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The Student News Site of Prospect High School

ProspectorNow

The Student News Site of Prospect High School

ProspectorNow

Photo courtesy District 214.

Sparks fly at D214’s annual Robot Rumble

Maeve Molina and Olivia Macina May 14, 2022

This year's District 214’s annual Robot Rumble was hosted at John Hersey High School. The competition of teams asked to bring their robots was composed of 38 teams from 13  schools: all of the D214...

Peer tutor applications open for next year

Peer tutor applications open for next year

Amanda Feinberg, Copy Editor May 14, 2022

Junior Sara Maggio remembers having an early morning wrapping party with her and other members of Knights Inspired to Teach (KITT). The party was intended to wrap crayons for the Cradles for Crayons Drive...

Various AP Testing seat locations are displayed in the hallway.

AP Testing brings stress

Marina Makropoulos, Online News Editor May 12, 2022

During the first two weeks of May, hundreds of students flock to the gyms and the KLC in order to take their Advanced Placement (AP) tests.  These yearly exams are not only a rigorous measure of how...

Earlier this year, Prospects student section, The Underground, shows support for the girls basketball team in their home game against Hersey.

Electric Prospect student section takes home state title

Brooke Michalczyk, Executive Opinion Editor May 4, 2022

Junior Alyssa Degan knew it was possible for Prospect to win the student section state showdown. Something about the feeling of walking into a group of happy, supportive, and welcoming people can turn...

Soaked up before the summer

Soaked up before the summer

Hubert Piskorz, Reporter April 27, 2022

With the school year coming to an end students are eager to get out and enjoy break, but for seniors, the fun has just begun as many activities will happen in the coming month until graduation.  One...

STEM Club: High Opportunity, Low Commitment

STEM Club: High Opportunity, Low Commitment

Marina Makropoulos, Online News Editor April 9, 2022

After Physics teacher and Women in Stem club (WiSTEM) sponsor Katie Page held a meeting the same time as Zoo Club for the second time, she realized that something needed to be done to avoid this conflict...

Tech staff updates security cameras

Tech staff updates security cameras

Kevin Lynch, Copy Editor April 1, 2022

A number of Prospect’s security cameras were replaced just recently over spring break, with roughly 70-80% being swapped out according to Tech Supervisor Kevin Kolcz.  The district-wide change was...

Supply drive supports local youth with school supplies

Supply drive supports local youth with school supplies

Ella Mitchell, Copy Editor March 14, 2022

Since her sophomore year, Knights Inspired to Teach President and current senior Delaney Nold aspired to incorporate service into the KITT program. Service has always been a large part of her life and...

The chess team plays in the state chess competition in Peoria. (photo courtesy of Matt Love)

Chess Team Competes at State

Joey Delahunty, Executive Online Editor March 9, 2022

On Feb. 11 and Feb. 12, the chess team competed at the IHSA state chess competition in Peoria, Illinois and won four out of seven of the games they played.  “It’s not just wins and losses that...

Unwind Wednesdays Bring Yoga to Student Mornings

Unwind Wednesdays Bring Yoga to Student Mornings

Olivia Kim, Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2022

At 7:45 a.m., students started rolling out yoga mats in Gym 1 to start their Wednesday morning with yoga. An instructor on March 9 was invited from Lifetime Fitness to lead the group of over 50 students. These...

Making a difference

Making a difference

Luis Hernandez, KTV Live Executive Producer March 3, 2022

As psychology teacher Emily Snyder was looking at pictures of more than 100,000 Ukrainians fleeing to Poland after Russia had invaded, she was horrified. While she saw the pictures of mothers with their...

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