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Science olympiad succeeds at regionals

Science olympiad succeeds at regionals

April 3, 2018

By Nicholes Schauer, executive visuals editor  During the regional science olympiad competition on March 17, 2018 at Harper Community College Prospect’s team placed third and won a total of 57 medals during the competition. The ranking of third advanced the team into the next state competition at...

Psychology celebrates National Sleep Awareness Week

Psychology celebrates National Sleep Awareness Week

March 14, 2018

By Kate Hyland, executive broadcast editor In psychology teacher Daria Schaffeld’s psychology 1 class, they were studying sleep when a student commented about next week being National Sleep Awareness Week. “I thought what a good way to culminate 5 straight days of studying the importance of sleep...

Students assemble for Wednesday walkout

Students assemble for Wednesday walkout

March 13, 2018

By Anthony Romanelli, opinion editor  After 17 people, many of them students, lost their lives to a gunman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, many of the survivors mobilized to campaign for stronger gun control. This protest has been emulated by multiple high schools across the nation,...

History bowl places in the nation

History bowl places in the nation

March 8, 2018

By Elizabeth Keane, staff writer  At their most successful competition this year, nerves were high for the History Bowl team. With three Prospect finalists, a high score of 1860 as a team and a first place win by junior Joe Shepherd in Wisconsin this past weekend, the team is ready for the...

Associate principal position announced

Associate principal position announced

March 1, 2018

By Ryan Kupperman, executive news editor  Current Director of the Forest View Academy Kara Kendrick was aware her name was going to the Board of Education as a possible candidate to fill Greg Minter’s current position, Associate Principal of Student Services, as Minter will make the transi...

Students benefit from FCCLA

Students benefit from FCCLA

February 22, 2018

By Ryan Kupperman, executive news editor  Although the FCCLA (Family, Career, Community and Leaders of America) organization nationally recognized FCCLA week as Feb. 12 to Feb. 16, Prospect is promoting the week long event on Feb. 20 to Feb. 23 to raise awareness on helping the community and l...

Orchesis reveals revival

Orchesis reveals revival

February 22, 2018

By Kate Hyland, executive broadcast editor   ...

New division head chosen

New division head chosen

February 20, 2018

By Mandi Hall, copy editor  Psychology teacher Christina Athanasopoulos from Hersey was chosen to replace Social Studies division head Gary Judson at Prospect for the 2018-19 school year.  Due to Judson’s retirement this year, a replacement needed to be found, and the District 214 Sch...

Students take field trip to courthouse

Students take field trip to courthouse

February 20, 2018

By Megan Sulak, staff writer  When Career Advisor Janine Freedlund started her career at Prospect five years ago, she took charge of some events from the CCC (College and Career Center). One event is a trip to the Rolling Meadows Courthouse, which took place on Feb. 14. This specific event ...

Speech travels to state

Speech travels to state

February 20, 2018

By Grace Givan, executive entertainment editor  Thirteen people from the Prospect Speech Team went to the state competition in Peoria on Thursday, Feb. 15 in order to compete on Feb. 16 and 17. The categories Prospect is competing in are Oratorical Declamation, Dramatic Duet acting, Dramatic ...

How Prospect seniors might sway a referendum

 A Prospect student registers to vote with a Cook County registrar for the March 20 referendum of District 57. The outcome of the referendum will determine if Lincoln Middle School, one of Prospect’s main feeder schools, will keep its art and music programs.

February 19, 2018

By Ayse Eldes, copy editor Junior Mike Tuleo had played violin in 4th grade but quickly picked up the trumpet in 7th grade, when he watched Lincoln Middle School’s band director play the Flight of the Bumblebee. That was the moment that defined Tuleo’s passion for music and decision to pursue musi...

North Korea calls for cooperation in unprecedented move

North Korea calls for cooperation in unprecedented move

February 13, 2018

By Anthony Romanelli, opinion editor  North Korean leader Kim Jong-un called for a “livening up” of diplomatic cooperation between his country and their southern neighbors. After praising South Korean president Moon Jae-in for allowing his people to compete at the games under the same b...

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