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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

Mikayla Hobbs, Carter Sandras, Oliver Bell and Dani Pinto reflect on their high school experience during their last advisory ever.

2014-2015 Seniors’ Last Day of High School

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief May 11, 2015

On Friday May 8th, the class of 2015 finished their last day of high school. This video shows what that day meant for the graduating class, and how they went about completing it.  

Preparing for the infamous Rumble Riff rallies his Jet Boys.

A Manitou Sided Story

William Dillinder, Writer April 23, 2015

This year marks many firsts in Manitou's arts department: a first for a full symphony program, a first for multiple new directors, a first for part time drama directors, and a first for a musical...

The Manitou girls track team celebrates their big win at the John Tate Invitational track meet on Saturday, April 11.

Manitou track dominates at John Tate Invitational

Isabel Dufford, Editor-in-Chief April 14, 2015

This weekend at the Dutch Clark stadium in Pueblo, Colorado, the Manitou girls track team won the John Tate Invitational Cup meet by only two points against Gunnison after a day of broken records and high...

Protips: The dos and donts of applying for college

Protips: The do’s and dont’s of applying for college

Leland Spangler and Isabel Dufford March 11, 2015

CollegeDegrees360 (Flickr) Freshmen, sophomores, juniors, we understand: college is a long way away, isn’t it? You don't have to worry about all that yet. It's fine. Well, that's what many of us...

A conversation with Manitous guests from Macapá, Brazil *UPDATE: NOW WITH VIDEO*

A conversation with Manitou’s guests from Macapá, Brazil *UPDATE: NOW WITH VIDEO*

Isabel Dufford, Editor-in-Chief March 3, 2015

Last Tuesday, February 17, Manitou was visited by five students from Magapá, Brazil. This visit was orchestrated through the US-Brazil Connect program, which brings students from all over Brazil to...

American Sniper, 50 Shades of Grey, and the responsibility of storytellers

American Sniper, 50 Shades of Grey, and the responsibility of storytellers

Isabel Dufford, Editor-in-Chief February 24, 2015

“It’s just a movie.” This past Sunday, February 22, 36.6 million people tuned in to the 87th annual Academy Awards to look back at this year’s biggest films and most memorable moments in cinema. If...

Isabel Dufford, autumn fashion.

Isabel Dufford, autumn fashion.

Tabby Nevinczenko , Reporter November 10, 2014

The seasons are changing and so are the trends. Just like the leaves it seems that every Mustang's color scheme has changed along with their general look. Wardrobes have transformed from florals, pastels,...

Manitou Springs High School sees increase in marijuana-related incidents

Manitou Springs High School sees increase in marijuana-related incidents

Isabel Dufford, Editor-in-Chief November 5, 2014

On the evening of Tuesday, October 21, a graph was posted to the Manitou Springs School District Parents' Facebook page, a popular location for discussions among parents of students in the high school,...

Hunter Bogush (11), the lead singer of Bottom Line.

Theatre Department Hosts Manitou’s First Coffee Shop

Aubrey Hall, Reporter October 31, 2014

On Friday, October 24th, following the last day of midterms, Manitou's Theatre Department hosted a "coffee shop" in the high school media center. It was complete with coffee, treats, and live entertainment...

Leland Spangler (12) says that, after high school, he most likely wants to go into the sciences.

Reaching Higher: the ins and outs of Manitou through the eyes of its most promising students

Aubrey Hall, Reporter October 21, 2014

This is a time of remarkable levels of academic achievement here at Manitou Springs High School, both in terms of individual students and as a whole. Recently, several high-achieving MSHS seniors...

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