The Student News Site of Prospect High School


The Student News Site of Prospect High School


The Student News Site of Prospect High School


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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...

Pinning down the magic

Alyssa Degan, Executive Visuals Editor February 17, 2023

Cate Murawski has been going to Disney ever since she was born and once she got old enough she fell in love with collecting and trading pins of various Disney characters. Reporter Alyssa Degan finds...

Little Free Library bookmarks love of reading, community

Ella Mitchell and Alyssa Degan February 17, 2023

Reporters Ella Mitchell and Alyssa Degan interview sophomore Molly Choike about her family’s experience building a Little Free Library. Tune in to hear the story behind the design and the impacts...

New Years resolutions: The ultimate goal

New Year’s resolutions: The ultimate goal

Dean Carlson, Executive Online Editor February 8, 2023

With the new year upon us, many have decided to create certain goals or achievements they wish to complete.  People’s resolutions often include getting a new gym membership, eating healthier or just...

History of Valentines Day

History of Valentine’s Day

Sienna DeMonte, Executive Features Editor February 6, 2023

What we know of Valentine’s Day now is the celebration of love and gratitude towards family, significant others and friends, but when looking back at history, there are many theories as to how Valentine’s...

Photo Courtesy by Louie Caldrone

Creativity at its finest

Louie Caldrone, Sports Reporter December 11, 2022

The senior backpack tradition where seniors at Prospect High School wear a young child’s backpack has sparked light in some people's minds. Creativity has been taken to a whole new level with Prospect...

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