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Caileen Sienknecht is a involved athlete as well as a leader on many MSHS teams.

Caileen Sienknecht’s Last Year On the Court and Field

Giulia Vidossi and Ashlyn Thomson February 25, 2019

For senior athletes at MSHS, this year is their last one. One such athlete is Caileen Sienknecht (12). Sienknecht is a basketball and soccer player, a leader and a stellar student. She is now going through...

The team celebrates after being announced the Tri-Peaks League 3A League Champions. In the front, newcomers Zoe Schnurman (10) and Brooke Sedlacek (9) hug in excitement.

Cheerleaders Place First at League Competition

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor December 3, 2015

All were abuzz with anticipation on the evening of December 1, when cheerleaders and fans alike congregated in the new gym of Manitou Springs High School for the annual 3A Tri-Peaks League competition....

Alaura Lopez (11) preps a play as the center for the Junior/Freshman team.

Seniors Victorious in Low-Scoring Powder Puff Game

Theodore Weiss, Senior Reporter October 13, 2015

  Usually footballs games at Richardson Field are played on the Friday Night Lights, but to kick off homecoming for Manitou Springs High School, a game of Powder-Puff was played Monday night....

Mikayla Hobbs, Carter Sandras, Oliver Bell and Dani Pinto reflect on their high school experience during their last advisory ever.

2014-2015 Seniors’ Last Day of High School

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief May 11, 2015

On Friday May 8th, the class of 2015 finished their last day of high school. This video shows what that day meant for the graduating class, and how they went about completing it.  

Katelinn surprised Jorrey with a poster and balloons. The sign reads, Will you fly UP to Snowcoming with me?

Students plan elaborate “proposals” for dance dates

Hunter Sherraden, Writer February 25, 2015

  Although it’s not nearly as extensive as prom, “proposals” for Snowcoming tend to be a big deal at MSHS. For a couple weeks before the dance, the halls and the commons are filled with...

MSHS choir students try outs for All-State. Rachael Bradshaw was selected for All State.

The All-State Ensemble

Spencer Aurand, Senior Reporter November 19, 2014

Rachael Bradshaw describes herself as a social butterfly, always on the lookout for new opportunities to have fun. The 17-year-old Manitou senior said she hopes to make new friends and meet with...

Leland Spangler (12) says that, after high school, he most likely wants to go into the sciences.

Reaching Higher: the ins and outs of Manitou through the eyes of its most promising students

Aubrey Hall, Reporter October 21, 2014

This is a time of remarkable levels of academic achievement here at Manitou Springs High School, both in terms of individual students and as a whole. Recently, several high-achieving MSHS seniors...

A Seniors Guide to Midterms

A Senior’s Guide to Midterms

Leland Spangler, StuCo Correspondant October 16, 2014

Editor's Note: This article is the first installment of a column written for the Prospector by student council members. Keep an eye out in the future for other articles submitted to the Prospector by our...

Cole Crumb (12) sports a camouflage toga paired with orange and brown cowboy boots.

Toga Tradition Lives On

Aubrey Hall, Reporter September 25, 2014

As is the case with most of homecoming week, Thursday was packed with various school activities, including class colors/toga day, a pep assembly, and the annual bonfire. Toga day is a homecoming...

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...

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