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Keith Knight: Informing America One Cartoon at a Time

Keith Knight: Informing America One Cartoon at a Time

Emma Cooney, Editor-in-Chief

July 28, 2017


Filed under Feature, Prep Life, Showcase

When cartoonist Keith Knight came to visit Prep in May, he met a lot of students who couldn’t decide whether they should laugh or cringe at his art. Though that reaction may be uncommon for some artists, Knight’s cartoons, largely focused on issues of race in America, with an emphasis on police brutality,...

ASC Brings Alums Back to Campus

Abby Arthur, Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


Filed under Prep Life

Starting next year, Seattle Prep is introducing a new alumni program stemming from the school’s Strategic Plan in hopes to better the school. This new program is called The Alumni Service Corps (ASC) and has been developed to bring Prep and college graduates closer to the current Prep community and...

Asta Wylie: On Her Way to Fame

Asta Wylie: On Her Way to Fame

Mia Griff, Staff Writer

May 26, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Prep Life, Showcase

Most students at Seattle Prep think they have a busy schedule. Between sports, homework, and extracurricular activities, we must be much busier than the average high school teen. However, those who think this have obviously never met Asta Wylie. Between modeling gigs, teaching salsa and ballroom classes,...

One Actstravaganza

One Actstravaganza

Emma Cooney, Managing Editor

May 26, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Prep Life, Showcase

The Spring One Act Festival at Prep is a theater festival showcasing student-directed short plays. For senior participants, One Acts are a great way to close out the year, or try theater at least once before graduation. This year’s six shows, four of which are directed by seniors, have a blend of both...

Seniors Share Regretful Moments of High School Years

Quinn Losse, Staff Writer

May 26, 2017


Filed under Prep Life

Late-night note sheets, ripped jeans and broken promises to Mr. Hickey. The Senior class of 2017 have made mistakes over their past four years at Seattle Prep, and they hope the underclassmen won't make these same mistakes. Senior Jane Stanley wishes she had not procrastinated so much so she could have...

Students Serve NOLA on Annual Trip

Students Serve NOLA on Annual Trip

Isabella Yuson, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


Filed under Prep Life

What do you get when you combine Prep students, humid weather, multiple bug bites, house building, and colossal sized parade floats? NOLA. Every Spring Break, students volunteer to go on a service trip to New Orleans to help those affected by Hurricane Katrina. The group has the opportunity to help...

Fr. Fitterer Plans for the Future

Fr. Fitterer Plans for the Future

Emma Cooney, Managing Editor

May 23, 2017


Filed under Feature, Prep Life, Showcase

Father Paul Fitterer has been Prep’s priest for 38 years, and is going to retire after this year. He sat down with the Panther one last time to talk about future plans and, in true Jesuit fashion, to reflect upon his time at Prep. What are your plans for the future? The plans for the immediate fu...

Students Say Goodbye to Senior Siblings

Kate Leahy, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under Prep Life

Seattle prep underclassmen look back on the memories they have had with their senior sibling and what the will miss most once they head their separate ways. For years, students and their siblings have gone to school together, so when the time comes for the seniors to begin a new chapter, the siblings...

Red Bull and Cookies Fuel Rowers to World Record

George Kent, Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2017


Filed under Prep Life, Sports

On December 28, 2016 Nathan Schliesman '17, Nick Angelillo '17, and 5 other top-notch student rowers entered the Seattle Rowing Center building in Ballard "just next to Ocean Beauty Seafood." 65 hours, 37 minutes, and 28 seconds later they emerged world record holders for the Under 19 Lightweight Men's...

Senior Hidden Talents Revealed

Isabella Yuson, Staff Writer

May 21, 2017


Filed under Feature, Prep Life

As the year is coming to a close, it is almost time to say goodbye to this year’s seniors. Throughout their years at Prep, they have shown their variety of talents whether it is in the classroom, on the stage, on the field, or outside of school. Here are some examples of seniors that have very interesting...

Four Years of WHAT? Seniors Share Their College Major!

Sophie Freeman, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Prep Life

On Wednesday April 26, the Seniors were asked to share what they will or want to major in when they go to college. This is a very important decision and one that takes a lot of consideration. Most importantly, however, the seniors must decide what college they are committing to. Before anything else,...

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