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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 ...

FCCLA Strives for Success at Sectionals

FCCLA Strives for Success at Sectionals

February 19, 2019

by Manisha Panthee, Features Editor   As FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) club members prepare for sectionals on February 22, they keep in mind that this is the moment and the day is fast approaching. “That one day is the make-or-break of the project that you’ve been w...

Trump Declares State of Emergency

Trump Declares State of Emergency

February 15, 2019

By Grace Baldino, online editor At 10:02 am on February 15, 2019, President Donald Trump declared a state of emergency. There have been 58 declarations of state of emergency since 1976. Friday’s announcement follows passage of a 1,169-page spending bill that provides $1.375 billion for 55 miles of new fences along the border in Texas, far short of the $5.7 billion Trump had sought for 234 miles of steel walls. The White House announced that the President seeks $8 billion in total. In addition t...

Carnations return, on sale during lunch hours

Carnations return, on sale during lunch hours

February 7, 2019

By Ayse Eldes, editor-in-chief More than 200 students already sent carnation grams on the second day of Student Council’s setup across the lunchroom. Freshmen Allie Biewenga and Cambria Richards sat alongside social science teacher Kristen Ray at the carnation gram stand today to help students send message...

1 Day School-Week? Snow Bueno!

1 Day School-Week? Snow Bueno!

February 2, 2019

By Ayse Eldes, Editor-in-Chief The district’s weather cancellation voicemail was playing on loud speaker as senior Kathleen Gault walked into her seventh period World Religions class on Tuesday. She automatically knew this meant at least another day off from school. Prospect students had just returne...

Dance team competes at state fourth year in a row

Dance team competes at state fourth year in a row

January 29, 2019

By Manisha Panthee, Features Editor Prospect’s dance team placed 20th out of 30 teams at state on January 25, 2019, but did not move on to finals as only the top 12 teams go on to day two. Performing at Illinois State University, Senior Bridget Hennelly recalls that their team has been to state ev...

Winter blood drive takes place at prospect

Winter blood drive takes place at prospect

January 27, 2019

By Kate Hyland, Online Editor-in-Chief Hover over the dots to learn more about the winter blood drive.  ...

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