The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

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,...

Jack Mitchell, MSHS Senior February 26, 2021

Dear Editor, School is different this year, in both obvious and also more subtle ways. Whether you’re a student, teacher, or an administrator, the status quo has been flipped on its head. One of the...

MSHS students eat lunch outside, socially distanced.

A better plan for Advisory

Jack Embery, Reporter February 17, 2021

During my past years at Manitou Springs High School, I have struggled to understand the lunch schedule. It seems very short compared to other schools in the area. With the 30 minutes of lunch, it provides...

Wearing masks during sports can be dangerous

Wearing masks during sports can be dangerous

Matt Davis, Guest Writer January 27, 2021

People lately have been more cautious when it comes to sports because of the Corona Virus, however, there are still sports going on from the professional level, all the way down to the high school...

Excessive homework during the pandemic can lead to mental and physical health problems.

Excessive homework during pandemic has consequences

Tallulah Bates (11), Guest Writer January 21, 2021

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, teachers and students have had to constantly change the style of learning as more and more restrictions have been put in place. The most obvious change that school...

Snow Days provide much needed family time.  In the future, the time will be spent in front of a screen.


Jack Embery, Reporter October 30, 2020
Since the beginning of modern schooling, schools have had Snow Days. I think it is unfair to all students and families to cancel the dream days they hope for on a  stormy winter night.

October 28, 2020

Dear Editor: Many people have various views on how to teach students in the midst of quarantining. There have been many different opportunities offered for at home learning that...

October 20, 2020

Dear Editor: Distance Learning is not easy on many of the students at MSHS. In March when facing this challenge, grades were not looming over our heads.  Personal growth and self motivation drove...

October 16, 2020

Dear Editor, Distance Learning has been terrible this year and last. I understand the necessity behind it and wouldn’t want to go back if it meant getting sick, but it is just a major disappointment....

October 16, 2020

Dear Editor: 2020 is a crazy year. We all thought that this would be the great new start of a great new decade. How wrong we were. The new coronavirus COVID-19 has changed almost every facet of people’s...

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