• September 15The bonfire is Thursday the 21st at 8 p.m. at the Middle School Upper Activity Area.

  • July 30The Homecoming Parade will be on Friday at 1:30 p.m. on Manitou Avenue.

  • July 30Both the Volleyball and Boys Soccer teams play James Irwin on Sept. 19 at Home.

Review: “Wild World” by Bastille

Review: “Wild World” by Bastille

October 10, 2016


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On September 9th, 2016, Bastille released their new album, "Wild World". Bastille is described as a British indie pop band. Before "Wild World", they had four other albums, "Bad Blood", "VS. (Other People's heartache)"," Other People's Heartache", and "Other People's Heartache pt. 2.". "Pompeii" from...

Review: “The False Foundation” by Archive

Review: “The False Foundation” by Archive

David Misyura, Reporter

October 6, 2016


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"Archive" is a music collective based in London, Britain, with all of its individual talents contributing to create the unique music that the collective is known for. The group has had great success throughout Europe, reaching and maintaining the top spot on French charts for a whole week with their...

Review: “Coloring Book” Discusses Struggles of the Rap Lifestyle

Review: “Coloring Book” Discusses Struggles of the Rap Lifestyle

Mo Heiniger, Reporter

September 22, 2016


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On May 12, the up-and-coming rapper Chancelor Bennett aka. Chance the Rapper released his mixtape entitled, "Coloring Book." Events in Bennett's life like the birth of his daughter, his engagement, him getting signed right out of high school, and others clearly influenced his music in a very authentic...

Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter

September 20, 2016


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This review contains spoilers for the book, "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child". If you do not wish to read these spoilers, the Prospector recommends leaving this page. On the beloved fictional character Harry Potter's 36th birthday, another thing was celebrated: "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child"....

Review: “Star Trek Beyond” Proves Successful through New Adaptations

Review: “Star Trek Beyond” Proves Successful through New Adaptations

Mo Heiniger, Reporter

September 16, 2016


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Originally appearing as comic books in 1967, the Star Trek franchise has been adapted as books, video games, television series, and movies. The latest installment of these is "Star Trek Beyond". Since its initial release on Jul. 7, the film has grossed $318.1 million internationally. "Star Trek Beyond" is the third film in the franchise's reboot series. Th...

Review: Is “The Secret Life of Pets” an Overused Storyline?

Review: Is “The Secret Life of Pets” an Overused Storyline?

David Misyura, Reporter

September 9, 2016


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"The Secret Life of Pets" is the latest animated film released by the studio behind the "Despicable Me" series, Illumination. The movie takes on the premise of exploring the daily lives of pets when humans are not home, thus making way for plenty of humorous and creative moments throughout the movie....

Review: Captain America: Civil War (Spoiler Alert)

Review: Captain America: Civil War (Spoiler Alert)

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter

May 10, 2016


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Captain America: Civil War is one of the best marvel movies I've seen since the original Avengers movie. It was gripping and always had me on the edge of my seat. The cast and the combination of characters from the MCU was perfectly constructed. Overall, I was very pleased with the performance. All...

“The Breakfast Club” Celebrates 30th anniversary

“The Breakfast Club” Celebrates 30th anniversary

Anela Wright, Reporter

April 11, 2016


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This past spring break, students were on beaches and with friends. But those of us who are Breakfast Club fans were celebrating the 30th anniversary of when this classic movie took place. The Breakfast club is about five high school students representing different stereotypes meeting in detention.  ...

Review: Is “Hello, My Name is Dorris” the Perfect Movie?

Review: Is “Hello, My Name is Dorris” the Perfect Movie?

Bryce Van Derveer, Reporter

April 6, 2016


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Every once in a while, a movie simply gets it all right. It is funny, emotional, relatable, yet thrilling, well produced and acted out, but these movies often times float a tad under the radar, and receiving less than it's fair share of viewership. This the life of many brilliant movies, and unfortunately...

Review: “Lady Midnight” begins Dark Artifices Trilogy

Review: “Lady Midnight” begins Dark Artifices Trilogy

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter

March 30, 2016


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"Lady Midnight" is the first book in the Dark Artifices trilogy by Cassandra Clare. It is the sequel to the Mortal Instruments series. It has been five years since Emma Carstairs' parents were murdered by Sebastian Morgenstern. Or at least, that's what everybody says. Emma, however, thinks that there...

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