Caileen Sienknecht’s Last Year On the Court and Field

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

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 her last season of high school sports. “It’s really sad because everything is going to ...

Cheerleaders Place First at League Competition

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.

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. This was the first time in three years that Manitou has hosted the event. After weeks of early ...

Seniors Victorious in Low-Scoring Powder Puff Game

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

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. Powder Puff is know for switching up stereotypes as girls play football and boys are the cheerle...

Students plan elaborate “proposals” for dance dates

Katelinn surprised Jorrey with a poster and balloons. The sign reads,

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 cute couples asking or being asked to go to Snowcoming. Sometimes, it’s just little freshmen asking eac...

The All-State Ensemble

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

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 the old during her chance to sing with hundreds of student musicians from across the state. Bradsha...

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

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

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 have accomplished some remarkable things academically that deserve to be recognized. Seniors Max Jo...

A Senior’s 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 StuCo correspondents.      We get it. We have all been there. You were just simply “getting in t...

Toga Tradition Lives On

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

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 tradition here at MSHS. While ninth, tenth, and eleventh graders dressed in their class colors last Thu...

Homecoming theme yields minimal participation

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).

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 Colors Day, and Green and Gold Day. Student council was responsible for the selection of this year’s...

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