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Monday

 

The U.S. Marines will be in the commons tomorrow during all lunch hours.

 

Seniors:  Jostens will be here to take graduation announcement and ring orders on Tuesday during lunch hours outside the cafeteria. 

 

Ping Pong Club will be canceled on Thursday (12/14) due to final exams.

 

Film Club will be having a visiting film professional, Ian Kibbe,  to speak about his career and answer questions about occupations in the film industry on Tuesday December 12th, after school in Lab B.  All students and staff are welcome to attend.  

 

Congratulations to the History Bowl team for qualifying for the national history bowl in April in Arlington, Virginia where they will face hundreds of the nations best teams. Joe Shepherd led the team making this his fifth appearance at nationals. Good luck!

 

To help ​give your mind a break from studying for finals, the Knights' Learning Center has a coloring area for all students and staff to enjoy.  Stop by KLC any time this week and next to color a bookmark to take and enjoy, as well as a large roll of holiday paper.  

 

The Knights' Learning Center is honoring all things Star Wars this week, in anticipation of the release of The Last Jedi on Friday.  To celebrate, the KLC is having a daily trivia contest.  Any student who correctly answers the question​ ​by 3:00 pm​ ​will be entered into a​ ​daily​ ​drawing to win a​ ​box of movie candy.  All correct answers will also be eligible to win the grand prize, which includes a twenty-five dollar AMC gift card, assorted movie candy, and popcorn.  The question for today is, what was the original name that George Lucas gave to Luke Skywalker​?​  Stop by the KLC to enter the drawing, and may the force be with you!

 

Did you know that Prospect has a Bass Fishing Team?  If you would like to be part of the team, make sure you come to our first informational meeting on Tuesday November 12th right after school in room 169, the auto shop.  The bass fishing club is a spring sport, but we need to have a meeting to see how many students are interested.  If you can not make the meeting see Coach Schaap or Coach Hamann. 

 

Wanting to get into shape for the new year?  Want to work out with friends? Here is your chance.  Prospect Girls Winter Running will meet in the field house foyer  today after school at 3:30.  Students of any and all abilities are welcome.  Please see Coach Burmeister or  Coach Wintermute in Room 338 with questions.  See you there.  GO KNIGHTS!!

 

The Prospect Speech Team won the 28 team Palatine Pirate Invitational this Saturday. 

 

In 6th place were 

Emily McGoon and Sophia K

 

In 5th place

Angie Hwang, Olivia Wagner, Caroline Sandberg, Emmet Knee and Molly McDermott

 

In 4th place

Emma Knott, Alyssa O'Connell, Patrick Kelly Dutile and Sophia Konstantinou

 

In 3rd Place

Katie Jordan

 

And tournament champions include

Emily Lasky, Patrick Kelly-Dutile, Kamila Cwanek, Emmet Knee and for the third consecutive tournament Molly McDermott was a double tournament champion. 

 

Tuesday

 

The U.S. Marines will be in the commons today during all lunch hours and the U.S. Navy will be here tomorrow.

 

Prospect High School has an incredible opportunity to be able to name two current seniors as recipients of a 4-year full-tuition scholarship to Robert Morris University. Applications for the Robert Morris

Scholarship are now available in the College and Career Center.  Deadline is January 22nd.

 

National Lewis University is pleased to offer 2 full tuition scholarships to D214 seniors.  Applications are available in the College and Career Center.  The deadline is March 1st.

 

Looking to make some extra money for the holiday season?  Check out the Job Board in the College and Career Center for part-time employment opportunities in a variety of industries.  

 

Science Olympiad Members--We have a Science Olympiad meeting this Thursday!  See you after school in Room 306!

 

Prospect will host the last Saturday Academy of the semester this weekend in the KLC. Come study for finals or get help from a tutor anytime from 8:30-11:30am.

 

Students who signed up to take driver education at Prospect in the fall of 2018 need to have their payment of $350 made by Febuary 1st of 2018. Bring check payable to Prospect High School to the main office for processing. 

 

Want to get more involved at Prospect? Join Allergy Awareness Club! As a member, you can help with Food Allergy Awareness Week, fundraisers, and even teaching the Prospect Preschoolers about allergies! You don't have to have an allergy to join.  Please see Mrs. Van Hoy for more information.

 

Congratulations to everyone who correctly answered yesterday's KLC Star Wars trivia contest.  The correct answer is Luke Starkiller is the original name for Luke Skywalker.  Today's trivia question is Who said “If you live long enough, you see the same eyes in different people. I'm looking at the eyes of a man who wants to run.”​  Submit your answer to the KLC by 3:00 pm for your chance to win movie candy, and the ultimate grand prize.  May the Force be with you!​

 

Film Club will be having a visiting film professional, Ian Kibbe,  to speak about his career and answer questions about occupations in the film industry TODAY, after school in Lab B.  All students and staff are welcome to attend.  

 

Did you know that Prospect has a Bass Fishing Team?  If you would like to be part of the team, make sure you come to our first informational meeting TODAY right after school in room 169, the auto shop.  The bass fishing club is a spring sport, but we need to have a meeting to see how many students are interested.  If you can not make the meeting see Coach Schaap or Coach Hamann.  (T. Schaap)

 

Monday evening the girls bowling team competed against the Rolling Meadows Mustangs.  The knights were led by Allison Buck who had a high game of 190.  While the knights failed to secure the win, they look forward to bouncing back Wednesday night against the Hersey Huskies.

 

 

Wednesday
 

The U.S. Navy will be in the commons today during all lunch hours.

 

Students: Do you think you might like to study abroad or visit a foreign country while attending college? Emma Simon, a Prospect 2017 graduate who is now attending Michigan State University, will visit Prospect on Monday, December 18 to speak about her study abroad experience in Japan. Come to the Community Room during any lunch period on Monday to hear about the benefits of study abroad. (J. 

 

Feminism Club will meet in room 222 on Thursday from 3:15 - 4. Everyone is welcome to attend and plan next semester's events.

 

Congratulations to everyone who correctly answered yesterday's KLC Star Wars trivia contest.  The correct answer is Maz Kanata told Finn that he had the eyes of a man who wanted to run in the movie The Force Awakens.  Today's question is Who is Gungan male military commander and politician who played a key role in the Invasion of Naboo, and the Clone Wars, that culminated in the fall of the Galactic Republic and the rise of the Galactic Empire?​  ​Submit your answer to the KLC by 3:00 pm for your chance to win movie candy, and the ultimate grand prize.  May the Force be with you! (C. Sylvester)

 

Come to the Prospect Fall Art Department Show in the KLC. December,13th and 14th.  See art work by our amazing artists.

 

Looking to make some extra money for the holiday season?  Check out the Job Board in the College and Career Center for part-time employment opportunities in a variety of industries.  

 

Prospect will host the last Saturday Academy of the semester this weekend in the KLC. Come study for finals or get help from a tutor anytime from 8:30-11:30am.

 

 

 

 

Thursday

 

Science Olympiad Members--We have a Science Olympiad meeting this Thursday!  See you after school in Room 306!

 

Students who signed up to take driver education at Prospect in the fall of 2018 need to have their payment of $350 made by February 1st of 2018. Bring check payable to Prospect High School to the main office for processing. 

 

Congratulations to everyone who correctly answered yesterday's KLC Star Wars trivia contest.  The correct answer is Jar Jar Binks is the Gungan who was tricked into supporting the Galactic Empire.  Today's question is Who is the scientist that ​purposely ​created the flaw in the exhaust port that eventually led to the destruction of the Death Star?​  ​Submit your answer to the KLC by 3:00 pm for your chance to win movie candy, and the ultimate grand prize.  May the Force be with you! (

 

Feminism Club will meet in room 222 TODAY from 3:15 - 4. Everyone is welcome to attend and plan next semester's events. (K. Kruse)

 

Come to the Prospect Fall Art Department Show in the KLC TODAY!.  See art work by our amazing artists.

 

Looking to make some extra money for the holiday season?  Check out the Job Board in the College and Career Center for part-time employment opportunities in a variety of industries.  

 

Prospect will host the last Saturday Academy of the semester this weekend in the KLC. Come study for finals or get help from a tutor anytime from 8:30-11:30am. (L. Collins)

 

Gay-Straight Alliance, GSA, will be meeting after school TODAY, Thursday, in Room 213. 

 

Wednesday night, the girls bowling team competed against the Hersey Huskies.  While the team bowled one of their highest games of the season thus far, the Knights fell short of clinching the win.  The Knights were led by senior Elise Heinze with a high series of 537 and a high game of 191.  Assisting Elise was senior Allison Buck who shot the high game of the match with a 226.

 

 

 

 

Friday

 

Students: Do you think you might like to study abroad or visit a foreign country while attending college? Emma Simon, a Prospect 2017 graduate who is now attending Michigan State University, will visit Prospect on Monday, December 18 to speak about her study abroad experience in Japan. Come to the Community Room during any lunch period on Monday to hear about the benefits of study abroad.

 

Congratulations to everyone who correctly answered yesterday's KLC Star Wars trivia contest.  The correct answer is​ ​scientist Galen Erso​ ​purposely designed the flaw in the Death Star​ ​exhaust port​ ​that led to its eventual destruction by Luke Skywalker.​  ​Today's final question is In the Star Wars ​movie ​franchise, how many films has George Lucas directed?​  ​Submit your answer to the KLC by ​1:30 pm for your chance to win movie candy, and the ultimate grand prize.  May the Force be with you!

 

BUS TIMES DURING FINALS ARE AS FOLLOWS: ON TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY THE REGULAR AFTER SCHOOL BUS WILL LEAVE AT: 12:35 P.M.  THURSDAY THE BUS LEAVE AT 11:10 A.M.  THERE WILL BE AN ACTIVITY BUS AT 2 P.M. EACH DAY AND AN ATHLETIC BUS AT 2:45 P.M. EACH DAY.

 

 

Prospect will host the last Saturday Academy of the semester this weekend in the KLC. Come study for finals or get help from a tutor anytime from 8:30-11:30am.

 

 

The Girls Gymnastics team was back in action on Wednesday when they traveled to Rolling Meadows for an MSL showdown with the Rolling Meadows Mustangs and the Fremd Vikings.  

 

The Freshmen team took third to with a score of 68.2. They were led by Sidney Whyte who took 3rd on vault with 7.05, 2nd on floor with a 7.0, and finished 2nd in the all-around with a score of 26.1.

 

The JV team took 3rd with a score of 70.75. They were led by Katie Schildgen with an all-around score of 23.8. 

 

The Varsity team took 2nd place with a score of 134.85.  They were led by Jill Schmit who took 2nd in the all-around with a score of 35.1.  Other top performances were Olivia Tader with a 3rd place finish on vault and 3rd on the floor exerice, and Jill Schmit with a 3rd place finish on Uneven Barns, and  a 2nd place finish on the floor exercise.

 

The Knights continue their season on Saturday December 16th

as they travel to Palatine High School to compete in the Palatine Invite.

 

Today’s BIG BLUE FRIDAY winners are: Samantha Becker & Emily Tuczak.  If you’re wearing blue or PHS apparel come to the Student Activities office to claim your prize!