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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

Henschel is a member of the cheer team, a track member, and president of the student body

Disco to Dabbing Episode 7: Mahalia Henschel Talks About Generational Changes

In this episode, Kaitlyn Davidson (10) interviews 2016 Student Body President, Mahalia Henschel (12), about her high school experience, as well as her parents and her predictions about the next generation's...

Miss Wendy considered the question during the podcast. She was interviewed by Sage Stevens.

Disco to Dabbing Episode 7: Miss Wendy talks Past, Future

Miss Wendy talks to Sage Stevens (10) about her experience as a high schooler at Coronado and the transition the school has gone through since her graduation, the benefits of being like a second mother...

Jensen elaborates on his dads experiences in high school.

Disco to Dabbing Episode 5: Steven Jensen and the 40’s

Kaitlyn Davidson, Sage Stevens, and Ryan Cantwell April 20, 2016

Steven Jensen (12) has been avidly involved in MSHS for the past four years. He is a three-season athlete (football, basketball, and track & field) and was elected Homecoming King with his twin...

Disco to Dabbing Episode 4: Poor Baskin-Robbins

Disco to Dabbing Episode 4: Poor Baskin-Robbins

Kaitlyn Davidson, Sage Stevens, and Ryan Cantwell April 6, 2016

On this episode of Disco to Dabbing, we cover Mr. Noland, a Language Arts teacher at Manitou Springs Middle School. Not only does he reflect on his high school experience, but comments on this generation...

As Harriett sings the main vocal part of her song she becomes louder and more passionate. Her personal style of looping starts with percussion, then violin melody, then vocals.

Sound Nook Session: My Name Is Harriett

Becca Heiniger, Ryan Cantwell, and Hannah Kimmett March 8, 2016

The Prospector recently had a visit from a local artist, “My Name Is Harriett”. Harriett works as a private counselor at the Community Preparatory School (CPS), but has another job as a loop...

Relieving The Stress of Finals Week: Tips from the Counseling Office

Relieving The Stress of Finals Week: Tips from the Counseling Office

Ryan Cantwell, Audio Visual Editor January 13, 2016

Finals week can be a hectic time of year, filled with more homework and a vast amount of recalling old information. Once these elements are combined it can lead to anxiety and more stress than any human...

White, orange, and yellow flames burst from the front of the car and fly to the back.

Sparky? We Have an Electric Car?

Ryan Cantwell, Audio/Visual Editor October 18, 2015

Manitou Springs High School owns an electric car, not just any, but a 1994 Volkswagen Bug. Dennis Korth created sparky the electric car in 1994. Sparky shimmers uniquely in the sun with her orange and...

Some students who participated in the BeYOUtiful day pose during lunch. Top row: Jen Cole (10), Hunter Sherraden (10), Greg Shaw (11), Samantha White (11), Maggie White (9) Bottom row: Deja Nimsey (10) and Emily Dollof-Holt (10).

BeYOUtiful: Campaign for Kindness wants Manitou Students to see their own inner beauty

Hunter Sherraden, Writer May 1, 2015

Manitou Springs High School's Campaign for Kindness has launched a new campaign with the title “beYOUtiful.” It may seem like a silly play on words or even a marketing phrase, but for the members...

Jenny Baxter on Flickr

Don’t know what to do this summer? 10 summer activities for teens in Colorado

Ryan Cantwell, Writer April 30, 2015

Finding something to do over the summer is challenging - you finally have the time do something but the options seem to overwhelm and the vast majority of activities aren't really meant for teenagers....

Jackson Parker, 10, runs the 100m race giving all he has.

Track looks to triumph this season

Ryan Cantwell, Writer March 20, 2015

On March 14, 2015, MSHS Track and Field varsity attended the Harrison track meet. This track meet included massive 5A schools such as Doherty and Palmer; many 4A schools also attended the meet. Manitou...

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