The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

Strong Leads and Emotional Content to Make Fall One Act Impactful

Strong Leads and Emotional Content to Make Fall One Act Impactful

Thomas Hudson, Reporter November 3, 2016

"Radium Girls" by D.W. Gregory  is a story about girls who work in a watch factory post-World War I. The watches they make have glow-in-the-dark dials due to the radium-based paint that is used in production....

Cake Walk participants play and hope to win a delicious baked good.

Maniboo Brings Ghosts, Ghouls, Gandalf and a Rooster to MSHS

Chloe Armstrong , Reporter October 28, 2016

"Maniboo" is a tradition at Manitou Springs High School that takes place around Halloween each year. Children from both district 14 elementary schools come to play games, win prizes and get a good...

Sam White competes in the record-breaking 200 Medley Relay during the 2014 season.

Sports Previews: A Look into the Lady Stangs’ Upcoming Swim Season

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondent November 6, 2015

On November 12, the Lady Mustangs, Manitou High School's girls' swim and dive team, will officially start their season. Over the next three months, they will compete in eleven meets, leading up to the...

Seniors Angala Jensen and Brooke Garretson block the ball coming from Grandview.

Volleyball to Continue Competing in Regional Competition

Bella Galardo, Reporter November 4, 2015

On Friday and Saturday, October 30-31, the varsity volleyball team went head-to-head with some of the best teams in the state for a tournament. The team left school at 11:00 a.m. on Friday and stayed...

Matt Rivera (11) and Luke Ganger (12) look on as the lovers, Clarice and Silvio, share a loving moment. Ganger plays Clarices father, who is terrified of having illegitimate grandchildren, is constantly pulling the lovers apart and planning a simple, quick wedding.

Fall Play Preview: Servant of Two Masters Expected to be a Hit

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief October 30, 2015

“I don’t know what to do here,” shouts Hayley Hamblin (12). “Wendy wanted us to go for a kiss… and I don’t want to kiss him.” Blunt, but Thomas Hudson’s (12) feelings weren’t going...

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Preview: Helmet Game versus St. Marys

James Baker, Guest Writer October 29, 2015

One week after a tough loss to Trinidad (5-3), the Manitou Springs Mustangs football team (2-6) hopes for a different outcome at the end of their rival game with St Mary's (0-8). The Mustangs' head coach,...

Health Code Redrafted for 2015-2016 School Year

Health Code Redrafted for 2015-2016 School Year

Paige McKenna, Reporter October 21, 2015

Concessions are changing every day here at Manitou Springs High School. Everything from nachos to hot chocolate is served at every single football game and school event. That keeps people coming back for...

Krona Emmanuel and Shamsa Sajid

Exchange Students React to New Documentary, “He Named me Malala”

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior Reporter October 20, 2015

In this country, children are allowed to attend school from an early age. As we near adulthood, most of us can choose to continue being educated, or we can give it up. Because of our long tradition of...

Mid-Terms Schedule to Change for 2015-2016 School Year

Mid-Terms Schedule to Change for 2015-2016 School Year

Paige McKenna, Reporter October 20, 2015

The new finals schedule has everybody overthinking the intensity of this years tests. Last year, there were two half-days in which students took their finals. Students took their first and second block...

Manitou Students Create Documentaries in Film Academy

Manitou Students Create Documentaries in Film Academy

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter October 20, 2015

On Tuesday, October 20, at 6:30pm at the Fine Arts Center, the Youth Documentary Academy (YDA) will be showing twelve short films done by students in the Colorado Springs area. Among these 12 films are...

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