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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

Junior Brooklyn Mack takes control of the ball. Mack has played soccer all three years for Manitou.

Girls Soccer Secures Another Win

Alyssa Prince, Reporter April 14, 2017

The girls soccer team won yet another game against The Vanguard School on Tuesday, April 11 with a score of 8-0. The Mustangs scored six goals in the first half and two goals in the second half. Brooklyn...

The team huddles up during a game against Pagosa High School. The Mustangs won  6-0.

Girls Soccer Dominates the Field in 2017 Season

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter April 6, 2017

This year started off strong with a 4-0-1 scoring for the Manitou Springs High School Girls Soccer Team. Only Jefferson Academy, the top-ranking team in the state, has scored against Manitou so far....

What You Need to Know about the Winter Dance

What You Need to Know about the Winter Dance

Kaylin Cole, Student Council Correspondent February 15, 2017

Manitou Springs High School's Winter Dance is here once again and we are in the midst of spirit week! The theme of the dance this year is, "A Journey Through the Seasons." For spirit week, there are...

(from left to right) Sage Stevens (11), Andrea Edwards (12), Amelia Mackenzie (12), and Kaitlyn Davidson (11) laugh after having been pied in the face by SMHS council members. Stevens and Davidson were filling in for the executive board members and other seniors who were unable to make it to the game.

School Rivalry Generates Food for Local Pantry

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor December 15, 2016

Every year, student council representatives from Manitou and St. Mary’s High Schools team up to channel the rivalry between them into raising food for their communities. Traditionally, this food drive...

Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, releases his music for the first time since 2014 with the December 2nd release of

Review: “‘Awaken, My Love!'” Was Worth the Wait

Mo Heinger, Reporter December 12, 2016
After a noticeable hiatus, "Childish Gambino" ha returned to the music scene with an album that has a sound unlike any other. This addition to the artist's long list of hit songs was definitely worth the wait and here's why.
Coach Bonner discusses tactics and strategy with the team before the match's commencement.

First Home Wrestling Match Sets Season Tone

Mo Heinger, Reporter December 6, 2016

Commencing at 6:00pm in Manitou's Jack Willie Gym, Thursday's duel meet against Sand Creek set the tone for the season. With a majority of the team being returners to the high school program, the audience...

Mr. Bonner, one of the wrestling coaches, discusses tactics and performance with Ceasar Sanchez (10).

Preview: Wrestlers Enter Season with High Standards and Higher Expectations

Mo Heiniger, Reporter December 6, 2016
After a change in leadership and a size shift in this year's team, the Manitou Springs Wrestling Program has high expectations that they demand to meet. Each team member is working in their own way to better themselves and improve the team as the season continues.
Annual Craft Fair Attracts a Crowd

Annual Craft Fair Attracts a Crowd

Mo Heiniger , Reporter November 30, 2016

With planning starting as early as August, this year's craft fair culminated on Nov. 19. Chairperson of the event Andrea Edwards (12) said, "There were more people involved than I thought that there would...

Kylie Middleton (10) and Brooke Hackelberg (12) donate blood side by side. This is Kylie's first time donating blood, and one of the few sophomores to do so.

Annual Blood Drive Turnout Lower Than Expected

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter November 10, 2016

This fall's annual blood drive was understaffed and the signup list fell short. This past December, there were 52 donors. During this past drive, only 35 people donated. As well as donors, there was...

Chloe Armstrong (9) shows off their Gorillaz lead singer costume.

Halloween Brings Vampires, Bunnies and Puns to a Campus Near You

Mo Heinger, Reporter November 3, 2016

As students realized that Halloween fell on a a school day, planning and preparation ensued. "I've been talking about it for months," said Zoe Schnurman (11), a Halloween enthusiast. With visions of elaborate...

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