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“Hoopsapalooza” succeeds at prospect

“Hoopsapalooza” succeeds at prospect

February 3, 2019

By Elizabeth Keane, Features Editor Despite the similar sounding names, Hoopscoming differs immensely from the traditional homecoming dance that occurs each fall. This year’s second annual Hoopscoming was a “Hoopsapalooza” theme complete with a dance in gyms one and two and an ice-skating rink f...

Reporter flies at ifly

Reporter flies at ifly

January 18, 2019

By Ryan Barich and Drew Babin-Moreno, Staff Writers  

bubble tea pops into popularity

bubble tea pops into popularity

January 15, 2019

By Genevieve Karutz and Olivia Kim, Staff Writers

Q and A: Counselor talks new job, hobbies

Q and A: Counselor talks new job, hobbies

November 19, 2018

By: Elizabeth Keane, Features Editor   Counselor Jeff Kondrad How long have you been a counselor? Where did you work before this? I have been a counselor for 18 years. I previously worked at Buffalo Grove, but in 1997 I was a classroom teacher at Prospect for business.   What has been your favor...

From Playbook To Textbook: Nabolotny comes to Prospect

From Playbook To Textbook: Nabolotny comes to Prospect

November 7, 2018

By Shannon McGovern, Staff Writer Shrieking voices and stampeding feet echoed throughout the streets of University of Illinois’ campus. Thousands gathered together in the streets of Champaign, IL to commemorate one special day for the Fighting Illini football team. It was midnight, but the celebrat...

senior aims to help environment by selling 'eco kits'

senior aims to help environment by selling 'eco kits'

October 30, 2018

By Kate Hyland, Online Editor-in-Chief Senior Danny Weiler has started selling ‘eco kits’, or packs full of small items that are environmentally friendly, to Prospect students as a way to help save the environment. “It’s just been...me thinking about what I can do to help and I just finally a...

Late school nights become more common in high school

Late school nights become more common in high school

October 9, 2018

By Mackenzie Noelle, Executive Features Editor It was 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3., when I was woken by the kids’ mom I was babysitting for in her middle child’s bed. Since the six-year-old boy wasn’t asleep by 10:00 p.m., I layed in his bed with him where his feet made bumps in the blankets...

Melanie Monnich: new dance gym teacher, Orchesis coach, and assistant Dance Team coach

Melanie Monnich: new dance gym teacher, Orchesis coach, and assistant Dance Team coach

October 8, 2018

By Marissa Provenzale, Staff Writer It was the last night of a sold-out show. Melanie Monnich's family sat lost in the sea of people, while she gracefully whirled about the stage as her black unitard swayed and stretched with her fluid movements. She unzipped part of her costume to reveal ...

Double Trouble: Life of a Twin

Double Trouble: Life of a Twin

September 13, 2018

By Manisha Panthee, features editor   When South Middle School social studies teacher Mrs. Cronin called out Jessica Kowalczyk’s name during attendance, she yelled “present” with a giggle. The kids all around her knew why she was laughing. In another room, the same thing was happening with a...

new teacher q and a: Spanish teacher talks traveling

new teacher q and a: Spanish teacher talks traveling

September 12, 2018

By Kate Hyland, Online Editor-in-Chief Sarah Wysock, spanish teacher Q. How long have you been a teacher? A. This is my third year as a teacher. I worked for two years at Evanston Township High School, and now I am here and at Hersey. Q. How long have you wanted to become a teacher? A. I knew I wanted...

Dowling leaves 34-year legacy of female leadership

Dowling leaves 34-year legacy of female leadership

May 18, 2018

By Ayse Eldes, Editor-in-Chief Principal Michelle Dowling attributes her emphasis on student prioritization to her extensive classroom experience. She not only was a department head at Hersey High School and associate principal later at Prospect, but was a social science teacher at Buffalo Grove High Scho...

WiSTEM provides opportunities to learn from fieldworkers

WiSTEM provides opportunities to learn from fieldworkers

May 2, 2018

By Elizabeth Keane, staff writer When junior Suzanne Harms noticed the Women in STEM program sponsoring countless female scientists, she knew it was something she wanted to be a part of. “They have so many opportunities to take advantage of,” Harms said. “I love learning about different things ...

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