Steel Mustangs Robotics Win it All in California

The Steel Mustangs smile with pride as they hold up their first blue banner.

Mackenna Yount, Prospector Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2020

The Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Steel Mustangs team 2945 made a truly impressive trip to sunny Del Mar, California. There, the team participated in the FIRST Robotics Competition Del Mar Regional among a total of 58 teams from several states and countries. The Steel Mustangs made Manitou his...

Annual Club Carnival Gets Students Involved

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 Peak's Night Out to End Youth Homelessness and Day of Silence.

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 receive a ticket that can be cashed out for games, drinks and food. Over a dozen different clubs prese...

Pakistani Exchange Student Talks MSHS Robotics

The team continues to work on the robot. At the end of February the robot is packed up, and they don't have it back until the competition in March.

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter

March 4, 2016

The Robotics club is a group of very dedicated students involved in STEM education. They have a mix of intense practices and even more intense competitions. They have a team of great mentors and teachers, and students who are very hard-working. Three hours of work after school requires commitment a...

Robotics Competition is all nuts and bolts


Tyler Jungbauer, Writer

April 7, 2015

The drivers stand in the ready, their feet behind the white line that divides the driving console from the designated area they must wait in prior to the beginning of the match, sweat slicking their brows in anticipation. The announcer readies a breath: “One… two…  three!  Start your ro...

Robotics: FRC Competition Just Around the Bend

A vast amalgamation of wires, circuits, and conduits, the circuit board will not only help the team test out their robot's essentials prior to competition but also provide the power supply needed to run the 120 lb, 6 foot 6 inch bot that must be exactly 28 x 42 in order to participate, with a max of 6 motors used to drive it.

Tyler Jungbauer, Reporter

February 11, 2015

“We put the green in green and gold,” says senior Jacob Hale, who has been on robotics four years, and is one of three team captains of the Manitou Springs High School robotics team along with fellow seniors Max Jonas Knaver and Kaya Bacon. Robotics is an afterschool club that runs from 4:30 t...

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