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.  

Kassidee Palmer (10) and Angala Jensen (11) cannot contain their excitement after a tense, close game against Eaton. The entire game, neither team had more than a four point lead, and Manitou pulled ahead in the last few seconds of the game.

Mustangs advance to semi-finals after tight game

William Dillinder and Leland Spangler March 13, 2015

    Last night the Mustangs defeated Eaton in the state quarter finals. The fourth seeded Manitou fought an extremely close game against the fifth seeded Eaton Reds. The score...

Protips: The do's and dont's 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...

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Snowcoming postponed

Leland Spangler, Writer February 20, 2015

Unfortunately, the snowcoming dance planned for Saturday is postponed due to a severe weather warning starting at 5am Saturday and ending at 5am Monday. “It has been postponed until we can meet and...

Kailee, 3, whose favorite foods include Chicken Nuggets, M&Ms, and Steak-N-Shake

Manitou students’ hate for Justin Bieber is turned into love via Make-A-Wish

Max Jonas Knaver, Writer February 19, 2015

Manitou Springs High School students were briefly subject to a form of mild torture the morning of February 19th, as Student Council members filled the halls with the musical stylings of Justin Bieber...

Dillinder has been drumming since 6th grade but his music career started in kindergarten when he began to learn piano. Dilinder's drumming technique was altered to account for the cramped space and changed set up,

(General)ly Speaking dispatches “The General”

William Dillinder, Leland Spangler, and February 11, 2015

Welcome to The Prospector's first ever Tiny Desk Concert! This is an event where The Prospector brings talented musicians into the school's radio room for a miniature concert. They record, interview,...

Student Body President Carter Sandras (12) admires his peer's handiwork as the night drags on.

Dance decorating: The student council that never sleeps

Leland Spangler, Reporter February 10, 2015

“The city never sleeps” is a common cliche when describing the nightlife around major metropolitan areas such as New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Interestingly enough, this phrase is rarely...

Student Council wins awards for 2014 Drive Smart week

Student Council wins awards for 2014 Drive Smart week

Hunter Sherraden, Reporter February 4, 2015

A big congratulations is in order for the Manitou Springs High School student council. Led by Mrs. Alice Stoneback, Student-Body President Carter Sandras, and Student Body Vice President Leland Spangler,...

Student council taking a group photo to announce Mrs. Stonebacks pregnant.

“Leland From StuCo” Goes Viral & Mrs. Stoneback’s Big Announcement

Ted Weiss, Reporter November 10, 2014

Senior Leland Spangler is quite the accomplished high school student; captain of the boys varsity soccer team, A.P. scholar, student body Vice President, and, now, a meme going viral among Manitou...

Students and teachers generously donate blood that could potentially save lives.

Plasma for Penrose: Blood Drive

Sita Ahlen and Meghann Root November 7, 2014

National Honor Society hosted a blood drive on Monday, November 3rd for Penrose Saint Francis Hospital. Students 16 years and older were eligible to donate 1 pint if blood used either for testing...

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