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Prospect students compete at international business conference

Prospect students compete at international business conference

May 5, 2019

By Rick Lytle, Online Editor-in-Chief   Prospect’s DECA chapter was well represented at the International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida. Four Prospect students competed from April 27-30 at the event. Students had to first finish top four in regionals, and then place top fou...

Read The John Wayne Gacy Letter

Read The John Wayne Gacy Letter

April 30, 2019

  Click here to read the letter: JWG Letter 1990 Click the link below to read a previous story on the discovery of the letter: https://prospectornow.com/?p=20601  

What to know for upcoming AP Testing

What to know for upcoming AP Testing

April 30, 2019

By Cameron Sullivan, Sports Editor  This year advanced placement (AP) exams will be taking place from May 6-10 and May 13-17. The tests will take place in the KLC, wrestling room and gyms one and two. The AP exam rosters will be posted outside of room 143 (the assessment center) on Thursday May ...

Letter from infamous serial killer found in classroom

Letter from infamous serial killer found in classroom

April 26, 2019

By Ryan Barich, Executive News Editor Thoroughly cleaning her decades-old classroom on April 24, 2019, guided study hall teacher Kimberly Murray discovered a closet covered wall to wall in dust-covered mirrors. Further investigating her surroundings, Murray looked behind the ancient mirror and uncovered a sec...

FCCLA Makes History at State

FCCLA Makes History at State

April 17, 2019

By Ryan Barich, Executive News Editor On April 4th, Prospect’s FCCLA club took 9 competitors to the state competition in Springfield, Illinois. What separates this event from past trips to state was the historic performance by the Prospect team, as this was the first time in school history that each...

Educators on the Rise

Educators on the Rise

April 17, 2019

By Ryan Barich, Executive News Editor   Educators rising is a fairly new club at Prospect, active for only 3 years. The club offers students interested in becoming teachers learn more about the field. Recently, on April 12th, the educators rising club placed 2nd in their district competition held at...

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...

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