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Prospect High School Celebrates a Safe Halloween in Advance

Prospect High School Celebrates a Safe Halloween in Advance

Kailie Foley, Staff Writer

November 2, 2019

As students from all grades volunteered and worked together hanging streamers, setting up photo booths, and preparing crafts, children dressed in costumes from princesses all the way to avocados flooded the building on October 29th within minutes. All of the children were eager to partake in all...

Broadcast: First period rally encourages discussion

Broadcast: First period rally encourages discussion

October 28, 2019

By Olivia Kim, Associate Online Editor in Chief; Shannon McGovern, Copy Editor; and narrated by Alyssa Schulz, Executive Sports Editor 

Prospect Grad Begins Peace Corps Journey

Prospect Grad Begins Peace Corps Journey

October 24, 2019

Niki Neumann is pictured with her host mom, Kesi, and host sister, Sofa.   Rick Lytle, Online Editor-in-Chief 24 hours and over 18,00 miles later, Niki Neumann and 71 other Peace Corps volunteers’ plane touched down in Indonesia, where they will spend the next 27 months doing volunteer work and ...

Tantillo teaches yoga, mindfulness to P.E classes

Tantillo teaches yoga, mindfulness to P.E classes

October 22, 2019

Physics teacher Michelle Tantillo does yoga pose “warrior one” for a Lifestyles class. Tantillo is a yoga instructor outside of teaching at PHS, and hopes to bring attention to both physics and mindfulness with her in-school lesson. (photo courtesy of Cristen Sprenger)    By Jenna Koch, Associate Editor-in-Chief Physics t...

New Structure for Prospect assemblies

New Structure for Prospect assemblies

October 20, 2019

By Ryan Barich, Executive News Editor The rumor that’s been widely spread throughout Prospect High School recently is that there will be no more pep assemblies in the 2019-2020 school year. Assistant Principal and leader of the pep assemblies Frank Mirandola says that this could not be further fro...

Progressive Club raises money for National Period Day rally

Progressive Club raises money for National Period Day rally

October 7, 2019

By Madison Manczko, Opinion Editor Prospect’s Progressive Club has been selling Dilly Bars in the commons in order to raise money to fund preparations for the National Period Day rally on October 19th. The rally is part of the “Period.” movement, which was founded in 2014 by two 16-year-old high school gir...

Prospect Students Lead Period Rally

Prospect Students Lead Period Rally

October 6, 2019

Shannon McGovern, Copy Editor The world’s first National Period Day Rally is coming on Oct. 19,  and two Prospect students are working to make it’s following an even bigger one within the school community.  Juniors Mary Catherine Hanafee Laplante and Vani Sharma are working side-by-side wi...

Prospect Gives Back Returns For Fourth Year

Prospect Gives Back Returns For Fourth Year

October 4, 2019

By Genevieve Karutz, Executive Opinion Editor On Saturday, October 5, hundreds of Prospect students will participate in Prospect Gives Back, a day devoted to community service. During the fourth annual Prospect Gives Back, student organizations and teams will volunteer with local organizations in Mount Prospect ...

Knight Voices replaces Principal’s Advisory Committee

Senior Lauren Ellstrand is a member in Prospect's new Knight Voices, formerly Principal's Advisory Committee. Ellstrand is happy with the new discussions taking place.

October 2, 2019

Senior Lauren Ellstrand (pictured above) is a member in Prospect's new Knight Voices, formerly Principal's Advisory Committee. Ellstrand is happy with the new discussions taking place.    By Rachel Zurbuch, Executive Features Editor Principal Greg Minter created Knight Voices to replace ...

5 a.m. Flyover Energizes Student Body

5 a.m. Flyover Energizes Student Body

October 2, 2019

By Grace Givan, Editor-in-Chief According to senior Matthew Woloch, everyone attending the 5 a.m. flyover on Sept. 20 was still groggy and sleepy upon first arriving at the George Gattas Stadium. However, once 5:30 a.m. rolled around, the group became more energized as ABC 7 started interviewing peop...

Flash News 10/1

Flash News 10/1

October 1, 2019

1. Learn about how Prospect Football won their game against Elk Grove and earned a spot in the playoffs: https://prospectornow.com/?p=21018   2. Check out the rebirth of Prospect’s environmental club after two years: https://prospectornow.com/?p=21010  3. The Film Dreamers’ Festival will occur on Friday...

Environmental Club Gets a Timely Reboot

Environmental Club Gets a Timely Reboot

September 28, 2019

By Ryan Barich, Executive News Editor Environmental Club has laid dormant for two years after teacher and club sponsor Molly David retired. This year, the Environmental Club is seeing a rebirth thanks to co-leaders Lauren Ellstrand and Sophia Palomo and sponsor Michael Higdon, a first year chemistry ...

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