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ENGLISH CLASSES CONTINUE CLASSICS, INCLUDE NEW WORKS

ENGLISH CLASSES CONTINUE CLASSICS, INCLUDE NEW WORKS

Rachel Zurbuch, Executive Features Editor

March 12, 2020

Last year, senior Luke Sparreo took AP Language and Composition where he read John Steinbeck’s “Grapes of Wrath.” While uncertain at first, he loved the book because the characters were average people that were trying to get through life during the Dust Bowl. He also liked how the book relied ...

Students with 504 plans face misconceptions, obstacles

Students with 504 plans face misconceptions, obstacles

Rachel Zurbuch, Executive Features Editor

February 6, 2020

* name changed for confidentiality When junior *Mary Clark was in 6th grade, she remembered going in a room at the doctor’s office for a few hours and taking tests varying from picking pictures, spelling, reading, talking to someone about what she read and more. These tests, while a little ov...

Girls Basketball led by young core

Girls Basketball led by young core

Jake Terpins, Sports Editor

February 3, 2020

Girls’ basketball coach Marie Miller watched as the lineup dominated by sophomores and juniors took the court.  Prospect is 11-11 as of Feb. 2. This young team has shown some hope for the future in the sense that they are getting a lot of reps. However, many of these girls have had an intere...

Change of the Game: How Basketball Has Evolved Over the Years

Change of the Game: How Basketball  Has Evolved Over the Years

Aidan Murray, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

No, this was not a WWE match. This was the Detroit Pistons’ attempt to stop Michael Jordan from scoring during their regular season and playoff games from the late 80s through the early 90s.  Anytime Jordan would drive to the basket, he would succumb to the brutal physicality of the “Bad Boy...

October Artist of the Month: Emily Laffey

October Artist of the Month: Emily Laffey

Joey Delahunty, Entertainment Editor

November 3, 2019

What kind of art do you like to make?“Mainly I like to oil paint, because I think it’s easier to get the colors to show up and it’s much easier to work with texture.” How long have you been making art?“I think since middle school I started drawing, and then in seventh grade I started takin...

Survey results on sleep among Prospect students

Survey results on sleep among Prospect students

Grace Givan, Editor in Chief

November 1, 2019

This post is a continuation of “Burning the midnight oil” story in print issue three. As a result of my inconsistent sleeping patterns due to over-involvement in school, I took an inquisitive look at how my experience compared to the rest of Prospect students. The results were not too far off...

Prospector Unsolved investigates the Haunting of Cuba Road

Prospector Unsolved investigates the Haunting of Cuba Road

October 30, 2019

Executive Producer: Tommy Carrico, Executive Entertainment Editor

Distinguished alum gains social work inspiration from her time at Prospect

Distinguished alum gains social work inspiration from her time at Prospect

October 4, 2019

By Grace Givan, Editor-in-Chief A defining moment for Martha Villegas Miranda, a senior advisor at Brookhaven Community College in Dallas and a Prospect distinguished alumni, and her career was prompted by one question: “what’s next?” As a social worker, Villegas Miranda was conferencing with a...

American Education versus European Education

American Education versus European Education

October 2, 2019

Shannon McGovern, Copy Editor Two years ago, after she finished her freshman year at Prospect, 15-year-old Sara Michelini bought a ticket to Nottingham, England knowing it was going to be quite a transition moving over the pond from her Arlington Heights home. Michelini’s family packed up for Notti...

Class of '94 graduate honored during homecoming week

Class of '94 graduate honored during homecoming week

September 18, 2019

By Jenna Koch, Associate Editor-in-Chief During her senior year at Prospect in 1994, Martha Villegas Miranda won the WGN Extra Effort Award, which was a profile and award made to “[highlight] outstanding students].” Years later, Villegas Miranda is being awarded once again as Prospect’s distingui...

Podcast: Breaking down bandwagon fans

Podcast: Breaking down bandwagon fans

September 5, 2019

By Alyssa Schulz, Executive Sports Editor & Jake Terpins, Sports Editor ...

The Rundown on Reading: reading levels decrease versus media and entertainment

The Rundown on Reading: reading levels decrease versus media and entertainment

May 22, 2019

By Rachel Zurbuch, Executive Features Editor After an exhausting day of traveling throughout Illinois, I was in dire need of some relaxation. I was in Urbana-Champaign on an overnight school trip through Orchestra with some of my friends and classmates. After finally arriving at the hotel after 11 p.m., I w...

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