• March 19Dive-In Movie on March 22nd at Manitou Pool from 7:30-10:00pm ($10-To get in)

  • March 19Spring Break starts March 25th and ends in March 31st.

  • March 15Baseball has a tournament on March 20, March 21, and March 22 at Home.

  • February 27World Language and Culture Night is on March 20th at 5 p.m.

  • February 27Bring your formal wear to Mrs. Kerrigan and shop at WLACN to donate to NHS.

2018-2019 Staff

Kaitlyn Cashdollar

Prospector Editor-in-Chief

      Kaitlyn Cashdollar (12) is the 17-year-old Editor-in-Chief of the Manitou High School prospector. Every A-Day she attends Advanced Journalism where she pursues her love of writing and influences other classmates. Cashdolla...

Sophia McKeown

Warhorse Editor-in-Chief

Sophie McKeown (10) initially joined Journalism because of her interest in photography and writing stories. "I've never found that kind of passion for anything else," said McKeown. It is due to this passion of hers that she became...

Allie Robbins

Photography Editor

Allie Robbins is an 11th grader in her third year of journalism. Her passion for photography, organized mindset and enthusiastic work ethic make her a fantastic photo editor for the yearbook. When she’s not behind the camera,...

Aliah Char

Photography/Copy Editor

Aliah Char (12) has been in the district since she was in first grade. Born in California, she moved to Colorado as a toddler and now lives with her twin brother, mom, dad, two cats, a dog and her horse. Her strengths– such...

Mackenna Yount

Copy Editor

Mackenna Yount (11) holds the essential role as Copy Editor for the MSHS Prospector and Warhorse where her job is to edit and review stories. Yount originally joined Advanced Journalism in effort to meet new people. Outside of...

Zak Talbot

Sports Editor

Zachary Talbot (11), also known as Zak, has been going to Manitou Springs High School since Preschool. Talbot plays three different sports during the school year and even during the summer months: football, baseball, and soccer....

Mady Caywood

Student Life Editor

Madison Caywood (11) is a first year member of Advanced Journalism. She’s beginning this year with great ambitions to become an experienced journalist and photographer. Caywood has been going to Manitou Springs School District...

Eliana Uecker

Student Life Editor

This is Eliana Uecker’s (11) first year working with the Warhorse and Prospector, where she is the Student Life Editor. Although she is an introvert, she wanted to work on the yearbook and school paper to push herself to be...

Parker Smith

Production Editor

This year marks Parker Smith's (11) first time as a staff member of the Warhorse and Prospector. Smith has been assigned to the position of the Production Manager, where he oversees video production and the timeline of the yearbook....

Maya Berns

Business Manager

Maya Berns is a senior at Manitou Springs High School. This is her first year doing yearbook, and she’s mostly interested in everything surrounding business. As a matter of fact, she is one of the Business Managers– the other...

Riley Cluxton

Business Manager

Riley Cluxton (12) is the 2018-19 Business Manager and has been in Advanced Journalism for two years. One of her big passions is fashion journalism. In the future, she wishes to become a Special Agent in the FBI. She loves the...

Clover Bernard

Reporter

Clover Bernard's (12) favorite meal is lasagna. She rarely reads books, but when she does The Devil Wears Prada would be listed as a favorite. Of all the seasons, her all time favorite is fall. She doesn't let the colored trees in...

Aniah Olson

Reporter

Aniah Olson (11) decided to join Advanced Journalism for the 2018-19 school year in order to gain more experience with cameras and further her liking for photography. Even though Olson isn't in an editor's position, she is still...

Oda Tiller-Brattebø

Reporter

Oda Tiller-Brattebø (12) was initially put into the yearbook class because it is a requirement for her exchange program. With that being said, within the first week of school, Tiller was already immersed in the yearbook community....

Adriana Lucero

Junior Reporter

After high school, Adriana Lucero (9) would like to be a veterinarian and her favorite animals are dogs. Her favorite book genre is fiction. If she had all the money in the world, she would spend it on other people rather than...

Kayla Hendricks

Junior Reporter

Future Pro-Athlete Kayla Hendricks (9) has taken a turn this season by taking on the role of the football manager. In the past, she has usually done volleyball but she wanted to try something new. “Seeing the field from a different...

Henry Ilyasova

Junior Reporter

Henry Ilyasova (9) runs Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Cross Country and does mountain biking. Ilyasova’s favorite of the two sports is mountain biking because of how adventurous the activity is.  This year, Ilyasova is taking J...

Samuel Richardson

Junior Reporter

Samuel Richardson (10) is from Pennsylvania, which is nearly 1,661.4 miles away from Colorado Springs. Track and cross country are sports Richardson is a pro at. However, due to the move, his schedule is very busy.  “I...

Adelyn Powell

Junior Reporter

When it comes to paranormal happenings, freshman Adelyn Powell has something to say. Whether it’s the ghosts in her closet or the demons in her basement.  “I definitely believe in ghosts and demons and all those kinds o...

Atlee Barrow

Junior Reporter

Barrow has had countless Strange experiences throughout her life and has reason to believe in the paranormal and that a ghost has been haunting her family for years. “I believe in ghosts,” said Barrow. “Weird things have...

Lance Warner

Junior Reporter

Lance Warner (9) took interest in entertainment at a young age. His childhood consisted of consuming such media as "Family Guy", "The Halo Series", and various films. Warner’s enjoyment for "Family Guy" comes from the...

Kristopher Hill

Junior Reporter

Don’t judge a book by its cover, but read through its table of contents. Kristopher Hill, a sophomore at Manitou Springs High School (MSHS), recently transferred from out of the district. Hill is a video game fanatic and...

Alyssa Rash

Junior Reporter

Adrenaline rushing through her veins, Alyssa Rash (9) came rushing down the hill at a raging 10 mph. Cars, trees and houses all speed past her. She went as fast as she possibly could. Her friend looked at her in complete awe,...

Téa Santos

Junior Reporter

"Surviving"– a short documentary by Téa Santos (12)– captures and reflects on their own personal experiences with childhood medical issues and living with mental illnesses. The fourteen-minute documentary took two months...

Phoenix Stogdill

Junior Reporter

Phoenix Stogdill (11) is a creative, smart and kind person who has formed a very sincere passion for gaming. He started at a young age: “It started with the NES, that started the downward spiral,” said Stogdill. His favorite...

Logan Spicer

Junior Reporter

Logan Spicer (9), is a photographer and likes to read and write in her free time. She is taking Intro to Journalism this year and wants to do something related to it after high school. “I think that journalism is pretty great,”...

Guilia Vidossi

Junior Reporter

Down in Manitou Springs, a small town at the foot of Pikes Peak, there is an incoming exchange student named Guilia Vidossi who wants to experience new things while in America. She is coming from Venice, Italy and can’t wait...

Adele Goodwin

Junior Reporter

Adele Goodwin (9), a flyer for Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Cheerleading and one of the fastest runners on MSHS Cross Country, has some advice when it comes to juggling multiple sports: communication is key. Adele's goal...

Meara Sauer

Junior Reporter

Meara Sauer (12) has a passion for art and horseback riding alike. “I do a lot of everything,” Sauer said. “I do drawing and painting and a little bit of photography, but I like painting.” Though, with every activity,...

Remi Hayek

Junior Reporter

“Greed can destroy a person. It destroys people in general,” said Remi Hayek (10) on the greater things in life rather than the arbitrary. Hayek is adjusting to his second year of high school. So far he hasn’t struggled...

Parker Laurie

Junior Reporter

Parker Laurie (12), a new student to MSHS, is now the newest co-manager of the boys' soccer team. After recently moving to Manitou Springs, she quickly involved herself with the team after meeting Coach Mack earlier this spring....

Paige Laurie

Junior Reporter

“I’m not a big fan of change,” said Paige Laurie (10). Regardless of her distaste for difference, Laurie moved to Manitou Springs with her family in July. They decided to move here from Minnesota after visiting Colorado in...

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