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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

Lucas Culver (11) signs a banner that was set out as part of the remembrance assembly. After the assembly had ended, many students made their way into the commons to sign the banner, and by the time most students had left, it was nearly full of signatures and messages for Ryan Lanosga.

Long-Anticipated Assembly Discusses Death of Former Student and Distracted Driving

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor March 17, 2016

In November of 2015, after Manitou’s annual Drive Smart campaign had drawn to a close, a large portion of the student body expressed their collective dissatisfaction with the content of it. This...

Manitou StuCo representatives present a few sentences revolving around driver safety.

Annual Drive Smart Assembly Encourages Students

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter November 19, 2015

The week of seeing chalk lettering on the walls and announcements from Student Council Drive Smart week has almost come to an end. An assembly during advisory on Thursday, November 19, was an exciting...

Aubrey Hall (10) and Lily Reavis (11) wrestle with Halls sleeping bag. The bags zipper fell off right before the night was supposed to begin. Under the sleeping bags, the students slept on sleeping mats and a tarp.

GSTA Students Participate in Night Out to End Youth Homelessness

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief November 13, 2015

At 5:45a.m. on Friday, November 13, eight students, with messy hair and tired faces from a night in the cold without much sleep, arranged themselves on a couch in the meeting room of the First United...

Annual Helmet Game: Varsity Football to Advance to Playoffs

Annual Helmet Game: Varsity Football to Advance to Playoffs

James Baker, Guest Writer November 4, 2015

On Friday, October 30, Manitou played against St. Mary's in the annual "Helmet Game," which is a competition between the two rival schools. Manitou dominated on both sides of the ball. Chase Norman...

Student-Drafted Dress Code not Approved for 2015-2016 School Year

Student-Drafted Dress Code not Approved for 2015-2016 School Year

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior Reporter September 23, 2015

Student Council representatives of Manitou Springs High School wanted to change the dress code for 2015-2016 school year. This new dress code won't be accepted until the beginning of the 2016-2017 school...

Sophie Kilroy, senior class vice president candidate, presents her ideas on changing the dress code in an official student council meeting. Bailey Visscher-Nickerson, junior class vice president candidate, and Misty Kerze (12) listen.

Class Board Elections are Underway

Lily Reavis, Senior Writer April 29, 2015

Last week, the student body voted to decide the executive board for the 2015-2016 school year. Read more about that election here. This week, class boards are being decided. Class boards are a group...

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...

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