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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

Connor Durfee (10) works to roll his Sand Creek opponent onto his back for a pin.

MSHS Wrestling crushes Sand Creek at Manitou Senior Night

Ben Schwartz, Photo Editor February 10, 2020

January 29th saw the Manitou Wrestling Team dominating the duel at home against the Sand Creek Scorpions. The final team score was 42-24 with a decisive victory for the Mustangs. This win was a fitting...

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

The 14,000-Foot FallCo View

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)...

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...

Newly inducted members pose by the fireplace for their historical photo. Trina Borst (12), in charge of the Historical Committee, started the traditional scrapbook for recording the history of the club.

NHS Inducts Diverse Leaders in MSHS Community

Clover Bernard, Senior Reporter January 17, 2019

On January 14th, students and parents gathered at the Briarhurst Manor to watch Manitou Springs High School's Annual National Honors Society (NHS) Induction Ceremony. Students who were inducted into...

The President of Key Club, Benjamin Schwartz (11), stands next to the decorated lockers in the junior hall that promotes the Thirst Project.

Thirsty for Projects

Paige Laurie and Alyssa Rash, Junior Reporters October 25, 2018

There are many clubs to join at MSHS and a popular one is Key Club. The Key Club organizes many events and projects that the whole school can participate in. A recent project that Key Club has...

Key Club’s First Project Of The Year

Key Club’s First Project Of The Year

Allie Robbins, Photography Editor October 23, 2018

Manitou Springs High School's (MSHS) Key Club has come out of their shell for the 2018-19 school year, changing the world one service project at a time. Key Cub is an organization that teaches high...

Getting along with people is a great way to build relationships, as MSHS students found out while eating dinner with other Key Clubbers at the Rocky Mountain District Convension.

Key Club Members Go To District Convention

Allie Robbins, Senior Reporter April 12, 2018

Every year, Key Club goes to the District Convention, usually in late March or early April. The main purpose of DCON, other than connecting members from Key Clubs all over the Rocky Mountain District,...

Cross Country Narrowly Misses State at Regionals

Cross Country Narrowly Misses State at Regionals

Kaitlyn Davidson, Senior Reporter October 31, 2017

The Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Cross Country team ran Regionals at Shining Mountain Golf Course in Woodland Park. Going in with high expectations, Naiya Budler (12) was focused on the team...

Bryce VanDerveer (12) was the first student to play an original composition at a Manitou band concert. His piece was called, Presents Under Palm Trees, and it was performed on the ukulele.

Winter Band Concert Features New and Unique Music

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter January 10, 2017

This band concert was unique from others because unlike the past, they only had two group pieces for each different band. Before they had it where they did three or more group pieces, and maybe a few...

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