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Prairie Band Trip to California

Prairie Band Trip to California

Maureen Marquez, Features Writer

April 19, 2018

During the week of spring break, Prairie’s band took a trip to California. They went to places including Disneyland, Universal Studios, and Knott’s Berry Farm. We asked a couple band students for some insight on the trip and they shared their thoughts with us.      Senior, Char Manzer, shares that they...

Seniors taking off into college

Seniors taking off into college

Deza Luangphasy, Features Writer

April 19, 2018

  As senior year is coming close to an end, many seniors take the next step and chose to attend college, a community or university. Senior Rebecca Fagan, says she is commiting to Western Washington University. She says she chose this college because, “It prioritizes diversity and encour...

Senior Stake Out

Senior Stake Out

CJ Marchel, Features Writer

April 19, 2018

The night of March 29th 2018, the senior class carried on a longstanding PHS tradition, that is the tradition of protecting the spirit rock. Students began to show up around 10 P.M. but the seniors were too late. A group of juniors had snuck onto campus when the seniors least expected it. The seniors ...

Preparation for the Blood Drive

Preparation for the Blood Drive

Maureen Marquez, Features Writer

April 19, 2018

 Prairie’s Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) club has been preparing for the blood drive all of this week. The blood drive will be next week on Friday, April 20th. We asked a few HOSA club members and students who signed up for the blood drive to share some information with us. ...

Prairie Preschool Art Show

Prairie Preschool Art Show

Maureen Marquez, Features Writer

March 29, 2018

The Prairie Preschool Art Show was on Wednesday, March 21. It was presented in the preschool classroom where the art was shown and parents came to see their children’s work. We asked a few preschool teachers and students for some insight on the art show and they shared their thoughts with us. &nb...

Teenage Pregnancy

Teenage Pregnancy

Crystan Marchel, Features Writer

March 29, 2018

In this new generation teenage pregnancy has become a very popular topic that is being glorified. According to The Center for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2015 a total of 229,715 babies were born to girls between the ages of 15 and 19. “I think that is crazy, I’m not shaming against girls who g...

National School Walkout

National School Walkout

Deza Luangphasy, Feature Editor

March 23, 2018

Thousands of students and teachers began walking out of their classrooms on Wednesday, March 14 to raise awareness about issues of school safety and the impact of gun violence. This march was nationwide and it was organized by the Women's March Youth Empire. This walkout included, walking out at 10 a.m...

The Death of Stephen Hawking

The Death of Stephen Hawking

CJ Marchel, Features Writer

March 23, 2018

On March 14, 2018 scientist Stephen Hawking passed away. Hawking was born January 8th, 1942 in Oxford, United Kingdom. Not only was Hawking a Scientist, but he was also an author and the Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Cambridge. Theoretical Cosmolog...

Senior Thoughts on Upcoming Spirit Week

Senior Thoughts on Upcoming Spirit Week

Maureen Marquez, Features Writer

March 23, 2018

 Next week, March 26th through the 30th, will be spirit week at Prairie. It will be the senior’s last spirit week and color wars assembly. The assembly will be on Friday, March 30th. We asked a few seniors what they feel about their last spirit week as Prairie students and they shared their thoughts ...

Depression

Depression

Blaine Ivers, Features

March 23, 2018

  Depression is not a subject to joke about, nor is it even easy to talk about. It effects about 20% of teens in high school (according to centerfordiscovery.com) Kaiya Moore, freshman, says depression has affected her life in a few different ways. One being that both her mother and broth...

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