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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

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...

The Manitou Springs cheerleaders show off their pyramid. Kory Mitchell (10) takes center pyramid, which is a key part of the routine.

Sophomore Kory Mitchell takes to the competition floor for the first time

Lily Reavis, Reporter January 27, 2015

Manitou Springs High School sophomore Kory Mitchell has been on the Manitou Springs Cheer team for four seasons, but this weekend was her first time on a competition floor. For Mitchell, who has Down...

Rachael Bradshaw (12) has loved to sing since she could talk. Her mother sparked her interest when she sung to Bradshaw as a child. Bradshaw started singing in choir in sixth grade, and says, I think singing is a great way to express emotions that we might otherwise suppress. 

So far she has been a star honor choir student and has participated in three honor choirs. She has performed in Western Slope three times, Adams State three times, and All State once. Out of the three, she said thatAll State was her favorite one to participate in. 

When she begins college, Bradshaw hopes to start an a capella group, but shes not interested in carrying it out professionally.

A Family of Singers: Manitou Choir Auditions for All State

Sita Ahlen, Reporter October 16, 2014

Editor's Note: Today, October 16, 2014, the choir students mentioned in this article will leave Manitou at 3:30 PM to audition for All State Honor Choir at Doherty High School.  Today, October...

A renovated movie theater, The Gothic Theaters art deco style fit perfectly with Franz Ferdinands aesthetic.

Franz Ferdinand: All the Right Grooves

Hannah Tooley April 28, 2014

Last Monday night, I had an existential crisis, or maybe an existential breakthrough -- which was not what I planned when I stepped into The Gothic Theater, in Denver, to see Scottish rock band Franz Ferdinand...

Photo by Hannah Tooley

Thoroughly A(muse)d

Hannah Tooley September 30, 2013

Disclaimer: This article is extremely biased due to the fact that I’ve been a die-hard Muse fan for basically my entire existence (at least, it feels that way). It's no mystery why experimental rock...

Life In Cartoon Motion
Mikas first studio album
Photo by Hannnah Tooley

Happy Hour (or Two): Pop Artist Mika shares the love in Denver

April 7, 2013

All Mika wants to do is make you happy (according to one of the songs off of his latest album “The Origin of Love”). And, “happy” was definitely the mood in the air, as a gathering crowd anxiously...

Kris Allens second studio album, Thank you Camellia
Photo by Hannah Tooley

Kris Allen, Jillette Johnson rock Denver

March 1, 2013

I risked my life last Thursday, Feb. 21, and for once it wasn’t to drive to school on a should-have-been snow day. No, I risked my life driving through a snow storm for Kris Allen, and it was totally...

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