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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

These MSHS StuCo members and CHSAA student state representatives worked hard to lead family groups and workshops and make FallCo run smoothly.

The 14,000-Foot FallCo View

Mackenna Yount, Prospector Editor-in-Chief October 23, 2019

490 students, 100 advisors, 69 schools, one conference to bring Student Council groups from across the state together. The Fall Conference (FallCo), hosted by the Manitou Springs High School (MSHS)...

Grace Olson (10) throws up a Rock On sign as she dances with her close friend Mady Caywood (11). The two have gone to every dance this year and were happy to be supporting such a good cause.

Wish Upon A Star: MSHS Completes Their Wish Week

Sophia McKeown, Warhorse Editor-In-Chief March 15, 2019

On Monday, March 4th, a long-awaited snow day kicked off Wish Week at MSHS and created a level of excitement among Mustangs that lasted all week long. Wish Week is an annual event held by Student Council...

Craft Time

Craft Time

Adele Goodwin, Henry Ilyasova, and Remi Hayek, Junior Reporters December 7, 2018

On November 17th, Manitou Springs hosted a Craft Fair that had 71 local vendors. Crafting is a hobby billions of people of people worldwide participate in every single day. Many people express this in...

A devastating car crash captures students attention as first responders attempt to pull a “lifeless” Caleb Allen (9) from the wreck. Allen and his older brother participated in this demonstration to educate classmates on how bad distracted driving can be.

A Crash Course on Consequences

Paige and Parker Laurie, Junior Reporters December 7, 2018

Driving Smart is always a good choice, but what could the consequences of bad driving really be? Student Council answered that question during their DriveSmart week. Kicking off with a carnival on November...

Lizzy Butts (10), Parker Hall (10), Mia Heiniger (9), Jayden Omi (11), Sage Stevens (12) and Coco Stevens (10) gather around a fire to converse and cook hot dogs in the evening. The (StuCo) retreat was an incredible opportunity to get to know each other, Sage Stevens said.

Student Council Collects Record Amount of Food for Food Drive

Cole Sienknecht, Guest Reporter December 18, 2017

The majority of the student body at Manitou Springs High School loves to enjoy events such as dances, the Drive Smart carnival, and all of the assembly’s that go on throughout the year. But does the...

Lizzy Butts (10), Parker Hall (10), Mia Heiniger (9), Jayden Omi (11), Sage Stevens (12) and Coco Stevens (10) gather around a fire to converse and cook hot dogs in the evening. The (StuCo) retreat was an incredible opportunity to get to know each other, Sage Stevens said.

Manitou Springs High School Clubs Focus on Collaboration

Sita Ahlen, Yearbook Editor August 20, 2017

Manitou Springs High School has an extremely involved student body who are actively participating in several different organizations. These range from student government organizations such as the Student...

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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...

End of Year Brings Student Council Elections

End of Year Brings Student Council Elections

Sage Stevens , Student Council Correspondent April 12, 2017

Student Council elections are quickly approaching as the year draws to a close. For the first time in over a decade, the position of Student Body President is unopposed. Amanda Nagel (12) is the only...

What You Need to Know about the Winter Dance

What You Need to Know about the Winter Dance

Kaylin Cole, Student Council Correspondent February 15, 2017

Manitou Springs High School's Winter Dance is here once again and we are in the midst of spirit week! The theme of the dance this year is, "A Journey Through the Seasons." For spirit week, there are...

(from left to right) Sage Stevens (11), Andrea Edwards (12), Amelia Mackenzie (12), and Kaitlyn Davidson (11) laugh after having been pied in the face by SMHS council members. Stevens and Davidson were filling in for the executive board members and other seniors who were unable to make it to the game.

School Rivalry Generates Food for Local Pantry

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor December 15, 2016

Every year, student council representatives from Manitou and St. Mary’s High Schools team up to channel the rivalry between them into raising food for their communities. Traditionally, this food drive...

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