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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

Students Abby Pribilla (9) and Dominique Ortonword (11) stand holding signs with the faces of victims from the Florida school shooting. The leaders of the Walk-Out made signs for participants to hold up during the event, but many students made their own as well.

Student Leadership Shown Through School Walkout

Amanda Nagel, Reporter March 23, 2018

On Wednesday, March 14th at 10:00am, students all over the country stood up from their classes and walked out of school. This was the one month anniversary of the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman...

Aubrey Hall (11) holds up voter registration forms and Pledge to Vote cards. Hall has been an Inspired Leader for Inspire Colorado since November of 2016.

Aubrey Hall: Working to Increase Voter Registration at MSHS

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter January 30, 2017

Millennials make up one of the largest voter groups in the United States. Roughly 69.2 million millennials (ages 18-35) were eligible to vote in the 2016 election, according to Pew Research Center's...

Kaitlyn Davidson (11, left), Parker Hall (9, middle) and Sage Stevens (11) march through downtown Colorado Springs. There werent many anti-protestors, maybe one or two, said Sita Ahlen (11), There was one guy with a confederate flag truck who was very annoyed that he had to watch all of us march by, but otherwise the event was peaceful.

Manitou Students Make Voices Heard at State-Wide Women’s Marches

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief January 24, 2017

On January 21, 2017, the day after the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, millions of people across the US participated in protest “Women’s Marches.” Several students from Manitou Springs...

Sign Up For the January NHS Blood Drive

Sign Up For the January NHS Blood Drive

Becca Heiniger, Audio/Visual Editor December 12, 2016

For many years, National Honor Society has been a part of the Penrose-St. Francis Blood Drive. This year it is on Wednesday, January 11 from 8:00am-2:00pm. To get a permission sheet and sign up for a time...

New Tech Theatre Class to be Offered Second Semester

New Tech Theatre Class to be Offered Second Semester

Becca Heiniger, Audio/Visual Editor December 9, 2016

Wendy Harms is starting a Tech Theatre class next semester. It will take place during fourth block. Overall, the class will teach the basics of putting on a performance, and students will learn to appreciate...

Teammates Bryce Coop (12) and Uriah Waters (12) embrace after a hard game. Coop is commemorating those he has lost with phrases like, I fight for those who cant. and others, as seen in this photo.

Mustangs Win Out in Game Against Faith Christian

Mo Heinger and Becca Heiniger September 23, 2016

The Manitou Springs High School varsity football team competed against the Faith Christian Academy varsity football team at home on Friday, Sept. 16. Not long after the game's start, the Mustangs had...

Elizabeth Hawkes piece “A Study of Marble”. Medium: Water color and gouache.

Manitou Students Place in Tri-Peaks League Art Show

Becca Heiniger, Reporter April 14, 2016

The Tri-Peaks Art Show asked art teachers from the Tri-Peaks area to send in a list of their students’ artwork. The art teachers from Manitou, Paul Bonner and Erin Gocinski, submitted seven pieces...

As Harriett sings the main vocal part of her song she becomes louder and more passionate. Her personal style of looping starts with percussion, then violin melody, then vocals.

Sound Nook Session: My Name Is Harriett

Becca Heiniger, Ryan Cantwell, and Hannah Kimmett March 8, 2016

The Prospector recently had a visit from a local artist, “My Name Is Harriett”. Harriett works as a private counselor at the Community Preparatory School (CPS), but has another job as a loop...

Conner Jayich (10) playing his violin for a sophomore advisory. Jayich has been playing violin for 9 years.

Announcements – February 25, 2016

Becca Heiniger, Reporter February 25, 2016

March 5th ski trip: Attention: Manitou Springs High School will be hosting a ski trip to Monarch Mountain March 5th. The first 40 students to sign up will get to go. Come join us for a fun day of skiing....

Announcements - February 24, 2016

Announcements – February 24, 2016

Becca Heiniger, Reporter February 24, 2016

March 5th ski trip: Attention: Manitou Springs High School will be hosting a ski trip to Monarch Mountain March 5th. The first 40 students to sign up will get to go. Come join us for a fun day of skiing....

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