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The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

Bryce Van Derveer Shares his Passion for the Ukulele

Bryce Van Derveer Shares his Passion for the Ukulele

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter January 30, 2017

https://soundcloud.com/mshsprospector/bryce-van-derveer-presents-under-palm-trees Bryce Van Derveer (12) was recently the first person to ever perform an original composition at a Manitou Springs High...

Yuji Zhong, Chinese Exchange Student, Talks American Experience

Yuji Zhong, Chinese Exchange Student, Talks American Experience

Eryn McQueen, Reporter November 16, 2016

Many international students have come Manitou Springs High School this year, including Yuji Zhong (11). Prior to her current living situations, Zhong lived in Beijing, China. The transition has been a...

Valerija Barkanova (12) poses for a photo in Latvia. The vegetation shown, in an urban area, is testimony to the ecological focus of Latvia.

Latvia: Culture, Tradition, and Environmental Awareness

David Misyura, Reporter November 16, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bajdxZ8uAxc&feature=youtu.be This year sees the continuation of MSHS's tradition of sharing cultures from around the world on one very special night: World Language...

Jensen Delius (11) dances. She plans to minor in dance upon her completion of high school.

Jensen Delius Rediscovers Passion for Dance at New Studio

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor November 8, 2016

When individuals discover their passion, it is often by accident. This is the manner in which Jensen Delius (11) stumbled upon her love for dance. Now 16, Delius first set foot in a studio at age...

Seeing Double with Trina and Rebecca Borst

Seeing Double with Trina and Rebecca Borst

Yuji Zhong, Reporter October 21, 2016

Trina (10) and Rebecca (10) Borst are twins. They attend Manitou Springs High School and participate in many of the same activities, but they are also monumentally different people. Trina likes art,...

Pierce Gillard teaches one of his English classes at the beginning of his first year. The teacher, who is only 23 years old, has never held a teaching job before. He lived in Colorado Springs before he attended college, and jumped at the opportunity to teach at Manitou when he returned.

Return to the Springs with Pierce Gillard

Eryn McQueen, Reporter October 21, 2016

This year, the staff of Manitou Springs High School has had many new additions, including Pierce Gillard. This is Gillard's first year in the teaching career. Prior to this, the 23-year-old was studying...

Yuji Zhong: Something about China

Yuji Zhong: Something about China

October 12, 2016

China is far away from the United States and, because of the long distance and history, these two countries are completely different. I am a Chinese exchange student, and I think that this difference...

Ella Slater (9) cheers on the Mustangs at a home game against the Saint Mary's Pirates.

Ella Slater, Varsity Cheer Freshman, Talks Sport

Marissa Thomas, Reporter October 4, 2016

Ella Slater is a freshman at Manitou Springs High School. She tried out for the cheer team at the beginning of the school year, and made varsity. According to Slater, she was very excited and astonished...

Caleb Edwards: Parkour Extraordinare

David Misyura, Reporter September 27, 2016

Many of us have hobbies that we are passionate about. Sometimes those hobbies aren't well known by those around us, but for Caleb Edwards (10), it's all about movement, and sharing that movement. Edwards...

Yuji Zhong: A Year To Remember

Yuji Zhong: A Year To Remember

Eryn McQueen, Reporter September 20, 2016

Yuji Zhong (11) is a foreign exchange student from Beijing, China. Zhong arrived in Colorado on August 24, 2016, which was a bit hectic since school started just two days later. She lives with her host...

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