The Student News Site of Prospect High School


The Student News Site of Prospect High School


The Student News Site of Prospect High School


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...

Photo illustration by Bella Brouilette.

Old practice star-ts anew

Ella Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief October 17, 2022

Professional astrologer and writer Leah Pellegrini is an Aquarius sun and moon with a Taurus rising, “to a tee,” as she says on her website, the Core Stories. When she sees an Aquarius refrigerator...

One part of the memorial in Highland Park — set up beneath the Veteran’s memorial — has blue hearts to represent each victim from the July Fourth shooting. Passerbys leave flowers, photographs, stuffed animals and other tributes of remembrance to pay their respects to the victims. (photo by Kevin Lynch)

Highland Park memorial serves community

Ella Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief September 13, 2022

The shockwaves of the Fourth of July shooting in Highland Park are still being strongly felt throughout the Chicagoland area, the accompanying suburbs, as well as across the nation. Even now, months later,...

Back(pack) to school with fun senior bags

Back(pack) to school with fun senior bags

Ella Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief August 25, 2022

A longstanding tradition at Prospect, seniors will opt to tote their belongings around in kids themed bags, rather than your typical black or gray Northface bag. Everyone makes their backpack selection...

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Life after high school: Prospect alum and counselor share their opinions

Dean Carlson, Executive Online Editor May 24, 2022

There are many overwhelming parts to ending a chapter in your life and moving off to college. Prospect alumni Kevin Cantieri and Grace Inorio, alongside Postsecondary Counselor Diane Bourn offer advice...

Photos courtesy of ‘21 Prospect grad Sara Michelini- taken in Porto, Portugal

Studying abroad broadens perspective

Marina Makropoulos, Online News Editor May 19, 2022

On a 40 minute train ride over the Øresund Bridge, the longest combined road and rail bridge in Europe, 2021 Prospect grad Sara Michelini visited Malmö, a coastal city in the southern part of Sweden...

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Prom proves expensive

Marina Makropoulos, Online News Editor May 5, 2022

Junior Nadia Kastenmeier visited three different stores in search of a prom dress before eventually buying one from Saks Fifth Avenue. Overwhelmed by the large selection of dresses at the various stores...

Senior gets a special opportunity

Senior gets a special opportunity

Kaylie Pasternak, Managing Editor April 22, 2022

As Senior Frederico Sanchez walked through Prospect High School’s doors as a freshman, he knew that he was going to attend college, but had one setback that would prevent him from following his dreams. “I...

Senior strives for success, full ride scholarship

Senior strives for success, full ride scholarship

Ella Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief March 28, 2022

  After applying for a scholarship to Roosevelt University, senior Jocelyn Nava awaited the results of her pending application. All the materials were due on Feb. 22, 2022 — or the date equivalent...

The Evolution of Owen Schneider

Owen Walter, Sports Reporter March 14, 2022

Reporter Owen Walter, teammate of basketball star Owen Schneider shows the work and payoff of dominating high school hoops.

Tattoo Talk

Tattoo Talk

Juliet Aquino, KnightTV Executive Producer March 13, 2022

Learn about how Prospect seniors Amy Maigler and Abby Mckenna are getting tattoos as a form of self expression and to remember their loved ones. In this unconventional broadcast story, reporter Juliet...

Blue Bloods

Blue Bloods

Jacob Siciliano, Online Editor-in-Chief February 8, 2022

Jacob Siciliano has the story about how Prospect has touched the life of super fan, Benny Strazinski. Enjoy this heartwarming story about athletics truly bringing people together.

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