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The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

National Honor Society President Taylor Foky (12) delivers the introduction speech at the 2020 NHS Induction Ceremony.

Annual National Honor Society Induction Sees Nine New Members

Zak Talbot, Copy Editor February 10, 2020

Academic success is something that every student tries for in life, but it’s just a simple fact that not all can achieve the highest of academic titles. It’s not a sign of lack of effort or bad character,...

Ben Schwartz (11) carries a box of donated food items into the food pantry to unload at the end of the day.

NHS Finishes Up the School Year

Mackenna Yount, Copy Editor April 29, 2019

As the school year comes to an end, the Manitou Springs National Honor Society (NHS) has finished up their last few events for the year. The last two events that NHS held were the food drive on April 6th...

Newly inducted members pose by the fireplace for their historical photo. Trina Borst (12), in charge of the Historical Committee, started the traditional scrapbook for recording the history of the club.

NHS Inducts Diverse Leaders in MSHS Community

Clover Bernard, Senior Reporter January 17, 2019

On January 14th, students and parents gathered at the Briarhurst Manor to watch Manitou Springs High School's Annual National Honors Society (NHS) Induction Ceremony. Students who were inducted into...

Byrd McCarley (12) blocks Brandon Lutz from making a goal. The student team went through a major transformation two days before the game due to a surprise CHSAA rule.

Shooting Hoops to Help the Homeless

Paige Laurie, Junior Reporter November 16, 2018

On Wednesday, October 24, Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) hosted the Student vs. Staff Basketball Game. The list to sign up was quickly filled. Sadly, just two days before the game it was revealed...

NHS Annual Blood Drive Guidelines and Requirements

NHS Annual Blood Drive Guidelines and Requirements

Zak Talbot, Reporter October 13, 2017

National Honor Society's (NHS) annual Blood Drive is set for Wednesday, October 18th. Members from Penrose-St. Francis Health Services will be running it from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The blood donated will go...

Kaitlyn Cashdollar (11), Aubrey Hall (12) and Jessica Moen (staff), inform people about the purpose and goal of the Gay Straight Transgender Alliance (GSTA). This year they are participating in events such as Urban Peaks Night Out to End Youth Homelessness and Day of Silence.

Annual Club Carnival Gets Students Involved

Anela Wright, Senior Reporter September 8, 2017

Each year, Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) holds a club fair to encourage students to become a part of the school community. Students talk to each club to attain information, and in return they...

Lizzy Butts (10), Parker Hall (10), Mia Heiniger (9), Jayden Omi (11), Sage Stevens (12) and Coco Stevens (10) gather around a fire to converse and cook hot dogs in the evening. The (StuCo) retreat was an incredible opportunity to get to know each other, Sage Stevens said.

Manitou Springs High School Clubs Focus on Collaboration

Sita Ahlen, Yearbook Editor August 20, 2017

Manitou Springs High School has an extremely involved student body who are actively participating in several different organizations. These range from student government organizations such as the Student...

Sign Up For the January NHS Blood Drive

Sign Up For the January NHS Blood Drive

Becca Heiniger, Audio/Visual Editor December 12, 2016

For many years, National Honor Society has been a part of the Penrose-St. Francis Blood Drive. This year it is on Wednesday, January 11 from 8:00am-2:00pm. To get a permission sheet and sign up for a time...

Kylie Middleton (10) and Brooke Hackelberg (12) donate blood side by side. This is Kylies 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...

Seniors, Maddie Dayhoff and Sami Williams chat as they donate blood.

Annual Blood Drive Comes to End

Sita Ahlen, Senior Writer December 8, 2015

The annual National Honor Society (NHS)-sponsored blood drive occurred on Monday, December 7 from 9:00a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Sixteen-year-olds and older flocked toward the Jack Willie Gym to donate. The...

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