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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

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


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...

Brudis, the last of the 200 trout taken care of by Mr. Slamas Environmental Science class.

Trout Gang: Taking Care of Brudis and Spreading MSHS Positivity

Kat Yenne and Grace Olson April 14, 2020

Trout gang started when Mr. Slama informed our environmental science class that we were getting trout eggs to care for before we released them as adults. We, Kat Yenne and Grace Olson, decided to start...

Gideon Aigner (far right) in a selfie with the crowd at the St. Marys boys basketball game in January.

Gideon Aigner’s Mustang Positivity

Gideon Aigner, Guest Writer April 1, 2020

I miss you, Manitou. I know that the phrase “Don’t peak in high school" is a chliché; I don’t think that this year has been a peak, but it sure has soared until now. Now, we all have a new challenge...

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”....

People stock up on juices and milk due to the fear of quarantine from COVID-19.

It’s Corona Time with Mady Caywood

Mady Caywood, Senior Reporter March 20, 2020

Day One Today is Monday, March 16th and is the first day of quarantine for Manitou Springs High School (MSHS). I never in a million years would think that I or my fellow peers would have to experience...

This captivating gallery is located in the Manitou Springs SILC school administration office.

Recognizing Manitou’s Creativity

Sammi Clapham, Junior Reporter March 19, 2020

Manitou Springs, a small town that has been loved for many generations by tourists, locals, visitors, workers and students, gives a warm, unique and homey vibe. In my point of view, art is one of the most...

Students in Physical Science doing their work.

Poor Work Ethic or Poor Teachers: Who’s to blame for difficulty in classes?

Monse Vega, Guest Writer March 16, 2020

Mr. Miyagi once said in "The Karate Kid," "There is no such thing as bad student, only bad teacher.” How much truth is there to Mr. Miyagi’s claim? In high school, many students have trouble in certain...

Boulder Honor Band members Devin Rocha (11) and Hailey Matas (12) at their concert in Boulder.

It’s an Honor to be in Honor Band

Jalen Lindh, Junior Reporter March 12, 2020

The Honor Band took part in a concert at CU Boulder from February 27th to 29th. The experience was both fun and adventurous for many of MSHS's own students like Devin Rocha (11) and Hailey Matas (12),...

Students eating lunch and enjoying their midday break.

Operation Cheese Stick

Phoenix Stogdill, Guest Writer March 9, 2020

This assignment puts into perspective how few entertaining events have happened to me throughout the first eight hours of the week for the past three and a half years. The first things that come to mind...

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