Magic Giant: Uplifting and Environmentally Friendly

Paige Harrison (10) meeting Magic Giant band members (from left to right) Austin Bisnow, Zango Tango, Zambriki and Audrey Hegert

Paige Harrison, Copy Editor

October 22, 2019

Capturing the soul and heart of people has been something that bands long for since basically the beginning of music. A new up and coming indie-folk band, Magic Giant, is slowly making its way to achieving this goal. Magic Giant writes songs not only to appeal to everyone but connect with them as we...

Choir Students Shine in the Spotlight at Honor Choir Concert

Atraya Christiansen (11) practices for a concert with classmates. She was one of the eight MSHS students to sing in the Honor Choir.

Zak Talbot, Sports Editor

November 29, 2018

There is nothing quite like music, whether it’s the soft, slow piano of classical or the deafening screams of heavy metal. Music inspires us, teaches us, and builds us up, and not just by listening to it: by making music. And sing is exactly what eight Manitou Springs High School students did over...

Review: Three Days Grace Bounces Back With New Album Despite Losing Lead Singer

Review: Three Days Grace Bounces Back With New Album Despite Losing Lead Singer

Ashley Finsel, Junior Reporter

April 5, 2018

The album "Outsider" is the second album by Three Days Grace, a Canadian rock band founded in 1992. Up until January of 2013 the band consisted of the lead singer, Adam Goutier; the bass guitarist, Brad Walst; the lead guitarist, Barry Stock; and the pianist, Neil Sanderson. However, in 2013 Ad...

Bryce Van Derveer Shares his Passion for the Ukulele

Bryce Van Derveer Shares his Passion for the Ukulele

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter

January 30, 2017

https://soundcloud.com/mshsprospector/bryce-van-derveer-presents-under-palm-trees Bryce Van Derveer (12) was recently the first person to ever perform an original composition at a Manitou Springs High School band concert. He made up his own small ensemble and played his ukulele Christmas song, titled...

Winter Band Concert Features New and Unique Music

Bryce VanDerveer (12) was the first student to play an original composition at a Manitou band concert. His piece was called,

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter

January 10, 2017

This band concert was unique from others because unlike the past, they only had two group pieces for each different band. Before they had it where they did three or more group pieces, and maybe a few ensembles. This concert, they had many ensembles and very few group pieces. The strings ensemble...

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

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

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.

Review: “Wild World” by Bastille

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October 10, 2016

On September 9th, 2016, Bastille released their new album, "Wild World". Bastille is described as a British indie pop band. Before "Wild World", they had four other albums, "Bad Blood", "VS. (Other People's heartache)"," Other People's Heartache", and "Other People's Heartache pt. 2.". "Pompeii" from...

Manitou Band Earns “Excellent” Rating at CHSAA Festival

Sophomores, Paxton Wolfe and Braeden Lewis,  play their first song during the performance. Three judges sat in the auditorium, and very few people sat in the audience.

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor

May 4, 2016

The symphonic band piled on the bus early Friday morning and waited nervously for their arrival at Wasson High School in Colorado Springs, for "Festival" hosted by CHSAA. Here, they would perform a series of tasks and eventually be judged on their playing abilities. The band filed into the high...

Review: Rejjie Snow: Something a Little Different in the Rap Game

Review: Rejjie Snow: Something a Little Different in the Rap Game

Kieran Lynch, Reporter

April 26, 2016

The rap and hip-hop culture in the U.K. and greater European area has been expanding since the early 2000's. This has resulted in an extensive number of sub-genres, such as grime rap. Grime was a backlash against the commercializations of the hip hop industry in the U.K. The genre got its start in the ...

Sound Nook Sessions: Emma Abendroth Performs Genres from Rap to Indie

Abendroth plays the opening chords to Young the Giant's

Sage Stevens, Reporter

March 28, 2016

Emma Abendroth (11) has been singing at local coffee shops for the past year. "I have been singing for as long as I can remember," she says. The Prospector was fortunate enough to host a sound nook session, in which she played covers of "Sorry" by Justin Bieber, "No Diggity" by Chet Faker,"Broadripple ...

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