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Students attend College Fair, gain valuable information

April 13, 2010

By Alex Cannella News Editor For both seniors and juniors, April is a college heavy month. While seniors are making final decisions on which college to go to and signing up for housing contracts, juniors are beginning to gain a few glimpses of what colleges are out there to go to. One of the better g...

New fundraiser hits Prospect

April 11, 2010

By Nick Stanojevic Staff Writer The Prospect girls' water polo team is hosting an event called "Attacking Autism" (formerly known as "Ballin' For Autism") on April 12 at 6 PM at the Wheeling Pool, where they will be facing Hersey. Throughout the day, shirts will also be sold for the event. Creator Meg...

Psych Fair leads to rise in participation

April 10, 2010

By Carly Evans Staff Writer For the past 10 years, the psychology classes have put together an event to teach the students about various elements of what they have learned in class. This year, dozens of tables were scattered around the gym as students piled in to see the flamboyant posters representing each bo...

District 57 bus driver charged with DUI

March 19, 2010

By Miranda Holloway Staff Writer A District 57 bus driver was arrested and charged with DUI  on the job after she drove approximately 50 Lions Park Elementary School students home at the end of the day. Read More »...

New religion class: first of its kind

March 19, 2010

By Carly Evans Staff Writer Among the seemingly endless list of elective courses, there is a new class available. Listed between Psychology 2 and Sociology 1 are the classes Religion 1 and Religion 2. Religion is a class with a very broad name but a very distinct purpose. Social studies teacher John Camardella has been writing the curriculum f...

New divison head named as replacement

March 17, 2010

By Alex Cannella News Editor Science Teacher Keith Bellof was announced as the next Math/Science Division Head last Thursday. After being recommended by Principal Kurt Laakso, the District Board announced Bellof to take over the position currently held by Jovan Lazarevich, who will be an assistant prin...

Concern of tuition increase causes college worry

March 17, 2010

By Jane Berry Staff Writer The University of Illinois will be raising tuition a substantial amount, rumors say almost 20 percent, next year because the Illinois government owes the school approximately $487 million dollars. Terese Geraghty, a senior at Prospect, is deciding between Michigan State ...

Dodgeball tournament draws spectators, stirs up excitement

March 15, 2010

By Jenna Mastrolonarodo Staff Writer Prospect hosted its annual dodgeball tournament last Tuesday, which attracted enough people to fill the stands in the fieldhouse. "The overall participation was very successful," Michael Sebestyen, a Prospect teacher who also called the shots at this week's tournament ...

District to host Girls Fight Back presentation

March 10, 2010

By Katie Ritchie Editor-in-Chief In June 2001, '97 Rolling Meadows graduate Shannon McNamara was murdered after an intruder broke into her apartment.  She was living by herself in Charleston, Ill., just blocks from the center of the Eastern Illinois University campus. According to girlsfightback.o...

FCCLA to send 26 to state competition

March 1, 2010

By Keelan Murphy Executive In-Depth Editor Congratulations are in order for FCCLA club (family, career, and community leaders of America) FAMILY, CAREER, AND COMMUNITY LEADERS OF AMERICA CLUcompeted at sectionals this past Friday in Grayslake, IL.  Of the 30 competitors, 26 have moved on to compete at the state level on April 8-10. To ...

Mathletes sixth at regionals, prepare for state and conference

February 27, 2010

By Maddie Conway Staff Writer For a lot of competitive activities or sports, the conference tournament precedes regionals, sectionals or state. But not for Prospect's math team. On Saturday, Feb. 20, the math team competed at their regional tournament through the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ICTM) State Contest at Harper College despite tha...

State speech meet brings state champion

February 23, 2010

By Tallyn Owens To say the Prospect speech program had a busy weekend is a serious understatement. The Knights boasted four state competitors upon entering the meet, and those same four all finished in the top six in their respective events. Senior Laura Winters received the first place medal for...

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