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Distinguished alum gains social work inspiration from her time at Prospect

Distinguished alum gains social work inspiration from her time at Prospect

October 4, 2019
Filed under Features

By Grace Givan, Editor-in-Chief A defining moment for Martha Villegas Miranda, a senior advisor at Brookhaven Community College in Dallas and a Prospect distinguished alumni, and her career was prompted by one question: “what’s next?” As a social worker, Villegas Miranda was conferencing with a...

5 a.m. Flyover Energizes Student Body

5 a.m. Flyover Energizes Student Body

October 2, 2019
Filed under News

By Grace Givan, Editor-in-Chief According to senior Matthew Woloch, everyone attending the 5 a.m. flyover on Sept. 20 was still groggy and sleepy upon first arriving at the George Gattas Stadium. However, once 5:30 a.m. rolled around, the group became more energized as ABC 7 started interviewing peop...

Frustrations occur over Lighting at homecoming dance

Frustrations occur over Lighting at homecoming dance

September 25, 2018
Filed under News

By Grace Givan, copy editor Junior Kiley Whisler, an attendee of the 2018 Homecoming Dance, describes the dance as having an unwelcoming ambiance due to the amount of light in the gymnasium. “Honestly, I didn’t like the lights being on,” Whisler said. “... I think at the beginning everyone fel...

Orchesis travels to state festival

Orchesis travels to state festival

May 21, 2018
Filed under News

By Grace Givan, copy editor   Orchesis attended the Illinois High School State Dance Festival at Evanston Township High School on May 5 to perform “For Lola” (Choreographed by sophomore Michelle Kies) in a showcase. According to Orchesis Director Kristin Burton, the dancers that performed “For...

Block wins outstanding activity advisor award

Block wins outstanding activity advisor award

May 3, 2018
Filed under News

By Grace Givan, copy editor For a tenth of a second, Journalism Advisor Jason Block almost deleted the email that would inform him of his achievement in winning the IDSA award of Outstanding Activity Advisor. It was titled “Congratulations” as if he had won a cruise, so, prior to opening it Block c...

Pictures of Bullet Journals

Pictures of Bullet Journals

April 27, 2018
Filed under Entertainment

Here are some more pictures of bullet journals to go along with the Issue 9 story by Executive Entertainment Editor Grace Givan!  ...

Sophomore grows Cow-Instagram to 30 thousand followers

Sophomore grows Cow-Instagram to 30 thousand followers

March 1, 2018
Filed under Entertainment

By Grace Givan, executive entertainment editor When sophomore Lauren Ellstrand’s grandmother, a former artist, came to babysit her, Ellstrand was taught how to draw animals. Out of all the animals she was taught to draw, cows stuck out to her because they were both the easiest to draw and the mo...

Speech travels to state

Speech travels to state

February 20, 2018
Filed under News

By Grace Givan, executive entertainment editor  Thirteen people from the Prospect Speech Team went to the state competition in Peoria on Thursday, Feb. 15 in order to compete on Feb. 16 and 17. The categories Prospect is competing in are Oratorical Declamation, Dramatic Duet acting, Dramatic ...

Senior Annie Walsh chosen to be a part of the Daily Herald Leadership Team

Senior Annie Walsh chosen to be a part of the Daily Herald Leadership Team

January 24, 2018
Filed under News

By Grace Givan, executive entertainment editor  Senior Annie Walsh was chosen to be a part of the Daily Herald’s leadership team and was in their newspaper on Thursday, Jan. 18. Being on the leadership team is an award to recognize work students have done in the community.  Walsh was c...

Pandora, Spotify compete among students

Pandora, Spotify compete among students

December 14, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Music

By Grace Givan, executive entertainment editor  In 2016, junior Annie Cimack sat at her desk doing math homework while listening to a Jazz station on Pandora. A cover of the well-known song “Over the Rainbow” started playing, and Cimack was intrigued by this new version of the song. She...

Artist of the Month 12/8

Artist of the Month 12/8

December 7, 2017
Filed under Art, Entertainment

By Grace Givan, executive entertainment editor  Q: What is your favorite kind of art and why? A: I just like freestyle sketching. I like a lot of black and white drawings because … I’ve always done this style and I feel like this is what I’m best at … I’ve never been into using ...

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