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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

Knight Voices replaces Principal’s Advisory Committee

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 ...

Phone Call With Ukraine Leads to Impeachment Hearings

Phone Call With Ukraine Leads to Impeachment Hearings

September 24, 2019

By Brendan Burke, Copy Editor This past week, President Donald Trump has been under fire after stating that he had a phone call with the president of Ukraine on the grounds of getting information about former Vice President Joe Biden, one of Trump’s possible campaign rivals in the upcoming 2020 ele...

Exercise Physiology debuts as gym class option

Exercise Physiology debuts as gym class option

September 20, 2019

By Genevieve Karutz, Executive Opinion Editor This year marks the first year that an Exercise Physiology class is available for Prospect students. Teacher Aaron Marnstein believes the class sets a foundation for students who are interested in the health career pathway. To Marnstein, the importance of Exercise Phy...

Flash News 9/20

Flash News 9/20

September 20, 2019

Read about offensive lineman named to team of the week. https://prospectornow.com/?p=20963 Class of ‘94 graduate honored at homecoming. https://prospectornow.com/?p=20960 Welter secures Zoology field trip. https://prospectornow.com/?p=20957 Watch the broadcast about Graphic arts room remodel....

Class of '94 graduate honored during homecoming week

Class of '94 graduate honored during homecoming week

September 18, 2019

By Jenna Koch, Associate Editor-in-Chief During her senior year at Prospect in 1994, Martha Villegas Miranda won the WGN Extra Effort Award, which was a profile and award made to “[highlight] outstanding students].” Years later, Villegas Miranda is being awarded once again as Prospect’s distingui...

Welter secures zoology field trip

Welter secures zoology field trip

September 18, 2019

By Ryan Barich, Executive News Editor While volunteering to help protect the piping plovers, small coastal birds on the shores of Montrose Beach, zoology teacher Jennifer Welter spoke with a leader of a local ornithological group about a certain flying mammal that the ornithologist was sure students...

Graphic arts room gets a makeover

Graphic arts room gets a makeover

September 18, 2019

By Adriana Briscoe, News Editor  

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