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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....

COLLEGE BOARD ANNOUNCES SHORTENED AP TESTS

COLLEGE BOARD ANNOUNCES SHORTENED AP TESTS

Rick Lytle, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2020

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and school closures around the United States, AP tests will be shortened to 45 minutes and taken online this year.    College Board has said that the exam will consist of material that most schools have completed by early March, so not all content will be cove...

Q AND A WITH NEW ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL IRIS DOMINGUEZ

Q AND A WITH NEW ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL IRIS DOMINGUEZ

Elizabeth Keane, Copy Editor

March 26, 2020

Q: How did you first know that education was a passion of yours? A: I would have to say that my passion for education stems from my parents. Even though both of them had a limited level of education, they encouraged and empowered me to develop a sense of love for learning.  Once it was time for m...

PROSPECT PROVIDING FOOD, CARE FOR FAMILIES

PROSPECT PROVIDING FOOD, CARE FOR FAMILIES

Genevieve Karutz, Executive Opinion Editor

March 16, 2020

Prospect High School is collecting gift cards from Jewel and Mariano's ($25 or $50) on March 16 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. These gift cards will be distributed to food-insecure families affected by the school’s closing during the Coronavirus outbreak. The gift cards can be dropped off at Door 6 at...

Q AND A WITH PRINCIPAL GREG MINTER REGARDING THE CORONAVIRUS SITUATION

Q AND A WITH PRINCIPAL GREG MINTER REGARDING THE CORONAVIRUS SITUATION

Grace Givan, Editor-in-Chief

March 12, 2020

Prospect Principal Greg Minter sat down for a Q and A regarding the current coronavirus situation and its effect on Prospect High School. Co-curricular activities: What brought about the decision for after school activities being cancelled through spring break?   "We see school as being an es...

PHS-RELATED CORONAVIRUS UPDATES

PHS-RELATED CORONAVIRUS UPDATES

March 12, 2020

Coronavirus (officially known as COVID-19) is a flu-like pandemic that originated in Wuhan, China. Since it originated in December, the virus has spread around the globe and has now reached every continent execpt Antarctica. More official information from the CDC is available here. This thread will continue to be updated with more Coronavirus information rela...

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