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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

Seniors wear togas for one of the Homecoming dress up days in October. Seniors will have another session of dress up days for their final week of high school from May 6-10.

Senioritis: What Are the Side Effects?

Téa Santos and Meara Sauer May 1, 2019

With the end of the school year drawing near, both students and teachers are faced with the crippling effects of senioritis. Senioritis is best described as a decrease in motivation during a student’s...

 Byrd McCarley (12) and Ceasar Sanchez (12) are both shooting to make it to 2019 Wrestling State. They will have the Regionals meet to make that goal reality.

Wrestling Regionals: Make It Or Break It

Allie Robbins, Photography Editor February 19, 2019

All Manitou Springs High School Varsity Wrestlers will be heading to Regionals on February 15th and 16th. This is a state qualifying meet where the top four placers in each individual weight category will...

Meara Sauer (12) took this photo for her project in digital photography with Paul Bonner.

Spill the Tea: Inside Look at Digital Photo’s Latest Project

Meara Sauer, Junior Reporter February 6, 2019

In his digital photo class, Paul Bonner assigned the class a project that pushed their creativity and made them tell a story with just photos. The project was coffee themed, but the students were allowed...

The four seniors and Coach Bonner all huddle for a picture. Only two of them competed in the meet but Edwards and Borst came to support their teammates.

Wrestling Hosts Last Home Meet and Honors Seniors

Allie Robbins, Photo Editor January 30, 2019

Manitou Springs High School not only hosted a quad-match–four teams going against each other– on January 25th but also recognized the seniors on the team: Manager Becca Borst, Caleb Edwards, Ceaser...

Paige Smith (12) used photoshop and red lighting to accentuate a skull prop. Holding the camera above the subject, she created an interesting pose. Having fun with editing and lighting adjustments she created her favorite photo.

Spooky Photos in Digital Photo Class

Meara Sauer and Adelyn Powell, Junior Reporters November 16, 2018

In Paul Bonner’s Digital Photo class, students learn to take interesting photos, use a camera, edit in photoshop and much more. Bonner’s goal for his digital photography class is to teach the understanding...

Chloe Donegan (10) is one of the two girl wrestlers of the 2018-19 season. This is the first time in two years that a girl has competed on the MSHS Wrestling team.

Wrestling Preview: Underclassmen Girls Bring New Talent to the Team

Kayla Hendricks, Junior Reporter November 14, 2018

As it gets closer to winter, MSHS Wrestlers continue to train in the preseason. This year there are two girls joining the team for the first time in two years: Lainie Thomas (9) and Chloe Donegan...

Many students who are artistically inclined have the opportunity to get scholarships and recognition by applying to the ASU art show. Shelby Hard, a MSHS alumni and passionate artist, still has her piece Home featured in the SILC Building.

Adam State University Art Contest Offers Scholarships

Morgan Fisher, Reporter October 4, 2017

The Art Department at Adams State University (ASU) is having a regional juried scholarship exhibition for high school juniors and seniors. The contest will accept any type of original art that can be framed...

Coach Bonner discusses tactics and strategy with the team before the matchs commencement.

First Home Wrestling Match Sets Season Tone

Mo Heinger, Reporter December 6, 2016

Commencing at 6:00pm in Manitou's Jack Willie Gym, Thursday's duel meet against Sand Creek set the tone for the season. With a majority of the team being returners to the high school program, the audience...

Mr. Bonner, one of the wrestling coaches, discusses tactics and performance with Ceasar Sanchez (10).

Preview: Wrestlers Enter Season with High Standards and Higher Expectations

Mo Heiniger, Reporter December 6, 2016
After a change in leadership and a size shift in this year's team, the Manitou Springs Wrestling Program has high expectations that they demand to meet. Each team member is working in their own way to better themselves and improve the team as the season continues.
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