Football loses in double OT, players reflect

Football loses in double OT, players reflect

November 5, 2012

In a nail-biter that came down to literally the last point, the Manitou football team lost their first round playoff game to the Brush Beetdiggers on Saturday, November 3. This loss officially ended Manitou’s season, and was most likely the last time many seniors would play football. “It’s hard...

Christensen runs amok in Footies

Christensen runs amok in Footies

October 31, 2012

Beloved senior and invaluable member of the Prospector Staff, John Christensen, managed to get his hands on a pair of pink footie pajamas in celebration of Halloween. What was initially embarrassment and slight remorse quickly escalated into slippery mayhem. Christensen took a liking, rather suddenly, to his c...

Entire cross country team PRs at Leagues

Entire cross country team PRs at Leagues

October 16, 2012

Every Manitou cross-country runner at the Tri-Peaks League Championship on Friday, October 12 ran a personal record for the season. Almost all of the runners bested their PRs by at least a full minute, if not more. Among those who broke their previous records was junior Jake Bartlett, who accomplished...

Students protest bonfire cancellation

Students protest bonfire cancellation

September 28, 2012

As the administration looked on, a group of students laid down pieces of wood on the school emblem in protest against the cancellation of this year’s Homecoming bonfire. The protest occurred on Thursday, September 27 where, just before first block, spectators saw more than a dozen students contribute...

iPads see varied classroom usage

iPads see varied classroom usage

September 26, 2012

Manitou Springs School District 14 is the first public school in the country to give iPads to every one of its students. However, all of the teachers in the high school aren’t in agreement on the usefulness of the new technology. Brian Brown was one of three teachers to use iPads last year. “I find [iPads] to be very helpful to myself and my students,” said Brown. “We spend about sixty percent of c...

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