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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

GSTA Raises Money for Urban Peak Through Rocky Horror Picture Show

GSTA Raises Money for Urban Peak Through “Rocky Horror Picture Show”

Anela Wright , Senior Reporter November 6, 2017

The Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Gay Straight Trans Alliance (GSTA) is persistent about raising awareness for the less fortunate kids within the LGTBQ+ community. In spirit of Halloween, the club...

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Student Council Elections Shine a Light on Next School Year

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter May 12, 2017

In a time when elections seem to be in the center of everyone's mind, there was one that was especially close to home. Instead of an election for the future of the nation, this was an election for the...

Kaitlyn Davidson (11, left), Parker Hall (9, middle) and Sage Stevens (11) march through downtown Colorado Springs. There werent many anti-protestors, maybe one or two, said Sita Ahlen (11), There was one guy with a confederate flag truck who was very annoyed that he had to watch all of us march by, but otherwise the event was peaceful.

Manitou Students Make Voices Heard at State-Wide Women’s Marches

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief January 24, 2017

On January 21, 2017, the day after the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, millions of people across the US participated in protest “Women’s Marches.” Several students from Manitou Springs...

Sita Ahlen, Aubrey Hall, and Kaitlyn Cashdollar working in Mass Media

Announcements – December 12, 2016

Talia Traxler, Reporter December 15, 2016

Monday December 12th Activity Announcements: Mrs. Johnson will be meeting with 11th graders during advisory tomorrow regarding their PSAT scores. Teachers: Please take attendance and bring them down...

Junior Varsity Football Team to Advance to Playoffs

Junior Varsity Football Team to Advance to Playoffs

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor November 8, 2016

Of the seven games JV Football has played over the course of the season, the team has won three and lost four. Every game has ended with at least a touchdown in the favor of the team. The first game...

Olivia McKenna (9) shoots during the second half of the game, very narrowly missing the goal. McKenna has been playing soccer since she was in elementary school.

Freshman Soccer Players Make Impact

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor May 19, 2016

Manitou Springs Varsity Soccer team had an influx of freshman team members from the middle school this year. These seven players make up nearly half of the team and replaced last years graduating seniors,...

Girls Soccer Wins League

Girls’ Soccer Wins League

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor May 6, 2016

After a game against Salida on Tuesday, the girls' soccer team advanced to the top and won league against 5 other teams. Manitou's championship stemmed from their five wins and zero losses during...

Sophomores, Paxton Wolfe and Braeden Lewis,  play their first song during the performance. Three judges sat in the auditorium, and very few people sat in the audience.

Manitou Band Earns “Excellent” Rating at CHSAA Festival

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor May 4, 2016

The symphonic band piled on the bus early Friday morning and waited nervously for their arrival at Wasson High School in Colorado Springs, for "Festival" hosted by CHSAA. Here, they would perform a...

The new executive board of Stuco for the 2016-2017 year: Lily Reavis (11), Monique Heiniger (11) and Amelia McKenzie (11). Not Pictured: Andrea Edwards (11).

Student Body Executive Board Members Announced

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor April 26, 2016

On April 22, Manitou Springs High Schools' new student body executive board was announced. After weeks of tireless campaigning, including hanging posters adorned with puns and passing out t-shirts and...

Freshman Friday: Quinn Hersey Makes Memories

Freshman Friday: Quinn Hersey Makes Memories

Sita Ahlen and Mia Elliott April 2, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RfXMqJCJQZ4 Taylor Finn (12), a friend of Quinn Hersey (9) through Student Council and Track, remarks on her friend's quirky attitude and fun personality. Since coming...

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