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Art on Thoughts

Emma Cooney, Managing Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under Feature

Art is capable of expressing ideas, emotions, and different views of the mundane world.

WAGA Films Seeks Larger Audience

WAGA Films Seeks Larger Audience

Sophie Piacentini, Katarina Conces, and Mark McClean

January 31, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Showcase

"WAGA Films is a gateway into a bigger professional film production service," said Will Gardner, one of the two creators behind WAGA Films. Adam Ambuske '19 and Will Gardner '19 started a film production company called WAGA Films their freshman year at Seattle Prep.  Gardner and Ambuske started the c...

Commercialization of Christmas

Commercialization of Christmas

George Kent, Isabella Yuson, Joe Robinson, and Annika Bjornson

December 16, 2016


Filed under Feature

Charlie Brown knows it, the Coca Cola Company knows it, the Pope knows it. Whether the fact is loved or hated, no one can deny that Christmas has become an extremely commercial season. Each year, starting in November and continuing to the 25th of December, millions of dollars are spent and earned in...

Six Panther Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Six Panther Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Paul Winebrenner, Sports Editor

December 4, 2016


Filed under Feature, Prep Life, Showcase, Sports

On a drizzling Seattle day that flashed with sporadic sunlight, a bright spot shone on Seattle Prep as 6 student athletes signed their letters of intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. All six D-1 bound athletes were applauded and lauded by their peers and coaches respectively....

Non-Catholics Find Acceptance, Opportunity at Prep

Non-Catholics Find Acceptance, Opportunity at Prep

George Kent, Isabella Yuson, Joe Robinson, and Annika Bjornson

October 27, 2016


Filed under Feature, Showcase

What does it mean to be Catholic? To many students, raised in Catholic households, attending mass each Sunday since birth, this is not a question that merits answering. But to a large portion of Prep students, it is a question they are confronted with each day. 73% of Seattle Prep students are Catholic....

Tesla Model III Thrills Consumers

Paul Winebrenner, Staff Writer

June 6, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Feature

Many Prep students dream about cars. Dream they have scratched their car; dream they have a Ferrari or a Maserati, or a Tesla. Well very soon, it may be that more than one Tesla makes its day home in the Prep garage. With the release of the Tesla Model III, not only did students find a new dream car...

Olympic Week 2016 Feature

Olympic Week 2016 Feature

March 17, 2016


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Each year, Seattle Prep takes one week to engage in a test of strength, wits, and spirit. Olympic Week brings out the best in Seattle Prep Spirit.

Slip ‘n sliding into Spring Break

Olivia Smith, Staff Writer

March 11, 2016


Filed under Feature, Prep Life

Spring Break, a time to let off steam, relax, get some vitamin D, and take one's mind off of school for a whole week. It's always timed perfectly with the stress of second semester building up, when everyone seems just about ready for a break. Whether you're going someplace sunny, chilly, or spending...

Students Wary of Zika Virus in Dominican Republic

Mimi Jurion, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016


Filed under Feature, Prep Life

Following the Ebola scare in 2014, the deadly mosquito virus known as the Zika virus is prevalent to many countries in South America, particularly Brazil, Venezuela, Columbia and some cases in the Dominican Republic. There is no immediate threat to our 13 Prep students traveling on the Dominican Republic...

Different Faiths Find Reason to Observe Lenten Traditions

Mikaela Frigillana, Co-Online Editor

March 9, 2016


Filed under Feature

“What are you giving up for Lent?” That is the question frequently asked this time of year, as those of the Christian faith enter the 40-day period of fasting and self-examination in preparation for Easter. Though a religious season, the six weeks of Lent and the ideas that go along with it, have...

St. Kostka Offers Students Lessons in Commitment

Emma Cooney, Staff Writer

March 1, 2016


Filed under Feature

Who is Saint Stanislaus Kostka? When students were asked this question, a variety of answers presented themselves. “Is it a saint?” “I’ve heard of him,” and “I know a collegio is named after him,” were popular answers. Perhaps a little more specific was the response, “He’s the patron...

An Inside Look at College with Jack Bowers ’12

Kellen Kavanagh, Staff Writer

March 1, 2016


Filed under Feature, Prep Life

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing some Prep students who will be graduating college in a few months. College requires much more work than high school, so most students didn’t get back to me. One student, Jack Bowers ’12, had the time to answer a few questions about Prep and the transition...

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