Celebrating Success

Celebrating Success

Yesterday afternoon, the students and staff of Prairie Ridge came together to celebrate the numerous athletic and activity accomplishments of the fall season, including the...  Read More »

Dec 2

What Are You Thankful For Today?

What Are You Thankful For Today?

Neha Konjeti, staff writer

… good food. I love pumpkin pie. - Megan Zang, Freshman … seeing my family again over break, because I haven't seen them in a long time. - Alex Ingwalson, freshman ...  Read More »

Nov 22

  • Thoughts on Election Day November 8, 2016
  • PR Reacts to Cubs World Series Win November 7, 2016

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A 24-Hour School Day

A 24-Hour School Day

Emma Jewell, staff writer

The looming pressure to be both well educated and well rounded lingers in the mind of every high school student. Days simply do not contain enough time to manage required credits for graduation, AP classes, extracurriculars, volunteer hours, mountains of grueling homework, college applications, and a job, to impress college admissions. Despite all these conflicts, there is a pragmatic solution to this overwhelming dilemma. Making a miniscule and...  Read More »

Nov 22 • 1 Comment

An American Parliament? A Possible Solution To Bad Candidates

An American Parliament? A Possible Solution To Bad Candidates

Jack Lotito, staff writer

To the joy of some American voters and the dismay of many more, Election Day is fast approaching. The politically overzealous Twitter accounts and the “I earned my Political Science degree this morning” Facebook feeds feature either #TrumpedUpTrickleDown or #LockHerUp. Or, perhaps, it’s possible that a fair amount of accounts contain both. In July, Gallup reported that 25% of Americans have an unfavorable view of both candidates, down from 11% who had unfavorable views of both candidates in 2012. We’ve seen the pundits go at it across news platforms, a...  Read More »

Nov 1 • No Comments

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People of PR: Filip Pajak

People of PR: Filip Pajak

Jennifer Angeles and Kayla Meadows

This year the Wolf Prints news team decided to feature more people at Prairie Ridge, in a style inspired by the Humans of New York project. We begin this series today with Filip Pajak. Filip Pajak ...  Read More »

Nov 18

People of PR: Dr. Koch

People of PR: Dr. Koch

Jennifer Angeles and Kayla Meadows

This year the Wolf Prints news team decided to feature more people at Prairie Ridge, in a style inspired by the Humans of New York project. We begin this series today with Prairie Ridge Principal Dr. Koch. Dr. Koch me...  Read More »

Nov 18

People of PR: Annie Timm

People of PR: Annie Timm

Jennifer Angeles and Kayla Meadows

This year the Wolf Prints news team decided to feature more people at Prairie Ridge, in a style inspired by the Humans of New York project. We begin this series today with Annie Timm. Annie Timm A...  Read More »

Nov 18

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Shannon Batliner, staff writer

Based on a spin-off to the Harry Potter series in 2001 written by J.K. Rowling, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is being made into a film to be released on Friday, ...  Read More »

Nov 18 • No Comments

Passenger: a Must Read for 2016

Passenger: a Must Read for 2016

Emma Jewell, staff writer

Filled with time travel, adventure, and a bit of mystery, Passenger by Alexandra Bracken is a must read before the end of 2016. Passenger follows Etta Spencer, a virtuoso on th...  Read More »

Nov 16 • 1 Comment

  • Gilmore Girls Revival November 15, 2016
  • Haunted Schools of Crystal Lake October 31, 2016

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Tips for Auditions

Tips for Auditions

Collin Preves, staff writer

With the play all said and done, it’s the musical’s turn to take the spotlight on the Prairie Ridge stage! This year, Mr. Jensen will be putting on the dramatic and riv...  Read More »

Nov 15

Marengo Marching Victory

Marengo Marching Victory

Nicolette Schlup, staff writer

On October 9th, The Wolfpack Marching Band took home first place at The Marengo Marching Band Competition. On top of that enormous victory, the band won best woodwinds, brass,...  Read More »

Oct 24

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