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PHYSICS CLASSES RETURN TO SCHOOL FOR IN-PERSON LAB

PHYSICS CLASSES RETURN TO SCHOOL FOR IN-PERSON LAB

Olivia Kim, Copy Editor

September 29, 2020

The first lab with students present in the building took place on Sept. 25 and Sept. 29. The Physics classes decided last week, along with Minter, to bring students back to Prospect to complete a lab.   After Principal Greg Minter suggested the idea of having more students come into the b...

ARRIVAL OF HOMESTAYING SPIRIT WEEK

ARRIVAL OF HOMESTAYING SPIRIT WEEK

Marina Makropoulos, News Editor

September 23, 2020

In the light of the new fall season, the Associated Student Body at Prospect has announced the arrival of a new spirit week. It is called HomeStaying week, and it will be taking place throughout the week of Sept. 28 to Oct. 2.  Chris Cirrincione, the advisor of ASB at Prospect, wants to make it clear th...

PROSPECT’S GOT TALENT ADAPTS DURING PANDEMIC

PROSPECT'S GOT TALENT ADAPTS DURING PANDEMIC

Joey Delahunty, Executive Entertainment Editor

September 23, 2020

Every fall, the Fine Arts Department holds the school’s annual variety competition Prospect’s Got Talent (PGT). In past years, the show filled the theater with guest judges from staff, audience voting and of course student talent. However, this year, in the face of a global pandemic, Fine Arts ...

D214 RELEASES RETURN-TO-SCHOOL METRICS

New weekly COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people in suburban Cook County. This is the main metric being used to determine which stage of school D214 is in.

Rick Lytle, Editor-in-Chief

September 13, 2020

District 214 released metrics to determine which stage of reopening the school district is in. The main metric is new weekly cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 people in suburban Cook County as reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Since Aug. 3, the new cases per 100,000 has consistently been between 99 cases per 100,000 ...

NATALIE DEL PECIO TO BECOME NEXT ITALIAN TEACHER

Charlie Dahlgren, Executive News Editor

May 6, 2020

Natalie Del Pecio’s life would never be the same after a seemingly insignificant opportunity turned into an important realization that opened her eyes to the world of education. At the time, Del Pecio was working as an office assistant at The Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago. She started wo...

ASSOCIATED STUDENT BODY STREAMLINES STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

ASSOCIATED STUDENT BODY STREAMLINES STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

Olivia Kim, Copy Editor

April 30, 2020

Since the Student Council sponsor of 26 years Lyn Scolaro is retiring this year, Assistant Principal Frank Mirandola, Scolaro and Underground Sponsor Chris Cirrincione took the time to reexamine the system in place for leadership groups at Prospect. They saw between multiple clubs and organizations that th...

ILLINOIS STAY-AT-HOME ORDER EXTENDED THROUGH END OF MAY

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker

Kevin Lynch, Entertainment Editor

April 29, 2020

Governor J.B. Pritzker announced in his daily briefing Thursday that he plans to sign an extension to the stay-at-home order...

ILLINOIS SCHOOLS CLOSED FOR REMAINDER OF ACADEMIC YEAR

Prospect High School

Rick Lytle, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2020

Governor J.B. Pritzker announced at his press conference today that Illinois schools will remain closed for the remainder of the academic year. The announcement comes as Illinois registered its highest single-day death toll due to coronavirus on Thursday, April 16, with 125 deaths. Coronavirus cases i...

MINI LIBRARIES SERVE MOUNT PROSPECT

MINI LIBRARIES SERVE MOUNT PROSPECT

Adriana Briscoe, News Editor

April 9, 2020

About five years ago, a new trend started to spread throughout Mount Prospect: little free libraries. The idea behind these libraries is that for every book people put into the library, they can take a book out. However, since schools and businesses are closing due to the spread of COVID-19, peop...

ALDWORTH LEAVES PROSPECT, ASSUMES POSITION IN D212

ALDWORTH LEAVES PROSPECT, ASSUMES POSITION IN D212

Shannon McGovern, Executive Entertainment Editor

April 5, 2020

Spanish teacher and JV girls’ volleyball coach Michael Aldworth will be leaving Prospect at the end of the 2019-20 school year. Throughout his 11-year career, Aldworth has taught both Spanish 2 and AP Spanish while coaching girls’ volleyball at the same time.    Aldworth is heading to Leyden District 212 i...

GROCERY GIFT CARD DRIVE CONTINUES

GROCERY GIFT CARD DRIVE CONTINUES

March 29, 2020

By Olivia Kim, Associate Online Editor-In-Chief It was announced on Sunday that after Prospect community members donated $10,000 worth of grocery gift cards on March 16, the school hopes to continue its efforts in assisting families struggling with food insecurity because of the outbreak of coronavirus....

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