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Mr. Wesley Chism (left) and Mr. Seth Chism (right) have enjoyed working together this school year.

Seth and Wesley Chism: Family Panthers

Piper Wood, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

Seattle Prep’s two favorite Panthers have been running the school in iconic memory, Mr. Chism, and his son Seth Chism, who came back after graduating in 2016. Seth Chism is an Alumni Service Corps...

The Seattle Prep Greenhouse, where Mr. Chism currently grows French Marigolds, African Marigolds, Lavender, Rosemary, Cucumber, Dahlias, Cherry Rose Sunflower, Red Sunflower; all started from seed.

What’s up with the Prep Greenhouse?

Abby Wilwerding, Staff Writer April 21, 2021

One overlooked feature of Prep is its greenhouse, located on the third floor of McDonnell Hall. Built in 1984, it has been used by students and faculty alike for numerous educational and practical purposes....

Behind the Scenes of Prep

Behind the Scenes of Prep

Paige Stanley, Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2021

Often, students focus on the front end of Seattle Prep – their teachers, classmates, coaches, etc. – but what goes on behind the scenes? Registrar and Assistant to the Academics Office, Mrs. Elizabeth...

A newspaper article from  1977, Mr. Niggemeyer's first year at Seattle Prep.

Stepping into the Shoes of Mr. Niggemeyer

Gael Loor, Staff Writer April 20, 2021

  Mr. Niggemeyer, or Mr. N, has been working at Seattle Prep for 44 years. He originally started out in 1977, when he was 24 years old, “not much older than students.” Mr. Niggemeyer attended...

Opening Ceremonies for Olympic Week 2019.

The Chronicles of Olympic Week: How It All Began

Jack Coleman and Jeffrey Go April 19, 2021

Spring is a thrilling time of the year filled with many events to keep Seattle Prep spirited. March Madness begins, Spring Break is around the corner, and the long-awaited tradition of a week full of...

Uncovering the Ideology Behind AP Classes at Prep

Gabby Stuart, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

AP, advanced placement, college credit. The premise of these classes is widely known, although, at Prep they are only taught to juniors and seniors. The purpose of AP classes is to introduce students to...

ASC Living Experience Explained

ASC Living Experience Explained

Natalie Nowak, Online Editor April 16, 2021

The Alumni Service Corps (ASC) was created five years ago with the intent to create a live in, service-oriented internship for Seattle Preparatory Alumni. Prep Students are familiar with the role of the ASC...

“Level the Field, Raise the Bar”: Prep Adds Finishing Touches to Remodeled Gym Space

“Level the Field, Raise the Bar”: Prep Adds Finishing Touches to Remodeled Gym Space

Tia Flores, Co-Online Editor April 15, 2021

In Fall 2019, Seattle Prep opened its newly refurbished McHugh Gym with the creation of the Lico Athletic Complex. The new space included a redesigned lobby, trainers’ spaces, the Panther Place school...

Through the Years

Through the Years

Hannah DeGroot, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

In 1891, Seattle Preparatory School was founded. But how has the campus changed since then? It all started on September 27th, 1891, when the Immaculate Conception School was founded in a rented space at...

Entrance to the Seattle Prep parking garage from the gym foyer.

See Ya Later Yellow Racing Stripes: Tips on Parking at Seattle Prep

Kate Ridgeway, Managing Editor March 29, 2021

Scrapes, collisions, tickets, JUG assignments, and unfortunate yellow paint jobs. Since its opening in the fall of '98, many students have fallen victim to Prep's ruthless parking garage, as well as the...

A newspaper article from the first year the Collegio program was implemented.

Great Minds Combined: The Collegio Approach

Eamon Mohrbacher, Staff Writer March 21, 2021

What do Xavier, Gonzaga, Loyola, and Bellarmine have in common? You may be thinking March Madness, but they are the Freshman collegio class names at Seattle Prep, honoring saints. Collegio is a unique...

Student Receive Vaccine in Health Care Internship

Caroline Casey, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

Some students at Prep have been able to be exposed to the health care field and do work and internships that allow them to prepare for their futures in a hospital setting. These opportunities have also...

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