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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

Check-in/out sheets and written passes were implemented at MSHS Friday, October 1st. This process takes away valuable class time.

Freedoms within MSHS have been lost and students are upset

Jack Embery and Paige Harrison October 22, 2021

  Manitou Springs High School students have experienced a decrease in trust from the administration and increased rules and supervision during the school day. Students and staff have been affected...

Manitou Springs High School just implemented a Hall Pass and Check In/Out sheet system.

School climate is declining, how we should fix it?

Emily Waite, Reporter October 20, 2021

Just like the rest of the world, Manitou Springs School District has been struggling with the Coronavirus Pandemic and all of its effects. Although MSSD is now back to in-person learning, the lingering...

Outside City Hall after the march, protesters all walked through the town of Colorado Springs to reach this location.

What it was like attending a nationwide social movement

Claire Kisielnicki, Editor-in-chief October 18, 2021

On September 23, 2021, the Texas legislature passed the Texas Heartbeat Act. This act bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. It is named the Heartbeat Act as six weeks is when a heartbeat can first...

Aidan Coté (12) races breaststroke for the MSHS Girls Swim & Dive team during the winter high school sports season.  Coté trains year round on her club team, the Colorado Torpedoes.

Club sports participation positive for single sport athletes

Gideon Aigner, Guest Reporter October 14, 2021

Many student athletes at Manitou Springs High School participate in club sports, and this has had both a positive and negative impact on the MSHS athletic program for over a decade. MSHS has lost student...

The Gay Straight Trans Alliance marches in the 2021 Homecoming parade on Manitou Avenue. The goal of MSHS is to have a club for everyone.

Why you should be involved with a club at MSHS

Jack Embery, Editor-in-Chief October 11, 2021

During this year, while students are faced with difficulties such as limited social interactions due to the Covid-19 pandemic, clubs offer a safe place to get vital social interactions, offer support,...

The full recycling bin in the MSHS parking lot after Thursday recycling.

Recycling, Why does it matter?

Claire Kisielnicki, Editor-in-Chief October 1, 2021

Why do we recycle? How are schools recycling? And specifically what is Manitou Springs High school doing to recycle? As a member of the Manitou Springs High School Environmental club recycling is very...

Many students at MSHS eat their lunch while doing homework.

Short lunches cause schoolwide stress

Jack Embery and Charlie Morgan September 20, 2021

Students at Manitou Springs High School want a longer lunch, here’s everything you need to know about the situation. When balancing going off-campus for lunch, meeting with clubs, and simply eating,...

March 13, 2021

Dear Editor, Do you know that we have an orchestra program? If you do, I’m surprised, because apparently most of our school population had no idea. This isn’t implemented by the musicians,...

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