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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

Jessica Avery enjoys backpacking, hiking, skiing, climbing, swimming, knitting and reading.  Next year, she should have more time for them.

Jessica Avery: Social Studies

Angela Rowe and Ethan Anderson May 19, 2022

Jessica Avery, a second-year teacher at Manitou Springs High School, decided to resign this year because she felt like she could not make the impact on students the way she initially hoped. Avery began...

Adele Goodwin (12), Kailey Vigil (9), Kayla  Apotheker (12) and Anna Kilpela (12) celebrate a personal record in sprint medley relay (SMR) 800m relay on Friday.

Pueblo Twilight 2022

Kailey Vigil, Junior Reporter May 19, 2022

The World Language department at MSHS consists of Ingrid Perez (Spanish), Terrence Batson (Spanish and German) and Alice Stoneback (French).  Both Batson and Stoneback will be moving on next year.

Terrence Batson: Spanish and German

Charlie Morgan, Senior Reporter May 17, 2022

Terrence Batson, a Spanish and German teacher of nine years, resigned from Manitou Springs High School in order to pursue his love of working with children. He will move up the pass to Ute Pass Elementary...

In her time at MSHS, Alice Stoneback has worn many hats, as depicted here from World Language and Culture Night 2022.

Alice Stoneback: French and Student Council

Emily Waite, Senior Reporter May 13, 2022

Alice Stoneback, French teacher and Student Council (StuCo) advisor at Manitou Springs High School, is resigning from MSHS at the end of the 2021-2022 school year to continue to take the next step in her...

Matt Rogge enjoys a gentle Rampart Reservoir during his visit to paddle board, just to get away from the hustle and bustle of life.

Matt Rogge: English

Charlie Morgan, Senior Reporter May 10, 2022

Matt Rogge, an English teacher at Manitou Springs High School, turned in his resignation letter on March 8, 2022. He decided to do this for multiple reasons; most significantly, Rogge chose not to pursue...

Why are our teachers resigning?

Why are our teachers resigning?

The Prospector staff May 10, 2022

This year, MSSD14 has been hit with many resignations. Students at MSHS and the Manitou Springs community have been asking, "Why?"  MSHS principal, Jesse Hull, announced his resignation on April 8.  So...

Commentary: We survived COVID... How do we move forward?

Commentary: We survived COVID… How do we move forward?

Claire Kisielnicki, Editor-in-Chief May 9, 2022

On March 13, 2020, Manitou Springs High School along with schools around the country announced that they would be extending Spring Break by two weeks because of a new virus called COVID-19. I remember...

Max Goede and Aaron Clune were the team to be feared during Senior Assassin this year.

Senior Assassin: TikTok trend takes MSHS by storm

Gideon Aigner, Guest Reporter May 5, 2022

One week in early March, senior Ethan Boren brought up an idea at the senior Student Council meeting. “My cousin goes to Chatfield, and he told me about this thing that they do called Senior Assassin,”...

A paragraph from Magruders American Government History book by William A. McClenaghan, in section 1.C, Right of Privacy  reports about the historical Roe v. Wade court case.

Roe v. Wade: Potential overturn affects community and nation

Claire Kisielnicki and Paige Harrison, Editors May 3, 2022

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito wrote a 98 page draft majority opinion which was released by Politico on May 2, 2022. This opinion draft addresses Roe v. Wade, opposing it and asking that it be overturned.  This...

Weatherly Hall and Raymond McCaskey hug and celebrate after being crowned MSHS Prom King and Queen.

Hall and McCaskey voted Prom King and Queen

Serena Holvenstot, Reporter May 2, 2022

Every senior at Manitou Springs High School patiently awaits the day when they can find out who the lucky Prom Queen and King get to be, and as the 2022 Prom came to an end, Weatherly Hall and Raymond...

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