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Controversial Videos Spark Fallout Between YouTubers

Controversial Videos Spark Fallout Between YouTubers

May 23, 2019

By Grace Baldino, Online Editor A few weeks ago, beauty YouTuber and personality Tati Westbrook posted a video “exposing” fellow beauty YouTuber James Charles. The two influencers met when Charles was still a relatively unknown makeup artist. Westbrook helped him to land a coveted CoverGirl ambassadorship,...

Anti Abortion Laws Cause Controversy

Anti Abortion Laws Cause Controversy

May 21, 2019

By Brendan Burke, Copy Editor  In 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court was hit with the life-changing case Roe v. Wade, a lawsuit that would allow women to get abortions in the United States because of rights granted by the fourteenth amendment. Now, over four decades later, new pieces of legislation have ...

Students steer to success with homemade car

Students steer to success with homemade car

May 21, 2019

By Ryan Kupperman, Editor-in-Chief Five students — two from Independent Study, two from the Advanced Automotive Class and one volunteer — competed in the Challenge U.S.A. automotive competition on April 28 and 29 in Joliet. According to Technology Education teacher Tim Schaap, District 214 only c...

Advanced Acting class takes a trip to 'crazy town'

Advanced Acting class takes a trip to 'crazy town'

May 20, 2019

By Olivia Kim, Associate Online Editor-in-Chief Crazy, loud, quirky, creative, and rambunctious are all words that Senior Molly Ruhl used to describe her Advanced Acting class and the cast of the production of “Crazy Town”. On May 20, the Advanced Acting class performed its end-of-the-semester pr...

Defending a monster

Defending a monster

May 17, 2019

By Ryan Barich, Executive News Editor Sam Amirante is a defense attorney operating out of Des Plaines. He has been highly recognized by the community as a successful attorney, and has even won multiple awards for his work in the courtroom. Not only that, but Amirante is also a decorated ex-marine, who s...

All That Jazz: Spring Musical 2019

All That Jazz: Spring Musical 2019

May 8, 2019

By Rachel Zurbuch , Executive Features Editor https://spark.adobe.com/page/SUzGZm6p3otvl/  

Prospect students compete at international business conference

Prospect students compete at international business conference

May 5, 2019

By Rick Lytle, Online Editor-in-Chief   Prospect’s DECA chapter was well represented at the International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida. Four Prospect students competed from April 27-30 at the event. Students had to first finish top four in regionals, and then place top fou...

Read The John Wayne Gacy Letter

Read The John Wayne Gacy Letter

April 30, 2019

  Click here to read the letter: JWG Letter 1990 Click the link below to read a previous story on the discovery of the letter: https://prospectornow.com/?p=20601  

What to know for upcoming AP Testing

What to know for upcoming AP Testing

April 30, 2019

By Cameron Sullivan, Sports Editor  This year advanced placement (AP) exams will be taking place from May 6-10 and May 13-17. The tests will take place in the KLC, wrestling room and gyms one and two. The AP exam rosters will be posted outside of room 143 (the assessment center) on Thursday May ...

Letter from infamous serial killer found in classroom

Letter from infamous serial killer found in classroom

April 26, 2019

By Ryan Barich, Executive News Editor Thoroughly cleaning her decades-old classroom on April 24, 2019, guided study hall teacher Kimberly Murray discovered a closet covered wall to wall in dust-covered mirrors. Further investigating her surroundings, Murray looked behind the ancient mirror and uncovered a sec...

FCCLA Makes History at State

FCCLA Makes History at State

April 17, 2019

By Ryan Barich, Executive News Editor On April 4th, Prospect’s FCCLA club took 9 competitors to the state competition in Springfield, Illinois. What separates this event from past trips to state was the historic performance by the Prospect team, as this was the first time in school history that each...

Educators on the Rise

Educators on the Rise

April 17, 2019

By Ryan Barich, Executive News Editor   Educators rising is a fairly new club at Prospect, active for only 3 years. The club offers students interested in becoming teachers learn more about the field. Recently, on April 12th, the educators rising club placed 2nd in their district competition held at...

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