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Students steer to success with homemade car

Students steer to success with homemade car

May 21, 2019
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By Ryan Kupperman, Editor-in-Chief Five students — two from Independent Study, two from the Advanced Automotive Class and one volunteer — competed in the Challenge U.S.A. automotive competition on April 28 and 29 in Joliet. According to Technology Education teacher Tim Schaap, District 214 only c...

Propsect Journalism Wins Sectionals

Propsect Journalism Wins Sectionals

April 17, 2019
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By Abby Mckenna, Photo Editor On a Saturday, most teenagers are sleeping in or at work. Some stay up late playing video games and eating but not the Prospect Journalism and Yearbook students. On Saturday April 13th, Prospect High School competed in the IHSA sectionals and took home first place. Overal...

Principal addresses threat

Principal addresses threat

April 7, 2019
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By Ryan Kupperman, Copy Editor According to Principal Greg Minter, a student reported seeing a message on the wall in the women's restroom near the cafeteria after school on Tuesday, April 2. Upon seeing the message, the student took it directly to campus security guard Kyle Perkins. The message warne...

journalism scholarship debuts in honor of Lauren Graver

journalism scholarship debuts in honor of Lauren Graver

February 20, 2019
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By Ryan Kupperman, Copy Editor Growing up without brothers, senior Connor Graver couldn’t share his love of sports with his younger sisters Claire and Emma. However, his younger sister Lauren quickly picked up Connor’s love and appreciation for sports. Before Lauren passed away on Dec. 23, 2017 ...

Administration changes lunch policy for second semester

Administration changes lunch policy for second semester

December 6, 2018
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By Ryan Kupperman, Copy Editor  On Tuesday Dec. 4, 2018, Deans Mark Taylor and Lisa Soukup sent an email to every student emphasizing that off-campus lunch is a privilege, not a right. According to Taylor, District 214 looked at other schools across the country in order to form criteria that emp...

Local restaurant Eros closed

Local restaurant Eros closed

November 12, 2018
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By Ryan Kupperman, Copy Editor “When we found out Eros closed, one of the guys was up there eating lunch with his wife and he called me and says ‘You won’t believe it. I got here at Eros and there is a sign on the door, says ‘last day. We are closing as of today,’” Fred Lussow Sr., retire...

New changes for Knights way in year two of new leadership

New changes for Knights way in year two of new leadership

August 28, 2018
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By Ryan Kupperman, copy editor As social science teachers Jay Heilman and Qiana Drye, english teacher Joyce Kim, and innovative technology facilitator Matt Hamilton spearhead Prospect’s Knights’ Way program for the second year, students and teachers will have more input in the content of t...

Senior assassin: sparking tradition

Senior assassin: sparking tradition

May 15, 2018
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By Ryan Kupperman, copy editor Niles North High School alumni Scott Bulmash, class of 1986, had only vaguely heard of senior assassin. “All we knew was that people were out there running around and shooting people with squirt guns,” Bulmash said. After hearing word about the game through word arou...

Prospector staff travels to state

Prospector staff travels to state

May 4, 2018
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By Ryan Kupperman, copy editor After senior Jack Ankony’s sports writing entry got lost at sectionals, newspaper advisor Jason Block had to call the IHSA organization and beg them to look the story over again. After agreeing that Ankony’s story was worthy of placing in sectionals, the IHSA allowed ...

Not clickbait: prank in the hood gone wrong

Not clickbait: prank in the hood gone wrong

April 28, 2018
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By Ryan Kupperman, executive news editor My phone buzzed every five minutes. “Where are you?” “How long are you going to be?” “Hurry up.” I had no choice; we were already too far in. I had to lie. “Sorry, something came up. I’m leaving shortly.” Little did they know, my brother-i...

Associate principal position announced

Associate principal position announced

March 1, 2018
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By Ryan Kupperman, executive news editor  Current Director of the Forest View Academy Kara Kendrick was aware her name was going to the Board of Education as a possible candidate to fill Greg Minter’s current position, Associate Principal of Student Services, as Minter will make the transi...

Students benefit from FCCLA

Students benefit from FCCLA

February 22, 2018
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By Ryan Kupperman, executive news editor  Although the FCCLA (Family, Career, Community and Leaders of America) organization nationally recognized FCCLA week as Feb. 12 to Feb. 16, Prospect is promoting the week long event on Feb. 20 to Feb. 23 to raise awareness on helping the community and l...

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