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The Student News Site of Prospect High School


The Student News Site of Prospect High School


(Photo courtesy of Justin Peabody)

New XC coach shares wisdom, becomes wiser

Justin Peabody, Features Reporter September 27, 2023

Looking around at the towering city skyscrapers and winding concrete roads of Chicago, new assistant girls cross country coach Sarah Harden cut through a sea of energetic spectators cheering on her and...

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Long-time track/XC coach joins Prospect

Justin Peabody, Features Reporter September 27, 2023

Standing in the George Gattas Memorial Stadium on Thursday, Aug. 31, the rust-colored Astro-Turf beneath her feet, junior Veronica Znajda couldn’t suppress the nerves welling up inside of her about the...

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Racing back home

Justin Peabody, Features Reporter September 27, 2023

The boys cross country athletes, along with coach Jay Renaud, rejoiced in their victory in a dual meet against Conant High School on Tuesday, September 5. The next day, however, the meet left a bittersweet...

EMPOWERMENT: The leaders of the COAC Youth Peace Camp gather for a group photo (photo courtesy of the COAC)

New connectivity grows spiritually

Justin Peabody, Features Reporter September 27, 2023

A warm, welcoming atmosphere enveloped every table and chair inside the Fr. (Father) Louis Querbes Hall at St. Viator High School in Arlington Heights on Sunday, Sept 10. 70 to 80 people, including...

The Blue Leaders standing with the Knight mascot from the pep assembly.

Meet the Blue Leaders of the 2023-2024 school year

Emily Torok, Executive Sports Editor September 21, 2023

photo courtesy of Sienna Demonte

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 for the elderly.    “I just couldn’t do it any...

Kacper and Magdalena Zyra set up the display case in the KLC.

First ever Polish week celebrates students’ culture

Peter Radosh, Knight TV News/Features Director May 15, 2023

The week of May 15-19 is Prospect’s first Polish Week. The  Eastern European Club organized it to bring more awareness to Polish culture and the Polish community at Prospect.    “Polish...

Dyslexia shifts learning, life

Ella Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief April 12, 2023

(see Issue 6, Page 5 of the Prospector for accompanying column and story)  Sophomore Lily Cogan was nestled in the living room of her old house in 2012. As she watched TV, Bella Thorn’s voice rang...

COVID-19’s impact on animal shelters

Kaylie Pasternak, Managing Editor March 13, 2023

Although there was an influx of adoptions during the COVID-19 pandemic, animal shelters are now dealing with an increase of surrenders as people are going back to work. Reporter Kaylie Pasternak...

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

When senior Maliha Waheed was seven years old, her mom placed a henna cone into her hands. She provided her little instruction and allowed Waheed to explore her creativity. However, this wasn’t Waheed’s...

St. Patrick’s Day Traditions

Amelia Maslowski, Features Reporter March 8, 2023

Knight Media Reporter Amelia Maslowski talks about St.Patrick’s Day traditions.

photo courtesy of Isa Gaby

Sophomore crafts success with jewelry business

Kevin Lynch, Editor-in-Chief March 7, 2023

Hauling a box brimming with jewelry, sophomore Isa Gaby looked around the room of the local acupuncture clinic-turned-craft fair before turning to begin setting up her own booth, both anxious and excited...

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