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Photo courtesy of Julianne Evans.

JULIANNE EVANS NAMED NEW MATH/SCIENCE DIVISION HEAD

Kevin Lynch, Entertainment Editor April 11, 2021

The new Math/Science Division Head was announced Friday to be Julianne Evans, current math teacher and Instructional Coach at Libertyville High School. Evans will be joining the Prospect staff in the 2021-22...

Photo courtesy of Chris Cirrincione.

CIRRINCIONE LEAVING FOR ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL ROLE AT PALATINE H.S.

Elizabeth Keane, Editor-in-Chief April 6, 2021

For spanish teacher Chris Cirrincione, it’s the little things that make Prospect such a “special place to work.” This includes going out for lunch with some of his best friends on the staff or receiving...

BELLOF PURSUES NEW OPPORTUNITY AT BUFFALO GROVE

BELLOF PURSUES NEW OPPORTUNITY AT BUFFALO GROVE

Olivia Kim, Copy Editor April 6, 2021

(Photo courtesy of Keith Bellof)  Math/Science Division Head Keith Bellof will be leaving Prospect after 25 years for a new opportunity at Buffalo Grove High School as their first ever Director of...

Photo courtesy of Katina Frericks.

COMPETITIVE DANCE ADVANCES TO STATE IN UNIQUE SEASON

Juliet Aquino, Features Producer March 31, 2021

“I see our name, and I scream ‘we made it’ and [the room] just went boom and we were all just going nuts.”  Third-year head coach of the Prospective Competition Dance Team Katina Frericks recalls...

The above schedule was proposed for the 2021-22 school year, but Prospect staff voted to return to the traditional eight-period schedule.

PROSPECT TEACHERS VOTE FOR RETURN TO EIGHT-PERIOD SCHEDULE

Alyssa Schulz, Copy Editor March 11, 2021

On Feb. 26, the Prospect staff voted to keep the traditional eight-period schedule instead of transferring to a block schedule for the 2021-22 school year. Each school in District 214 voted separately...

D214 TO INCREASE NUMBER OF STUDENTS LEARNING IN-PERSON BEGINNING APRIL 5

D214 TO INCREASE NUMBER OF STUDENTS LEARNING IN-PERSON BEGINNING APRIL 5

Genevieve Karutz, Executive Opinion Editor March 11, 2021

District 214 is expanding daily in-person learning to all students beginning April 5. However, students who request an in-person exemption can continue remote learning. To promote a safe adjustment to...

SUGAR, SPICE AND EVERYTHING NICE

SUGAR, SPICE AND EVERYTHING NICE

Juliet Aquino, Features Producer March 10, 2021

For years, Prospect High School has been referred to as the “White Castle.” With a predominantly white Prospect student body and staff, students Grace He and Jasmine Saji “felt a cultural disconnection...

ORCHESIS HOSTS 'DRIVE IN' DANCE SHOW

ORCHESIS HOSTS ‘DRIVE IN’ DANCE SHOW

Emma Letzig, Knight TV Executive Producer March 1, 2021

For six months, the Prospect Orchesis team has been rehearsing and learning new dances. Finally, on Feb. 20, they were able to showcase their hard work in the 2021 Orchesis show, Resilience.  Preparing...

The above schedule was proposed for the 2021-22 school year, but Prospect staff voted to return to the traditional eight-period schedule.

EDITORIAL: HIGH STUDENT STRESS, HOMEWORK LEVELS DISPLAY NEED FOR REFORMED BLOCK SCHEDULE

The Prospector Staff February 25, 2021

Among non-seniors on The Prospector staff, 73.7% are in favor of the following editorial The coronavirus pandemic has thrown a curveball at American society. In particular, schools across the country...

Renovations can be seen in a Prospect hallway.

PROSPECT RENOVATIONS CONTINUE

Charlie Dahlgren, Executive News Editor February 16, 2021

New renovations are underway at Prospect as a part of the consistent changes made to the school within the last year. The plan combines almost 10 spaces, spanning from the former wood shop to the CAD...

2021 SPRING MUSICAL KICKS OFF PRODUCTION

2021 SPRING MUSICAL KICKS OFF PRODUCTION

Kevin Lynch, Entertainment Editor February 15, 2021

The Theater Department held a meeting Thursday to update interested students about this year’s spring musical. Fine Arts Coordinator Jeremey Morton announced in this meeting that this year’s performance...

The team celebrates their MSL championship over Zoom.

PROSPECT SPEECH TEAM CLAIMS MID-SUBURBAN LEAGUE TITLE

Elizabeth Keane, Editor-in-Chief February 10, 2021

After months out of practice due to the coronavirus, the speech team was ready to dive back into their season. They have not wasted one moment of it, already claiming first place for both the MSL and Regional...

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