The Seattle Prep Panther

Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib to Leave Public Office, Join Jesuits

Washington State Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib plans to leave public office to join the Jesuit order.

Cyrus Berger, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

“Many will be wondering why someone who has spent the last eight years climbing the political ladder and who has a not insignificant chance of acceding to the governorship next year, would trade a life of authority for one of obedience,” Washington State Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib wrote in America Magazine...

A Break with God: How Retreats Can Improve Your Spiritual Life

Students at the 2020 Frosh Retreat in February.

Kaitlyn King, Jeffrey Go, and Annie Roske

March 25, 2020

Seattle Prep offers many retreat options for students, from Frosh Retreat, to Young Women’s and Men’s, to Senior Pilgrimage. These retreats led by Mrs. Bernal and a family of dedicated student and faculty leaders offer a break from the stress of school and welcome the students into a few days meant...

You are What You Eat

Tia Flores, Clara Malone, and Kelly McGarry

March 24, 2020

Proper nutrition for teenagers is the key to performing well at school, in sports, and avoiding short and long-term illnesses. Seattle Prep has made a concerted effort to care for student nutrition in both how faculty members include the subject in their teaching, but also in the offerings provided by...

JUUL poses significant threat to adolescents

Caroline Casey and Cece Brown

March 24, 2020

It is no doubt that pretty much every high schooler has heard of, come into contact with, or used a Juul or similar vaping product. Recently, there have been many advertisements and public warnings of the use of this product. But what makes them so bad? Why are they so addictive? What do these devices...

Superfoods: The Healthy Choice

Raquel Wong, Staff Writer

March 22, 2020

What is a superfood? A superfood is a high nutrient food that has varies minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants. Superfoods are not some cure-all mythical botanical. But they can aid in healing heart disease, cancer, stroke, immune deficiency, respiratory diseases, emphysema (a lung disease), and Parkinson’s...

Hydrate or Diedrate

Piper Wood '21 drinking Fiji Water.

Kate Ridgeway and Annabelle Deasy

March 21, 2020

Everyone seems to have a preference for bottled water brands, but why is that? Isn’t all water supposed to taste the same? Actually no, it isn’t.

The True Benefits of Nutrition 

Kelly McGarry and Clara Malone

March 20, 2020

“There's been lots of research and studies that show that a balanced diet is very important in overall development.”

Behind the Scenes at the Smith Cafe

Tia Flores, Staff Writer

March 18, 2020

Each school day, about 1/3 of Prep’s student body uses the food services from the Smith Family Café. Food options and the daily menu, including a great variety of cookies, soups, and sandwiches, are served and prepared daily by head chef Ms. Kenyetta Carter and her staff. The mastermind behind...

New Year, New Locker Rooms

New Year, New Locker Rooms

Cece Brown and Caroline Casey

October 11, 2019

This new year at Prep leads to not only new students, but more importantly, new locker rooms!

Lico Athletic Center Opens to Students

The newly renovated lobby of the Lico Athletic Center.

Annabelle Deasy, Freelance Writer

September 29, 2019

Five months ago, the Seattle Prep locker rooms was a somber, small space where students’ belongings would be thrown about, but now the opening of the new gym lobby and locker rooms has the school has buzzing with excitement. The theme for this update is level the field and raise the bar, and this was...

Students Pursue Artistic Passions

Lilly Thompson, Online Editor

May 24, 2019

According to Prep, arts are a ‘vital part of Jesuit education’, and students from all grade levels are offered experiences in a variety of mediums. For some seniors, it is the creativity and passion involved in making art that draws them to higher education. Studying a mix of visual art forms, these...

Grace Jordan’s Legacy

Grace Jordan '19 works in the Yearbook Room. Jordan is a star athlete and editor of the Seattle Prep Yearbook.

Olivia Manning, Freelance Writer

May 23, 2019

Senior Grace Jordan ’19 certainly left her mark on the Seattle Prep community when she first came to Seattle Prep four years ago. As both an athlete and an essential member to the yearbook staff, Jordan has positively impacted the Seattle Prep community immensely. Grace has flourished as a student...

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