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Badminton wins sectionals, qualifies for state

Badminton wins sectionals, qualifies for state

May 5, 2019
Filed under Sports

By Jake Terpins, Sports Editor On Saturday, May 2 the Prospect girls badminton team won sectionals, qualifying the team and individuals for state. The Knights had two state qualifiers in singles and two teams qualifying for doubles. Qualifying for state in singles is Jo Nuehafen (1st in sectionals) and Serena...

Propsect Journalism Wins Sectionals

Propsect Journalism Wins Sectionals

April 17, 2019
Filed under News

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...

Girls' Basketball Falls on Senior Night

Girls' Basketball Falls on Senior Night

January 29, 2019
Filed under Girls' Basketball, Sports, Winter

By Amanda Stickels, editor-in-chief Banners with the nine seniors’ names hung down from the bleachers in Jean Walker Fieldhouse; fatheads with their faces on them lay in front of their names. It was a time honored tradition in high school sports: senior night.   “It definitely was a really ...

Girls' Basketball defeats Elk Grove

Girls' Basketball defeats Elk Grove

December 11, 2018
Filed under Girls' Basketball, Sports, Winter

By Amanda Stickels, editor-in-chief “Play like Prospect.” Coach Marie Miller has been saying this to her team all season. According to senior forward Tia Sadlon, the message conveys the confidence the Knights have in themselves. “[Miller] always tells us to play like Prospect, and that’s a big...

Girls' tennis wins first east title since 2004

Girls' tennis wins first east title since 2004

October 2, 2018
Filed under Fall, Girls' Tennis, Sports

By Wyatt Dojutrek, associate online editor-in-chief The varsity girls’ tennis team captured something that they have not had since the 2004 season, an MSL East title. First, the Knights took down perennial MSL East powerhouse Buffalo Grove in their 6-1 match victory against Buffalo Grove on Sept. 21. B...

The Truth behind senior year

The Truth behind senior year

September 20, 2018
Filed under Commentary, Opinion

By Amanda Stickels, editor-in-chief Going into senior year, I was so excited — not necessarily because of the capital “S,” Senior year, but because that meant the worst of it was over. Junior year was done, and I could finally breathe. Senior year was going to be full of friday night footbal...

Early morning hoops: teachers play basketball at early hours

Early morning hoops: teachers play basketball at early hours

May 10, 2018
Filed under Sports

By Kate Hyland and Amanda Stickels, Online Editor-in-chief and Editor-in-chief ...

Talent development programs come to prospect

Talent development programs come to prospect

April 30, 2018
Filed under News

By Amanda Stickels, Online Editor-in-chief While scrolling through Schoology, some students enrolled in an AP class may come across the Talent Development Program (TDP) Schoology page. TDP Coordinator Lyn Comer-Jaworski decided to create this page after meeting with the TDP Leadership Team, a committee cons...

New opportunity given for students to earn dual credit

New opportunity given for students to earn dual credit

January 24, 2018
Filed under News

By Amanda Stickels, online editor-in-chief  District 214 students have an opportunity to earn 19 college credits through the Arizona State University Early College Program. Counselor Nicholas Olson attended a meeting with an Arizona State representative who explained more about the program, w...

New principal announced

New principal announced

January 18, 2018
Filed under News

By Amanda Stickels, online editor-in-chief  Current Associate Principal Greg Minter was named principal for the 2017-2018 school year at the High School District 214 Board of Education meeting tonight. Minter will be succeeding current principal Michelle Dowling after her 34 year career in Di...

Prospect parent shares journey to America

Prospect parent shares journey to America

December 8, 2017
Filed under Features

By Amanda Stickels, online editor-in-chief It was December in Chicago, as junior Christian Figueroa’s father, José, stepped out of the plane in 1989. Snow was falling. Since he grew up in El Salvador, he had never seen snow before moving to America that winter. Astonished, José took off his ...

Upperclassmen, teachers give freshmen advice

Upperclassmen, teachers give freshmen advice

August 16, 2017
Filed under Features

By Amanda Stickels, online editor-in-chief Just relax and get yourself out there to meet new people. Don't be shy, and don't be afraid to try new things.  Christine Strobel, junior Get involved, do your homework, try in all your classes, and don't be lazy.  Jackie Orel, senior Make sure you know where...

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