3A division,...

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