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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

The cast of Skinflints and Scoundrels celebrates with their shiny second place trophy after the competition on February 12th.

“Skinflints and Scoundrels” Snags Second

Abby Pribila, Copy Editor February 27, 2020

On February 20th, the theater department at Manitou Springs High School held a showcase of their one-act play for friends and family at the District Theater. Theater teacher Wendy Harms directed the act...

Thomas Hudson (12) welcoming the group on stage for there first number and setting the stage for the rest of the show.

Review: Plaid is Rad

Spencer Briggs-Hale , Reporter April 28, 2017

The Sound of Plaid: Forever Plaid, is the story of a musical group who reached the height of their popularity in the 1950's. They came back from purgatory for one last chance at a show stopping performance....

It is a case of bad dental hygiene, Dr. Flinn (Deven Gates) explains to Grace (Maggie Anderson).

“Radium is Dangerous”: Emotional Fall One Act Beautifully Executed

Thomas Hudson, Reporter November 15, 2016

"Radium is dangerous," Dr. Von Sochoky, played by Jacob Hammers (10) stated in this year's performance of "Radium Girls" by D.W. Gregory. Set in the 1920's following the Great War, "Radium Girls" focuses...

Strong Leads and Emotional Content to Make Fall One Act Impactful

Strong Leads and Emotional Content to Make Fall One Act Impactful

Thomas Hudson, Reporter November 3, 2016

"Radium Girls" by D.W. Gregory  is a story about girls who work in a watch factory post-World War I. The watches they make have glow-in-the-dark dials due to the radium-based paint that is used in production....

Harry (Bennett Cross, 12) tries to convince Paul (Matt Rivera, 11) to build him a submersion tank. Paul refuses, saying that he would not want to build something that would kill Harry, who is a dear friend of his. Cross and Rivera have both been in Manitou theatre productions since middle school, and have shared the stage many times, including in this years fall production of A Servant of Two Masters.

Preview: “The Last Illusion” pays Homage to Houdini through Magic and Drama

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief January 25, 2016

The theatre department is hard at work preparing for their annual winter performance, the one-act play. The cast of twenty-one students spent rehearsal on Wednesday, January 21 practicing magic tricks,...

Teen heartbreak is laugh-out-loud funny

Teen heartbreak is laugh-out-loud funny

Max Jonas-Knaver and Devon Arabia February 7, 2015

The Staggering Heartbreak of Jasmine Meriwether, by Don Zolidas, is a dramatic story about the first time 17-year-old Jasmine Merriwether falls in love. Jasmine (Agnes Navaratne,11) is a crazy, hormonal...

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