The Student News Site of Prospect High School


The Student News Site of Prospect High School


The Student News Site of Prospect High School


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Baby Chicks Hatch Excitement at Prospect

Dean Carlson, Executive Online Editor May 21, 2023

Throughout April 11th and May 11th, the entire school was able to experience the beauty of nature. Biology teacher and zoo club sponsor, Nick Delboccio, and, freshman, Audrey Armour, ran a chick exhibit...

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Parking pass application open to students

Justin Peabody, Features Reporter May 14, 2023

As of May 5th, incoming juniors and seniors are able to apply for a parking permit for next school year. The online link to apply will remain live until midnight on July 31. According to Division Head...

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UKnight for Minds leads community mental health conversation

Mollie Kearns, Executive News Editor May 11, 2023

On May 10, UKnight for Minds took part in a “Mental Health Matters” event at the Mount Prospect Public Library (MPPL), hosted by the Village of Mount Prospect Human Services Department. Beginning at...

Prospects 2023 Retirees

Prospect’s 2023 Retirees

May 10, 2023

Kathy Klaczek, Driver’s Ed/SpEd and Jen Genovise, Security ESP, are retiring this year but requested to not be featured on this page.

D214 announces new superintendent

D214 announces new superintendent

Brooke Michalczyk, Executive Opinion Editor April 25, 2023

The search for District 214’s new superintendent has come to a close. Thursday, April 14, the board introduced Scott Rowe, current superintendent of Huntley District 158, to the public. Rowe’s contract...

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Knights for Consent informs students, plans SAAM activities

Tessa Trylovich, Staff Reporter April 17, 2023

The month of April is national Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Prospect High Schools’ Knights for Consent Club is bringing awareness to this topic from April 24-April 28. T-shirts will be sold...

The group of all of the Prospect exchange students poses in front of The Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Paris, France. (Photo courtesy of Cate Murawski)

Prospect heads to Paris

Mina Bandic, Reporter April 14, 2023

After a 7-hour flight, senior Natalie Pearson, along with 10 classmates and two Prospect French teachers, Ashley Brown and Jenna Sanstead, arrived at their final destination: Paris, France. Students applied...

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Willow Project approved, plans in action

Amanda Feinberg, Managing Editor April 12, 2023

On March 13 the Biden Administration approved the Willow Project — an oil drilling plan by ConocoPhillips to extract 600 million barrels of oil from Alaska’s North Slope in the National Petroleum Reserve,...

Along with Spanish teacher chaperones Ryan Schultz and Cindy Pak, the fourteen seniors and on the 2022-23 Spanish Exchange Trip — Mia D’Onofrio, Kiera Cullen, Wiktoria Tofilska, Isabel Klimowicz, Maia Johnson, Sara Maggio, Marina Makropoulos, Emilia Toporkiewicz, Josie Garkisch, Matthew Johnson, Kate Seyer, Ella Mitchell, Luke Wittenborn, Zach Greenwell and Adrian Marincas — pose in front of a fountain in Barcelona, Spain. Spanning from March 22-31, this year marks the first time Prospect has traveled abroad in an exchange program since the COVID-19 shutdown in March of 2020.

Cosmopolitan connections

Justin Peabody and Ella Mitchell April 9, 2023

Leaving the Barcelona Airport, senior Isabel Klimowicz was immediately engulfed with warm sunshine and clear blue skies, her surroundings dotted with palm trees and framed by majestic mountains towering...

Courtesy of Mary Robinson.

Coins for a Cause

Justin Peabody, Features Reporter April 3, 2023

$172,956.42. That’s how much money freshman Mary Robinson and a team of fellow students, friends, and neighbors raised via a 7-week fundraising campaign called Student Visionaries of the Year, established...

Kremers first place photo features her stepsister standing in front of a window. (Photo courtesy Kate Kremer)

Prospect sophomore wins first place in District-wide photo contest

Emma Letzig, Online Editor-in-Chief March 23, 2023

For 46 years District 214 has showcased the artwork, the talent and the creativity of the students in the District 214 Arts Unlimited Celebration. A tradition started by Richard Calisch in 1976 has stuck...

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Pebble in the road: SVB bank closure

Elijah Clesen, Sports Reporter March 15, 2023

Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) collapsed on March 10th 2023, making it the largest bank closure since the 2008 financial crisis caused by the housing market. However, this is a different scenario  Founded...

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