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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...

Music production class invites all skill levels

Music production class invites all skill levels

Madison Manczko, Opinion Editor

November 26, 2019

Prospect students will soon have the option to enroll in a semester-long Music Production course starting next year. The course will teach students the fundamentals of producing, writing, and arranging music as well as how to electronically record lyrics and vocals.  This course will be taught by Peter ...

Green team coat drive collecting donations

Green team coat drive collecting donations

Olivia Kim, Associate Online Editor-in-Chief

November 22, 2019

Environmental club is running a coat drive from November 20 to 26 to gather coats, boots, scarves, and more winter accessories to donate to the PADS homeless shelters. The second period class that makes the most donations will win donuts. According to environmental club sponsor Michael Higdon, ...

District 214 Honors Veterans

District 214 Honors Veterans

Adriana Briscoe, News Editor

November 13, 2019

On Nov. 11, six local veterans came to speak to Prospect students and staff about the service they’ve done in the theater during first and second period. In addition, there was a breakfast in the KLC before school for veterans, staff members, and local government members, including Thomas Haye...

Upcoming ComedySportz Matches Are a Source for Creativity and Laughter

Upcoming ComedySportz Matches Are a Source for Creativity and Laughter

Kevin Lynch, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

ComedySportz: The High School League may seem slightly confusing for spectators interested in coming to Kulieke Theater on November 15th and 22nd to watch Prospect’s teams’ first public matches this year. This is likely because, while the program includes the word 'Sportz', what they’re doing...

District 214 Students Await Red Carpet at Film Dreamers’ Festival

District 214 Students Await Red Carpet at Film Dreamers’ Festival

Charlie Dahlgren, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

Stories will collide at Prospect High School’s Film Dreamers’ Festival this Friday, Nov. 8. For the second year, everyone is invited to the Kulieke Theater at 6:00 p.m. to celebrate the work of many passionate and hardworking students. Organizers of this event, including Prospect senior Cesa...

Bass fishing club attains new boat

Bass fishing club attains new boat

Ryan Barich, Executive News Editor

November 3, 2019

Automotive instructor and Bass Fishing Club sponsor Tim Schaap is, as he puts it, a “proud Craigslist freak.”  He has spent a lot of time searching the site for the perfect purchases and to this day still uses the cars he’s purchased in his automotive repair class. While roaming the m...

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