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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

A sign in Mansions Park in Manitou Springs provides information on the importance of pollinators and what you can do to help them.

Manitou Springs to become Pollinator District

Ethan Anderson, Senior Reporter May 25, 2023

On June 5, 2023, Manitou Springs will be certified by the Butterfly Pavilion as the world’s first municipal Pollinator District. “A Pollinator District is a community that is committed to conserving...

A hole still remains in the  boys locker room hallway at Manitou Springs High School.  It is still unknown exactly who caused this damage, but the school is working hard to prevent further damage and take on repairs.

Locker room rule change instituted

Cordelia Portman, Junior Reporter May 9, 2023

On Friday April 28, it was announced to all gym students at MSHS that the locker rooms would be locked from that day forward during class due to a hole in the wall in the boys locker room hallway. Currently,...

Stacy Thomson, current Administrative Assistant, and Andrew Rhodes (12) answer the phones in the front office on one of Thomsons first days back.

Breaking News: Stacy Thomson returns to the front office

Emily Waite, Editor-in-Chief April 19, 2023

Stacy Thomson returned to her position as Administrative Assistant at Manitou Springs High School on Mar. 17, 2023. Four weeks ago, Thomson announced that she would be leaving her position in the front...

Jessie Nunley accepts vice principal position at Manitou Springs High School for the 2023-24 school year.

Jessie Nunley named the MSHS 2023-24 assistant principal

Ari Clark and Emily Waite April 13, 2023

On Feb. 10 at 4:47 p.m., an email was sent out to parents, staff and students to announce that Jessie Nunley had been hired as the new assistant principal of Manitou Springs High School for the 2023-24...

Manitou Springs High School student council celebrate their accomplishment after they received the news of their award.

Breaking News: Manitou Springs High School Student Council receives top national award for ten years in a row

Emily Waite, Editor-in-Chief April 7, 2023

[Manitou Springs, CO] (Apr. 6, 2023)—For its exemplary record of leadership, service and activities that improve the school and community, the Manitou Springs High School student council has been recognized...

Ingrid Perez, Stacy Thomson and Gabriela Santos enjoying the last few days with Thomson in her position at MSHS.

Breaking News: Stacy Thomson accepts new position in the MSSD

Emily Waite, Editor-in-Chief March 23, 2023

Stacy Thomson, current Administrative Assistant at Manitou Springs High School, is resigning from her position at MSHS and is moving into her new position as Human Resource Specialist for Manitou Springs...

Anna Conrad will become the official principal at Manitou Springs High School for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year. This will be her third year at MSHS.

Anna Conrad named the MSHS 2023-2024 principal

Morgan Flannery, Senior Reporter March 2, 2023

On Friday, Feb. 17, it was announced that Anna Conrad, the current interim principal of MSHS, will become the official principal for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year. All three candidates for this position...

Exchange student, Sofiia Lobas (11), has integrated into MSHS classes and activities this year.  Last year, she did an exchange year in Texas.

Ukrainian exchange student speaks on refugee crisis

Halli Frost, Reporter February 1, 2023

As the borders of the United States reopen to refugees fleeing their home countries and seeking a new opportunity to live in a safe environment, many have found a new home in Denver.  An influx of refugees...

Crissy Leonhardt gives her team a pep talk before their state volleyball game in Nov. 2022.

Breaking News: Crissy Leonhardt resigns as head volleyball coach at MSHS

Emily Waite, Editor-in-Chief January 18, 2023

Crissy Leonhardt was the head volleyball voach at Manitou Springs High School for the past three years. Within the past week, she has officially made the difficult decision to resign from this position. Although...

Nurse Jacque Revello stands next to an AED, one of two in the MSHS. Automated External Defibrillators are used to revive a patient during sudden cardiac arrest.

Support for Damar Hamlin is bigger than football

Sadie House, Senior Reporter January 13, 2023

The Jan. 2 game between the Buffalo Bills and the Cincinnati Bengals opened to an explosive stadium, promising a historic night as two great teams contended for crucial rankings in the 2023 NFL playoffs....

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