The Student News Site of Prospect High School

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The Student News Site of Prospect High School

ProspectorNow

The Student News Site of Prospect High School

ProspectorNow

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.

D214 RELEASES RETURN-TO-SCHOOL METRICS

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...

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker

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

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...
Prospect High School

ILLINOIS SCHOOLS CLOSED FOR REMAINDER OF ACADEMIC YEAR

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Coronavirus leads to cancellation of out-of-country student trips

Coronavirus leads to cancellation of out-of-country student trips

Alyssa Schulz, Executive Sports Editor March 6, 2020

97,840. That’s how many people have been infected with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) since just Jan. 22. With this in mind, and an estimated mortality rate of 3.4%, District 214 has...

PHS-related Coronavirus Updates

PHS-related Coronavirus Updates

March 3, 2020

A NEW UPDATES PAGE CAN BE FOUND HERE: https://prospectornow.com/22116/news/phs-related-coronavirus-updates-2/   Coronavirus (officially known as COVID-19) is a flu-like pandemic that originated...

Coronavirus outbreak threatens spring break exchange trips

Coronavirus outbreak threatens spring break exchange trips

Ryan Barich, Executive News Editor March 1, 2020

Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. Pictured is a health checkpoint at an airport in Bologna, Italy. Since Jan. 22, the Coronavirus has been vastly present in Italy as the number of confirmed...

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