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Caption: Senior Via Reed and junior Mia Kaddatz work together in order to set up an obstacle course to help team building. (photo courtesy of Tori Kurchiy)

Operation Snowball asks Prospect to see the individual

Alex Bonnette, Copy Editor February 15, 2024

It can be assumed that most students at Prospect are aware of Operation Snowball; whether it be from announcements, word of mouth or posters. All in all, the club has been very successful in making themselves...

Gifts for Cuba

Gifts for Cuba

Mary Robinson, Features Reporter February 12, 2024

School was out for Prospect students and staff because of the freezing temperatures and snow pouring down. Senior Julia Valentini was enjoying her day off and having dinner with her mom. They started talking...

Chess gallops into state, despite uncertainty

Chess gallops into state, despite uncertainty

Matthew Pulver, Sports Reporter February 8, 2024

After the conclusion of the final games at the sectional tournament, the chess team waited patiently for the results of whether or not they would make it to state. Early season struggles, highlighted in...

On February 3, 2024 junior Viola Pianetto and junior Elanie Taboada placed 2nd (Pianetto) and 4th (Taboada) at IHSA Girls Wrestling Regionals, qualifying them both for the upcoming sectional.

Girls wrestling makes history at regionals

Stella Palm, Copy Editor February 6, 2024

On February 3, 2024 at IHSA Girls Wrestling Regionals juniors Viola Pianetto and Elanie Taboada qualified for the IHSA Girls Wrestling Sectional at Shamburg. With Pianetto placing 2nd at 130 lbs and Taboada...

Spanish teacher Cindy Pak serves Korean sushi at the EGHS Lunar New Year event.

D214 honors Asian cultures, diversity

Justin Peabody, Copy Editor February 5, 2024

A hush fell over the dark theater at Elk Grove High School on the night of Feb. 2. After seeing several phenomenal student performances, the audience awaited the final act of the D214 Celebration of Asian...

Multicultural Fair rises in popularity amongst new year

Multicultural Fair rises in popularity amongst new year

PJ O'Grady January 19, 2024

The Multicultural Fair is entering its third year of existence at Prospect. According to Assistant Principal for Activities and Operations Frank Mirandola, the origin began in the 2021-22 school year when...

Bookkeeper and Student Activities staff member Kirsten Anzalone works at her desk in the Student Activities office. A toy drive collection bin to further encourage both students and staff to donate.

Holiday toy drive wraps up

Alex Bonnette, Copy Editor December 23, 2023

As the holiday season gets even closer, more and more festive acts of charity appear once again. One event is Scrubs Club’s toy drive. You may have heard about it from school announcements or a cardboard...

Junior June Ardito sells jeans to Prospect students at the first-ever Prospect Thrift Shop on December 18 in the commons.

Cleaning out for a cause

Stella Palm, Copy Editor December 22, 2023

With an abundance of costumes pouring out of the Prospect basement, Theatre Director and Theatre Angels sponsor Jeremy Morton along with Theatre Angels executive board members wanted to find a unique way...

SAG-AFTRA members walk in solidarity with the screen actors strike outside the Netflix offices in Los Angeles. (Photo ourtesy of

SAG-AFTRA members won’t be silenced

Sarah Matzkin, News Reporter December 12, 2023

The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA)  is a labor union that represents about 160,000 people in the entertainment industry. Members of the SAG-AFTRA...

Honorable Donations

Honorable Donations

Kaia Mavradas, Features Reporter December 6, 2023

 The cooling weather and falling leaves show that autumn has arrived, and with the changing season comes a time to give thanks. Although Prospects You’ve Got Gobbled has come to a close, there is a...

Niharika Salvaji drawing henna art on a student during the henna sale on Thursday. (Photo courtesy of Sheela Patel).

Prospect’s first Diwali week

Mary Robinson, Features Reporter November 28, 2023

Diwali week was celebrated at Prospect from Nov. 6 through Nov. 10. It was coordinated by the South Asian Student Association (SASA) club.  This year Diwali was on Sunday, Nov. 12. Diwali, also known...

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