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The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

Ten stories. Ten students. Ten emerging filmmakers.

“Ten stories. Ten students. Ten emerging filmmakers.”

Tyler Jungbauer, Writer May 15, 2015

Mía Elliot (11), Marley Kaiser (10), and Scott Larwood (9) all sat around one of the lacquered wooden tables in the Manitou Springs High School Media Center, discussing film and their experiences with...

Mikayla Hobbs, Carter Sandras, Oliver Bell and Dani Pinto reflect on their high school experience during their last advisory ever.

2014-2015 Seniors’ Last Day of High School

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief May 11, 2015

On Friday May 8th, the class of 2015 finished their last day of high school. This video shows what that day meant for the graduating class, and how they went about completing it.  

PARCC: The Good, the Bad, or the Ugly?

PARCC: The Good, the Bad, or the Ugly?

Tyler Jungbauer, Writer May 5, 2015

    Even though the Manitou Springs High School, as well as numerous other schools and academies across the country, already underwent the first stage of PARCC testing, there is still...

Not a Compliment: Street Harassment in the Modern Age

Not a Compliment: Street Harassment in the Modern Age

Lily Reavis and Aubrey Hall May 5, 2015

Pop culture and mainstream media have been standardizing cat-calling and street harassment for decades. Movies and T.V. shows often depict men whistling, yelling "compliments", and blatantly staring...

Sarah Weimer (9) looks over her notes in her fourth block science class with Mr. Barger. Sarah and her twin brother Nick have been in the Manitou Springs School District for their whole lives.

Announcements – 1 May, 2015

Lily Reavis, Senior Writer May 1, 2015

GOOD MORNING MANITOU SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR FRIDAY, MAY 1 Senior Advisors: Please walk your class to the amphitheater after announcements. Activity Announcements: Leadership...

Some students who participated in the BeYOUtiful day pose during lunch. Top row: Jen Cole (10), Hunter Sherraden (10), Greg Shaw (11), Samantha White (11), Maggie White (9) Bottom row: Deja Nimsey (10) and Emily Dollof-Holt (10).

BeYOUtiful: Campaign for Kindness wants Manitou Students to see their own inner beauty

Hunter Sherraden, Writer May 1, 2015

Manitou Springs High School's Campaign for Kindness has launched a new campaign with the title “beYOUtiful.” It may seem like a silly play on words or even a marketing phrase, but for the members...

Jenny Baxter on Flickr

Don’t know what to do this summer? 10 summer activities for teens in Colorado

Ryan Cantwell, Writer April 30, 2015

Finding something to do over the summer is challenging - you finally have the time do something but the options seem to overwhelm and the vast majority of activities aren't really meant for teenagers....

Sophie Kilroy, senior class vice president candidate, presents her ideas on changing the dress code in an official student council meeting. Bailey Visscher-Nickerson, junior class vice president candidate, and Misty Kerze (12) listen.

Class Board Elections are Underway

Lily Reavis, Senior Writer April 29, 2015

Last week, the student body voted to decide the executive board for the 2015-2016 school year. Read more about that election here. This week, class boards are being decided. Class boards are a group...

It was a rare opportunity for Manitou Mass Media to go JEA because it is normally held in bigger cities.

Mass media students attend Spring National High School Journalism Convention in Denver

Lizzy Anderson, Writer April 29, 2015

After school on Thursday, April 16, seven Mass Media students and two advisors headed up to Denver for a weekend of  classes to help improve the Warhorse and Prospector. Thousands of students from...

Unpractical Thought, Practical Thinking

Unpractical Thought, Practical Thinking

Tyler Jungbauer, Writer April 29, 2015

  Fareed Zakaria, who is a writer for the Washington Post and a host on CNN, recently published a book titled In Defense of A Liberal Education, which comments heavily on modern education’s...

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