• Competitive dance team places second, qualifies for state

    By Shreya Thakkar Associate Editor in Chief Members of competitive dance team were all laughter, tears and screams after they found out that they qualified for state and placed second out of 15 teams at this past Saturday’s sectional competition. According to team captain, senior Monika Orzel, doing so well considering that this is the team’s first year of existence […]

    Competitive dance team places second, qualifies for state
  • Step by step guide to Infinite Campus app

    By Mary Kate Moloney Executive A&E Editor

    Step by step guide to Infinite Campus app
  • Paris resident shares experience with shootings

    By Kelly Schoessling Editor-in-Chief It was around lunch time in Paris Wed. Jan. 7 when Guillaume Chabanne was at work and heard there was an attack at the offices of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. Chabanne’s initial response was to go to lunch. However, as the day progressed, Chabanne’s reaction changed. After returning from lunch, the office televisions were changed […]

    Paris resident shares experience with shootings
  • Lit Fuse sounds off: D214 twitter account handled unprofessionally

    By Peter Fusilero Sports Editor It was eighth period Tuesday afternoon. The final class of the day. I was taking a break from working on my powerpoint in the library to check Twitter. I assumed it would be the usual basketball tweets that I would scroll through, but this was much different. I began to see students from around the […]

    Lit Fuse sounds off: D214 twitter account handled unprofessionally
  • Stringing it all together: the Timmy Banna story

    By Beth Clifford Online Managing Editor Timmy Banna is a senior at Prospect High School and a talented violinist. He has received many awards and accomplishments throughout the years, and his most recent recognition was winning the District 214 Concerto Competition. Upon hearing of this award, the Prospector decided we wanted to sit down with Timmy and hear his full story. […]

    Stringing it all together: the Timmy Banna story
  • Mediocre movie gets lost in the woods

    By Flynn Geraghty Features Editor If there’s one thing I love in this world it’s a good stage musical. I am positively enthralled by the colors, the costumes, the songs and everything in between. What amazes me most is that the cast can start off on a confined stage and somehow still manage to take the audience to some far […]

    Mediocre movie gets lost in the woods
  • Tradition carries through Madrigals dinner

    By Mary Kate Moloney Executive A&E Editor

  • Students perform after months of rehearsal

    By Diana Leane Executive In-Depth Senior Karolina Wisniewska prepared anxiously backstage as she waited for the Prospect dance show to start. Wisniewska is a gym dance veteran; this is her third year taking dance as her gym class. This year she was under more pressure than usual because she was given a solo in her class dance. Wisniewska was one […]

    Students perform after months of rehearsal
  • “Black Mirror” offers cynical look at modern life

    By Garrett Strother Entertainment Editor Despite having been on TV in the UK since 2011, after its appearance on Netflix on December 1, “Black Mirror” has gained a massive following with American audiences. Famed horror novelist Stephen King, of “The Shining”, even praised the show on his Twitter page, which it turns out is a bit ironic. The show is […]

    “Black Mirror” offers cynical look at modern life
  • Hour of Code promotes programming

    By Katy Ryan In-Depth Editor On Wednesday, Dec. 10, students in the App Development classes helped run Prospect’s first Hour of Code. Hour of Code is a basic introduction to computer science that is dedicated to showing students that anyone can learn computer programming. December 8th-14th is Computer Science Education Week, so a non-profit organization called Code.org has created coding […]

    Hour of Code promotes programming

News »

Last chalk board standing

January 27, 2015 at 12:53 pm

By Katy Ryan In-Depth Editor Math teacher Michael Grasse teaches in one of the last remaining classrooms at Prospect that has an old slate chalkboard. Out of the entire school,...

Videos »

Stringing it all together: the Timmy Banna story

Stringing it all together: the Timmy Banna story

January 6, 2015 at 6:01 am

By Beth Clifford Online Managing Editor Timmy Banna is a senior at Prospect High School and a talented violinist. He has received many awards and accomplishments throughout...

Sports »

Competition drives success in diving

January 21, 2015 at 7:32 pm

By Abby Sunu In-Depth Editor The last names that stand beside the unbeatable scores listed on the boy’s swimming and diving record board are on display for the whole school...

Entertainment »

Movie Knight review of “The Interview”

January 27, 2015 at 12:36 pm

By Marci Kiszkiel and Garrett Strother Entertainment Editors Marci and Garrett review the controversial Seth Rogan and James Franco comedy, “The Interview.” The...

Features »

Your guide to documentary streaming

Your guide to documentary streaming

January 29, 2015 at 1:15 pm

By Kelly Schoessling Editor-in-Chief

Opinion »

Lit Fuse sounds off: D214 twitter account handled unprofessionally

Lit Fuse sounds off: D214 twitter account handled unprofessionally

January 9, 2015 at 1:00 pm

By Peter Fusilero Sports Editor It was eighth period Tuesday afternoon. The final class of the day. I was taking a break from working on my powerpoint in the library to check...

  • Basic is Bull…

    By Bridgette Jasinski Staff Writer I find it interesting how frequently I hear the term “basic white girl”...

    January 5, 2015 at 6:46 pm
  • Veganize Me

    By Caroline Binley Copy Editor It’s easy to understand that meat is murder. Whether you care enough to go vegetarian...

    October 29, 2014 at 12:11 am
  • Title IX still relevant
    Title IX still relevant

    By Katy Ryan In-Depth Editor  Title IX (9) is a law that requires gender equality in everything that has to do...

    October 17, 2014 at 5:43 pm