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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

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...

Cake Walk participants play and hope to win a delicious baked good.

Maniboo Brings Ghosts, Ghouls, Gandalf and a Rooster to MSHS

Chloe Armstrong , Reporter October 28, 2016

"Maniboo" is a tradition at Manitou Springs High School that takes place around Halloween each year. Children from both district 14 elementary schools come to play games, win prizes and get a good...

Maddie Grant (10), Bridget Bodor (10), and Trina Borst (10) participate in the team's motivational cheer.

Annual Powderpuff Game Carries Tradition

Kaitlyn Cashdollar and Zoe Schnurman September 29, 2016

The annual powderpuff football game took place on Sept. 26. The game consisted of two 20-minute halves. The two teams were made up of the juniors, who wore black jerseys, and the seniors and sophomores,...

Brooklyn Mack (10) attempts to score during the second half of the game. Mack has been playing soccer since she was in elementary school, and broke a school-held record on Friday.

Girls’ Soccer Ends Season with Shut-Out Against Trinidad

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor May 7, 2016

Fresh off of a tight loss against Fountain Valley on May 5 that had followed an eight-game winning streak, the girls’ soccer team walked onto Trinidad’s field on Friday with hopes of ending their...

The new executive board of Stuco for the 2016-2017 year: Lily Reavis (11), Monique Heiniger (11) and Amelia McKenzie (11). Not Pictured: Andrea Edwards (11).

Student Body Executive Board Members Announced

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor April 26, 2016

On April 22, Manitou Springs High Schools' new student body executive board was announced. After weeks of tireless campaigning, including hanging posters adorned with puns and passing out t-shirts and...

Student Council Executive Board Candidates Give Election Speeches

Staff April 21, 2016

On Wednesday, April 20, the Student Council Executive Board Candidates gave their speeches to the student body. Voting is currently happening, and the results will be announced on Friday, April 22. The...

Bailey Eichers (11) and Lily Reavis (11) are both running for Student Body President. While Reavis has been in student council for two years, this is Eichers' first year in the council. Eichers is also a member of the JV soccer team. Reavis is a member of National Honor Society and the Gay Straight Trans* Alliance, as well as the Editor-in-Chief of the school newspaper.

2016-2017 Executive Board Candidates Announced

Hunter Warren, Reporter April 14, 2016

On Thursday, March 31, the names of the students who will be on the ballot for the 2016-2017 school year executive board were announced. The executive board includes the roles of Student Body President,...

Ava Spangler (9), Maya Alexander (9), Bridget Bodor (9), Ailsa Connors (9), Olivia McKenna (9), and Naiya Budler (10) train together during pre-season.

Soccer Meets Early Season Goals

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter April 5, 2016

This year is a very exciting one for the Manitou Springs soccer team. Along with the large amount of freshmen that joined this year, the team's connection is very strong this season. Mo Heiniger (11),...

Lily Reavis (11) and Ariel Palaia (12) discuss this spring's events for Drive Smart. The committee last met on March 16, 2016 during advisory.

Student Council: That’s What We’re Talking About

Mo Heiniger, Student Council Correspondent March 16, 2016

Each year at about this time here at Manitou, we find ourselves in a calm spring. The crazy season of dances, Drive Smart campaigns and spirit days has ended; students and teachers are in the swing of...

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