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Hollywood Knights
Mary Robinson, Features Reporter • September 18, 2023

Prospect High School’s annual homecoming dance is this Saturday September 23rd. The theme this year is Hollywood Knights. There are many Hollywood...

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And so it returns, The Prospect Plague
Sarah Matzkin, News Reporters • September 17, 2023
Q: What do you teach here at Prospect?
A: “I am a special ed teacher. So I kind of bounce around everywhere but I’m teaching a Strats 2 class, and then I’m also in a Human Geo class.

Q: Have you taught anywhere else besides Prospect?
A: “I have not, I have student taught elsewhere, but this is my first job as a new teacher.”

Q: What made you want to be a teacher? Did you always want to be one?
A: “I always knew I wanted to help people, but I didn’t always know I wanted to be a teacher until my senior year of high school is when I kind of determined that I wanted to be a teacher and then go into college solidified it.”

Q: Where did you go to college?
A: “I went to the University of Illinois.”

Q: What did you major in there?
A: “I majored in special education.

Q: Do you have any degrees?
A: “The special education degree… I will be going to get my Master’s soon.”

Q: Will you go to the University of Illinois for your masters?
A: “I dont know, thats kind of up in the air. I might do something a little close to home, online, or I would love to go back to the University of Illinois, but it would have to be online.”

Q: What are you most excited about for your years here at Prospect?
A: “I think the biggest thing is getting involved outside of just the classroom is something that I’m super excited about whether that’s sports or clubs or going to things, just meeting as many new people and new students as I can, is something that’s super huge.”

Q: Do you coach any sports here?
A: “I do. I’m currently coaching boys soccer.”

Q: Have you played soccer before?
A: “I did, I played all of high school and all growing up. I did not play in college though.”

Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: “I love interacting with people. I love interacting with students, whether it’s students or staff. I love that aspect and what I’m slowly getting into as the weeks kind of slow down is getting to know my students on more of a deeper level, rather than just ‘Hey, hows your schedule? How are the classes going?’ So really getting to know my students personalities is something I really enjoy about teaching.”

Q: Would you start a club here at all?
A: “I would love to, I have no idea what club that would be, but I would love to be involved in some way. Whether it’s a student bringing up the club or myself coming up with it.”

Q: Do you have any advice for students here at Prospect?
A: “I think the biggest thing is letting yourself fail before you succeed because you learn so much in that and especially going into college knowing that you don’t have to know exactly what you’re going to do as a senior in high school, even as a junior in high school. You have a big, big opportunity once you’ve graduated.”
New South Asian Club paves its way for the future
Dean Carlson, Executive Online Editor • September 7, 2023
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Celebrating a touchdown, Junior Noah Easter gets lifted up by his teammates.
Knights celebrate victory against Glenbrook South while honoring National Guard
Mollie Kearns, Editor-in-Chief • September 18, 2023

Prospect vs. Barrington 9/1/23
Amanda Feinberg, Managing Editor • September 8, 2023
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Superstar Showdown for MVP
Joe Peters, Sports Reporter • September 7, 2023
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Girls Tennis vs. Glenbrook North on August 30
Tessa Trylovich, Online Associate Editor-in-Chief • September 6, 2023
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The hunt for a summer job turns out to be messier than perceived
Drew Terpins , Sports Reporter • May 17, 2023

As the school year comes to a close, junior Gavin Bautista recalls the nightmare of a job he had last summer serving food and waiting tables...

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First ever Polish week celebrates students' culture
Peter Radosh, Knight TV News/Features Director • May 15, 2023
Dyslexia shifts learning, life
Ella Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief • April 12, 2023
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Kaylie Pasternak, Managing Editor • March 13, 2023
Senior Maliha Waheed designs henna on a client. According to Waheed, it is important to think quickly in order to make creative designs and make the client happy. (Photo by Emma Letzig)
'Henna by Maliha' expresses culture, creativity
Emma Letzig, Online Editor-in-Chief • March 8, 2023
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Tessa Trylovich, Online Associate Editor-in-Chief • September 20, 2023

Once again, Olivia Rodrigo has blessed us with another purple-colored album, giving us breakup songs and teenage rage all in one. While similar...

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Dylan Maye, Entertainment Reporter • September 17, 2023
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Xander Adkins , Staff Reporter • April 17, 2023
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Xander Adkins, Executive Opinion Editor • August 28, 2023

I was only a boy when it happened. A small, naive, innocent 15-year-old boy. It was only my first day of sophomore year, and I had already heard...

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Nick Doherty, Columnist • May 15, 2023
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Nick Doherty, Columnist • April 12, 2023
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