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The Student News Site of Prospect High School

ProspectorNow

The Student News Site of Prospect High School

ProspectorNow

Chole Gong’s Debut Duology Review

Chole Gong’s Debut Duology Review

Claire Wynkoop, Staff Reporter January 21, 2022

A madness silently overtaking the streets of Shanghai. A young, female heir to the Scarlet Gang returns home in hopes of earning her family's favor. The heir to the White Flowers, along with his two best...

Four writers who reflect the power words hold

Four writers who reflect the power words hold

Kailie Foley, Copy Editor January 6, 2022

My hand carefully traced old versions of Roundtable, Prospect’s literary magazine, saved in a large cardboard box. I was feeling past years preserved underneath my fingertips like a never-found ocean...

The Grimrose Girls Review: The Dark Side of Fairy Tales

The Grimrose Girls Review: The Dark Side of Fairy Tales

Ella Mitchell, Copy Editor December 16, 2021

Fairy Tales always end with the phrase, “And they lived happily ever after.” Right? Right.   In The Grimrose Girls by Laura Pohl, most of the fairy tales end with death. Brutal, brutal death.    With...

Tik, Tik… BOOM Out Shines Expectations

December 15, 2021

Perfect. That is all I can say about this film. The new movie “Tik, Tik… BOOM!” is one of the best movie musicals I have ever seen.    Directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda and music by Jonathan...

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The Case for Dressing Up to School

Marina Makropoulos, Online News Editor December 7, 2021

As I overheard a group of students talking about how weird someone dressed to school, I remember thinking to myself that having this said about me would be one of my targeted goals. If the outfit that...

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Pandemic Leaves Lasting Learning Gap

Marina Makropoulos, Online News Editor September 29, 2021

-----------------------------------------Continued from the Prospector--------------------------------------   As a Knights Inspired to Teach (KITT) tutor, I was helping a sophomore with their...

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SUMMER REOPENING SPARKS CONCERN

Ella Mitchell, Executive Entertainment Editor May 20, 2021

Frontier Days, for my family at least, is a week-long extravaganza. Our proximity to the Arlington Heights festival always makes for large gatherings that feature sweltering, face-melting heat that requires...

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Year on Zoom Left Profound Challenges as a New Student

Bri Juszczyk, Executive Opinion Editor May 20, 2021

I am no stranger to being the new kid at school. I have moved a total of five times between second grade and now, my junior year of high school. Before I moved to Arlington Heights in October of this year,...

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SUMMER BRIGHTENS AS CAMPS OPEN

Maeve Molina, Executive Features Editor May 19, 2021

Since I was in 7th grade, every summer, I would take a bus filled with kids from my age all the way down to six-year-olds to Camp MacLean in Burlington, Wis. The stuffy coach bus filled with the sounds...

SPEND EACH DAY LIKE ITS YOUR LAST KNIGHT

SPEND EACH DAY LIKE IT’S YOUR LAST KNIGHT

Genevieve Karutz, Executive Opinion Editor April 14, 2021

Well, the time was finally here. With my new Vera Bradley backpack draped over my shoulders, I felt anxious at the thought of my first day at Prospect. I had documented my first-day fears in a colorful...

FANS EAGERLY AWAIT RETURN TO IN-PERSON SPORTING EVENTS

FANS EAGERLY AWAIT RETURN TO IN-PERSON SPORTING EVENTS

Aidan Murray, Executive Online Sports Editor March 10, 2021

The smell of freshly cut grass and hot dogs at Guaranteed Rate Field on June 11th, 2019 was something magical. What made this particular night so special was me being able to witness the first home run...

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CHILDHOOD VIDEOTAPES IMPACT PERCEPTION

Kailie Foley, Features Editor March 10, 2021

Editor’s note: This is the full version of the story that ran in issue six of The Prospector. When my older sister walked into my room a few months ago, I was immediately curious about the Sony Handycam...

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