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Shakespeare hits home

October 14, 2009

By Deanna Shilkus Executive In-Depth Editor A combination of all 37 of Shakespeare's plays in 95 minutes titled, "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," this year's fall play will be showing at 7:30 p.m. in the theater on October 15, 16, 17, 22, 23 and 24. There are roughly 100 seat...

Homecoming king and queen crowned

October 9, 2009

By Sharon Lee Executive Features Editor The much-anticipated results the Homecoming King and Queen vote were finally announced at the Coronation Assembly today.  The winners were seniors Afolabi George and Maria Dolomas. “I’m thankful,” George said.  “[Winning] was like a fantasy to me.” Read More...

Bowling for Education

October 8, 2009

By Maggie Devereux Staff Writer Lace up your bowling shoes and grab a ball. The Second annual Fall Bowling Extravaganza fundraiser for the district 214 Community Education Foundation will take place on this coming Saturday, October 10. It begins at 7:00 at Arlington Lanes in Arlington Heights. Read Mo...

Staff defeats seniors for Knightgames victory

October 7, 2009

By Karolina Chwala Executive News Editor Colors of red, green, yellow and orange with a bit of black and blue crowded the fieldhouse. Chants such as, "Seniors, seniors!" slowly began erupting from the stands as Knightgames kicked off at 7 p.m. on Wed, Oct. 7 in the fieldhouse. Hundreds of students came to the event to che...

Homecoming parade to kick off bonfire dance

October 7, 2009

By Whitney Kiepura Staff Writer Once again, Prospect's Homecoming parade will delight families and students alike this Thursday, Oct. 8. The parade starts at Meadows Pool in Mt. Prospect at 5:30 p.m., then will proceed down Gregory St., before turning onto Forest Ave. and entering the track through ...

Knightgames back intact

October 6, 2009

By Karolina Chwala Executive News Editor It’s no Chicago 2016 Olympics, but each year students, parents, and staff members congregate together to compete in the annual Knightgames during Homecoming week. This year Knightgames will be held on Wed., Oct. 7, in the fieldhouse at 7 pm. Competing partic...

Underground offers new merchandise online

October 6, 2009

By Katie Ritchie Editor-in-Chief When teachers Cambria Myers and Frank Mirandola sported Columbia-blue sweatshirts at school, many students expressed interest in ordering one. Because of the popular demand, The Underground is selling sweatshirts in the same popular "U" design of the T-shirts they began selling ...

School to select Homecoming king, queen

October 5, 2009

Prospect students will vote for Homecoming king and queen on Tuesday during second period classes. The winners will be announced Friday afternoon at the Coronation ceremony.  The Homecoming court members include: Emily Boldt has been a member of Service Club, Enviro Club, Knights’ Way, Principal...

Girls' volleyball hosts second annual Volley for the Cure competition

October 5, 2009

By Alex Cannella News Editor Volley for the Cure, the girls' volleyball game turned breast cancer fundraiser, is being held again on Tuesday, Oct. 6. The girls will face off against Buffalo Grove here at Prospect, with the junior varsity game starting at 5 p.m. and the varsity at 6 p.m. However, the foc...

Homecoming week kicks off with hallway decorating

October 4, 2009

By Megan  Maughan News Editor For last year’s Homecoming, the halls were decorated by different Prospect groups and clubs.  In the years before, the halls were decorated according to grade levels.  This year, however, halls have been decorated to represent both clubs and grade levels. “It’s nice...

Prospect Marching Knights host Knight of Champions competition

October 4, 2009

By Tallyn Owens Staff Writer The Prospect Marching Knights (PMK) held the 14th annual Knight of Champions Marching Band Competition this Saturday at Prospect. Despite the rain, competing classes A and AA, the smaller-sized bands, performed outdoors. However, the class AAA competition, containing the largest ba...

Cost of summer changes

September 30, 2009

By Keelan Murphy Executive In-Depth Editor Legend has it there is a fourth floor of Prospect. However, Oscar Acevedo, building and grounds supervisor, knows that is not the case.  There is, in fact, a roof above the third floor which cost the school $600,000 this summer to repair its eroded sections...

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