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

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 , Editor-in-Chief and Senior Reporter 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...

The Manitou Springs Heritage Center advertises Ghost Tours in its window display.  The Ghost Tours are a popular event in Manitou Springs.

Manitou Springs Heritage Center gets community into the Halloween spirit

Owen Gerbig, Reporter October 21, 2021

From haunted walking tours and classic horror movies to an Emma Crawford exhibit with exclusive artifacts, the Manitou Springs Heritage Center has some events that are sure to get you in the Halloween...

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

School climate 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,...

Headstone of Wayne A. Bell (1909-1974), and Billie E. Bill (1906-1985), at the Crystal Valley Cemetery in Manitou Springs, CO.

Poll reveals that there is no correlation between after life opinions and childhood upbringing

Paige Harrison , Editor October 4, 2021

Is there a connection between social upbringings, and where people believe we go when we die? Short answer, no. Simple answer, not at all. Although, if this topic was surveyed through a larger number...

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...

Anna Conrad practices her serve as she helps coach at a Manitou Springs volleyball practice.

Conrad joins the MSHS family

Emily Waite, Reporter September 30, 2021

While Conrad is new to Manitou Springs School District, she is not new to the education field. For six years, Conrad taught English and Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID), a college and career...

Audition flyers for the fall production of Our Town hung in the hallways of Manitou Spring high school earlier this month.  MSHS thespians were excited about auditions and call backs since traditional theater was put on hold for most of last year.

The Fall Play is Back: Our Town

Owen Gerbig, Reporter September 22, 2021

The fall play this year is Our Town, and it looks like we’re in for a treat. Our Town is about the citizens of a small town called Grover's Corners over the span of twelve years. While this might sound...

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