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Dance confident for Bloomington state competition

Dance confident for Bloomington state competition

January 27, 2018
Filed under News, Sports

By Ayse Eldes, copy editor The Prospect Dance team headed to state last night after placing fourth in sectionals. They will perform their routine, choreographed to Ed Sheeran’s “I See Fire,” at the Grossinger Motors Arena in Bloomington. Being among 30 chosen teams, Dance coach Kristin Burton estimates that th...

The Debator: Africa and the American classroom

CITY VIEW FROM UHURU PARK NAIROBI FREDRICK ONYANGO

December 8, 2017
Filed under Commentary, Opinion

by Ayse Eldes and Anthony Romanelli This week opinion editor Anthony Romanelli and I sat down to talk about African perception in the American classroom. Our conversation stems from personal experience with what context African countries are and are not discussed in our everyday classes. A rapidly gro...

The Debator: Week 1

The Debator: Week 1

November 9, 2017
Filed under Blogs, Commentary, Opinion

By Ayse Eldes and Anthony Romanelli, copy editor and opinion editor  This week, I sat down with fellow Debate team member and Prospect opinion editor junior Anthony Romanelli for our first edition of the Debator. Our topic stems into the current Yemeni civil war and its many facets, initiated...

Classes work in grade-boosting opportunities

Classes work in grade-boosting opportunities

November 9, 2017
Filed under Features

By Ayse Eldes, copy editor  Six times each semester, English teacher Teresa Buczinsky takes her Creative Writing classes to the community room for their bi-weekly Coffee House readings. This event allows students to listen to others’ work and, if willing, share their work with others. Creat...

Turkish Club celebrates first meeting

Turkish Club celebrates first meeting

September 18, 2017
Filed under News

By Anthony Romanelli, opinion editor  Only two hours before the homecoming game, Prospect’s Turkish Club set up tables, speakers and trays of food in the KLC, part of their “Taste of Turkey” event designed to encourage people to try some new foods and learn more about Turkish culture. Though...

My trip to Cambridge, as told through my camera roll

My trip to Cambridge, as told through my camera roll

August 16, 2017
Filed under Blogs, Opinion

By Ayse Eldes, copy editor  Harvard, day 1                   After perilously waiting 10 hours for my roommate to arrive, we took our first journey to eat at Annenberg Hall. My group proctor, a grad student from Virginia tech, informed us that the dining hall, with stained glass and rows...

Emerging student writer’s success with Reflection

Emerging student writer’s success with Reflection

April 19, 2017
Filed under Features

By Ayse Eldes, executive opinion editor As someone who is logically wired and math-oriented, sophomore Annie Cimack knew writing wasn’t her prized strength. So when English teacher Joyce Kim advised her and some other students to enter a Daily Herald competition she was emailed about, Cimack didn’t s...

FCCLA member wins free trip overseas

FCCLA member wins free trip overseas

April 19, 2017
Filed under Features

By Ayse Eldes, executive opinion editor For junior Ashna Alex, hard work payed off. She immediately called her FCCLA advisor, Lisa Curtin, to let her know she was one of the 14 students in the country to win the Youth for Understanding scholarship, winning a free educational trip to Japan this summer. ...

Dance team places second at sectionals, heads to state

Dance team places second at sectionals, heads to state

January 27, 2017
Filed under News

Video by Kate Hyland and Khwaish Thakkar, staff writers; Story by Ayse Eldes, executive opinion editor Senior Hanna Bondarowicz wasn’t expecting to be second at sectionals. None of the dance team members were. After a series of performances that didn’t satisfy the Prospect dance members throughout the se...

Thanks Obama; how his eight years impacted two Prospector editors

Thanks Obama; how his eight years impacted two Prospector editors

January 24, 2017
Filed under Commentary, Opinion

By Leo Garkisch, copy editor I have not thrown up since January 20, 2009. That was Barack Obama’s inauguration day. George Stephanopoulos was reporting live on screen as my third-grade self sipped orange Gatorade out of a water bottle before I doubled over and splattered my lunchtime matzo ball sou...

One Knight allows administrators to find out what it’s like being a knight for a day

One Knight allows administrators to find out what it’s like being a knight for a day

December 8, 2016
Filed under News

By Ayse Eldes, opinion editor English Fine Arts Department Head Adam Levinson, was beyond impressed when he stepped into junior David Swedura’s Spanish 4 class. Dressed in shorts and a t-shirt, a different apparel choice than his regular formal attire, he sat in a desk with everyone else. Levinson, who on...

Schedule changes to come for Date Safe Project’s 'Can I Kiss You?' assembly

Schedule changes to come for Date Safe Project’s 'Can I Kiss You?' assembly

November 21, 2016
Filed under News

By Ayse Eldes, executive opinion editor After teaching sociology classes with junior and senior students, Social Science teacher Kristen Ray has realized that safe dating is an extremely overlooked topic of discussion. “They just assume ‘oh yeah, people go on dates, people do this, people know what to...

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