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Uncertainty among students, teachers regarding new AP exam

Uncertainty among students, teachers regarding new AP exam

May 3, 2016

By Leo Garkisch, staff writer The uphill trek generally known as the preparation for AP exams is dreaded by students and teachers alike. But this year, some juniors have marched blindly, making stabs to try and retain as much material as possible in preparation for today’s AP Physics 1 exam. The course, ...

Students reflect on shaving heads for St. Baldrick's

____ Mary Fanslow is happy with her decision to shave her head.

April 21, 2016

By Katie Hamilton, staff writer Freshman Lexie Zeppos was in seventh grade when she lost her close friend, Grace, to childhood cancer. Ever since, she has longed to bring more awareness to finding a cure for cancer. She choose to donate all of her hair through St. Baldrick's on April 9. When Zeppos sa...

Inside the band within the show

Inside the band within the show

April 12, 2016

By Claire Strother, staff writer They're in the band; junior Maggie Ward, senior Martin Brablec, senior Andrew Pittman, senior Adrian Politzer and sophomore Katie Hamilton incorporate playing instruments into acting, singing and dancing in "School of Rock". ...

Nicoll's niche for ballet

Nicoll's niche for ballet

April 12, 2016

By Erin Schultz, broadcast editor For sophomore Maeve Nicoll, ballet class is about more than ballet. She spends hours in class every week and has formed strong relationships with her ensemble and teacher. ...

Rebecca Benyk on ice

Rebecca Benyk on ice

March 11, 2016

By Erin Schultz, broadcast editor Sophomore Rebecca Benyk has been ice skating since kindergarten. She currently skates for the Chicago Jazz Novice Team and placed fourth in nationals this year.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VlHl7A7hfuQ

Murray the magician

Murray the magician

March 11, 2016

By Alyssa Duetsch, online managing editor Junior Jake Murray is a student magician who has been practicing magic for four years. Although he performed at Prospect’s Got Talent this past year, his skills go beyond the stage. Murray performs for family and friends and will never be found without a deck o...

Overcoming darkness: students face grief

Overcoming darkness: students face grief

March 10, 2016

By Jack Ryan, executive in-depth editor At the hospital, senior Alec Heyde waited in concern for the doctor to come into the room. The doctor walked in and asked Heyde’s mother, Noreen Heyde, “Who are the people around you?” Her response was not what Alec had hoped for. When it came time for her t...

Leap day by the numbers

Leap day by the numbers

March 2, 2016

By Cassidy Delahunty, entertainment editor Even though sophomore Erika Andres just had her fourth birthday this past Monday, she doesn't attend Prospect because she is an out of this world child prodigy; Andres was born on leap day. For Andres, one of the main benefits of having her birthday on such a ...

Fun outdoorsy places near and far in Illinois

Fun outdoorsy places near and far in Illinois

February 24, 2016

By Grace Berry, associate editor-in-chief

Katie Robinson's mandalas

Katie Robinson's mandalas

January 14, 2016

By Erin Schultz, broadcast editor Junior Katie Robinson draws mandalas not only as a hobby, but also to relax.

Blanket drive seeks to support cancer patients

Blanket drive seeks to support cancer patients

January 14, 2016

By Mike Stanford, copy editor Walking into Lion’s Park Elementary School on Oct. 8, second grader Lauren Graver, her twin sister Emma and her mother Amy were surprised when they saw the staff wearing turquoise blue shirts. They had their backs to the Gravers, so the family could see “#LaurenStrong” p...

"17,000 calories, 1 bond."

"17,000 calories, 1 bond."

November 24, 2015

By Lauren Miller Seniors Griffin Snead,  Eddie Brown, Ryan Morton, Alex DiCristafano, Jacob Arndt, Jack Bellows, Alex Morikado, Cole Dahlstrom, Chris Haddad and Joey Caputo along, with junior Greg Bersch, celebrated Friendsgiving in their own way during sixth hour lunch Tuesday, Nov. 24. Each member...

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