The 14,000-Foot FallCo View

These MSHS StuCo members and CHSAA student state representatives worked hard to lead family groups and workshops and make FallCo run smoothly.

Mackenna Yount, Prospector Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2019

490 students, 100 advisors, 69 schools, one conference to bring Student Council groups from across the state together. The Fall Conference (FallCo), hosted by the Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Student Council (StuCo), was a huge success. FallCo’s theme for the 2019 conference was “The 14...

World Language and Culture Night Changes Theme for Fourth Year

The audience gets involved with the African drum circle song that opened the night. The drum circle was available in the French classroom throughout the night.

Sophie McKeown, Warhorse Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2019

Every year, Manitou Springs High School plans an event called World Language and Culture Night (WLACN). This night is primarily for students in language classes—at every level— to pick a topic relating to a different country and create a presentation. While in the past the themes of the presenta...

Ready Set Cook: Chili Cook Off Brings Community Together

Ready Set Cook: Chili Cook Off Brings Community Together

Henry Ilyasova, Junior Reporter

February 5, 2019

The Chili Cook-Off is an annual event at Manitou Springs High School where families, students and teachers come together to make and taste chili. This is an event that has happened before at the school and gives a chance to students, teachers and families to bond. The grand prize was a homemade golden...

Heartbreaking Loss for Reigning State Cheer Champs

Ryan Murdock (12), Mahalia Henschel (12), and Kelsey Hartwig (12) lead the team in the completion of their jump sequence. All three girls have been on the cheer team since their freshman year.

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

December 15, 2015

As Manitou’s cheer team took to the performance floor on Friday, December 11 at the Denver Coliseum, they carried with them the hard work of a long and arduous week. Along with the usual pressures leading up to the cheerleaders’ most important annual competition, there was the loss of their hea...

Cheerleaders Place First at League Competition

The team celebrates after being announced the Tri-Peaks League 3A League Champions. In the front, newcomers Zoe Schnurman (10) and Brooke Sedlacek (9) hug in excitement.

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

December 3, 2015

All were abuzz with anticipation on the evening of December 1, when cheerleaders and fans alike congregated in the new gym of Manitou Springs High School for the annual 3A Tri-Peaks League competition. This was the first time in three years that Manitou has hosted the event. After weeks of early ...

“Leland From StuCo” Goes Viral & Mrs. Stoneback’s Big Announcement

Student council taking a group photo to announce Mrs. Stonebacks pregnant.

Ted Weiss, Reporter

November 10, 2014

Senior Leland Spangler is quite the accomplished high school student; captain of the boys varsity soccer team, A.P. scholar, student body Vice President, and, now, a meme going viral among Manitou students online. French teacher and Student Council advisor Mrs. Stoneback announced exciting news t...

Manitou’s First Color Dance is an Undeniable Success

Senior Hunter Adcock shows off her fabulous attire before the dance.

Aidan Epstein

September 10, 2014

Amongst a mist of red, green, yellow, and orange, a crowd accumulated for a night of ecstatic movement. On Saturday, August 30th, Student-Body President, Carter Sandras (12), and Junior class representative, Taylor Finn (11), saw their idea for the high school's first Color Dance manifest in full ...

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