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FCCLA TAKES 13 STUDENTS TO STATE

FCCLA TAKES 13 STUDENTS TO STATE

Rachel Zurbuch, Executive Features Editor

March 12, 2020

On April 2 and 3, 13 students from Prospect’s Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) are going to state.  On February 21, the team went to sectionals at Harper College where students qualified for state. The events range from fashion, cooking, child care and more. In order to q...

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 decided to cancel all out-of-the-country student trips out of an “abundance of caution”, accord...

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 in Wuhan, China. Since it originated in December, the virus has spread around the globe and has now rea...

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 cases has exceeded 1,000, mostly in the northern area of the country. 29 of those cases hav...

Blanket making at Knots of Love Event

Blanket making at Knots of Love Event

Adriana Briscoe, News Editor

February 25, 2020

When Lauren Graver, sister of sophomore Claire Graver, was first admitted to the hospital at age seven, she received a blanket. “It made me feel at home, and that’s what I want for everyone else,” Graver said in an interview at Advocate’s Children’s Hospital, the hospital she was treate...

Staff attend equity conference, bring up conversation on race

Staff attend equity conference, bring up conversation on race

Olivia Kim, Associate Online Editor in Chief

February 24, 2020

All faculty and staff attended a mandatory conference on Friday, Feb. 14, organized by teachers and teaching and learning facilitators Joyce Kim and Katie Page. The topic of the three hour conference was to discuss equity, which was defined at the conference as  “what all students need to succee...

Prospect Chess Team qualifies for state tournament

Prospect Chess Team qualifies for state tournament

Shannon McGovern, Executive Entertainment Editor

February 14, 2020

The Prospect chess team is headed to Peoria this week to wrap up an intense season and compete for the state title on Friday and Saturday. With a current season record of 3-7, the team is looking to test its skills against new competition under the direction of team sponsor, Matt Love. “Chess ...

Prospector Political Publish Week #14: Taxation without representation and the 51st state

Prospector Political Publish Week #14: Taxation without representation and the 51st state

Brendan Burke, Copy Editor

February 13, 2020

Yes, the headline of this story is awfully confusing because it is basic knowledge that America has 50 states and one star for each state on their flag. However, Democrats in the House of Representatives have taken action this week in order to change the flag and add an additional state to the Unio...

Prospect DECA students qualify for State

Prospect DECA students qualify for State

Adrian Briscoe, News Editor

February 11, 2020

For senior and DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) President Alex DiGiulio, DECA has been a great learning opportunity for him. “It’s an incredible experience honestly because it honestly builds not only my personal character, but it also builds my business experience and my knowledg...

Wifi difficulties hinder learning

Wifi difficulties hinder learning

Olivia Kim, Associate Online Editor in Chief

February 3, 2020

Last week, classes started to experience difficulties with WiFi connections and speed. However, by Monday morning, students and faculty were entirely unable to connect to the internet until second period.   According to Ray Collins at the Technology Help Desk, the main feed for the WiFi starte...

College Board Lawsuit Questions Its Influence

College Board Lawsuit Questions Its Influence

February 2, 2020

By Associate Online Editor In Chief Olivia Kim Over two million students in the US will sit down in the spring to take the SAT. In addition to the standardized test, students will also be presented with a questionnaire inquiring about the student’s grades, interests, planned college major, and “ot...

Sitting down with Coach Camardella about the death of Kobe Bryant

Sitting down with Coach Camardella about the death of Kobe Bryant

Rick Lytle, Online Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2020

On Jan. 26, the basketball world was rocked by the death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant. Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. Bryant was only 41 years old and just three years removed from his playing career. The five-time NBA champion is fou...

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