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The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

Couples dance in the serious moonlight. Snowcoming week ended with A Night in the Stars or a space themed dance, complete with fog machines and blacklights.

Snowcoming Rescheduled

Leland Spangler, Reporter March 5, 2015

After a flurry of winter weather mayhem, MSHS Student Council has been given the green light to reschedule the snowcoming dance for Friday, March 20th from 8:30 - 11:30 pm. The after party will run until...

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...

The name snowcoming may have been a tad prophetical. Source: weather.com

Snowcoming postponed

Leland Spangler, Writer February 20, 2015

Unfortunately, the snowcoming dance planned for Saturday is postponed due to a severe weather warning starting at 5am Saturday and ending at 5am Monday. “It has been postponed until we can meet and...

Kailee, 3, whose favorite foods include Chicken Nuggets, M&Ms, and Steak-N-Shake

Manitou students’ hate for Justin Bieber is turned into love via Make-A-Wish

Max Jonas Knaver, Writer February 19, 2015

Manitou Springs High School students were briefly subject to a form of mild torture the morning of February 19th, as Student Council members filled the halls with the musical stylings of Justin Bieber...

Couples dance in the serious moonlight. Snowcoming week ended with A Night in the Stars or a space themed dance, complete with fog machines and blacklights.

The Rundown on Snowcoming Week

Lily Reavis, Senior Writer February 12, 2015

Student Council has officially set a theme and date for the 2015 Snowcoming Dance: Fantasy. This means that factors from many separate fantasy stories will be incorporated into the dance and spirit week....

Student Body President Carter Sandras (12) admires his peers handiwork as the night drags on.

Dance decorating: The student council that never sleeps

Leland Spangler, Reporter February 10, 2015

“The city never sleeps” is a common cliche when describing the nightlife around major metropolitan areas such as New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Interestingly enough, this phrase is rarely...

Couples dance in the serious moonlight. Snowcoming week ended with A Night in the Stars or a space themed dance, complete with fog machines and blacklights.

Theme options and date announced for 2015 Snowcoming dance

Isabel Dufford, Editor-in-Chief January 14, 2015

This morning during first block, student council came to a decision regarding the official date and theme options for this year's Snowcoming dance. The dance will take place on Saturday, February 21,...

The concept of a Sadie Hawkins day was introduced by cartoonist Al Capp in 1937 in his popular comic strip Lil Abner. The day was named after a supporting character and soon became an annual tradition in the plot of the comic, and was co-opted by colleges and high schools across the country.

The case against Sadie Hawkins

Wyatt Vanderheyden, Contributor January 14, 2015

To many students, the idea of a Sadie Hawkins dance (a type of dance where the girl asks the boy to go) may seem harmless, but to some this type of dance makes them feel uncomfortable. While not all students...

Mustangs for Wish Kids

Mustangs for Wish Kids

Kelsey Hartwig, Student Council Correspondent January 13, 2015

Though the season of giving is nearly to an end, it is just the beginning for Manitou Springs High School. MSHS is a proud supporter of the Make-A-Wish foundation, a very large foundation that "helps...

Senior Jason Cox jumps for the ball.
Photo by Renae Musekamp

Manitou hosts macho volleyball tournament

February 5, 2013

Festivities for Manitou's Snowcoming week include Macho Volleyball, which took place Feb. 4, 2013 in the new gym. Four boys-only teams, representing each of the four grades, competed in a tournament that...

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