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Prospect to hold Lifesource blood drive

November 10, 2010

By Whitney Kiepura Executive Opinion Editor The field house foyer is not the most usual place to find needles and bags of blood. But on Saturday Nov. 13, the Service Club will be helping LifeSource, a local Chicagoland Blood Center, run a blood drive here at Prospect. Donors are welcome to come from...

Fire alarm gives Haunted High School a scare

November 5, 2010

By Neel Thakkar Editor-in-Chief The only scare at Prospect's Haunted High School, held on Oct. 28, was unintentional. A smoke machine from Knights' Way's Haunted Maze triggered a fire alarm about halfway through the event, sending a swarm of costumed children - there were about 400 who attended, accordi...

Where the 10th district candidates stand

October 28, 2010

According to each of their websites (DoldforCongress.com and 10thdistrictforDanSeals.com) this is where Dold and Seals stand on some of the controversial issues of today: 1.     Abortion: Dold and Seals are both pro-choice candidates, but Dold supports parental notification laws where Seals supp...

PMK reigns supreme at U of I

October 26, 2010

By Andrew Revord News Editor For the 27th time, the Prospect Marching Knights claimed victory at the U of I Marching Band Festival on October 16. This time, the competition consisted only of the field show, with no parade. The reason the parade was cancelled was because it "wasn't working out for a lot...

'The nicest guy there ever was'

October 20, 2010

By Jane Berry News Editor Douglas Dean Vaughn knew how to pull a prank. When Arlington High School was still open, Prospect had a bit of a rivalry with them. Vaughn once made a flag that said “Prospect west”  on it, dressed up in a dark outfit and hung it on Arlington’s flag pole. Althoguh...

Holocaust survivor shares story with Prospect

October 20, 2010

By Whitney Kiepura Executive Opinion Editor Third and fourth period students got to meet a living Anne Frank. Author Elisabeth Bettina and Holocaust survivor Urusla Korn-Celig came to talk to students about a reinvented part of World War II. Photos from concentration camps from Auschwitz are world-renown.    But the photos from the Italian camps is comparable  to finding ...

'Going green together': solar panels installed on fieldhouse

October 15, 2010

By Maddie Conway Executive News Editor As a self-described "big proponent of alternative energy," 2010 graduate Matei Guran was interested when he heard about an opportunity for Prospect to gain its own solar panels at one of the monthly District Energy Environmental Committee meetings that he attended for Environmental Club last year. As one of only two students to at...

Distinguished alum returns gift of education

October 13, 2010

By Andrew Revord News Editor Education is something that many take for granted. Prospect distinguished alumnus and class of '73 grad Nancy Rajanen knows better than to make this mistake, however. Rajanen, a district superintendent in Waconia, Minn., has dedicated her life to bringing education to those ...

'Dr. 90210' grad gives back

October 10, 2010

By Carly Evans Features Editor During his junior year, '89 grad Gary Motykie was on the soccer team. During one of the games, the opposing goalie had bumped into Motykie causing him to tear all three ligaments in his knee, also know as the "triple triad." When Motykie tried to walk away from the fall, his leg ...

Lunchtime karaoke an opportunity for fun, laughter

October 8, 2010

By Gianna Scala Staff Writer Prospect continued homecoming week by having lunchtime karaoke on Tuesday, Oct. 5. Students from all classes had the chance to show their stuff to the school by singing a song of their choice. Of course, this was optional, but brave souls had the chance to entertain the...

'Old zone' schools the student body and their parents: Staff dominate Knightgames

October 7, 2010

By Heather Dove Staff Writer Student Council Adviser Michelle Rosenheim was nervous about Knightgames.  Being her first year planning the event and having never been to Knightgames, she wanted everyone to have fun as they did in the past. To get prepared, Rosenheim said, "[I had to do] everything from getting the gym, to teams, to get...

Rebels with a cause: Local bands raise money for women and children in need

October 7, 2010

By Nabi Dressler Staff Writer Some of the hottest local rock bands performed a show for a good cause on Sunday, Oct. 4. The gig took place at Gallery Park Amphitheater in Glenview, located just off Chestnut Street. Many locals took part in Fall Fest 2010: Rock Band Showcase, sponsored by the Glenview Park District, and among these bands was Stormfront, a band with Prospect High School roots. S...

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