Exoneree Angel Gonzalez Talks to Bestsellers Students

Grace Morgan, staff writer

October 17, 2017

Seniors in Bestsellers read "The Shawshank Redemption" by Stephen King, a story of a man falsely convicted of murder. Because students expressed interest in hearing from an...

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The Importance of Fine Arts in Education

Talija Tiskus and Allison Mattran

November 6, 2017No Comments

“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” -Aristotle The fine arts is considered something of a luxury way too often. The fine arts are not some frivolous plaything to be tossed about like an unwanted toy. For many people, it’s a passion, an outlet, a necessity, and even a career. What happens when you dismiss a student’s passion as merely a facetious ambition that will amount...

Adnan Noorullah, staff writer

September 26, 2017No Comments

IN HIGH SCHOOLS ACROSS THE NATION, students make their voices heard by electing a student to be their class president and numerous other students as their student legislature.  The job of class presidents and legislatures is to represent the students of the school and, in order to benefit the student body, propose changes to certain systems the district uses.  I argue in this article, why doesn’t Prairie Ridge High School adopt a student gove...

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Journey to the Center of Colleges and Careers

Emily Pollock, staff writer

November 29, 2017

It’s that time of year again...seniors scramble to figure out who they are and where they want to go in the few months they have left to make one very important decision—college. Where to go, what to study--it...

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The First to Know by Abigail Johnson

Katie Thompson, staff writer

December 6, 2017No Comments

From the author of If I Fix You comes a brand new story about trust, family, heartbreak, and new beginnings.  The First to Know centers around 17-year-old Dana Fields, a junior ...

Watching Riverdale

Neha Konjeti, staff writer

November 20, 2017No Comments

Riverdale is a dark and spooky spin off the Archie comics. After Jason Blossom’s murder, the gloomy town is once again disturbed by a new killer in the second season. Th...

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Collin Preves, staff writer

December 6, 2017

Not too long ago, choir director Mr. Jensen released the cast list for this year’s musical In The Heights marking the beginning of this year’s musical season. This certa...

Come one, come all to the Joyous Madrigal Dinners!

Carolyn Sveden, staff writer

November 28, 2017

Looking for something to do to get into the holiday spirit? Well, King Thomas and Queen Margery warmly request your presence in their castle for a special dinner, serenaded...

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Chelsea Gale Finishes 10th at State

Emily Zanzola, staff writer

November 8, 2017

PR freshman Chelsea Gale competed in the class 2A race at the state cross country meet on November 4th in Peoria, Illinois. Qualifying as an individual, Chelsea was running...

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