PHS Octoberfest: Taxi KAB fashions

October 30, 2011

By Katie Best Executive In-Depth Editor Halloween is quite possibly my favorite time of year because of four things: the costumes, the candy, the weather and the parties. The costumes are cool, I can eat as much candy as possible (or until I get sick), the weather is crisp and chilly, and the parties ...

PHS Octoberfest: Young Frankenstein filled with horrific laughs

October 26, 2011

By Meghan Doyle Executive News Editor There's nothing better than a collection of Halloween thrills, black-and-white action scenes and mad science experiments, with a few jokes thrown in. There's nothing better than Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein (1974). Sporting an all-star cast led by Gene Wilder wh...

Frightfest fun, not frightening

October 26, 2011

By Maggie Devereux Online Managing Editor Until last week, the last time I was at Frightfest was third grade, and I cried. Yep, I said it, cried.   All I really remember is seeing clowns running after me, dead glatiator type people with mallets, and lots of creepy decorations. You could say the clow...

PHS Octoberfest: Best Halloween treats

October 25, 2011

By Maggie Devereux Online Managing Editor Sure trick-or-treating has it's perks. But the best treats of Halloween are the ones that don't come in fun size packages. My favorites are those delicious snacks that sound perfect while carving pumpkins or heading to a haunted house. And I'm giving out my ...

'Old zone' schools the student body and their parents: Staff dominate Knightgames

October 7, 2010

By Heather Dove Staff Writer Student Council Adviser Michelle Rosenheim was nervous about Knightgames.  Being her first year planning the event and having never been to Knightgames, she wanted everyone to have fun as they did in the past. To get prepared, Rosenheim said, "[I had to do] everything from getting the gym, to teams, to get...

Oktoberfest to take place in Mt. Prospect

October 15, 2009

By Nick Stanojevic Staff Writer The second annual Mt. Prospect Oktoberfest is set to take place Sat, Oct. 17 in downtown Mt. Prospect from 4 to 10 pm. It will begin promptly after the fall festival. Oktoberfest is slated to have numerous features this year. On Emerson Street, food vendors will sell an ...

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