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Heyde, Deihs crowned king, queen of Knightimes

October 4, 2010

By Jane Berry News Editor Although the coronation ceremony seemed like any other year, there were quite a few changes. Besides being on Monday, there were several mood swings from the crowd. It started out with excited conversations from the whole crowd and then changed to respectful silence when Principal Kurt Laakso announced...

Application accepted for Lincoln Award

October 4, 2010

By Jane Berry News Editor The Lincoln Silver Award for Progress Towards Excellence, also known as the Baldridge Award, is the second highest honor that the Lincoln Foundation gives out. The Lincoln Foundation "strives to be the leader in 'Helping Illinois Organizations Excede' according to Linco...

Marching band clinches titles, looks ahead to difficult competition

October 1, 2010

By Kate Schroeder Editor-in-Chief This past weekend, the Prospect Marching Knights (PMK) had a lot on their to-do list. After performing with the Lincoln Middle School band at the Friday night football game against Hersey, PMK rehearsed for three hours on Saturday, September 25, before heading to the ...

Events and information for Knightimes 2010

September 28, 2010

Here's a preview of a few homecoming events starting this week. Some updates for events are listed as well. Stay tuned for more previews of what's to come during Knightimes week! A banner/t-shirt painting party will begin at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria on Tuesday, September 28. Everyone is instructed ...

A chance to say 'thank you': Lee DeWyze returns to Prospect

September 23, 2010

By Maddie Conway Executive News Editor After news surfaced that there would be a shorter bell schedule today, Thursday, Sept. 23, because of an assembly, rumors of who could be the "motivational speaker" scheduled to make an appearance at the optional assembly from 2:23 to 2:50 p.m. floated throughout the halls. Gue...

New food protocols address allergy problems

September 10, 2010

By Andrew Revord News Editor Students going to the Math/Science Resource Room and other places during lunch on the first few days of school might have noticed a new rule: People can't eat in the classrooms. There are now a number of students attending Prospect with severe food allergies.These allergies are so severe that even the slightest trace o...

Hodges' AP Human Geo pilots paperless class

September 2, 2010

By Maddie Conway Executive News Editor When freshman Colette Moos comes into her AP Human Geography class, instead of taking out a traditional pen and paper for her class work, Moos uses an iPad to take notes. Moos is one student involved in a new pilot program with social science teacher Erik Hodges...

Jacobson's award reflects school's service

September 2, 2010

By Gina O'Neill Copy Editor When math teacher and Service Club head Dave Jacobson asked Math/Science Division Head Keith Bellof for a day off in October, Bellof was pleased to grant him the day off; he just wanted to know the reason for his request. The next Monday, Jacobson handed Belloff a letter announc...

'75 grad new Cubs' manager

August 31, 2010

By Carly Evans After Lou Piniella, the Cubs previous manager, retired, there was a need for someone to take his place. ‘75 grad, Mike Quade, was named the “interim manager,” of the Cubs, meaning he will remain manager until the 2010 season is over. Read More »...

New Italian teacher teaches more than the language

August 31, 2010

By Jane Berry Approximately 7,000 miles make up the Tour d’Afric bike trail that connects Cairo, Egypt and Cape Town, South Africa. Antonino Bondi, the newest Italian teacher, noticed a poster about it at a local bike shop and since then has made traveling down it one of his goals in life. “I would d...

Bash kicks off school year

August 25, 2010

By Andrew Revord News Editor Prospect, despite its many activities and its student involvement, has until now not held an event to address the end-of-summer blues that have plagued so many incoming students. This fact was on the mind of the students who attended the J. Kyle Braid leadership conference in May proposed the idea of having a Back to School Bash for students to ease into t...

New cell phone policy to take effect

August 24, 2010

By Maddie Conway Executive News Editor Up until just last school year, according to the 2009-10 Student Handbook, the official District 214 policy on cell phone use during school hours was that students’ cell phones had to be “stored in a student’s locker in the ‘off’ mode.” The use of a pho...

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