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2010 Dodgeball Tournament

February 19, 2010

Prospect students, don’t forget to sign up for the 2010 dodgeball tournament sponsored by student council and the Underground. Registration forms are due to the Activities Office by Tuesday, February 23. You can pick up forms in the Activities Office. To increase overall participation, this year there will be...

Choir program hosts annual daddy-daughter fundraiser

February 15, 2010

By Maddie Conway Staff Writer For the third time, 8-year-old Sydney Callahan was excited to get dolled up in her blue dress and head to Prospect on Saturday, Feb. 6, ready to dance the night away with her father and friends at the choir department's Daddy Daughter Dance Fundraiser. For the second-grade ...

Pearlman to retire

February 12, 2010

By Neel Thakkar Associate Editor-in-Chief Eleven years ago, coach Brent Pearlman took command of a football program that often played second fiddle to the band on Friday nights. It would be difficult to blame the fans; the team, after all, had pieced together 11 victories in the previous nine yea...

Speech Team conference success

February 8, 2010

By Miranda Holloway Staff Writer Prospect performing arts have always been successful in shows and competitions. The marching band has won numerous prestigious contests, and the music department has been nominated for Grammies both this year and last year. All of the music programs had the honor of sen...

PHS grad makes it to Hollywood

February 5, 2010

By Kelly Rose McAleer Associate Editor-in-Chief Prospect High School's own Lee DeWyze has made it to Hollywood. This summer DeWyze, from Prospect's class of '03, auditioned for American Idol and made it past the first round with a "yes" from all four judges (including guest judge Shania Twain!). DeWyze,...

Orchesis to present 'Uprising'

February 2, 2010

By Kelly Rose McAleer Associate Editor-in-Chief It's that time of the year again.   The post-holiday winter doldrums are upon us, but never fear - for this week is Prospect's annual Orchesis show.  The show, entitled "Uprising," will premiere this Thursday, February 4 at 7:30pm in the Prospect theater. ...

Relationship surveys 'just for fun'

January 31, 2010

By Gina O'Neill Executive Opinion Editor Junior Class Board took a splash into a pool of new ideas this year when they decided to administer relationship surveys as a means of a fundraiser. The relationship surveys match students with other students of similar personalities, likes and dislikes. Each stu...

Arlington Heights library celebrates 5-star rating

January 11, 2010

By Maddie Conway Five-star restaurants, five-star hotels, five-star songs, five-star albums: we've seen them before. But a five-star... library? A five-star library indeed. For the second straight year, the Arlington Heights Memorial Library (AHML) has been awarded a five-star rating by Library Jour...

Construction of Prospect through decade

December 17, 2009

By Deanna ShilkusLooking back on the decade, Prospect has been keeping up with updates and changes to the physical structure of the building. From a Prospector issue on Sept. 18, 1998, an addition plan was created for updates in the science labs, outdoor track, weight room and memorial garden (For more information, see "Addition Plan Cost "). The student population was expec...

The healthcare question

December 17, 2009

By Andy Barr With the Democrats desperately trying to rally a coalition behind the Affordable Healthcare for America Act, in hopes that the bill might be passed before the New Year, and with new amendments and proposals cluttering the news, it becomes easy to overlook major flaws with of Mr. Obama’s h...

Picking the top news stories of the decade: honorable mentions

December 16, 2009

In time for the Prospector’s last issue of the decade, the Prospector picked the decade’s top moment in Prospect news. The top 10 will be presented in Thursday’s print issue of the paper; until then, here are the honorable mentions that just missed the cut. Auto club has its first auto show-Issu...

American Studies hosts World's Fair

December 9, 2009

Today, the third and fourth hour American Studies class brought the 1893 Chicago’s World Fair to Prospect, displaying 15 interactive booths, as a culmination to their unit on Erik Larson’s “Devil in the White City.” The exhibits, which featured games, food and even scale models, brought life to the ...

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