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Senior's passion for pottery molds opportunities

Senior's passion for pottery molds opportunities

May 4, 2016

By Erin Schultz, broadcast editor Senior Amy Kruse has been doing pottery since sixth grade when her dad introduced her to it. She learned to throw at Thrown Elements Pottery in Arlington Heights and currently works there. ...

Villasin wins class 4A three-point competition

Senior Angelina Villasin poses with the other class’s three-point competition winners. Villasin drained eight threes to claim the 4A state title. “It was nerve wrecking at first,” Villasin said. “But it made it easier meeting the girls I was shooting against, they were all really nice.”

March 11, 2016

By Jack Ankony, sports editor When senior Angelina Villasin qualified for the state three-point competition, she did not expect it. After she made nine threes at New Trier High School to make state, she prepared for what she described as something completely new for her. According to Villasin, she estim...

Rebecca Benyk on ice

Rebecca Benyk on ice

March 11, 2016

By Erin Schultz, broadcast editor Sophomore Rebecca Benyk has been ice skating since kindergarten. She currently skates for the Chicago Jazz Novice Team and placed fourth in nationals this year.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VlHl7A7hfuQ

Murray the magician

Murray the magician

March 11, 2016

By Alyssa Duetsch, online managing editor Junior Jake Murray is a student magician who has been practicing magic for four years. Although he performed at Prospect’s Got Talent this past year, his skills go beyond the stage. Murray performs for family and friends and will never be found without a deck o...

Election Knight: presidential endorsements

Election Knight: presidential endorsements

March 10, 2016

The Illinois Presidential Primary is days away, and the race is heating up. Students were invited to submit presidential endorsements via email from Feb. 26 to March 5. Here's what they had to say: #ImWithHer I know that Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders gives us as teenagers more of a voice, but Hillary Cli...

Overcoming darkness: students face grief

Overcoming darkness: students face grief

March 10, 2016

By Jack Ryan, executive in-depth editor At the hospital, senior Alec Heyde waited in concern for the doctor to come into the room. The doctor walked in and asked Heyde’s mother, Noreen Heyde, “Who are the people around you?” Her response was not what Alec had hoped for. When it came time for her t...

Apps for art advancement

Apps for art advancement

March 7, 2016

By Cassidy Delahunty, entertainment editor For sophomore Ann Fulk, photography and drawing apps provide a way to bring art to a new, previously inaccessible level. “You can change [your art] to the way you saw it, not how the camera captured it.” Fulk said. According to Fulk, users of these app...

Boys' basketball falls to Fremd

Boys' basketball falls to Fremd

March 6, 2016

By Paul Evers, staff writer The Knights took on the Fremd Vikings on Friday night, looking to win a regional championship for the first time since 2009. They fell down early 6-0, but the Knights would not quit. Sophomore David Swedura opened the Knights’ scoring with a three pointer, closing the gap t...

Three mathletes advance to state after strong season

Three mathletes advance to state after strong season

March 5, 2016

By Diana Leane, copy editor Weeks after the event, freshman Tommy Vadakumchery remembers the exact point he made a mistake. In the frenzy to solve a problem at his math team competition, Vadakumchery mistakenly wrote 36 and five added to 39. Still upset with himself for the mistake, Vadakumchery’s de...

Junior receives national, local recognition for coding

Junior Jimmy McDermott has received both local and national recognition for his coding talent and his school spirit app, The Underground. (photo illustration by Krzys Chwala)

March 5, 2016

By Krzys Chwala, Editor-in-Chief The Internet Education Foundation released its list of Congressional App Winners, or so junior Jimmy McDermott had thought. As he scrolled through the list, his name was not to be found, so he carried on with his day. Later that afternoon, however, his dad sent him ...

March Madness making minds go mad

Connecticut's Jalen Adams (2) dives on the floor for a steal against Houston's Damyean Dotson (21) at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs, Conn., on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016. Houston won, 75-68. (Photo by Tribune News Service)

March 3, 2016

By Ryan Molini, sports editor March has arrived. The smell of dirty unwanted snow in Chicago and 14ºF morning fill the air. However, with March, comes the greatest basketball month of the year — March Madness. Statistically, any bracketologist whether professional or amatuer has a 1 in 9.2 quinti...

Academic Bowl finished regular season, looks forward to state series

Academic Bowl finished regular season, looks forward to state series

March 2, 2016

By Mike Stanford, copy editor The Prospect Academic Bowl squad finished their regular season at the MSL Championship on Feb. 24. Although the team was unable to wrest away the conference crown from Barrington, they came away as East Division Champions for the first time in seven years. In an academi...

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