The Howl - October 18, 2021
The Howl - October 18, 2021
Dimitri Vuyadinov and Grant Preves October 19, 2021

Hello, and welcome to another Howl broadcast, brought to you by Prairie Ridge news team. Today is October 18, 2021, and we’re recording outside in the indoor courtyard at...

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Ways to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
Ways to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
Elena Akerberg, staff writer • October 6, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month is the celebration of independence for a multitude of Spanish speaking countries such as Mexico, Nicaragua, Guatemala, and Honduras. During this month,...

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Policing in Schools: Is it okay to benefit some while exploiting others?
Policing in Schools: Is it okay to benefit some while exploiting others?
Sophia Anderson, staff writer • October 22, 2021

They’re stationed at doorways, they patrol the halls, they monitor the parking lot and the campus - in short, school resource officers (SROs) are simply everywhere, all the time. As much a fixture of Prairie Ridge as the students themselves, their presence is wholly impossible to ignore.  Depending on the school, the students, the location, and the district’s funding, an average of anywhere from one to about five officers are usually assigned...

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Several bathrooms at Prairie Ridge were closed in the last week due to vandalism.
Signing Out to Use the Bathroom, Thanks to TikTok
September 22, 2021

Prairie Ridge High School, along with many other schools across the nation, has been hit by the TikTok Devious Lick trend of stealing or vandalizing school property. According to the September 20, 2021 Wolf Bites, Principal Koch wrote that PR has had "over $3,000 in damages" and asked families to "share any information they might have." Several bathrooms have been shut down and students must sign out from class and study halls to use the restrooms.

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Bears Blunder Early
Bears Blunder Early
John Myers, sports reporter • October 1, 2021

With week 3 of the NFL season coming to a close, the future of the season is uncertain for the Chicago Bears; however, one thing is certain,...

The Bulls & Their Underrated Off-Season
The Bulls & Their Underrated Off-Season
Sayak Dubey, Sports Reporter • September 19, 2021

The Chicago Bulls closed their season last year on a disappointing note as they missed the playoffs, once again. After trading for Nikola Vučević...

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