Manitou Springs High School
Mustang News - May 6th, 2022
From The Principal...
World Language & Culture Night was the highlight of the week in Mustang Country. It was a beautiful night filled with music, food, presentations, and overall celebration of culture and community. We are so grateful that this night brings together such a multitude of students, staff, and families. Thank you to our World Language Team, language students, and volunteers who made this event possible.
Manitou Springs High School
From The Counseling Office...
The Pikes Peak Workforce Center’s Spring Job Fair is Wednesday, May 11th! This event is for job seekers 18+ years of age. follow this link for a list of employers that will be attending - https://ppwfc.org/spring-job-fair/.
From The Prospector...
The Prospector Article of the Week: Senior Assassin: Tik Tok trend takes MSHS by storm by Gideon Aigner
The Senior Edition digital edition
*Paper copies available at the front office and at the Senior Breakfast
Best of Colorado Awards
The Prospector staff of 10 cleaned up in this year’s Best of Colorado competition! Check out their winning articles and photographs at our online news site mshsprospector.org!
Personality Profile: Ella goes to Africa by Charlie Morgan
Breaking Sports Coverage: Football takes State!!! by Gideon Aigner
Breaking News Coverage: Prom committee lowers ticket prices by Emily Waite and Claire Kisielnicki
Staff Editorial: How to recognize and respond to sexual harassment and assault by Jack Embery and Claire Kisielnicki
Commentary: Florida’s new “Don’t Say Gay” bill threatens LGBTQ+ students’ safety by Ethan Anderson
Photo Essay: What is was like to attend a nationwide social movement by Claire Kisielnicki
News-Feature Photo and Caption: MSHS presents a unique staging of “Our Town” by Serena Holvenstot
In-Depth News Coverage: Student anxiety levels rise during the pandemic by Ethan Anderson
Critical Review: Review: The Batman by Colt Henricks
News-Feature: Freshmen take action to stock the bathroom with feminine products by Jack Embery
Environmental Portrait: Euphoria by Paige Harrison
Sports Reaction Photo and Caption: St. Mary’s and MSHS players huddle after the game by Hailey Huyser
Lifestyle Coverage: Euphoria: Manitou Springs High School’s up and coming band by Paige Harrison
In-depth Sports Coverage: Club sports participation positive for single sport athletes by Gideon Aigner
From The Knowledge Bowl Team...
From The Music Department...
Tonight...don't miss the show!
From Key Club...
Senior End of Year Update
The seniors have their official last day of school on Friday, May 13th. Here are some important dates for seniors and their families to keep in mind.
Sunday, May 8th - Senior Hallway Decorating - parents only - 1:00pm
Tuesday, May 10th - Signing Night (athletic and arts commits) - New Gym - 7:00pm
Friday, May 13th - Seniors Last Day/Check Out/Receive cap and gown - Checkout lists are available on the 13th in the front office
Sunday, May 15th - Senior Parade - Downtown Manitou Springs - 2:00pm
Tuesday, May 17th - REQUIRED Indoor Graduation Practice - 1:00pm
Wednesday, May 18th - Green & Gold Day/Senior Breakfast - 7:30am - families should create a Senior Board including pictures of their student from throughout the years. Boards can be dropped off at the HS on 5/17 after 3:30pm.
Thursday, May 19th - Senior Trip - Elitches - bus leaves at 8:15am
Friday, May 20th - REQUIRED Outdoor Graduation Practice - 9:00am
Sunday, May 22nd - Graduation - Richardson Field 1:00pm - Arrive at the HS at 12:00pm
Important Upcoming Dates
Saturday, May 7th - Knowledge Bowl Nationals - Virtual
Sunday, May 8th - Senior Parent Hallway Decorating - 1:00pm
Monday, May 9th - AP Calc AB/BC Test - 8:00am
Monday, May 9th - AP Comp Science Princ Test- 12:00pm
Monday, May 9th - Baseball: JV Double Header vs Lamar @ Home - 3:00pm
Tuesday, May 10th - AP English Lang/Comp Test - 8:00am
Tuesday, May 10th - Mustang Excellence Awards - 2:20pm
Tuesday, May 10th - Golf: Girls Varsity League Tournament @ Trinidad Municipal Golf Course - 10:00am
Wednesday, May 11th - Late Start Wednesday - school starts at 10:05am
Wednesday, May 11th - AP Spanish Test - 8:00am
Wednesday, May 11th - AP Bio Test - 12:00pm
Wednesday, May 11th - Golf: Girls JV 9 Hole @ Cherokee Ridge Golf Course - 3:00pm
Thursday, May 12th - AP World History Test - 8:00am
Thursday, May 12th - AP Physics Test - 12:00pm
Thursday, May 12th - Soccer: Girls Varsity State - 1st Round - TBA
Friday, May 13th - SENIORS LAST DAY! (Senior Checkout)
Friday, May 13th - Golf: Girls Varsity Invitational @ Hollydot Golf Course - 9:00am
Friday, May 13th - Track & Field: Varsity Meet @ Pueblo West HS - 1:00pm