The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

Members look on as Fries gives a speech as president of the GSTA.

GSTA Under New Leadership

Connor Cupit, Reporter September 24, 2015

Wyatt Fries has always been an active member of the GSTA, or the Gay Straight Tran* alliance within the school, but this year, he became president of the club. The GSTA is a club in which students...

Agnes Nevaratne (11) and Connor Cupit (11) participate in one of the many games held that night.

Manitou’s student GSTA pursues future goals and ambitions

Lizzy Anderson, Writer March 20, 2015

Local schools throughout the region are lacking a GSTA, or Gay Straight Trans Alliance. Last week on Friday, March 13, students representing schools across the region who do or do not have a GSTA came...

Heart beating quickly with the adrenaline of the moment, Wyatt Vanderheyden claps hands with his Woodland Park opponent, watching him with bitter resentment.

A New Kind of Success: A look back at Manitou’s wrestling season

Tyler Jungbauer, Reporter March 3, 2015

  The Manitou Springs High School wrestling team this previous season may not have qualified for state, but they managed to grow in perhaps more important ways. “When it came down to really...

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...

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