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Propsect Journalism Wins Sectionals

Propsect Journalism Wins Sectionals

April 17, 2019

By Abby Mckenna, Photo Editor On a Saturday, most teenagers are sleeping in or at work. Some stay up late playing video games and eating but not the Prospect Journalism and Yearbook students. On Saturday April 13th, Prospect High School competed in the IHSA sectionals and took home first place. Overal...

Historic Notre Dame Cathedral Engulfed In Flames

Historic Notre Dame Cathedral Engulfed In Flames

April 16, 2019

By Genevieve Karutz, Executive Opinion Editor A huge fire engulfed the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday evening. As of Monday night, the spire had fallen and damage continued to worsen as hundreds of firefighters worked to save one of Paris’ most historic buildings. Jean-Claude Gallet,...

Illinois Raises Age to Buy Tobacco Products

Illinois Raises Age to Buy Tobacco Products

April 14, 2019

By Brendan Burke, Copy Editor On Sunday, April 7, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law that raised the legal age to purchase cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products from 18 to 21 years old. This bill has been a hot topic within the Illinois General Assembly for over a year...

SENIOR ARTISTS COME TOGETHER FOR SHOWCASE

SENIOR ARTISTS COME TOGETHER FOR SHOWCASE

April 11, 2019

By Ryan Barich, Executive News Editor With the endless platters of organic foods and the slow jazz of Esperanza Spalding playing in the background, this year’s senior art show was in full swing. The show opened in the KLC on April 11th and will showcase the best art made throughout the seniors’ ...

Principal addresses threat

Principal addresses threat

April 7, 2019

By Ryan Kupperman, Copy Editor According to Principal Greg Minter, a student reported seeing a message on the wall in the women's restroom near the cafeteria after school on Tuesday, April 2. Upon seeing the message, the student took it directly to campus security guard Kyle Perkins. The message warne...

Prospect grad visits to talk youtube success

Prospect grad visits to talk youtube success

March 14, 2019

By Brendan Burke, Staff Writer Prospect High School alum Keaton Keller visited the second period App Development class on Monday, March 11 to talk about his immense success on YouTube and to inspire the many aspiring creators. Keller graduated from Prospect in 2015 and he has been widely known acros...

Local middle school hit hard by flu

Local middle school hit hard by flu

March 13, 2019

By Rick Lytle, sports editor South Middle School, one of the middle schools feeding into Prospect, was hit hard by flu season. It peaked February 27th, when 20% of the schools 840 students were sick from school, with many of them reporting flu like symptoms. That week, the Cook County Department of P...

show choir competes at Chicagoland showcase

show choir competes at Chicagoland showcase

March 7, 2019

By Elizabeth Keane, Features Editor Prom: a night to remember. This year’s Mixed Company show choir group impressed the judges and audience at the Chicagoland Showcase this past weekend with Prom as their theme. Featuring many lifts, flips and even a breakdancing solo, the group placed sixth among...

DeBoeuf named new boys' athletic director

DeBoeuf named new boys' athletic director

March 5, 2019

By Wyatt Dojutrek, associate online editor-in-chief To say that head football coach Dan DeBoeuf’s role at Prospect High School has risen quickly might be an understatement. It all started in February when he was tapped to lead the Knights football program and teach special education. About a year later,...

music program plans trip to italy

music program plans trip to italy

March 4, 2019

By Jenna Koch, Execitive Entertainment Editor In spring 2020, Prospect music program will be taking a trip to Italy. It will be their first international trip since they went to London in 2008. Orchestra director Peter Weber has been planning this trip for almost a year, and recently announced that they ch...

A capella groups come to prospect

A capella groups come to prospect

February 22, 2019

By Elizabeth Keane, Features Editor While being a part of show choir is an exciting and rewarding experience for the members, choir teacher Jennifer Troiano believes that the stress of competition can be hard for students to handle at times. She wanted to create a way for the choir students to allev...

journalism scholarship debuts in honor of Lauren Graver

journalism scholarship debuts in honor of Lauren Graver

February 20, 2019

By Ryan Kupperman, Copy Editor Growing up without brothers, senior Connor Graver couldn’t share his love of sports with his younger sisters Claire and Emma. However, his younger sister Lauren quickly picked up Connor’s love and appreciation for sports. Before Lauren passed away on Dec. 23, 2017 ...

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