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Aubrey Hall: Working to Increase Voter Registration at MSHS

Aubrey Hall: Working to Increase Voter Registration at MSHS

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter
January 30, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

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 analysis of the U.S Census Bureau data. That is about 31% of the total votes in the United State. There is a problem, this large percentage of voters has one of the lowest voter turnout rates of the e...

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

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

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief
January 24, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

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 High School attended local marches either in Colorado Springs or Denver. Aubrey Hall (11), Becca...

Sign Up For the January NHS Blood Drive

Sign Up For the January NHS Blood Drive

Becca Heiniger, Audio/Visual Editor
December 12, 2016
Filed under News

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 slot, go to Mrs. Roberson’s room. There are a few requirements for donating blood: – You must...

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
Filed under News, Showcase

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 all that goes on behind the scenes of a theatre performance. The class will help support the...

Mustangs Win Out in Game Against Faith Christian

Mustangs Win Out in Game Against Faith Christian

Mo Heinger and Becca Heiniger
September 23, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

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 earned seven points. This touchdown was scored by Davyn Adamscheck (12) within the first ten minut...

Manitou Students Place in Tri-Peaks League Art Show

Manitou Students Place in Tri-Peaks League Art Show

Becca Heiniger, Reporter
April 14, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

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 each. The Tri-Peaks Art Show gives awards for first through third place, in 2D and 3D. They also have...

Sound Nook Session: My Name Is Harriett

Sound Nook Session: My Name Is Harriett

Becca Heiniger, Ryan Cantwell, and Hannah Kimmett
March 8, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sound Nook Sessions

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 artist. Harriett, as a loop artist, has songs that aren’t exactly the same for each performance,...

Announcements – February 25, 2016

Announcements – February 25, 2016

Becca Heiniger, Reporter
February 25, 2016
Filed under Announcements

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. The sign up sheet is located in Ms. Wendy’s office. Sign up for fun TODAY! Girls’ Golf...

Announcements – February 24, 2016

Announcements – February 24, 2016

Becca Heiniger, Reporter
February 24, 2016
Filed under Announcements

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. The sign up sheet is located in Ms. Wendy’s office. Sign up for fun TODAY! Girls' Golf s...

Announcements – February 23, 2016

Announcements – February 23, 2016

February 23, 2016
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Key Club bake sale: Key Club is selling healthy treats today in the commons to raise money for their members to go to a conference. Knowledge Bowl places regionals, qualifies for state: Please congratulate these students on the Knowledge Bowl team who placed third in the region and qualified fo...

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