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Students' unique hobbies prove pricey

Students' unique hobbies prove pricey

October 27, 2016

By Cole Altmayer, entertainment editor Many hobbies seem interesting, fun and accessible… until you read the price tag. Despite this, students at Prospect such as Jake Murray and Jacob Herriges are willing to pay any and all expenses for hobbies and games they are passionate about, even if it leaves ...

International students fill fall halls for second time

International students fill fall halls for second time

October 17, 2016

By Diana Leane, online managing editor The Italian exchange students visited earlier this fall from Thursday, Sept. 1, to Thursday, Sept. 8. Senior Adeline DiChristofano participated in the exchange and hosted two girls, named Alessia and Valentina. While the Italians were here, they participated i...

Students, staff give back to community

Students, staff give back to community

October 11, 2016

By Erin Schultz, online copy editor On Saturday, Oct. 1, over 350 students and staff gathered at Prospect. They spent their morning volunteering at 14 various sites across Mount Prospect and Arlington Heights. ...

A day in the life of a police officer

A day in the life of a police officer

October 6, 2016

By Cassidy Delahunty, executive entertainment editor While it’s pretty obvious that the high-stakes world of being a cop commonly portrayed on TV isn’t a direct representation of reality, according to Mount Prospect Police Department Officer Greg Sill, the job can still be pretty exciting. Howeve...

Highlights from my trip to China

Highlights from my trip to China

October 2, 2016

By Amanda Stickels, executive online editor This summer, my mom and I took a trip to China for two weeks. We found this particular tour called the Heritage Tour through my adoption agency and decided to it was an amazing opportunity for me to learn more about my culture and talk to other people who ...

My trip to California, as told by my camera roll

My trip to California, as told by my camera roll

August 23, 2016

By Caley Griebenow, associate editor-in-chief Los Angeles, day one After touching down at LAX and getting into our glamorous rental car, a Buick we later named Bert, my family and I were starving for some fast food. We pull up to the In-N-out, and I can only describe it as California’s version of P...

Students share summer highlights and back-to-school plans

Students share summer highlights and back-to-school plans

August 18, 2016

By Diana Leane, online managing editor Prospect held its annual Back-To-School night on Wednesday, Aug. 10. Students from every grade congregated to collect their school I.D.'s and celebrate the upcoming school year. The night featured a zip line, hot dogs, a chance to buy new Underground shirts...

Czarny's passion for pets

Czarny's passion for pets

June 3, 2016

By Amanda Stickels, executive online editor *source prefers they/them pronouns Sophomore Lae Czarny walked into *their bedroom and saw their tarantula, Sylvester, hiding in his cage with one of his legs broken off earlier this year. Fear and shock soon took over Czarny as they hoped that Sylvester w...

Senior Assassin sends off class of 2016

Senior Assassin sends off class of 2016

May 22, 2016

By Flynn Geraghty, Associate Editor-In-Chief “Kill and don’t be killed.” While it may sound like a tagline for some dystopian teen book series, it is actually how senior Alec Heyde would describe this year’s game of Senior Assassin. The class of 2016 is ending its year with a splash and 220 students entered in...

Sophomore embraces rare condition

Sophomore embraces rare condition

May 9, 2016

By Anna Indelli, online A&E editor When sophomore Theresa Schafer went to Disney World with her family for her 10th birthday, an inevitable question was brought up to her mother Kathleen Schafer. “An older gentlemen behind us in line asked how old she was,” Kathleen said. When I told him her ...

Passion behind the reins

Passion behind the reins

May 6, 2016

By Alyssa Duetsch, online managing editor As Jes Skudlarek comes up the center line and finishes the test, she does her final salute and is beyond proud of her and her teammate. “I’m just like, ‘that was amazing and I have someone to share it with,’ but that person that I’m sharing it wi...

Senior's passion for pottery molds opportunities

Senior's passion for pottery molds opportunities

May 4, 2016

By Erin Schultz, broadcast editor Senior Amy Kruse has been doing pottery since sixth grade when her dad introduced her to it. She learned to throw at Thrown Elements Pottery in Arlington Heights and currently works there. ...

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