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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

This captivating gallery is located in the Manitou Springs SILC school administration office.

Recognizing Manitou’s Creativity

Sammi Clapham, Junior Reporter March 19, 2020

Manitou Springs, a small town that has been loved for many generations by tourists, locals, visitors, workers and students, gives a warm, unique and homey vibe. In my point of view, art is one of the most...

Students in Physical Science doing their work.

Poor Work Ethic or Poor Teachers: Who’s to blame for difficulty in classes?

Monse Vega, Guest Writer March 16, 2020

Mr. Miyagi once said in "The Karate Kid," "There is no such thing as bad student, only bad teacher.” How much truth is there to Mr. Miyagi’s claim? In high school, many students have trouble in certain...

The Problem With the Pledge

The Problem With the Pledge

Paige Laurie , Guest Writer March 6, 2020

“I pledge allegiance to... to what?" Every morning is usually accompanied by the drone of teens reciting a mantra to a flag at Manitou Springs High School (MSHS). Most schools across the country...

The College Tuition Debate: Who Pays?

The College Tuition Debate: Who Pays?

Michael Parker, Guest Writer February 21, 2020

As Bernie Sanders said, “We have got to make sure that every qualified American in this country who wants to go to college can go to college—regardless of income,”; however, there are many problems...

Abigail Kilpela (11) holds LGBTQ flags, dances and shows her kindness while welcoming students to school on Monday morning.

Hatred Has No Home in Manitou Springs

Sophia McKeown, Warhorse Editor-In-Chief October 20, 2019

Editor's Note: The full names of some students have been withheld for their protection. A few weeks before Oct. 14, 2019, Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) became the target of an infamous hate...

Attendees of the Climate Strike made countless posters with witty remarks encouraging action to be taken and to raise awareness for the effects of climate change.

Teens Step Up With a Fight for Climate Justice

Mady Caywood, Senior Reporter October 2, 2019

On Sept. 20, 2019, one of the world's largest strikes for climate occurred all over the world. These strikes all owe ownership to a young 16-year-old girl from Sweden named Greta Thunberg. Thunberg...

Editorial: America Has an American Problem in Need of an American Solution

Editorial: America Has an American Problem in Need of an American Solution

Oda Tiller-Brattebø, Senior Reporter April 12, 2019

It is February 14th, 2018 and I’m sitting in the couch with my mom as images flash at us from the TV screen. It is from the United States of America, a place I’ve always thought of as a safe haven;...

“Captain Marvel” Has Nothing to Prove to Its Male Audience

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief March 21, 2019

[DISCAIMER: This article contains spoilers for Captain Marvel.] With the release of the first trailer for Captain Marvel in September, there was an outburst from some fans critiquing Brie Larson's performance...

The Superior Sport: Skiing vs. Snowboarding

The Superior Sport: Skiing vs. Snowboarding

Samuel Richardson and Lance Warner February 25, 2019

Colorado is home to a section of the most beautiful mountain range in all of North America. Snowsports are a significant part of the culture around the region, which makes residents question which style...

Editorial: Roses Are Red, Violets Are Ideal, Is Valentines Day Even Real?

Editorial: Roses Are Red, Violets Are Ideal, Is Valentine’s Day Even Real?

Clover Bernard, Senior Reporter February 14, 2019

Every year on February 14th, many people express their love for their significant other through flowers, chocolates, jewelry, and more. Valentine's Day known for being the romantic “holiday” to many...

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