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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

Spring semester goes full in person

Spring semester goes full in person

Flor Breuer, Reporter February 12, 2021

With the upcoming weeks leading way to full in person learning, there have been some adjustments made in order to accommodate a full school. Juniors and seniors will be coming back to full in...

Signing off for the year

Signing off for the year

Jalen Lindh, Reporter December 18, 2020

It’s the end of the year, once again, and what a year it has been. Everyone, as a whole, has endured so much. From worrying about bills, and taxes, to stressing about getting missing assignments in on...

Miss. Jackson teaches remotely from her empty classroom Tuesday.

Manitou Springs High School Faces Remote Learning

Flor Breuer and Amanda Kerrigan October 9, 2020
"I think we just kinda have to roll with it as a school community and do our best during these difficult times.”
Sydney Nutche (12) meets with Dr. Moen over Google Meet during her Poetry class last block Thursday.

MSHS gets creative as teachers quarantine

September 18, 2020


MSHS students experience the new reality of the classroom during the first weeks of school.

MSSD14 balances relationships and safety

Flor Breuer, Reporter September 10, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, people have been asked to make many sacrifices and changes for the greater good. One of these new changes included wearing a mask. In many places around the world wearing...

Aiden Coté holds up a sign encouraging Manitou students to stay strong in the midst of the hardships caused by COVID-19

Everything You Need to Know About 2020-21 StuCo Elections

Ben Schwartz, Photo Editor April 14, 2020

Despite everything occurring with Coronavirus, Manitou Springs High School’s (MSHS) second semester continues despite temporary school closure. Student Body (SB) Elections are still on, and it’s...

CDC/Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAMS via

Colorado Governor Calls For an “Extended Spring Break” For Colorado Schools

Max Ladrigan, Junior Reporter March 23, 2020

Following suit with other states like Ohio and Maryland, Colorado’s governor, Jared Polis, announced on March 18th that all schools are closed until April 17th, calling it an “extended spring break”....

Davis Ortonward (11) and Sam Richardson (11) took this photo from the Peru Lift at Keystone, Colo. on Friday, March 14th. All North American resorts closed one day after this picture was taken and this was the last day of night skiing at Keystone for the entire season.

Vail Versus All: Colorado Ski Resorts to Shut Down Due to COVID-19

Samuel Richardson, Photo Editor March 20, 2020

On Saturday, March 14th, all Vail Resorts announced that they would be closing until March 22nd, due to the rapidly evolving situation with the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Keystone and many other resorts had...

The Steel Mustangs smile with pride as they hold up their first blue banner.

Steel Mustangs Robotics Win it All in California

Mackenna Yount, Prospector Editor-in-Chief March 16, 2020

The Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Steel Mustangs team 2945 made a truly impressive trip to sunny Del Mar, California. There, the team participated in the FIRST Robotics Competition Del Mar Regional...

The Stone team faces off with team members from the Manitou Police and Fire departments.

Annual Dodgeball Tournament

Aniah Olson, Senior Editor February 27, 2020

On Thursday, February 20th, and Friday, February 21st, Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) held a dodgeball tournament to raise funds to go towards former Manitou teacher Nick Noland. This year, things...

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