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The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

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The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

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.

Cheerleaders Place First at League Competition

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....

Ryan Murdock (12) leads a cheer at an early-season practice. The team has a new coach this year, Kaitlyn McTamney. McTamney hopes to change the aesthetic of the cheerleaders, making them more serious athletes and teaching them better technique.

Fall Sports Preview: Cheerleading

September 4, 2015

“Our role is to promote teamwork and leadership in everything we do, in school and cheer,” says Ryan Murdock (12). “This past year, the team was really close because of our unconditional love...

The team poses for a group photo.

Cheerleaders Place First at League

Sita Ahlen and Aubrey Hall November 21, 2014

Manitou Springs' High School Cheerleading team attended league on Thursday, November 20th. Out of the eight cheer teams at the event, Manitou took the floor second to last. They overcame several...

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...

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