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Senior ASB Executives work on planning Olympic Week. The annual event requires high levels of coordination and care from student leadership.

Behind-the-scenes of Olympic Week: The Trials and Tribulations 

Soliana Fishatsion and Peyton Lysen March 8, 2024

Olympic Week is full of fun, community, and competition, and throughout this week ASB is hard at work prepping, planning, and preparing. What is the work that goes on behind the scenes?  Planning...

Jam Band practices during Window Period. The class offers students a chance to improve their musical skills in a casual and supportive environment.

Growing Jam Band Offers Downtime to Create and Enjoy Music

Luke Whalon, Online Editor March 7, 2024

Last year, with the help of English teacher Chris Kiehn, former Senior Gabe Tanumihardja ’23 created Jam Band, a window class where everybody is welcome to play and vibe to music. Jam Band consist...

Bella Metcalf 19 brings her many talents back to campus as a member of the Alumni Service Corps.

Meet an ASC: Ms. Metcalf

Peyton Lysen, Staff Writer March 7, 2024

Another graduate of Seattle Prep’s 2019 class is back as a member of Preps Alumni Service Corps (ASC) program: Ms. Metcalf. While attending Seattle Prep, Ms. Metcalf swam all four years, was swim captain...

Prep Welcomes the Class of 2028 with Panther Night 

Peyton Remington, Staff Writer March 5, 2024

While moving up to a new school with a different atmosphere and different people may be intimidating for some eighth graders, Prep’s Panther Night is an event to lessen the nerves and get eighth graders...

Joy Hollingsworth 02 speaking at the MLK assembly in January. Hollingsworth recently ran for and won a Seattle City Council seat.

Joy Hollingsworth ’02 Embodies Grad at Grad Values on City Council

Cam Weld, Staff Writer February 27, 2024

Joy Hollingsworth ’02 is an activist, a small business owner, and the recently elected city councilmember for District 3. Hollingsworth said that the most influential part of her Prep education was spirituality....

The Evolution of Prep’s Phone Policy Through the Years

Cole Hackman and Luke Whalon February 24, 2024

In an era where smartphone usage is synonymous with breathing, it's hard to imagine a time when payphones were the only means of on-campus communication. Yet, this was the reality a few decades ago. From...

ASC 1 Reflect on Vital Experience of Service

Julia Feraboli and Octavia Feraboli February 22, 2024

The Alumni Service Corps (ASC) began in 2013 and today, the Seattle Prep ASC alumni are all over the map. The Alumni Service Corps is an opportunity for Alumni to return to Prep and serve the community...

The Final Stretch: Navigating the Ups and Downs of Finals 

As the academic semester winds down, students find themselves standing at the threshold of the ultimate academic challenge: Finals. These comprehensive exams, often covering an entire semester's worth...

Counseling Department Phases in New Mental Health Service “Care Solace” for Students and Staff

Claire Rulyak, Editor-in-Chief January 5, 2024

Demand for mental health services is at an all-time high, and Prep has adopted a new way to provide for students this year. After several schools in the Archdiocese discovered Care Solace being used in...

Not too Far from Home; Prep Students Learn About Justice in Washington D.C.

Charlotte Flynn, Staff Writer December 21, 2023

This past October, twelve students embarked on a cross country flight to the Ignatian Family Teach-in for Justice in Washington DC. The Ignatian Family Teach-in for Justice was created in 1997 to honor...

I’ll Be Home for Christmas

Georgia Limbaugh, staff writer December 15, 2023

As the leaves begin to fall, and the weather gets cooler, the people of the world start the preparation for the most wonderful time of the year: the holidays. The inevitable giddy feeling of the holidays...

Students pet Augie the dog during Doggy Downtime, one of several new Window period workshops.

Prep Introduces Window Workshops

Luke Whalon, Online Editor December 14, 2023

With schoolwork, extracurriculars, and plain stress, students need ways to manage their busy lives and find ways to relax in high school. This year, Ms. Kheriaty hopes to provide these important skills...

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