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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

One can see in this picture that there is only one rack out of many that offers the 50% off deal advertised in the Urban Outfitters window.

Black Friday: Not worth it

Sam Weiss, Senior Reporter December 5, 2014

My very peaceful, quiet Thanksgiving evening could have been extended for several more hours. Instead, it was cut short at around 8:00 due to my desire to score some great deals during the Black Friday...

A view of the ponds from atop the cliffs.

Cliff Diving in Red Rock Canyon, a Risky Thrill

Sam Weiss, Senior Reporter November 11, 2014

“I practically grew up there,” says Manitou Springs High School senior Nik Lyles. “I found the place when I was in middle school. It's a beautiful place, and diving off the cliffs has been an...

The word is SJDFA for Scrabble Day, spelled by Susie Robbins (12), Stormy Garrigan (11), Mackenzie Randolph (10), McKenzie Allen (12), and Tiffany Hampton (12).

Homecoming theme yields minimal participation

Sam Weiss September 18, 2014

As many of us Mustangs know, this year’s homecoming theme is “board games.” Each day’s theme (in order corresponding to days of the week) is: Clue Day, Operation Day, Scrabble day, Toga/Class...

One of Weisss two goals for this season is for the entire team to qualify for state, something that hasnt happened at Manitou for since 1995.

Fall Sports Preview: Cross Country’s Optimistic Outlook

Ted Weiss September 5, 2014

Although the Manitou Boys Cross Country team lost its highest-placing runner last year, Marcus Rodholm, two other runners have stepped up to fill the gap that was left last year, Senior Sam Weiss and Sophomore...

Left to right: Keagan Vernon (12), Emma Buth (12), Maddie Conarro (12), and Trevor Hunt (12).

A Roaring Prom Night

Misty Kerze May 20, 2014

On May 3, 2014, at 8:30 pm, Juniors and Seniors gathered at the Mining Exchange for the 2014 prom, "Great Like Gatsby."  They danced the night away for 3 hours until the dance was over at 11:30 pm. The...

Movie Review: The Wolf of Wall Street

Movie Review: The Wolf of Wall Street

Sam Weiss May 16, 2014

The movie “The Wolf of Wall Street” has been said to be “abashed and shameless, exciting and exhausting, disgusting and illuminating,” by Matt Zoller Seitz who is a professional movie critic for...

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