The Seattle Prep Panther

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


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“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


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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...

Winter Fashion: Out with the New, In with the Old

Mikaela Frigillana '17 and Jeffrey Pelayo '17

February 19, 2016


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Fashion fanatics should “be-wear” of all the not-so-new trends making an appearance this season. Stores are drawing inspiration from classic street styles and 90s fashion, giving individuals the opportunity to throw it back with their outfits and appreciate styles of the past. With the winter season...

Local Families Combine to Make Candy Cane Lane a Success

Tessa Winkelhake, Photo Editor

December 24, 2015


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Cars slowly creep forward, families line the sidewalks, and Christmas music blasts in the background while 1920s era Tudor style houses light up with over the top Christmas decorations. Candy Cane Lane, a one-block stretch of houses including a round about, is located on N.E. Park Road, right off of...

Students, Faculty Recognize Importance of Small Acts of Kindness

Mimi Parent, Staff Writer

December 24, 2015


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At Seattle Prep, students are taught the Jesuit teaching of love for others; however, distractions can sometimes get in the way of these teachings. Cura Personalis, or care for the person, is a key value of the Jesuits. Students exemplify this value through their service and their overall welcoming...

Paris Terrorist Attacks Hit Home for Students

Mimi Jurion, Staff Writer

December 19, 2015


Filed under Feature, Prep Life

Friday the 13th superstitiously marks the most unlucky day of the year. In this case, on this day in 2015, a tragic and awe-stricken series of terrorist attacks from the growing organization of ISIS targeted in Paris, France. Three different locations were targeted by suicide bombers that were brimming...

College Visits Preview Next Step for Students

Jessica Cary, Staff Writer

November 2, 2015


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As high school comes to a close for seniors, college becomes more of a reality. Senior year is full of testing, applications, stress, and college visits, all in preparation to go off to college in a year. Seniors and some juniors go near and far to get a view of their dream schools. Senior Matteo Guillot...

Use Your Noodle: Eat From the New Ramen Bar

Use Your Noodle: Eat From the New Ramen Bar

Sarah Buchanan, Sports Editor

October 15, 2015


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Arguably one of the best changes made at Seattle Prep for this year are the new features among the Smith Cafeteria. The Panther had the pleasure to interview many of the newly incoming staff members for the cafeteria and briefly discuss some of these modifications. Students have thoroughly appre...

Teacher Strike Marks Difficult Start to School Year

Emma Cooney, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015


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Fifty-three thousand students and five thousand teachers had a delayed start to school this September when there was a strike by the members of the Seattle Education Association. It was the largest teacher strike in the United States since Chicago in 2012, and the first one in Seattle for thirty years....

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