Everything You Need to Know About 2020-21 StuCo Elections

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

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 looking to be a fantastic line-up of candidates for the 2020-2021 school year. Each of the position...

Gideon Aigner’s Mustang Positivity

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

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 to face. Our good friend, ‘Rona. This virus has swept the legs out from under everyone in terms of ...

A Letter from Mariam Gachechiladze

Mariam Gachechiladze (12) poses with her host brother, Ben Perkins, on the first day of school.

Mariam Gachechiladze, Junior Reporter

March 25, 2020

A Letter to MSHS, As exchange students, we worry about adapting to our new society; adapting and making friends, good impressions, overcoming the language barriers that, at times, makes it so hard for us to speak up, take the first step and be ourselves to a full extent. As exchange students, we w...

It’s Corona Time with Mady Caywood

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

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 anything like this. It’s definitely a change and an adjustment that everyone around me is gett...

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

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.

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 made dramatic changes leading up to their suspension, such as halting all food services and only allowing...

Recognizing Manitou’s Creativity

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

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 recognizable things that makes Manitou, well, Manitou! From surreal sculptures to beautiful pai...

Steel Mustangs Robotics Win it All in California

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

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 among a total of 58 teams from several states and countries. The Steel Mustangs made Manitou his...

Spring Sports Preview: Track and Field

Spring Sports Preview: Track and Field

Zak Talbot, Copy Editor

March 3, 2020

The contemplation of whether the month of March will come in like a lion and pass like a lamb is never a question in regards to the Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Track and Field team, simply because the season comes whether March is snow-packed or sunny. And like it always has happened in t...

MSHS Wrestlers Learn From the Supportive Atmosphere of the State Tournament

Emmett Wolfe (11) prepares to shoot on his opponent.

Ben Schwartz, Photo Editor

February 27, 2020

This year’s Wrestling  State was a whole different beast compared to past State Tournaments. While the outcome of the matches may have been cut and dry, for many, the State Tournament reflected moments and lessons learned both on and off the mat throughout the season. Chloe Donegan (11), who...

Nickels for Noland Brings Community Together in Support of Former Teacher

Mr. Noland walks hand in hand with his youngest son, Ben, after speaking during the assembly.

Sophia McKeown, Warhorse Editor-In-Chief

February 25, 2020

Back in late October of 2019, Nick Noland, a former Manitou Springs Middle School (MSMS) teacher, embarked on a journey that would bring forth tremendous obstacles, while at the same time drawing the Manitou community together in the face of tragedy. Noland was involved in a hiking accident while desce...

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