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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

May 26, 2021

The MSHS Prospector Staff is on summer vacation until September 2021. Thank you for sharing your stories.  We can’t wait to continue our coverage next year.  PEACE OUT!  

The team poses with its first championship trophy since 1990. The change to football in the spring made it possible for the team to pick up basketball players Joah Armour, Isaiah Thomas, and Caleb Allen.

Football takes State!!!

Gideon Aigner, Guest Writer May 17, 2021

On May 14th, 2021, the Manitou Springs football team played their first State Championship game in 30 years. This game, played at the CSU-Pueblo Thunderdome caused school to be cut short for the day....

Football plays for 2A state title tomorrow

Football plays for 2A state title tomorrow

Gideon Aigner, Guest Reporter May 13, 2021

The MSHS variety football team heads to CSU Pueblo tomorrow to play in the class 2A spring state championship game against Flatirons Academy after beating Buena Vista last week. In this COVID shortened...

Senior Sierra Dooley receives her official Boy Scout award.  Dooley will celebrate her Eagle Scout Court on Mother's Day.

Dooley makes history as first female Eagle Scout in the Pikes Peak region

Sophia McKeown, Guest Writer May 12, 2021

On top of being a varsity cheer captain, prominent NHS member, and at the top of her graduating class, Sierra Dooley is the first female Eagle Scout in the Pikes Peak Region and the third in the state....

THREE! Senior Thor Flett takes the open three against James Irwin while the James Irwin bench and fans look on.

Reflection: On the road to the final four

Gideon Aigner, Guest Writer May 12, 2021

I remember day one of practice. I walk into the gym, sit down and take a look around. Most faces are familiar, some are not. And that’s perfectly fine. As I marvel at the machine that keeps...

These seniors have been in Manitou Springs School District 14 since preschool or kindergarten.

Always been a Mustang

Colt Henricks, Reporter May 12, 2021

Building relationships with peers, especially in school, can be quite challenging. When students face the challenge of moving from a different school and integrating into a tight-knit community,...

CELEBRATION ENSUES.  After the fans rushed the snowy field, Varsity celebrated in the snow.

Boys Soccer makes HISTORY

Gideon Aigner, Guest Writer April 16, 2021

Manitou Springs High School was founded in 1938, and the first class was held in the building where the elementary school is located now. Thousands of students have walked through those doors, along with...

Senior Koda Oxford recreates Shakespeare's Hamlet.  Theater was greatly restricted this year, and thespians were unable to act in traditional ways.

Koda Oxford’s finest hour

Jalen Lindh, Reporter April 8, 2021

“Theater’s been my life for a really long time, and I’m glad that before I leave, I get to be a big part of it one more time.” said Koda Oxford when asked how it felt to be cast as the...

Paige Harrison (11), Guest Contributor April 2, 2021

Because you’re a flower, that’s why Throughout a lifetime of words, Many conversations, Numerous times I have asked The most simply complex Question, why? And whether this is about A person...

Quarantine Art

Quarantine Art

Alyssa Rash, Guest Contributor April 1, 2021

The first piece I did back in early 2020 when my mom got new flowers. This was right before the pandemic hit. I wasn't drawing as much as I do currently.  The second piece was from this month...

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