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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...

Prospect's Thorri Borozdin continues Olympic boxing campaign

Prospect's Thorri Borozdin continues Olympic boxing campaign

Ryan Barich, Executive News Editor

January 29, 2020

Sophomore boxer Thorri Borozdin was only 15 years old when she found herself up against her 17-year-old opponent in the Illinois Junior Olympic Boxing championship. With no Olympic boxing experience and no other girls in her age group, Borozdin found herself up against a more seasoned opponent on...

A Theatre Peformance With a Twist: "Horseplay"

A Theatre Peformance With a Twist: "Horseplay"

Rick Lytle, Online Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2020

From Jan. 23-25, Prospect students will be putting on the show “Horseplay.” The play was written by Prospect High School alum Laura Winters who graduated in 2010. “It’s so fun to see this play come to life, it’s such a crazy idea, and the students have been so wonderful and excited and wi...

Prospect Students’ Heroic Actions Save Man From Burning Car

Prospect Students’ Heroic Actions Save Man From Burning Car

Elizabeth Keane, Copy Editor

January 16, 2020

This was not the typical day of working at Boston Market for junior Ben Pennino (pictured above). On the evening of Sunday, Jan. 5 around 7:30 p.m., a crash occurred near Elmhurst and Golf Roads. Pennino’s coworker senior Ryan Brock was the first to notice the crash outside. “There w...

Mini lightsabers: a force to be reckoned with

Mini lightsabers: a force to be reckoned with

Elizabeth Keane, Copy Editor

December 12, 2019

On Friday, Dec. 6, Librarian Christie Sylvester came prepared with supplies for the crafting of 100 mini lightsabers by students in the KLC, reserving about 35 per lunch period. Sylvester had been raising attention to this crafting opportunity with commercials on the announcements in the days prio...

Spanish curriculum faces change

Spanish curriculum faces change

Genevieve Karutz, Executive Opinion Editor

December 12, 2019

Image from a classroom that teaches Spanish Honors 4, the course that will be changed to College Intermediate Spanish. (photo by Olivia Kim) Starting in the 2020-2021 school year, Spanish students in District 214 will be offered a new course called College Intermediate Spanish. It will replace Hono...

Continuation from Print: The Lockdown Generation

Continuation from Print: The Lockdown Generation

Ryan Kupperman, Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2019

This is an additional angle that did not appear in the version of "The Lockdown Generation" that ran in print for Issue 4. Because of this, as far as the district goes, Schaps said that Prospect is one of the more progressive schools in terms of safety and security procedures. However, progres...

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