The Seattle Prep Panther

ZOOMing Through UN

Marquette Collegio discusses UN over Zoom.

Cece Brown, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

Typically, UN comes with the stress of notecards, speeches, and essays, but the sophomores this year must navigate it over Zoom.

Prep Seniors March to Their Next Step at Service Academies.

Cooper Klein ‘20 (left) and Maya Ghali ‘20 (right) hold up their acceptance packets of their respective service academies
while wearing their school’s merchandise to show their school pride.

Paige Stanley, Staff Writer

May 21, 2020

Despite the extensive process, Klein said, “Even though the application might seem overwhelming, I encourage anyone who is interested in serving their country to apply to a service academy.”

Mock Trial Denied Shot at State Due to Coronavirus

Seniors Marli Bosler, Maggie Waltner and Julia Oles pose after competing
at Mock Trial Districts. The team was scheduled to participate in the State
Competition which was canceled due to coronavirus concerns.

Gael Loor, Staff Writer

May 15, 2020

Due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus, schools across the nation have shut down and started digital learning. But what about the clubs? Seattle Prep’s mock trial club (SPMT) was heavily affected by the cancellation of the Washington State Mock Trial Championship, which was going to be held in...

Roll Call: Class of 2024

Kate Ridgeway, Staff Writer

May 15, 2020

Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib to Leave Public Office, Join Jesuits

Washington State Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib plans to leave public office to join the Jesuit order.

Cyrus Berger, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

“Many will be wondering why someone who has spent the last eight years climbing the political ladder and who has a not insignificant chance of acceding to the governorship next year, would trade a life of authority for one of obedience,” Washington State Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib wrote in America Magazine...

A Break with God: How Retreats Can Improve Your Spiritual Life

Students at the 2020 Frosh Retreat in February.

Kaitlyn King, Jeffrey Go, and Annie Roske

March 25, 2020

Seattle Prep offers many retreat options for students, from Frosh Retreat, to Young Women’s and Men’s, to Senior Pilgrimage. These retreats led by Mrs. Bernal and a family of dedicated student and faculty leaders offer a break from the stress of school and welcome the students into a few days meant...

Seattle Prep Transitions to Digital Learning Days Beginning Tuesday March 17

Seattle Prep Transitions to Digital Learning Days Beginning Tuesday March 17

March 12, 2020

Amid the growing concerns over COVID-19, Seattle Prep will transition to Digital Learning Days beginning Tuesday March 17 through April 24th. On March 12, Seattle Prep sent an email to parents and students that stated "Due to Governor Inslee's new announcement this afternoon all public and private...

Prep Business Club Puts New Format in Gear

Business Club released their first product this year, Seattle Prep slides. The in store price for a pair is $25.

Tia Flores, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

Every other Friday in room I103, Prep students gather as members of business club led by senior co-presidents Anastasia Greene, Manoli Tramountanas, Henry Pehl, and club moderator Assistant Principal for Student Life Mr. Kelly. There have been different iterations of business club in past years. Last...

Prep Takes After McKinley High, Creates New Glee Club

The Glee Club gathers in the choir room at lunch. Ian Orejana '22 performs

Margot Gwynn and Annie Roske

January 22, 2020

Calling all Gleeks! Seattle Prep students Jane Broderson ‘21, Maya Dawson ‘21, and Sophie Walters ‘22, have taken inspiration from McKinley High School and have started the first ever Glee Club for the 2019-2020 school year. Officiated by Music Director Mr. Weeks, the Glee club meets once every tw...

Coffee House: Beloved Triannual Prep Tradition

Jackson Shoemaker '22 and Sophia Hawkes '22 perform at the December Coffee House. This is one of three annual performances of the talent show.

Tia Flores, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

Three times a year, students pack into Prep’s Fr. Thomas Healy, SJ theater and chapel to celebrate their peers and Prep staff as they display their talents at Coffee House. According to Prep’s director of diversity, Coach Scott, the staff coordinator of Coffee House, this highly-enjoyed event was...

Calligraphy: The Complex Art from a Dying Age

Calligraphy: The Complex Art from a Dying Age

Raquel Wong, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

Calligraphy is the expression through art and writing. This is an art it’s a skill that needs cultivation throughout the years and mentorship. World Language Teacher Ms. Zhao is teaching calligraphy to the Chinese One class. The old art not only teaches patience and focus but the importance of a peaceful...

School Sponsored Trips Offer Lessons on Community, Injustice

Prep students say goodbye to Dominican students in Batey Libertad. Prep students attended a service trip to the Dominican Republic in Summer 2019.

Cara Weigand and Maya Shields

November 12, 2019

Every year Seattle Prep offers an assortment of service opportunities abroad. From New Orleans to the Dominican Republic, Prep students can take their talents to many different places. They have many meaningful experiences while on the trip, but ultimately it’s what they bring back with them that is important....

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