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The Student News Site of Prospect High School


The Student News Site of Prospect High School


Knights to remember

Knights to remember

Kaia Mavradas and Dylan Maye September 27, 2023

Homecoming is always an exciting time of year, but almost more thrilling than the event itself is finding out the theme. From A Knight Through Time all the way to Hollywood Knights, the creativity that...

EMPOWERMENT: The leaders of the COAC Youth Peace Camp gather for a group photo (photo courtesy of the COAC)

New connectivity grows spiritually

Justin Peabody, Features Reporter September 27, 2023

A warm, welcoming atmosphere enveloped every table and chair inside the Fr. (Father) Louis Querbes Hall at St. Viator High School in Arlington Heights on Sunday, Sept 10. 70 to 80 people, including...

New Scanner outside of KLC that students have to use to be allowed in and out.

The KLC Surprises Students With New Rules First Week of School

Olivia Kaczowka September 27, 2023

During these many years at Prospect, students were free to leave class for a break whenever they pleased, to use the KLC and leave campus whenever they felt like it. This year, however, everyone has probably...

Sophomores Maria Hristeva, Mina Bandic, and Emilia Burszczyk holding up the “U”.

Celebrating the First Day of Knight Times Week: The Backyard Bash

Alyssa Kowols, Executive Visuals Editor September 25, 2023

The Backyard Bash is held at the George Gattas Stadium from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. It was on Monday, September 18, 2023, to start the week of celebrations leading up to homecoming.

Homecoming hallway decorations for Knightimes. (Photo courtesy of Mary Robinson)

Hollywood Knights

Mary Robinson, Features Reporter September 18, 2023

Prospect High School’s annual homecoming dance is this Saturday September 23rd. The theme this year is Hollywood Knights. There are many Hollywood themed decorations and activities as well as annual...

Following a strong showing after being reintroduced to Prospect, the Prospect Games are back for year 2. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Stavnes)

The Prospect Games return for year two as a Homecoming tradition

Danny Martinez, Executive News Editor September 18, 2023

The Games have returned. Last year, the Prospect Games were brought back, reviving an old Prospect Homecoming tradition, and this year they will return once again. ASB sponsor Cambria Myers was very happy...

Copyright-free image of tissues. (Photo courtesy of

And so it returns, The Prospect Plague

Sarah Matzkin, News Reporters September 17, 2023

The classroom is silent and all of a sudden a loud “achoo” is heard. Everyone turns to see who it is and In a panic tries to move away in an attempt to not get sick. But if there’s one thing to know,...

The themes and activities for Knightimes. (Photo courtesy of Jenna Sandstead)

Hollywood Knights theme days have a change in casting

Kaia Mavradas September 17, 2023

Watching students anxiously waiting for a week to remember, Jenna Sandstead knew it was time to begin, although it was only spring they were starting to plan for homecoming. Gathered into groups for decorations,...

Photo Courtesy of Sheela Patel

New South Asian Club paves its way for the future

Dean Carlson, Executive Online Editor September 7, 2023

    After receiving numerous emails from both students and parents asking to be a sponsor for a new South Asian Club, special education teacher Sheela Patel, deeply considered the possibility....

The applications for small-group leaders are due this Friday, September 8th at 11:59 PM. According to Counselor Tim Franklin, he expects to accept about 20 leaders to help with the retreat, but all upperclassmen are welcome to apply. (Photo courtesy of Timothy Franklin)

Operation Snowball to be launched for first time this winter at PHS

PJ O'Grady, Editor-in-Chief September 6, 2023

Operation Snowball is officially coming to Prospect High School on March 2. While much of the day’s details remain to be disclosed, Operation Snowball is a one-day retreat designed to spread positivity...

First responders standing in front of a fire truck gathering together for the honorary BBQ. (Photo courtesy of Mount Prospect Senior Living Facebook)

First responder barbecue brings smiles and community

Sarah Matzkin, News Reporters September 6, 2023

In appreciation of Mount Prospect’s first responders, the Mount Prospect senior living facility hosted a paramedics, police, and firemen barbecue on Friday, August 18th. The event was meant to honor...

A phone caddy holds multiple phones in its pockets as a way to curb cell-phone use during class instruction. While some teachers make it mandatory for students to put their phones in the caddies, others use them when it’s absolutely necessary. (Photo courtesy of PJ OGrady)

New cell-phone policy aims to decrease distraction

PJ O, Editor-in-Chief September 6, 2023

As seemingly endless technological distractions sweep the education system, a nationwide push for limiting phone use is being presented. Take for example schools in Florida, where they have implemented...

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