• Boys’ gymnastics grows throughout season

    By Erin Schultz (@erischultz) Boys’ gymnastics relied on personal relationships as the team progressed through the season. The Knights overcame a tough start to eventually take fifth as a team in sectionals and sent senior Mark Larock to state as an individual.

  • Girls’ track brings home sectional championship, eight headed off to state

    By Ryan Molini (@molins_3 ) Junior pole vaulter Cassidy Selep has achieved the state qualifying height of 10’6” multiple times this year. When Selep was on her plummet down from passing over the bar Thursday night at the girls’ varsity track team’s sectional, she knew she won the sectional title and was heading to state. “I was already celebrating when […]

    Girls’ track brings home sectional championship, eight headed off to state
  • PARCC rumors dispelled

    By Lauren Miller (@lomillah) EDIT (5/17/15): Despite “revocation of licenses of staff members” being listed as a possible sanction, union leaders have made it clear that the only way a teacher can lose their job over PARCC is by actively discouraging students from taking the test. Forfeiture of $1.7 million dollars in federal funding, loss of Illinois State Board of Education recognition, […]

    PARCC rumors dispelled
  • 12 years and worth the wait: cricket team named state champions

    By Isabelle Rogers (@isabellerogers_) The last time cricket coach William Karcher remembers winning the cricket state title was when he was the assistant coach to now retiree Tom Brennan, approximately 12 years ago. With the help of cricket captain senior Zayed Nazar, the team won the first game 57-33 against Lake Park during the Illinois State Cricket Championship May 9. […]

    12 years and worth the wait: cricket team named state champions
  • Fairbank Italics spurred from dream

    By Isabelle Rogers ( @isabellerogers_ ) Prospect juniors form a band from one member’s dream. They’ve been playing together for a few years, but only recently formed a band in November 2014.

  • Are you beach body ready?

    By Kelsey Philippe (@kelsey_philippe) London advertisements for Protein World, a weight loss supplement, have sparked outrage. It showed a skinny, fit model asking, “Are you beach body ready?” People of both genders have taken to finding all the posters and vandalizing them in some way, shape or form. Women in London were not happy with the idea of a poster […]

    Are you beach body ready?
  • New pizza restaurant in Arlington Heights

    By Jordan DuShane Staff Writer “Day Go” means brother in Italian, but it’s spelled differently according to Richie Vaia. New Yorkers don’t call pizza, pizza they call it “Za”. Richie Vaia, owner of “Day Go Dogs & Za” in downtown Arlington Heights thought to name his restaurant this because people call him Richie Daygo and his restaurant serves pizza, hot […]

    New pizza restaurant in Arlington Heights
  • ‘Age of Ultron’ steps out of first movie’s shadow

    By Garrett Strother (@StrotherGarrett) The long-awaited, critically acclaimed culmination of the first step in one of the biggest franchises in history. The third highest grossing movie of all time. That is what “Avengers: Age of Ultron” had to top. And it does, with flying colors. Between such a large amount of hype, nine existing lead characters, four new leads to […]

    ‘Age of Ultron’ steps out of first movie’s shadow
  • Walsh whisks her way to a win

    By Mary Kate Moloney Executive A&E Editor Growing up with two older sisters, senior Molly Walsh always wanted to follow in their footsteps. Both of her older sisters were on cheerleading at Prospect, so it was a given that she would try out when she reached high school. After a difficult try out during the spring before her freshman year, […]

    Walsh whisks her way to a win
  • Hirsch, Venturelli fly to first place finish at New Trier Featherfest

    By Mike Stanford Executive News Editor Following six matches against some of the top teams in the state like Fremd, Lyons Township and York, seniors Stephanie Venturelli and Jessica Hirsch soared past the competition at the 2015 New Trier Featherfest April 18. The duo emerged from their four-team pool at to enter bracket play, before eventually taking down Fremd and […]

    Hirsch, Venturelli fly to first place finish at New Trier Featherfest

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Band-aid event works to cure cancer

Band-aid event works to cure cancer

May 22, 2015 at 7:55 pm

By Diana Leane Junior Dylan Cessna had just finished performing at a Guitar Club performance when he was approached by a woman he didn’t recognize. After telling him she...

Videos »

Boys’ gymnastics grows throughout season

Boys’ gymnastics grows throughout season

May 20, 2015 at 3:23 pm

By Erin Schultz (@erischultz) Boys’ gymnastics relied on personal relationships as the team progressed through the season. The Knights overcame a tough start to eventually...

  • Fairbank Italics spurred from dream
    Fairbank Italics spurred from dream

    By Isabelle Rogers ( @isabellerogers_ ) Prospect juniors form a band from one member’s dream. They’ve...

    May 14, 2015 at 1:01 pm
  • How to be nice

    By Lauren Miller Online Associate Editor-in-Chief Two of Prospect’s nicest students, Hannah Brummer and Olivia...

    April 10, 2015 at 9:44 pm
  • Mike Gambino and his Kendama
    Mike Gambino and his Kendama

    By Alyssa Duetsch Broadcast Editor Mike Gambino, a freshman at Prospect, explains his passion for a unique Japanese...

    March 3, 2015 at 4:04 pm

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Winning isn’t everything for badminton duo

Winning isn’t everything for badminton duo

May 19, 2015 at 10:15 pm

By Jack Ryan (@ryan_jack11) Seniors Jessica Hirsh and Stephanie Venturelli looked at each other with fear and nerves but also with confidence as they walked onto the badminton...

Entertainment »

‘Pitch Perfect 2′ disappoints

‘Pitch Perfect 2′ disappoints

May 22, 2015 at 12:58 pm

By Cassidy Delahunty When the first Pitch Perfect movie came out, I was in seventh grade. I was a bit late to jump on the bandwagon. I didn’t see the movie until everyone...

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Service Club’s new leadership makes changes

Service Club’s new leadership makes changes

May 20, 2015 at 4:20 pm

By Colleen Stanford Staff Writer Senior Alexandra Gorodiski walked into the room and instantly saw many glum old faces light up with grins wider than the Grand Canyon. She...

  • New pizza restaurant in Arlington Heights
    New pizza restaurant in Arlington Heights

    By Jordan DuShane Staff Writer “Day Go” means brother in Italian, but it’s spelled differently according...

    May 8, 2015 at 12:36 pm
  • My story of wrestling weight loss

    By Jack McDermott Online Editor-in-Chief The opposing teams coach withdrew a crumpled paper reading, “152.”...

    May 1, 2015 at 12:43 pm
  • Walsh whisks her way to a win
    Walsh whisks her way to a win

    By Mary Kate Moloney Executive A&E Editor Growing up with two older sisters, senior Molly Walsh always wanted...

    April 28, 2015 at 12:01 pm

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Students vs. PARCC: unintended consequences

Students vs. PARCC: unintended consequences

May 17, 2015 at 8:34 pm

By Ben Dojutrek (@bdojutrek) Monday and Tuesday, Prospect students will once again will take the PARCC test. Students are using this to protest the unfair standardized tests...

  • Prospect’s opt-out movement

    EDIT: The original editorial has been removed at the request of the author. For information concerning PARCC and...

    May 15, 2015 at 3:39 pm
  • Are you beach body ready?
    Are you beach body ready?

    By Kelsey Philippe (@kelsey_philippe) London advertisements for Protein World, a weight loss supplement, have sparked...

    May 10, 2015 at 4:24 pm
  • The stupidity behind the silence
    The stupidity behind the silence

    By Caroline Binley Copy Editor I first learned about silent protest in sixth grade when a friend used it to mourn...

    April 16, 2015 at 9:57 am