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Upperclassmen, teachers give freshmen advice

Upperclassmen, teachers give freshmen advice

August 16, 2017

By Amanda Stickels, online editor-in-chief Just relax and get yourself out there to meet new people. Don't be shy, and don't be afraid to try new things.  Christine Strobel, junior Get involved, do your homework, try in all your classes, and don't be lazy.  Jackie Orel, senior Make sure you know where...

School of Rock provides kids performance experience

School of Rock provides kids performance experience

August 4, 2017

  By Kate Hyland, executive broadcast editor

Inside the windows of the courtyard

Inside the windows of the courtyard

May 25, 2017

By Mackenzie Folkers, features editor  Water gushed out from the waterfall in Prospect’s courtyard last year onto the fish swimming around in the pond below. The birds were chirping in the peaceful garden above the many types of flowers and plants that had been recently planted by Prospect’s Environm...

Emerging student writer’s success with Reflection

Emerging student writer’s success with Reflection

April 19, 2017

By Ayse Eldes, executive opinion editor As someone who is logically wired and math-oriented, sophomore Annie Cimack knew writing wasn’t her prized strength. So when English teacher Joyce Kim advised her and some other students to enter a Daily Herald competition she was emailed about, Cimack didn’t s...

FCCLA member wins free trip overseas

FCCLA member wins free trip overseas

April 19, 2017

By Ayse Eldes, executive opinion editor For junior Ashna Alex, hard work payed off. She immediately called her FCCLA advisor, Lisa Curtin, to let her know she was one of the 14 students in the country to win the Youth for Understanding scholarship, winning a free educational trip to Japan this summer. ...

Soaring past expectations

March 23, 2017

By Caley Griebenow, associate editor-in-chief On the surface, signing up to be a Camp SOAR (Special Outdoor Adaptive Recreation) counselor sounds like just another activity to add to one’s resumé or college application. But to senior Meghan Schmit, becoming a counselor has had a tremendous impact on her li...

Cockroaches encroach on halls, classrooms

March 15, 2017

By Max Ward, staff writer In social science teacher Erik Hodges’s class, cockroach encounters aren’t a rare occurrence. Once a cockroach climbed up a student’s desk and fell on that student's leg. The student jumped out of the desk, and the whole class's attention shifted that way. Eventually t...

Science olympiad works towards success, places at invites

Science olympiad works towards success, places at invites

March 2, 2017

By David Fang, staff writer When he was a freshman, senior Joe Doner joined Science Olympiad not knowing what to expect. At first only joining because his friends were in it, he has since risen to become one of the two captains of the team along with sophomore Suzanne Harms. “[During freshman year, S...

Girls' bowling rebuilds team, finds success

Girls' bowling rebuilds team, finds success

January 30, 2017

By Anthony Santangelo and Nicklaus Kosla, staff writers

PHOTO ALBUM: Women's march Chicago

PHOTO ALBUM: Women's march Chicago

January 26, 2017

By Elisabeth Rohde, visuals editor

Frozen yogurt trend takes off, Menchie's busy even in winter

Frozen yogurt trend takes off, Menchie's busy even in winter

January 24, 2017

By Mandi Hall and Grace Givan, staff writers

Student's father celebrates Cubs' World Series win with team

Student's father celebrates Cubs' World Series win with team

November 13, 2016

By Riley Langefeld, copy editor When James Jonas, sophomore Elizabeth Jonas’s father, began working at Wrigley Field in 2010, he wasn’t expecting anything close to what happened on Nov. 2. Having worked at Wrigley for several years and being a Cubs fan for most of his life, he was used to the disappointment at the end ...

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